Board of Directors
The LCP Institute is a fiscally sponsored project of the Washington Business Alliance, a 501c(3) organization. The following Board of Directors of the Washington Business Alliance provide oversight of the LCP Institute.
Co-Founder of the LCP Institute, & Board Member and Co-Founder of the Washington Business Alliance
David is best known as the co-inventor of the Sonicare toothbrush and Clarisonic skin care system, and as the successful co-founder and CEO of both companies. David turned Sonicare into the fastest growing private company in the U.S. before selling it to Philips Electronics. He led Clarisonic onto the Inc. 100 list and sold the company to L’Oreal in 2011. David was a featured speaker at the White House Conference on Corporate Responsibility, and recipient of awards from the Small Business Administration and Ernst & Young, among other recognition. David received his Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from the University of California, and studied graduate-level electrical engineering and business at Stanford University. He is author of more than a dozen U.S. patents.
Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Kitsap Bank
Alan is Executive VP and CFO at Kitsap Bank. He has worked in the financial services sector for over 25 years, previously serving as CFO of Seattle Bank and Cashmere Valley Bank. Alan is a member of the Washington Society of CPA’s and sits on the Advisory Board of the College of Business at Central Washington University. Alan received his B.S. degree in accounting from Central Washington University in 1987 and a 1996 graduate of the Pacific Coast Banking School at the University of Washington Graduate School of Business.
President & CEO, C-Keg
Greg was named Seattle Business Magazine’s “Executive of the Year for 2013.” He co-founded Cashmere Molding in 1991, and as CEO he lead Cashmere to rank in the Puget Sound Business Journal among the fastest growing private companies (2009 – 2012). Cashmere Molding lead the way in “onshoring” millions of dollars in injection molded plastics, winning numerous awards for its innovative approaches to automation and productivity. Greg is now the Present & CEo of C-Key, leading the IoT revolution in the beverage industry. C-Keg is providing inventory and asset tracking to the craft brewing industry.
LCPI Co-Founder and Research and Development Scientist
Kevin heads analytical projects and GHG Explorer modelling for the LCP Institute, the position he previously held for the Wasington Business Alliance. Prior to joining the Washington Business Alliance team, Kevin spent two plus years as a Staff Scientist in Climate and Energy topics at SEI-US, publishing on a variety of topics, including carbon infrastructure lock-in, natural gas as a bridge fuel, fossil fuel supply-side (extraction) strategies, and global urban greenhouse gas emissions modelling. He completed the 2012 Seattle Community Greenhouse Gas Inventory while at SEI-US. Kevin earned undergraduate degrees in Chemistry and International Relations from Lehigh University (Pennsylvania), and a Master’s in Chemical Oceanography from the UW where he participated as a Program on Climate Change scholar. Between those degree programs, he spent a year teaching English and traveling in China. He is born and raised Washingtonian, who spends much of his winter coaching JV basketball at Mercer Island High School.
LCPI Co-Founder and Contract Government Affairs
Isaac is the Managing Partner of Water Street Public Affairs LLC, a Washington State public affairs firm representing diverse clients in energy, and business. Isaac connects the LCP Institute to the policy process to create impact. He is a co-founder of the Washingtonstatewire.com, an insider-read political news publication based in Olympia. Isaac holds a B.A. in Public Policy Analysis from Pomona College and is a graduate of the University of Washington, Michael G. Foster School of Business Executive Leadership Development Program.
Sarah is principal of Sarah Severn Consulting. She began her career with over a decade in advertising and market research before joining Nike where she led the adoption of sustainability into Nike’s operations, product design process and manufacturing supply chain. Sarah spent over two decades in senior sustainability roles leading stakeholder engagement, futures and scenario planning, and championing systems thinking and collaborative change. She initiated Nike’s climate change work in the mid 90’s and catalyzed the formation of BICEP, (Business for Innovative Climate and Energy Policy) in 2008. Since retiring from Nike in 2014, Sarah has focused on the intersection of business advocacy and climate policy.
Dominic is a Principal at Turbine Agency, a Customer Experience Design firm based in Seattle, Washington. As a communications strategist with over 15 years of experience, he has built successful programs for national and international companies, non-profits, election campaigns, and startups.