Staff & Consultants

Marci Nakano

Executive Director

Brittany Ryerson

Events Manager

Colleen Yamaguchi

Director of Programs

Vivian Huang

Marketing & Communications Coordinator


Board of Directors


Chad Oishi


EDI Class of 2000

The Boeing Company, Portland Paint Operations, Site Leader


Carmen Marttila


EDI Class of 2013

KeyBank, Vice President, Sr. Lead Relationship Manager, Key@Work




Charlene Grinolds


EDI Class of 1996

KeyBank, retired Vice President


Vanna Novak


EDI Co-Founder

Speak to Persuade, President


S. Mae Fujita Numata


EDI Class of 1994

Numata Consulting PLLC, Founder





Joseph Lilly

EDI Class of 2011 & 2012

Oregon Transfer Co., Chief Financial Officer


Amy Tam-Naulty

Nike, Inc., Planning Director, North America Basketball & NBA



Mike Brendel

Spacelabs Healthcare, Director of Operations Engineering


Mary Coon

Dendreon Corporation, former Vice President of Quality


Elizabeth Do

EDI Class of 2006

KeyBank, Vice President, Senior Payments Adviser


Ellen Kinney

EDI Class of 2006

Amazon, Director of Student &  Millennial Marketing


Roberto Lu

EDI Class of 2007

TE Connectivity, Vice President of Corporate Technology


Cynthia Wang

IBM, Director, Market Development

Honorary Board

  • Phyllis Campbell, Chairman, Pacific Northwest, JP Morgan Chase
  • Florence Chang, SVP & Chief Technology Officer, Multicare
  • Brenda Handley, President, Gobo Enterprises LLC
  • Mack Hogans, CEO, Mack L. Hogans, LLC Consulting Services
  • J.D. Hokoyama, retired President & CEO, Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics, Inc.
  • Wes Hom, retired Vice President, IBM
  • Mari Horita, President & CEO, ArtsFund
  • Mary Knell, CEO, Washington & Western Canada, Wells Fargo Bank
  • Sandra Madrid, Special Assistant to Vice President of Minority Affairs & Vice Provost of Diversity, University of Washington
  • Tomio Moriguchi, Chairman, Uwajimaya, Inc.
  • Wayne Nakamura, Auto Field Claims, Division Manager, State Farm Insurance
  • Assunta Ng, Publisher, Northwest Asian Weekly
  • John Okamoto, Consultant
  • Scott Oki, Chairman, Oki Developments, Inc.
  • Jenette Ramos, Vice President & General Manager, BCA Fabrication, The Boeing Company
  • Cal Shirley, retired Vice President, Puget Sound Energy
  • Linda Villegas Bremer, Consultant
  • Grant Yoshihara, Vice President, Utility Operations, NW Natura

Leadership Discovery & Navigation Program Chairs

  • Mark Martinez, Class of 2013, The Boeing Company
  • Carmen Marttila, Class of 2013, KeyBank
  • Phil Tran, Class of 2015, Daimler Trucks North America
  • Jacob Trieu, Class of 2015, The Boeing Company
  • Andreas Winardi, Class of 2014, Trane Inc.