Executive Board

Elizabeth Sholander, CRC

Senior Vice President, Senior Credit Administrator

Columbia Bank

Bindu Sutaria, MBA

Managing Director, Global Head of Marketing


Britni Babington

Vice President, Relationship Manager

Heritage Bank

Shawn McCord, MS, CPA, PS



Jiawen Shi

Higher Education Segment Marketing Lead


Board Members

Namratha Agarwal

Namratha Agarwal

Management Consultant

ZS Associates

Julia Atalla

Co-founder, Executive/Leadership Coach

The MJJM Group

Amy Barnes, CFP, CIMA


Firebrand Wealth Management

Audrey Hernandez Ford

Audrey Ford, MBA

Head of Transformation & Strategic Programs


Shea Hamilton

Shea Hamilton

Senior Budget Advisor

Office of Financial Management

Jenna Lange, MBA


Lange International

Shari Leid, JD, ACC

Coach, Author

An Imperfectly Perfect Life

Kathleen Miller, MA, LMFT

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Mental Health Counselor

Audrey Hernandez Ford

Sally Revell

Head of Product Marketing


Nickie Smith

Co-founder and President

Be Bold for Change

Professional Team

Deborah Frockt

Deborah Frockt

Executive Director
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Deb’s nonprofit career spans human services, education and the arts. In addition to executive roles, Deb has led development, marketing, communication, outreach and community building, and government affairs efforts for social impact organizations ranging in size from $1.5M to $10M. She began her professional life as a playwright and new play dramaturg. That deep work in communication and collaboration continues to inspire her leadership style. Deb holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in English, creative writing and theatre studies. Deb and her husband have two grown sons. In her free time, she enjoys baking, yoga, hiking, the beach and road trips.

Lindie Gardner

Program Director
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Lindie is committed to positive social change and the empowerment of others and is excited to build a lifelong career in the nonprofit sector in pursuit of that vision. She has a background in multicultural community leadership training from the University of Colorado and has completed community service in the US and abroad. She moved to Seattle from Boulder in 2014 after completing her bachelor’s degree in biology and can usually be found outside — either running on trails, reading books or camping with her dog.

Gail Lapasin

Community Engagement Consultant
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Gail specializes in nonprofit fund development and strategy. Her expertise is establishing fundraising infrastructure encompassing partnership programs, individual and corporate giving, communications, marketing and special events. Gail earned a bachelor’s in business administration from Western
Michigan University and is certified by The Fund Raising School from The Center of Philanthropy at Indiana University. A native of Michigan, the Pacific Northwest is her home where she and her husband have raised their family. You can often find Gail on the golf course, yoga mat, bike and anywhere near the mountains or the water.

Jessica Leventhal

Development Manager
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Raised by a single mother whom she witnessed become a first-generation college graduate utilizing the kind of support WWIN offers, Jessica’s approach to the work is joyful and genuine. Jessica holds a master’s degree in cultural anthropology and social transformation, having focused her research on the impacts of trauma. She studied Buddhism in monasteries across India and explored the medicalization of sexual trauma in the US while advocating alongside those who experienced sex trafficking. She is a certified Trauma-Informed Yoga and Meditation instructor who co-developed and led classes for folks who are currently incarcerated. She loves adventure sports, traveling and cookies.

Luana Ma

Finance and Operations Manager
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Luana brings over 10 years of management experience in non-profit backend operations with a passion for education and helping others. Born and raised in Seattle, Luana is a first-generation college grad and is a Washington State University alum with bachelor’s degrees in psychology and sociology and a minor in criminal justice. She is absolutely thrilled to join WWIN as many of our Scholar’s stories and backgrounds remind her of her own journey and experiences. Luana lives in Puyallup with her fiancée, two daughters and two kittens. In her free time, she loves being by the water, traveling, cooking and spending quality time with her family.

Juliet Sandell

Program Coordinator
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Juliet entered the nonprofit sector through LGBTQ+ and animal rights organizations and has turned her passion for social justice into profession through nonprofit work ever since. She is excited to make an impact with WWIN. Originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, she earned her bachelor’s degree in zoology, with minors in Spanish and nonprofit studies, at North Carolina State University before moving to Seattle in 2019. In her free time, she enjoys sewing, baking vegan treats, and camping throughout the beautiful Pacific Northwest.

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