Meet Our Team

Childhaven is staffed by a dynamic and diverse team of therapists, care coordinators, teachers, parent partners, and professionals. Each member of the Childhaven team is dedicated to prioritizing relational health as the antidote to childhood trauma and adversity–within Childhaven and beyond.

Brittany Gilmore

Senior Director of Early Learning & Home Visiting

Dudley Griffith

Human Resources Manager

Jon Botten

Chief Executive Officer

Jon Eastlake

Chief Financial Officer

Jon Gould

Chief Collective Impact & Government Relations Officer

Knox Duncan

Chief Marketing & Communications Officer

Kristi Nelson

Chief Philanthropy Officer

Mark Fadool

Chief Program Officer

Marlene Carter

Program Operations Manager

Angela West

Mental Health Clinical Director

Chelsey Thornton

Senior Operations Manager of Art With Heart

Danny Chae

WISe Senior Program Manager

Heidi Biddle

WISe Coach

Kelly Emery

Director of Early Learning 

Marie Sohl

Wise Clinical Manager

Michelle Hankinson

ESIT Program Director

Rachel Dumanian

Healthcare Integration Manager

Ashley Allen

Director of Special Events

Briony Ball

Major Gifts Officer

Chris Hafner

Grants & Foundations Manager

Geoff Ball

Major Gifts Officer

Kristi Nelson

Chief Philanthropy Officer

Michael Matloff

Development Systems Manager


Raffy Bueno

Development Assistant

Tracy Buck

Director of Major Gifts


Curt Anderson


Vice Chair

Paulette Lemon

HomeStreet Bank

Past Chair

Bareq  Peshtaz

Morgan Stanley Wealth Management


Rod Pierson

Community Volunteer


Paulo Resende


Dr. Abby Grant

Harborview Pediatric Clinic

Anthony Washington

Seattle Schools

Blake Marks-Dias

Corr, Cronin LLP

Carl Lovsted

Hub Northwest

David Lawrence

Community Volunteer

Dr. Derel Finch

Swedish Health Services

Gini Beck

Professional Coach

JC Cottrell

Daddy Can Do It Too

Joan Matheson

Seattle Education Association Retired

Kristie Garrett

Zevenbergen Capital Investments

Lakeisha Gunter


Mike Rodden

Cascade Asset Management Company

Molly Johnson


Sam Park


Aanchal Gupta


Ana White


Beth Tinker, PHD

WA State Health Care Authority

Brianne Vanderlinden

The Mountaineers

Danny Sakar

Convoy Inc.

David Byers



Gary Sampson

Holt International Children’s Services

Jackie Smith

Seattle Childrens

J.J. Westfall

Intentional Futures

Jody Brown

Valley Cities Counseling

Joe Padilla


Lance Soliday


Luke Ekhoff


Matt Kelly

Sebris Busto James

Matt Munson

Dev 9

Mike Washington

Kaiser Permanente

Nani Vishwanath


Nellie Allnutt

Community Volunteer

Nicolle Atchison


Norris Frederick

Professional Athlete & Motivational Speaker

Rachel Esguerra


Saleh Alhawar


Sherri Kokx

Seattle Public Schools

Sumit Pahwa


Toni Jennings

TM Media Agency

Join The Movement

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of children and families in our community? Have a passion for racial equity, social justice, and trauma-informed care? We invite you to join our team of dedicated, caring, and collaborative professionals.

Join Our Team