Farewell Tony



About this Event

After seven impactful years charting a pathway for the future of your community’s foundation, Tony Mestres moved on from Seattle Foundation for his next adventure as President of Truveta at the end of April 2021. On April 29, we gathered virtually to celebrate Tony's leadership and thank him for his impact on the Foundation.

A collection of close friends, leaders, and partners joined the celebrate to provide remarks, including a special performance by Hollis Wong-Wear, a Grammy nominated songwriter, musician, speaker, creative generator and community advocate.

Additional speakers included:

David Bley, Interim CEO of Seattle Foundation
Jane Broom, Senior Director at Microsoft Philanthropies
Michael Brown, Civic Architect at Civic Commons
Phyllis Campbell, Chairman, PNW at JP Morgan Chase and Former Seattle Foundation CEO

Dominique Davis, CEO & Co-Founder of Community Passageways
Anne Farrell, Former Seattle Foundation CEO
Michelle Merriweather, President and CEO at Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle

Dr. Ed Taylor, Seattle Foundation Vice-Chair
Ed Thomas, Seattle Foundation Chair
Maggie Walker, Former Seattle Foundation Chair