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Seattle Pacific Foundation
3307 Third Avenue West, Suite 305
Seattle, WA 98119-1957
(888) 591-9778
spf@spu.edu
advance.spu.edu/spfoundation/

 

Donald Mortenson, president of the Seattle Pacific FoundationDonald W. Mortenson
Vice Chair, Seattle Pacific Foundation; Senior Vice President for Planning and Administration, SPU
(206) 281-2522
dmort@spu.edu

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 Nygard, assistant vice president/executive directorGordon Nygard
Chief Investment Officer, Seattle Pacific Foundation
(206) 281-2308
gnygard@spu.edu

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. Potratz, foundation accountantMichael W. Potratz
Financial Analyst, Seattle Pacific Foundation
(206) 281-2390
mpotratz@spu.edu

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, Administrative Assistant to the Vice President for the Seattle Pacific Foundation

Anna Zering
Administrative Assistant to the Chief Financial Officer, Seattle Pacific Foundation
(206) 281-2810
zeringa@spu.edu

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.