Erik Bishop

Erik provides comprehensive support to Seattle Foundation’s President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Executive Vice President (EVP); streamlining their day-to-day activities and managing their time with efficiency to help the organization advance the vision and mission at this critical time of rebuilding. The Executive Assistant establishes trust, manages up, anticipates needs, and has the finesse to manage complex schedules. The Executive Assistant also provides administrative support for the Foundation’s Board of Trustees and staff All-Hands meetings & retreats.  

Personal Philanthropic Interests
and Passions

  • Environment
  • Racial equity
  • Women & girl’s empowerment

With over a decade of dedicated service as an Executive Assistant, Erik brings a wealth of experience in providing comprehensive support to C-level executives in fast-paced environments. From complex scheduling and event planning to project management and team leadership, he excels in optimizing operations and facilitating seamless communication across departments.

His tenure at Intelex and Avalara, coupled with a background in administrative support at J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., underscores my adaptability and commitment to excellence. Erik leverages his experience to drive efficiency and innovation in every task. Outside of work, he enjoy camping, photography and travel, drawing inspiration from diverse personal experiences to enrich his professional endeavors.            

Erik has been working at Seattle Foundation since 2024.