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



Craig KispertCraig Kispert
Vice Chair, Seattle Pacific Foundation; Vice President for Finance and Business Affairs, Seattle Pacific University

Craig began serving as vice chair of the Seattle Pacific Foundation on July 1, 2018. In this role, he is responsible for the Foundation’s investment management and oversight of the Seattle Pacific University Endowment and Charitable Trust Portfolio. Craig also serves as vice president for finance and business affairs/chief financial officer for Seattle Pacific.

Craig earned a BA in business administration with a finance emphasis from Seattle Pacific University and an MBA from Seattle University. He maintains a CPA designation in the state of Washington. He has worked for the University for 25 years.

Brian FickenBrian Ficken
Director, Seattle Pacific Foundation

Brian oversees investments of the Seattle Pacific Foundation and is responsible for the investment management of the University’s Endowment and Charitable Trust portfolios. He earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in finance from Seattle Pacific University. Brian holds two certificates from the University of Washington, one in commercial real estate, the other in business development.

Michael W. PotratzMichael 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 Director, Seattle Pacific Foundation

Anna provides both administrative and accounting support to the Foundation staff. She earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in accounting from the University of Washington.

As of July 1, 2018

  • Nancy Cahill
  • Mark Cederborg, Chair
  • Craig Kispert, Vice Chair
  • Craig Korthase, Secretary
  • Michael McKee
  • Daryl Miller, Ex Officio
  • Donald Mortenson
  • Gordon Nygard
  • Brian Pearson
  • Tim Porter
  • Galen Smith
  • Dennis Weibling
  • Gordon Werkema