Meet Our Team

Team Members

Renée Sunde

President & CEO

Rose Gundersen

VP of Operations & Retail Services

Mark Johnson

Senior Vice President of Policy & Government Affairs

Robert B. Haase

Director of Communications

Darren Gibbs

Finance Manager

Jessica Tingle

Executive Assistant

Bruce Beckett

Contract lobbyist

John Engber

Director, Retail Industry Coalition of Seattle

Board Members

Sean Brownlee, Ravenox

Chair

Theresa Treat, Ben Bridge Jeweler

Vice-Chair & Chair of HR Committee

Rob Jensen, Lantern Press

Treasurer

Alesha Shemwell, Kemper Development/The Bellevue Collection

Member

Amy Rhodes, 7-Eleven Inc.

Member

Andy Ryder, Shur-Kleen Car Wash

Member

Blake Garfield, Bedrooms & More

Member

Charles Miller, Macy's

Member

Deborah Herron, Walmart

Member

John Dillon, Home Depot

Member

Karin Holt, Best Buy

Member

Kent Wilson, Target

Member

Kevin Johnston, Capital Mall

Member

Krista Beck, Jerry's Auto Supply/Piston Service of Wenatchee, Inc.

Member

Lowell Gordon, The Creative Office

Member & Former Chair

Meredith Preloh, Lowe's

Member

Ruthann Goularte, Drees

Member

Sally West, Walgreens

Member

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