GSBA has three new Board members in 2017:
Katie O. Mooney
| Corporate Diversity & Inclusion Learning and Development Lead, Capital One
Katie is responsible for executing the continued evolution and governance of Capitol One's Corporate Diversity & Inclusion Learning and Development Strategy.She led the inaugural leadership development program in 2016 for high-performing LGBT employees as well as the first virtual learning program at Capital One on unconscious bias, stereotypes, and the importance of creating an inclusive work environment. She has created an online learning library for the company, filled with customized D&I exercises, videos, learning content, and industry research.
Katie received her MPS in Human Resources from Georgetown University and a BA from Lewis and Clark College. She currently participates with Out & Equal Workplace Advocates, Diversity Best Practices, the Society of Human Resource Management, and SheSays.
| Senior Director of Global Finance Ops Strategy, Microsoft
Mike grew up in Colstrip, Montana and worked summers in a coal mine before graduating from Montana State University with a Bachelors in Finance and Economics. He started at Microsoft in 1992 as a GL Accountant, and has since held various finance and operations roles around the world, but he keeps coming back to Redmond. He previously worked for several startups, Amazon, and F5 Network before returning to Microsoft.
Currently as the Senior Director of Global Finance Ops Strategy, Mike makes it easy for customers and partners to do business with Microsoft globally.
His personal philosophy is to open himself so others can find their happiness.
| Government & Community Relations Officer
, Sound Transit
Trinity Parker has over 15 years of experience in the field of Government and Community relations. She joined Sound Transit in November 2005 to work on outreach initiatives in East King County and has worked extensively on Sound Transit’s East Link light rail project during the planning and design phases.
In her current role, Trinity manages Sound Transit’s government affairs portfolio in the Seattle/Central Corridor and works on a number of regional policy issues for the agency. She is responsible for external engagement with the City of Seattle, King County, Puget Sound Regional Council and regional stakeholders in the business, environmental and social justice communities. Her main areas of focus are University Link, Northgate Link and Sound Transit 3.
Prior to joining Sound Transit, Trinity was Vice President of the Bellevue Chamber of Commerce where she was responsible for communications, events and general operations. Prior to that she was a Government Affairs coordinator with Rowley Properties, a diversified real estate firm in Issaquah, WA. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Western Washington University.
Trinity is a graduate of Leadership Eastside and is co-founder of Women Eastside, a network of Eastside women committed to connecting, mentoring, supporting and promoting progressive leadership. Trinity lives in Issaquah with her family and three dogs.
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