Meet Our Board
Rashad Morris is a former Program Officer that has teamed with Bullitt Foundation in Seattle to work with nonprofits in the areas of climate, toxics, urban sustainability, and renewable energy. He is deeply committed to integrating social justice with environmental sustainability and economic development. Rashad holds a Juris Doctor from the UC Berkeley School of Law and a Bachelors in Business Administration from Loyola Marymount University.
Ken Takahashi is the Vice President of Community Engagement for JPMorgan Chase & Co., serving the Pacific Northwest region. In this position, Ken provides grants to nonprofits that support small business growth and affordable housing development, and he works closely with low-income communities in advancing their wealth building strategies. Ken has over 20 years of economic development experience. Prior to joining JPMorgan Chase, Ken worked
for the City of Seattle – Office of Economic Development as the Director of Commercial Affordability and also as a real estate attorney in the private sector. Ken holds a Juris Doctor from Washington University School of Law and Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Rochester.
Virginia Calvin is an entrepreneur who owned a children’s apparel design and manufacturing company for 13 years in Seattle, WA. Originally outsourcing the product manufacture to Hong Kong and British Columbia, she eventually shifted production to her family-owned factory in Seattle. She joined the Board of Directors of Evergreen in 1996 and has always
found it fascinating to see what other small businesses are doing, what goals and opportunities they perceive, and how they make their financial decisions. In 2001 she sold her business to a New Jersey firm and has since worked as a residential real estate broker for Windermere Real Estate. Virginia is bilingual in Spanish and English, with a BA from University of Colorado and an MA from the University of Michigan. She lives in South Seattle.
Beto Yarce is the former Executive Director for Ventures Nonprofit, an organization with the mission of empowering individuals with limited resources and unlimited potential to improve their lives through business ownership. Beto started his first business at the age of eight years old selling candy and continued over the years, selling all kind of products from bags
Finance Division. Prior to joining Columbia she was a Senior Vice President at Key Bank with responsibility for credit risk management of Home Builder Finance, Community Development Lending and Income Property Real Estate. She also served as a corporate ethics officer. Karen holds an MBA from Seattle Pacific University and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Saint Mary where she has served as a Board Trustee.
Stacy Tomuro is a Senior Vice President and Director of Mainland Commercial Real Estate Lending for First Hawaiian Bank’s Commercial Real Estate Division. Previously he was with First National Bank Alaska, Corporate Lending Division in Anchorage, Alaska, having been with FNBA since 2001. Stacy has over 30 years of banking experience focused on
commercial lending, portfolio and risk management, and asset growth. He is a graduate of Pacific Coast Banking School and the University of Washington. In addition, he has served on several other boards, organizations, and committees including the United Way of Anchorage for many years and the Alaska Loan Advisory Committee for EBC since it was formed in 2014.
Dana Amrine is a Senior Vice President and Regional Credit Officer responsible for Credit Risk Oversight for the Pacific NW market at First Interstate Bank. She has been employed in the Washington State banking industry for more than 35 years and by First Interstate Bank since 2018 in Seattle, WA. Previously she was with Key Bank, NA, serving in Credit Administrative
functions for the Community Bank and Private Bank since 1994. Dana has held several roles during her career, including Interim Chief Credit Officer, Senior Credit Officer in both a National and Regional capacity, Senior Underwriting Officer, and Relationship Manager. She has extensive experience in loan workouts, portfolio administration, and loan documentation. Dana is a graduate of Pacific Coast Banking School and holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from City University. She has volunteered for the Washington Community Reinvestment Association’s (WCRA) Loan Committee. Dana is a past Board Member of the Puget Sound Chapter of RMA and founding member of the “Women in Banking” networking group.