In-person & Virtual Programs in 2022!

Congratulations Washington Business Week 2021 Graduates!
Congratulations Washington Business Week 2021 Graduates!

TEAM

Meet our team

Our dedicated, hardworking, and creative staff members make our programs possible every single day. Our main office line is 253-237-3545.

Gena Post

DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS
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Gena joined the WBW team in 2019 as a Program Manager and was quickly promoted to the position of Director of Operations in the fall of that year. While committing to her new role with the organization, Gena was able to fulfill her degree requirements at Seattle University and earned her Doctorate in Educational Leadership in May of 2020. Gena loves how she can put into practice leadership frameworks to facilitate the mission of WBW through curriculum development.

Gena has lived in the Pacific Northwest her entire life. In fact, before moving to Washington, Gena was born an 8th generation Oregonian, with her family as one of the original Oregon Trail settlers. Currently, Gena lives in West Seattle with her husband, her two dogs, and 1 cat. You can always find her planning the next vacation she is able to take with her husband.

Samantha Peart

BOOKKEEPER

Samantha is a Pacific Northwest native, she grew up in Gig Harbor, WA. Her first job right out of high school was an accounting assistant in the Accounting department at the University of Puget Sound. She decided that Accounting was a great career choice and then went on to get her bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Central Washington University. She has over 15 years of accomplished work in the field of Accounting and has worked for very large and small organizations. She enjoys working with nonprofit organizations and feels that providing them with her accounting knowledge is her way of helping further their mission. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and is an avid gardener, she loves to grow fruits and vegetables in her garden.

Danielle Ina Urmaza

VIRTUAL ASSISTANT

Dani comes from a small town in the Philippines, but she considers herself as a citizen of the world. She graduated with a degree in Business Management in 2014, and she has then started and managed small businesses throughout the span of her career.

In 2019, she ventured into becoming a virtual assistant, and for a year, she worked on administrative tasks for multiple clients worldwide. She is now a dedicated assistant for Washington Business Week where she aids in carrying out tasks for day-to-day.

Outside of work, she enjoys language learning, cooking, traveling, and leading a healthy active lifestyle.

Aiyana Zbryk

STUDENT RECRUITER & SUMMER PROGRAM MANAGER

Aiyana grew up in the Pacific Northwest lived on Vashon Island for the first 20 years of her life. She earned her associate degree in Psychology from Seattle College in 2018. She is now a senior at the University of Washington Tacoma and will be graduating with her bachelor’s degree in Communications in 2022. In her free time, she enjoys exploring the national parks near where she lives and playing with her dog.

NITSA AMBRISHVILI

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT RECRUITER

Nitsa Ambriashvili is from the country of Georgia and is a freshman at Ilia State University, where she studies International Relations. She has been a Young European Ambassador for more than two years. 

She has participated in three business weeks before: Boleslawowo Business Week 2019, Virtual Washington Business Week 2020, and 2021 in the Advanced business pathway. Last year, she was an International Intern at the WBW.

 In her free time, she loves playing the guitar, singing, reading books, studying graphic design, and painting. 

Alyssa Lin

STUDENT INTERN  – JULY 11TH-15TH VIRTUAL CAMP

Alyssa Lin is currently a sophomore at Bellevue High School. Alyssa loves science and engineering and is also passionate about community service. She is the WebMaster and Elected Executive Secretary for Pacific Artists’ Alliance, a Board member for Little Master Equity Link Tutoring. Alyssa enjoys swimming, cross country, and building moveable lego sets. Her favorite lego set is Lamborghini Siam. Alyssa is an alumnus of Washington Business Week 2019. 

Noor Kaur

STUDENT HEALTHCARE PATHWAY INTERN  – RENTON TECHNICAL COLLEGE

Hi, my name is Noor! I’m currently a junior at Kentwood High School and I am so excited to be interning this year. I did the WBW program last summer and I honestly enjoyed myself and I’m extremely happy with all the connections I made. I’m excited to meet all the new people and hopefully pass along some of my knowledge! 🙂  

Ace Eifling

STUDENT INTERN – JUNE 27th – JULY 1st VIRTUAL CAMP

My name is Ace Eifling. I am currently a sophomore in high school and attend Sound Christian Academy in Tacoma, Washington. Some of my favorite hobbies include camping, hiking, scuba diving, and playing golf. I am an alumnus of WBW, completing two programs last year and serving as my company’s CEO during Advanced Business Week. I am very excited to come back as an intern this year and look forward to working with everyone.

I have been to a variety of different camps and conferences, but Business Week is one that has changed my life forever.

– Amber Valenzuela, Auburn High School Graduate, Student Manager at UW Office of Annual Giving, WBW graduate 2013 and returning summer staff member