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Our Team Members

Meet the friendly faces of 501 Commons!

Team Motto: Build on Strengths

As a fellow nonprofit, we understand your needs AND your passion. In a sector that's always low on resources, we believe collaboration is more than a buzzword, but a way of life. Our team members combine their collective decades of experience in nonprofit management and program administration with a willingness to meet your needs. We mix big picture thinking and enthusiasm with a penchant for the details. Learn more about our work approach by reading the 501 Commons Team Charter.

Our Pledge to You

  • We respect your organization's unique culture and history.
  • We honor the expertise in your organization, as well as the expertise of our staff and service corps members.
  • We customize our services to fit your needs.
  • We share best practices and collaborate with other service providers in order to better serve nonprofits.
  • We believe that dialogue between nonprofits, philanthropy, government, and business is essential to tackling the serious problems that affect our people and our planet.

Team Members by Program

All Team Members

Amanda Baker

Amanda Baker

Deputy Director

As the interim executive director, Amanda manages 501 Commons' internal systems, (including finance and HR), stewarding our collaborative and quality-focused culture, and oversees the Financial Services program.

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Andrew Pelton

Andrew Pelton

Support Line Technician

Andrew serves a hybrid role at 501 Commons by providing both help desk support and making on-site visits as needed.

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Ayumi Orthmeyer

Ayumi Orthmeyer

Financial Services Associate

Ayumi is one of our Financial Services Associates and believes her most important responsibility is helping everyone who works in nonprofits understand and use their financials effectively.

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Bryan Lam

Bryan Lam

Administrative Coordinator

Bryan is 501 Commons' Administrative Coordinator, serving as the initial point of contact for nonprofits while providing support to the Technology Services team.

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Camille Rochester

Camille Rochester

Community Engagement Manager

Camille serves as 501 Commons’ Community Engagement Manager, where she engages and assists the Executive Service Corps, stewards individual, and corporate supporters, and serves as the GiveBIG Washington Campaign Manager.

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Candace Haralson

Candace Haralson

Human Resources Consultant

Candace focuses on providing strategic, consultative, and collaborative human resources services to 501 Commons' HR clients.

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Cay Denning

Cay Denning

IT Consultant

As an IT consultant, Cay helps create and maintain client technology and services that create efficient and stable work environments.

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Cedric Jones

Cedric Jones

IT Consultant

Cedric is an IT Consultant with a passion for helping those in need or less fortunate and a strong desire to make a positive impact on racial equality and social justice causes.

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Charlotte Moss

Charlotte Moss

Financial Services Associate

Charlotte has a lot of experience with internal and government audits, enjoys streamlining and organizing accounting systems, and maintaining auditable books.

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Claudia Malone

Claudia Malone

Human Resources Consultant

Claudia Malone brings 30+ years of human resources and training experience. Her focus: to help organizations do a better job managing their human capital to improve their “bottom line” (and yes, nonprofits have a “bottom line” too).

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Crystal Cheairs

Crystal Cheairs

Database Consultant

As a member of the 501 Commons Database Consulting team, Crystal brings 10 years of experience as a Salesforce system administrator within the nonprofit community.

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Dave Boyce

Dave Boyce

Database Consultant

As a Database Consultant, Dave works with nonprofits to enable and empower them to use technology in new and economical ways.

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David Snyder

David Snyder

IT Consultant

David is an IT Consultant who is passionate about advocating for the best solutions for his clients and enjoys seeing how technology can empower and transform an organization.

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Deepali Soundararajan

Deepali Soundararajan

Financial Services Associate

Deepali uses her skills and strengths as an accountant to serve organizations that are making a positive difference in the community.

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Derek Tymkowicz

Derek Tymkowicz

IT Consultant

Derek is passionate about giving back to the community using his IT skills.

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Dorian Goettler

Dorian Goettler

Support Line Technician

Dorian serves as a Support Line Technician on 501 Commons' IT Support Line team.

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Edna Bellefleur

Edna Bellefleur

Financial Services Associate

Edna provides accounting and bookkeeping services to the 501 Commons Financial Services Team. She brings a wealth of experience and desire to assess and meet our clients' accounting goals.

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Edward Brown

Edward Brown

IT Consultant

Edward is an IT generalist who has always been a fierce advocate for customer service.

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Eileen Moran

Eileen Moran

Senior Financial Services Associate

Eileen serves as our Senior Financial Services Associate. She has experience in both the private and nonprofit sector and will be responsible for complex accounting work.

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Evan Bennett

Evan Bennett

Financial Services Program Manager

Evan is excited to be able to aid nonprofit organizations in reaching their fullest potential as the Financial Services Program Manager.

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Graham Ford

Graham Ford

Director of Technology Consulting & Services

As Director of Technology Consulting & Services, Graham applies innovation, technology, and process improvements to further the missions of both 501 Commons and its clients.

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Hannah Victoria Franklin

Hannah Victoria Franklin

Financial Services Associate

Hannah brings a flair for the theatrics to our Financial Services team.

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Heather Bobbett

Heather Bobbett

Human Resources Consultant

Heather is an HR Consultant who believes that establishing strong relationships is the key to a successful partnership.

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Huong Co

Huong Co

Staff Bookkeeper

Huong Co is the staff bookkeeper for the 501 Commons operations team.

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Jan Burrell

Jan Burrell

Consulting Services Manager

As the Consulting Services Manager, Jan strives to help clients fulfill their goals by working to understand and frame their needs, matching them with applicable resources, and overseeing consulting assignments.

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Jenny Lundqvist

Jenny Lundqvist

Financial Services Client Engagement Specialist

Jenny was drawn to the nonprofit world by a wish to use her skills to make a difference in the community. She works with Financial Services clients to gain an understanding of their specific situations and help solve their problems.

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Jim Pullen

Jim Pullen

Senior Technology Project Manager

Jim leads the Data Solutions team and provides project management support for 501 Commons.

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Joan Carpenter

Joan Carpenter

Senior Financial Services Associate

Joan provides accounting and bookkeeping services to multiple clients in the area. She has over twenty years of experience in accounting and has worked as a Financial Manager in both the nonprofit and for-profit sectors.

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Kathleen Franco

Kathleen Franco

Financial Services Associate

Serving 501 Commons as a Financial Services Associate, Kathleen is a Seattle native who received her BA at the University of Washington. Her passion for numbers and organization drew her to accounting.

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Katrina Gonzalez Yuen

Katrina Gonzalez Yuen

Human Resources Consultant

Katrina Gonzalez Yuen is a Human Resources consultant with a passion for working alongside organizations with strong missions.

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Kendra Demuth

Kendra Demuth

HR & Learning Programs Associate

As the HR & Learning Programs Associate, Kendra helps manage 501 Commons' training events, as well as provide administrative support to the Human Resources program.

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Kerry Kozuki

Kerry Kozuki

Director of Management Consulting and Services

Kerry Kozuki is our Director of Management Consulting and Services, overseeing the many programs that address such organizational needs as board development, emergency or strategic planning, change management, and more.

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Krista Painter

Krista Painter

Financial Services Associate

Krista is passionate about being an advocate for social change within businesses, our community, country, and the world.

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Lucinda Stroud

Lucinda Stroud

Information Systems Analyst

As 501 Commons' Information Systems Analyst, Lucinda consults with organizations to build and sustain cloud-based internal informational and collaboration spaces (Intranets), primarily through use of Atlassian's Confluence technology.

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Lynn Clark

Lynn Clark

Community Engagement Coordinator

As the Community Engagement Coordinator, Lynn is the first point of contact for new Executive Service Corps members and supports their success and the success of the Community Engagement team as a whole.

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Mary

IT Program Manager

Mary leads the management and delivery of IT managed services and oversees infrastructure project portfolio and delivery.

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Matt Aspin

Matt Aspin

HR and Learning Program Manager

Matt believes that people and relationships are the key to success in every organization.

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Matt Fikejs

Matt Fikejs

Information & Referral Program Manager

Matt could be called a “resource navigator” or “nonprofit concierge.” Through his work managing the Information & Referral program, Matt provides a first stop for nonprofits looking for help.

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Michael Fitzpatrick

Michael Fitzpatrick

Field Technician

Michael helps nonprofits achieve stable technology environments through onsite field and Tier II help desk support.

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Michelle Deacon

Michelle Deacon

Director of Finance

Michelle manages our accounting processes and functions, along with providing strategic leadership and analysis.

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Nan McKay

Nan McKay

Senior Service Corps Advisor

An avid volunteer herself, Nan orchestrates the screening, selection and orientation processes for all Service Corps members. In addition to her masterful facilitation skills, she provides support and guidance to our AmeriCorps VISTA members.

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Nancy Long

Nancy Long

Executive Director

Nancy believes in the power of community organizations to create connections between people, to provide opportunities to celebrate creativity and cultural diversity, and to promote health and justice in our communities. She is relentlessly optimistic about the mission of 501 Commons.

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Nick Kimmer

Nick Kimmer

Support Line Technician

When working with clients, Nick tries to treat everyone with respect and fairness.

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Patti Nelson

Patti Nelson

Database Consultant

Patti brings her experience and knowledge of Salesforce and databases to the nonprofit sector.

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Phanith Kong

Phanith Kong

Financial Services Associate

The impact nonprofits make on communities drives Phanith to want to serve these organizations by helping keep their financial transactions and reporting accurate and reliable.

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Robert Stumberger

Robert Stumberger

Client Engagement Manager for Technology Services

Robert Stumberger serves 501 Commons as our Client Engagement Manager for Technology Services.

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Scott Hayman

Scott Hayman

Director of Community Engagement & Business Development

Scott is responsible for advancing 501 Common's fund development and corporate engagement goals, as well as for the recruiting, training, and stewardship of the Executive Service Corps. He serves as the primary staff partner for several leadership groups at 501 Commons: Executive Service Corps Leadership Council, and the Board Governance and Linkage/Ambassador Committees.

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Stephanie Heffner

Stephanie Heffner

Volunteer Initiatives Manager

Stephanie is passionate about finding creative solutions to engaging the community in meaningful and impactful ways that address their needs.

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Sung Kim

Sung Kim

Support Line Technician

Sung serves as a Support Line Technician for 501 Commons' help desk team, where he engages and assists clients to help them to resolve their daily IT troubleshooting.

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Tes Belay

Tes Belay

IT Consultant

Tes was born and raised in Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia. He attended college in Germany, graduating with a degree in Geology, and adding German to the list of languages he can speak (Amharic, English, and German).

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