A.C.E. Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors includes members who represent a broad range of expertise from the business community, academic organizations, and international trade and development organizations. The Board of Directors oversees the general well-being of the corporation.

Mr. Scott L. Hardman, Board Chair
Managing Director, Alexander Hutton, Inc.

Mr. Andrew C. Rapp, Board Vice-Chair
Attorney, Riddell Williams P.S.

Mr. Jeff Parker, Treasurer
CFP®, Partner, Bristlecone Advisors, LLC

Dr. Robert Laing, Secretary
Counselor (ret.), US Foreign Service

Mrs. Alicia Brown-Forbes, Nominating
Educator, Kent School District

Mr. Samuel M. Shepherd, Development
Senior Advisor, Japan (ret), A.C.E.

Mr. Dan Dierdorff, Board Past-Chair
Bank Consultant

Mr. David B. Woodward, Ex Officio
President & CEO, A.C.E.

Mr. Ronald G. Brown
Law Office of Ronald G. Brown

Mr. Tobin Burgess
Human Resource Manager, Microsoft Corporation

Ms. Jen Creighton
Principal, Venture Construction Company

Mr. Owen McCurty Jr.
Apprenticeship Consultant, WA. State Labor & Industries

Mr. Khasha Mekanik
Managing Member, M&N Realty, LLC
Managing Member, RDC Media, LLC

Ms. Bri Nguyen
Planning and Strategic Advisor, Seattle Jobs Initiative

Mr. Bareq A. Peshtaz
Vice President, Morgan Stanley

Dr. Skip Rowland
Principal, Banner Cross, Inc.

Ms. Rebecca Slade Yoshitani
Chief Marketing Officer, Hurry Curry of Tokyo


Special Advisors to the Board:

Mr. Shinji Moriyama, Chair, A.C.E. International Advisory Council
President, A.C.E. Japan

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