Karen Johnson is a Senior Associate with Centered. Karen supports and encourages Civic and Marketplace leaders, disciples young women, leads several discipleship groups, and helps to plan and coordinate Centered events. In her spare time, Karen loves to play! Golf, skiing, paddle boarding… whatever gets her outside in God’s creation. Time with family and friends is a top priority, as well as volunteering with a family through Jubilee REACH center.
Eddie Wang is an Associate with Centered. Eddie helps develop resources for centered.org, coordinate event logistics, and lead discipleship groups based on the scripture and the Spirit. In his spare time, Eddie enjoys reading, learning, and helping lead Sleepless in Seattle, a grassroots initiative to serve the homeless in King County.
Centered’s Governing Council consists of experienced leaders in the Greater Seattle area who have demonstrated a longstanding commitment of service to the community. They provide regulatory oversight and mentorship to the Centered working team. The names of the council members are listed below:
Alyssa Petrie, Philanthropist
David Bluhm, Entrepreneur, (Member Finance & Audit)
George Petrie, CEO of Goodman Real Estate
Heather Valencia, Philanthropist
Jack McMillan, Former Co-Chair of Nordstrom (Member of Finance & Audit)
Marvin Charles, Executive Director of DADS
Russ Johnson, Entrepreneur (Member of Finance & Audit)
Scott Hardman, Managing Director, Alexander Hutton (Chair)
Chi-Dooh “Skip” Li, Senior Partner, Ellis, Li & McKinstry
Teresa Wakeen, President, Wakeen & Associates
Danielle Burd, EVP at Umpqua Bank
Kristi Brumbaugh, Philanthropist