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Seattle Pacific Foundation
3307 Third Avenue West, Suite 305
Seattle, WA 98119-1957



Donald MortensonDonald W. Mortenson
Vice Chair, Seattle Pacific Foundation; Senior Vice President for Planning and Administration, SPU

Since 1991, Don has served as, first, president and now vice chair of the Seattle Pacific Foundation. He is responsible for the Foundation’s investment management and oversight of the Seattle Pacific University Endowment and Charitable Trust Portfolio with over $95 million in assets. Don earned both a BS in Math and Economics (1971) and an MBA (1988) from Seattle Pacific. He also completed The Endowment Institute training at Harvard University Graduate School of Business.

Don also serves as SPU’s senior vice president for planning and administration.

Gordon NygardGordon Nygard
Chief Investment Officer, Seattle Pacific Foundation

Gordon serves as treasurer and chief investment officer of the Seattle Pacific Foundation, and is responsible for the Foundation’s investment management of the University’s Endowment and Charitable Trust portfolios. He has earned both a BA in Business Administration and Economics (1973) and an MBA (2005) from Seattle Pacific, and has completed The Endowment Institute training at Harvard University Graduate School of Business.     

Michael W. PotratzMichael W. Potratz
Financial Analyst, Seattle Pacific Foundation

Mike is responsible for maintaining the Foundation's accounting records. He graduated from Judson Baptist College in 1984 with a BS in Business Administration. He began working in Seattle Pacific University's finance area in February 1985 and has worked for the Foundation since 1988. He has served as the Foundation's accountant since October 1988.

Anna Zering

Anna Zering
Administrative Assistant to the Chief Financial Officer, Seattle Pacific Foundation

Anna provides both administrative and accounting support to the Foundation staff.  She earned her bachelor's degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting from the University of Washington in 1984.


As of November 1, 2015

A. Gary Ames
President and CEO, Media One International, Retired

Mark L. Cederborg
Partner, Cederborg & Bret LLP

William J. Clancy, Chair
Client Manager, Cornerstone Advisors Inc., Retired

Craig F. Korthase, Secretary
Senior Vice President and Managing Director
US Bank — Private Client Group

Donald W. Mortenson, Vice Chair
Senior Vice President, Planning and Administration
Seattle Pacific University

Michael D. McKee
Chief Executive Officer, Bentall Kennedy (U.S) LP

Victor C. Moses, Ex Officio
Principal, Victor Moses Consulting, LLC

Jeffrey A. Mullen
Madison Park Capital Advisors, LLC

Brian D. Pearson

Galen C. Smith
Chief Financial Officer, Outerwall Inc.

Dennis M. Weibling
Managing Director, Rally Capital LLC

Gordon Werkema
First Vice President, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

Nancy A. Zevenbergen
President and Chief Investment Officer Zevenbergen Capital Inc.