Profiles

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is one in a monthly series of miniprofiles featuring local executives “off the clock.”

Under Ed Murray, Seattle has become recognized nationally for promoting progressive policies like the $15 minimum wage, but he also sees the need for more centralization in the mayor’s office to implement better controls over the city’s large bureaucracy.

Larry W. “Chip” Hunter, a scholar of human resource management and industrial relations, became dean of Washington State University’s Carson College of Business in March 2015. He aims to make Carson College the premier place in the Northwest for an undergraduate business education.

One in a monthly series of miniprofiles featuring local executives “off the clock.”

Two years ago, when Urban Renaissance Group acquired Seattle’s Touchstone Corporation in a billion-dollar deal, Touchstone’s founders began transitioning out of the firm and installed A-P Hurd as president and chief development officer.

Philanthropist Harriet Bullitt will receive the Lifetime Achievement honor at this year's Community Impact Awards presented by Seattle Business magazine on October 26 at the Museum of History & Industry. 

The first in a monthly series of miniprofiles featuring local executives "off the clock."

Mark Mader developed a passion for technology by observing how businesses make choices based on many variables. In nearly 11 years at Smartsheet, Mader has directed that passion toward making the ubiquitous spreadsheet less of a loathsome tool and more of a friendly facilitator via work collaboration software.

Seattle attracts talented architects, even more so as the region continues to enjoy an unprecedented construction boom. Yet it’s rare to come across the distinctive new development that is not only visually stunning but also manages to add something special to its urban environment.

BECU, formerly the Boeing Employees Credit Union, was founded in 1935 at the height of the Great Depression.