Maria Valencia

Payroll and Benefits Administrator


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Maria is responsible for supporting and managing Seattle Foundation’s recruitment, onboarding, and many other people and culture programs.

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Personal Philanthropic Interests
and Passions

Racial Equity

Immigrant rights


Health and wellness

Maria comes to Seattle Foundation with a background in recruiting. She holds a Bachelor of Science in business administration—human resource management from Central Washington University. Prior to joining Seattle Foundation she served as the HR Recruiter at Associated Recreation Council. She is passionate about learning and helping create the best HR practices. During her free time she enjoys taking her pup Lucky out on hikes, watching movies inspired by true events, spending time with family and friends and eating lots of food.

Maria has been working at the Foundation since 2019.