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Leadership

Randa Minkarah
Interim CEO

Randa Minkarah is a dynamic executive leader advancing the media industry through her background in technology, broadcast, digital and mobile. She combines extensive sales, management and business development experience with an exceptional ability to drive growth, revenue and profit by implementing innovative solutions. Ms. Minkarah has successfully led strategic planning, budgeting, operations, product development, developing new revenue streams and executing upon multiplatform initiatives for both traditional and digital media properties.

Ms. Minkarah is co-founder, President and COO at Resonance AI, formerly Transform, Inc. Resonance AI is a leader in cutting-edge artificial intelligence for video. The Platform combines viewer performance data with the most advanced machine learning available, determining the elements within video content that engages audiences. Insights are delivered with an unmatched efficiency and accuracy for every industry using video today, including networks, studios, broadcasters, streaming platforms, advertisers and social networks. It helps you know your audience, grow your audience and keep them watching.

Prior to Transform, Ms. Minkarah served as Senior Vice President of Revenue and Business Development for Fisher Communications (FSCI), Inc., an integrated media company, until its sale in 2013 where she had corporate responsibility for all revenues at Fisher television, radio and Internet properties and was responsible for developing and implementing its digital strategy including launching mobile applications and mobile viewing apps.

Ms. Minkarah is active as a speaker at conferences, advisor to multiple media/technology companies and as an investor in emerging companies. She serves on the Washington Technology and Industry Association’s AHP board. She also serves on the board of the Girl Scouts of Western Washington and is Chair of the Finance Committee. In 2020, she became the Chair Elect.

She earned a BFA from the University of Cincinnati, College Conservatory of Music in Broadcasting. Ms. Minkarah resides in Seattle with her husband and two rescue dogs.

Dana Henderson
Interim Board Chair

Dana Henderson has been a lawyer for over twenty years. After spending most of her career as a litigator, she is now General Counsel for the Northwest Seaport Alliance, the marine cargo operating partnership of the Port of Seattle and Port of Tacoma. Dana's favorite professional commitment is her service on the judicial evaluation committees for both the King and Pierce County Washington Women Lawyers. She graduated from the University of Washington and Tulane University School of Law. Outside of work, Dana and her husband Paul love to cook and are always planning their next golf trip.

Dana was a Girl Scout while growing up in Friendswood, Texas. Girl Scouts introduced her to camp. Dana's mom still tells the story of her crying when dropped off at Camp Arnold because she didn't want to go, and crying when she was picked up because she never, ever wanted to leave. Dana then spent every summer through college at camp.


Officers

Carla Corkern
1st Vice Chair
Community Volunteer

Charlie Farra
Secretary
Newmark Knight Frank

Ann Ardizzone
Treasurer
Alaska Airlines

Members at Large

Ahmad Daher
Envijo

Leslie Feinzaig
Female Founders Alliance

Elizabeth Hunter
T-Mobile

Erin Jones
Independent Education & Systems Consultant

Cynthia Lanners
Community Volunteer

Lisa Modisette
Community Volunteer

Elke Suber
Facebook

MJ Vigil
Medable, Inc

Carol Wheeler 
Community Volunteer

Shelley Whelan
Keeler Investments

Daria Willis
Everett Community College

Casey Zanetti
Twistle