Board of Directors
CHAIR: Dan Eisenman, MA-LPI
Dan Eisenman is an experienced executive coach, facilitator and consultant. He specializes in leader and team development, focusing on communication skills as well as the impact of emotional intelligence and critical thinking. Dan has over 27 years of leadership and training experience in healthcare, the military, retail, and insurance industries. Past leadership assignments include acting company command in the US Army, retail manager for a major corporation and Human Resource manager in a large Medical Group. Dan is a Certified Performance Improvement consultant with extensive experience building high performance teams. He has been a guest speaker with the Northwest Communication Association and has spoken twice at Association for Talent Development (ATD) International Expos. For the past four years Dan has also been a Performance Coach and Facilitator for the UW Foster School of Business Center for Leadership & Strategic Thinking (CLST). He also has strategic coaching partnerships with the Center for Transformation & Innovation (Tampa) and New Legends Consulting (Snoqualmie, WA). He is currently serving on the Board of Directors for the Greater Federal Way Chamber of Commerce and Advisory Team for WorkWell NW (Federal Way). Dan has lived in the Federal Way area for over 20 years with his wife, three cats and a horse, enjoying all the outdoor splendor western Washington can offer.
CHAIR-ELECT: Greg Garcia
Greg Garcia is the managing broker and owner of Citylight Financial, Inc., dba Citylight Home Loans, he has dedicated his professional life in helping borrowers give safe and sound mortgage loans. He has extensive experience with acquiring the correct mortgage loan for you and can help strategize the best home financing. Most of Greg’s business comes from referrals that are satisfied with his work. Greg is fluent in both Spanish and English and is a problem solver by nature. He is known for his perseverance to find a solution for every problem. People appreciate the easy communication and his friendly and positive attitude.
VICE CHAIR: Shawn Harju
Shawn Harju has been in the legal industry for over 30 years, 20 of which have been spent practicing law in the Puget Sound region. Shawn’s experience includes private practice (in small and mid-size firms) and serving as in-house counsel. In both instances, clients have relied on Shawn to help them be proactive and practical in their risk management and problem-solving. She works with employees at all levels of business organizations to address a variety of issues ranging from overall operations to procurement, contract negotiations and resolution of disputes to employment and compliance matters. Shawn takes pride in making legal services accessible to small businesses who mistakenly think they cannot afford such help or are not yet big enough to need it. She has lived in Federal Way for nearly 25 years and, with her husband’s and daughter’s help, is turning their backyard into a miniature vegetable farm. She also volunteers as a Coach with the Federal Way Track Club and is a Trustee for The Seabury School in Northeast Tacoma.
TREASURER: Michael Gintz, CPA
Michael Gintz has been with BJYE for 11 years and has 19 years of experience in the Accounting field. With his undergraduate degree in Accounting from Pacific Lutheran University, Michael specializes in audits, reviews, and compilations of non-profits and closely held businesses. Michael is a member of the Federal Way Chamber of Commerce and enjoys playing golf and following professional sports.
PAST CHAIR: Robin Corak
Serving as Multi-Service Center’s Chief Executive Officer since 2012, Robin Corak has 20 years of experience in the non-profit management field. In addition to overseeing all aspects of a large, complex non-profit organization, Robin serves on a variety of local and national boards including the Federal Way Chamber of Commerce, Federal Way Advancing Leadership, South King County Council of Human Services, National Community Action Foundation, and the Washington State Community Action Partnership. Mrs. Corak has a Masters Degree in Organizational Management and is certified as a Housing Development Finance Professional and a Washington state Long Term Care Ombuds. She is also a graduate of the University of Washington Evans School Non-Profit Leadership Executive Institute. Mrs. Corak is a member of the Forbes Non-Profit Council and has received multiple leadership awards including Advancing Leadership’s” Bob Wroblewski Servant Leadership Award” (2017) and the Federal Way Soroptomist’s “Woman of Distinction” Award (2015).
Krista Christensen, MBA
Krista is the Vice President of Access and Care Transformation at MultiCare Health System and has been a Federal Way resident for more than a decade. She is passionate about healthcare and has been working to improve and support the health and well-being of community members throughout her 20-year healthcare career. In her role at MultiCare Health System, Krista serves as the Administrator for Orthopedics and Neuroscience carelines. She is responsible for strategic planning, operations, and is accountable for delivering evidenced based, high quality care at a reduced price, and bringing value based healthcare to life within a fee-for service industry, as well as the development of community relationships that promote the health of the community. Prior to her position at MultiCare Health System, Krista held a variety of leadership roles at Virginia Mason, UW Medicine and Highline Medical Center.
Doug has been the Vice President/Manager of the South Sound Commercial Banking Center for Banner Bank since January of 2007. His teams are responsible for commercial and business development as well as loan production from Banner’s Federal Way, Kent, Puyallup, Tacoma and Renton offices. In addition to the Federal Way Chamber, Hedger is currently the Secretary of Advancing Leadership, and a member of the board of the Patrick Gass Chapter of the Association of the United States Army (AUSA). He formerly served as President of the Rotary Club of Federal Way, Treasurer of the board of Child Care Aware of Washington and Treasurer of the board of the White River Valley Museum. Hedger is a retired United States Air Force Reservist with two successful combat deployments.
Dr. John Mosby, Ph.D.
John R. Mosby, Ph.D., is president of Highline College in Des Moines, Washington, 20 minutes south of Seattle. With more than 70 percent students of color, Highline is the most diverse higher education institution in the state and annually serves 17,000 students. Dr. Mosby has more than two decades of higher education experience. Prior to joining Highline in July 2018, he was vice president at Mission College in Santa Clara, California, part of the West Valley Mission Community College District.
A staunch advocate for student success, Dr. Mosby has worked in various capacities within higher education, including developing new programs and services to increase student persistence and graduation rates. He has served on numerous state and local committees addressing the areas of fiscal and institutional planning, accreditation, educational policy, enrollment management, equity and access.
He holds a doctorate in leadership/higher education administration from the University of San Diego, a master’s degree in educational and counseling psychology from the University of the Pacific and a bachelor’s degree in English from St. Mary’s College.
Sara Sien Oh is the owner and instructor at Kumon Math & Reading Center of Federal Way, an after-school academic enrichment program for students in preK – high school. She finds value in helping her students to reach their fullest potential using with the Kumon Method and when not in class, she serves her community in various capacities, having served as principal at Korean School of Federal Way and board member at NUAC-Seattle (National Unification Advisory Council) as well as KAC-WA (Korean American Coalition). She received a BA in Art History from Univ of California, Irvine and MA in Teaching from The George Washington University. She has been a proud resident of Federal Way on and off since 1991.
Bob Roegner of Roegner Consulting, consults to governments on management and human resources. Roegner serves on the board of trustees for Highline College, Chair of the King County Personnel Board, and writes a column for the Federal Way Mirror. Former board member Boys and Girls Club, St. Francis Fellowship and Friends of the Hylebos. Formerly, he served as Mayor of Auburn, President of the Suburban Cities Association and the Association on of Washington Cities. Former Director of Records and Elections for King County and Chief Deputy County Assessor.
Mark Sims, LUTCF, is an Executive Council agent with New York Life Insurance Company. Members of the Executive Council are among the most successful of New York Life’s elite sales force of more than 11,000 licensed agents. Mark is committed to providing individuals, families, and businesses with life insurance, financial products, and services that meet their needs by keeping current with industry product trends and offering outstanding service. Mark has specialized training in Estate Planning and Business Succession Planning where he has earned a reputation of integrity and for showing concern for his clients.
Kim Zier Suchan
Kim Zier Suchan is Director of Administration at Caffé D’arte, the Italian roasting coffee company headquartered in Federal Way. The artisanal coffee is available across the U.S. as well as internationally. In addition to human resource management, her work includes supply chain and purchasing, workforce training/orientation, and new business implementation. A former member of the Chamber’s Board of Directors, Suchan served as its Chair in 2016-2017.