November 5, 2013
CONTACT: Lisa Hall, 425-352-5461, firstname.lastname@example.org
BOTHELL, Wash. – Luis Navarro of Seattle has been appointed to the University of Washington Bothell Advisory Board by UW Bothell Chancellor Wolf Yeigh. The advisory board provides guidance to the campus on issues surrounding higher education, assists in building relationships with business and civic leaders and advocates for university resources. See the full advisory board roster.
“We are delighted to welcome Luis to this leadership role,” says UW Bothell Chancellor Wolf Yeigh. “As a UW Bothell graduate, he has been a stalwart supporter of our mission and he will bring great strength and enthusiasm to our work.”
Navarro is the Director of the Office of Social Responsibility for the Port of Seattle. His responsibilities include promoting the Port’s mission and values through the small business program, workforce development and support for veterans transitioning to civilian jobs. He is currently a member of the Office of Minority Women and Business Enterprises (OMWBE) Ad Hoc Advisory Committee, Washington DOT DBE Advisory Group, and past-president of the U.S.-Mexico Chamber of Commerce (Pacific Northwest chapter).
He was recently recognized by the NFL and the Seattle Seahawks with the 2013 Hispanic Leadership Award. He is also a community advocate for Susan G Komen Puget Sound. Navarro received an MBA from the University of Washington in Bothell and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Illinois at Chicago.
About UW Bothell: With more than 30 degrees, options, certificates and concentrations, UW Bothell builds regional partnerships, inspires change, creates knowledge, shares discoveries and prepares students for leadership in the state of Washington and beyond. For more information, visit www.uwb.edu.