Meet the EGH Board
Jillian Jones, President (she/her)
Vice President, Financial Planning & Analysis, Symetra
Jillian is a finance executive with over 15 years’ experience analyzing, communicating, and forecasting financial results. Through Symetra’s community engagement program, she learned about EGH and was inspired by the stories of the women that it has served. Jillian joined the Board of Directors at EGH because she believes that its values of Respect, Inclusion, Community, and Empathy are critical to making a positive impact on people’s lives.
Erica Marley, Vice President (she/her)
Sr Director, Center of Excellence Microsoft Commercial Solutions
Erica has led global teams in her 24-year tenure with Microsoft. She has a career of transforming the customer experience while maintaining a track record of building leaders. Her passion lies with helping clients through empowerment to achieve more. Erica has been involved in global organizations that assist at-risk females internationally. She joined the EGH Board to serve locally and improve the lives of vulnerable women in need.
Anne Thai, Treasurer (she/her)
Finance Director, Microsoft
Anne serves as a Finance Director at Microsoft advocating and driving compliance across commercial and consumer products. She also has a background in accounting and holds a Certified Public Accountant license. Anne joined the EGH board to give back to the community and improve/enrich the lives of all individuals that walk into EGH.
Jessica Cupo, Secretary (she/her)
Sr. Director, Data & Analytics FTI Consulting
Jessica works in data and analytics at FTI Consulting, primarily supporting financial institutions and other large corporations during litigation and regulatory inquiries. Jessica joined the board to support her local community and promote the success of EGH.
Andy Flatt-Kuntze (he/him)
Pastor, University Lutheran Church
Andy Flatt-Kuntze is the pastor of University Lutheran Church. He is passionate about making known God’s love for all people, especially those who are most vulnerable. Pastor Andy is an agent for justice, both in the church and in the world. While activism and advocating are incredibly important to him, Pastor Andy also listens deeply and with great empathy. Pastor Andy believes storytelling can change the world.
Katie Hawley (she/her)
CFO, Hudson Bay Insulation Company
Katie Hawley is a Certified Public Accountant and the Chief Financial Officer of Hudson Bay Insulation Company. Katie joined the EGH board to be a part of building a support network in the community assisting homeless women in transforming their lives. She is continually inspired by stories told about the EGH community.
Albert Komba (he/him)
Senior Consultant - HIV Programming / World Bank Project
Albert is a public health physician and a project management specialist with over 15 years of experience in leadership, management, and technical oversight of both community and hospital-based HIV/AIDS and sexual reproductive health programs ranging from mid-sized to highly complex ones, focused on providing integrated, comprehensive, and high-quality combination interventions (biomedical, structural and behavioral) targeting vulnerable and marginalized populations.
Richa Thapliyal (she/her)
VP, Production Research & Operations Rebellyous Foods
Richa is the VP of Production Research and Operations at Rebellyous Foods where she leads strategy and operations for production, scale-up, and equipment research. She launched Living Free, India’s first national grassroots vegan awareness campaign. For the past two decades, Richa has been associated with organizations working on various issues such as animal welfare, disability and mental health. She lives in Seattle, Washington and brings a unique mix of experience in grass-roots activism, business operations, and people management. Richa joined the Board of Directors at EGH to help women in vulnerable situations.
Michelle Gregoire (she/her)
King County Prosecutor
Michelle Gregoire is a deputy prosecuting attorney with King County where she tries cases ranging from child abuse to murder. Michelle joined the Board of EGH to help the homeless population of greater Seattle, including homeless women who all to often are the victims of the crimes she prosecutes.
Lisa Huang-North (she/her)
Sr. Product Manager Microsoft
Lisa is a senior cybersecurity product leader with Microsoft and the global board engagement chair with the Asians at Microsoft employee resource group. She also contributes experience in social media marketing, fundraising campaigns, and community organizing. Lisa joined EGH’s board to be part of a community mobilizing to break cycles of poverty and help alleviate homelessness.
Adam Gehrke (he/him)
TV & Radio Broadcaster
Adam has been the voice and face of the morning traffic anchor on KCPQ 13 and KNKX-FM for almost two decades and moonlights as a film critic. His background in radio engineering and IT lets him combine the artistic and scientific parts of his brain. He is looking to make a bigger positive impact in the community.
Lonness Vallena (she/her)
Artist and Former EGH Client
Lonness Valenna is an advocate for our diverse clients as well as a breath of fresh air, a fairy godmother, a past client who has experienced homelessness, and EGH helped her overcome homelessness. She has been a volunteer in the EGH kitchen, and she wants to give back the enormous kindness she was shown by staff while she was a guest of EGH. Lonness has been a board member of the Gender Alliance of South Sound and was a founding board member of the Gender Justice League.
Lisa Cleary (she/her)
SVP, Seattle Banking Practice Leader at Northern Trust
Lisa has 23 years of banking experience, holding various SVP and Executive roles. She enjoys serving as a trusted advisor to businesses and their owners in the Pacific Northwest. She was first introduced to EGH by a colleague who invited her to EGH’s gala. Lisa joined the board to support the critical work EGH is doing for at-risk women in our community.
Margoan Hunter (she/her)
Virginia Mason Franciscan Health
Margoan is a member of the Clinical Informatics team of Virginia Mason Franciscan Health and a Certified Scrum Master. Working with Application Engineers she applies Agile Methodology to electronic health record enhancement work.
As a 40 year member of University Lutheran Church, Margoan joined the EGH board to support the work of this vital ministry.
Laura Meyer (she/her)
Director, Assistant General Counsel, Premera Blue Cross
Laura is Director and Assistant General Counsel for Premera Blue Cross where she advises the business on a broad range of legal and regulatory compliance matters. She has a passion for tackling complex problems in the healthcare industry and for working to expand access to affordable healthcare. She joined the EGH Board to make a deeper and more impactful contribution towards supporting women experiencing homelessness, trauma or economic insecurity.
Bruno J. Fiorentini (he/him)
Senior Vice President, The Adecco Group
Bruno, with over 25 years of sales, marketing, and human development experience, is dedicated to making a positive impact in his community by supporting women facing homelessness. Holding a BA in Economics and an MBA in Marketing, he currently leads the global industry team for technology clients at The Adecco Group. Having lived in Brazil, Australia, and Singapore, Bruno, along with his wife and three children, has called the USA home for the past decade. His diverse background and professional expertise uniquely position him to drive meaningful change in his local community.