The Board of Directors is thrilled to announce that Andrea Keikkala will join Washington Business Week (WBW) as Executive Director, effective January 21st. Andrea comes to us from the Kent Chamber of Commerce as the CEO and previously led the Sitka Chamber of Commerce. Her connections in the Washington State Community and proven leadership are only two of the assets which made her an outstanding candidate and our top choice. She has degrees from Gonzaga in leadership, has been involved with Workforce Development and Government Affairs for the state of Washington. Andrea’s energy regarding our mission and impact on students and adults is already contagious!

While our search brought us into contact with an impressive array of candidates who continuously support and believe in WBW, Andrea’s experience and expertise aligns closely with WBW’s long-term focus. We thank again all of the applicants for supporting WBW and believing in our vision of unleashing passion for entrepreneurship and leadership, while empowering the business teams of tomorrow.

We look forward to welcoming Andrea to WBW at an upcoming event.

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