Zandra Grissom | Events Manager

Zandra Grissom

Zandra Grissom | Events Manager

Zandra plans and manages Foundation events in support of the organization’s strategic goals and mission with a combination of both strategy and leadership.

Personal Philanthropic Interests
and Passions

  • Climate justice
  • Equitable access to education
  • Immigrant rights
  • Racial Equity
  • Women’s health

Zandra comes to Seattle Foundation with a 10-year background in event management. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Political Science and a minor in Economics from Western Washington University. Prior to joining Seattle Foundation, she spent 9 years at the University of Washington, with a recent detour to be a part of a team to help Howard Schultz, the former CEO of Starbucks, explore a potential run for President of the United States. She is passionate about using her event management skills to tell the best stories. During her free time, you can find her hanging out with friends at a movie, discussing YA books with her book club, or crafting.