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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 Deputy 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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Andrea Boyd

Andrea Boyd

Financial Services Associate

Andrea serves as a Financial Services Associate. She brings experience in accounting, grantwriting, and nonprofit management to our team.

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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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Bridget Chan

Bridget Chan

HR & Learning Programs Associate

Bridget serves as HR & Learning Programs Associate at 501 Commons, where she helps manage 501 Commons' training events, as well as provide administrative support to the Human Resources program.

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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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Catherine Nueva España

Catherine Nueva España

Arts & Development Program Manager

Catherine manages 501 Commons' Springboard and Catalyst action-learning programs.

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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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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

Technology Volunteering Program Manager & Database Consultant

As the Technology Volunteering Program Manager, Crystal oversees the Plan IT cohort program designed to assist nonprofits to be successful in technology. As a member of the 501 Commons Database Consulting team, she brings 8 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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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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Efrat Hurvitz

Efrat Hurvitz

Human Resources Consultant

Efrat fills a dual role - both as 501 Commons’ internal human resources generalist and as HR consultant who partners with 501 Commons’ clients to work on their human resources needs.

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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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Genna Magnan

Genna Magnan

IT Services Coordinator

Genna serves as the IT Services Coordinator, where she provides general programmatic support, event management, and assistance to the Technology Services team.

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Gillian Cook

Gillian Cook

Volunteer & Program Support Coordinator

Gillian provides administrative and programmatic support to the Volunteer Engagement, Management Consulting, and Community Engagement teams.

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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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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

Volunteer Initiatives Program Manager

As the Volunteer Initiatives Program Manager, Jan oversees the Service Corps, our skills based volunteer program, and the United Way of King County's Volunteer Impact Partnership, which helps nonprofits improve the way in which they engage volunteers.

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Jason Boerner

Jason Boerner

IT Infrastructure Program Manager

As the IT Infrastructure Program Manager, Jason helps nonprofits leverage technology toward expanding their organizational capacity.

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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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Kendra Demuth

Kendra Demuth

Program Support Specialist

As the Program Support Specialist, Kendra provides administrative and program support for the Management Consulting team.

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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

Lucinda Stroud empowers Washington nonprofits as 501 Commons' Information Systems Analyst, consulting 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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Luke Anderson

Luke Anderson

IT Consultant

Luke is one of 501 Commons' IT Consultants. He works on-site at client sites providing server maintenance and end-user support, and implements long term solutions for client networks.

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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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Megan Moorehead

Megan Moorehead

Database Consultant

Megan works with nonprofits to maintain Salesforce databases and to empower "super users". She also supports technology programs, projects, and events.

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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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Netta Sadeh

Netta Sadeh

Human Resources Generalist

Netta handles 501 Commons' recruitment, benefits administration, employee relations, and more.

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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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Pragya Madan

Pragya Madan

Program Manager of HR Consulting, Organization & Leadership Development

Pragya Madan has over a decade of rich and diverse experience in Andragogy (adult education) and an extensive background in leadership and management training. Before relocating to Seattle with her family, she worked as training and development consultant at a global technology firm in India.

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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. He serves as the primary staff partner for several leadership groups at 501 Commons, the Executive Service Corps Leadership Council, the Technology Leadership Council, and the Board Governance and Linkage/Ambassador Committees.

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Summer Carruthers

Summer Carruthers

Support Line Program Manager

Summer supports the 501 Commons Help Desk team as a Support Line Technician. She provides guidance and cordiality to clients and staff, while helping to troubleshoot and resolve technical issues.

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Tes Belay

Tes Belay

Network Administrator

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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Thomas Tuong

Thomas Tuong

Support Line Technician

Thomas provides technology solutions to our nonprofit clients.

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Tim Takechi

Tim Takechi

Communications Manager

When 501 Commons is out there doing amazing things, it is Tim’s job to make sure everyone in the world knows about it.

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