Staff

Brian Zongolowicz (he/him)

Senior Data Officer

Brian joined the Satterberg Foundation in August 2014 as a Program Officer. Prior to Satterberg, he gained philanthropy experience through working for Philanthropy Northwest, the Seattle Foundation, and the Northwestern Mutual Foundation.

Brian received his bachelor’s degree in history from Marquette University and Master of Public Administration from the University of Washington.

To contact Brian, email BrianZ (AT) Satterberg (DOT) org

Caroline Miceli (she/her)

Director of Operations and Special Interest Grants

Caroline joined the Satterberg Foundation in 2014 as a Program Officer. Prior to joining the Satterberg Foundation, Caroline worked with the Medina Foundation in Seattle, the Yellowstone Park Foundation in Bozeman, Montana, and the Clinton Foundation in New York. Before switching to a career in the non­-profit sector, Caroline worked in the international automotive industry with BMW in Germany, China, and New York and with Toyota at its North American headquarters.

Caroline holds a master’s degree from Columbia University in Management and International Affairs. She completed her undergraduate degree in Politics and International Relations at Scripps College, The Claremont Colleges.

To contact Caroline, email CarolineM (AT) Satterberg (DOT) org

Juliet Le (she/her)

Program Officer

Juliet joined the Satterberg Foundation in June 2018 as a Program Manager. She has gained philanthropic and non-profit experience at organizations both locally and internationally. Prior to joining Satterberg, Juliet worked at Social Venture Partners, Medic One Foundation, and the Institute of Social and Medical Studies (ISMS).

She co-chairs the Seattle chapter’s Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy (AAPIP) and Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy (EPIP), and serves on the board of Kandelia (FKA Vietnamese Friendship Association) based in Seattle. She also organizes with the Asian Pacific Islanders Cultural Awareness Group (APICAG) at the Monroe Prison in Washington State.

Juliet attended Seattle University’s Alber’s School of Business and Economics and received a bachelor’s degree in International Business and Economics.

To contact Juliet, email JulietL (AT) Satterberg (DOT) org

LaShanda Robertson (she/her)

Program Manager

LaShanda joined the Satterberg Foundation in April 2021 as the Program Manager. Prior to Satterberg, LaShanda worked at Puget Sound Educational Service District in the office of Learning, Teaching and Family Support and spent six years providing support in the Kent school district. LaShanda also worked for Seattle school district, University Prep, University of Washington, and Seattle University. She brings 20 plus years of administrative experience from corporate to K-Post-secondary, and we are happy to have her aboard.

LaShanda is passionate about programs that are focused at improving the lives of young people. She currently volunteers with the Y.E.L.L. (Young Educated Ladies Leading) Female Summit and the Black and Brown Male Summit, held yearly at Highline Community College. She is also a volunteer at Community Passageways; a non-profit organization in Seattle. She is dedicated to giving back to her community and making a difference.

LaShanda earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from University of Phoenix.

To contact LaShanda, email LaShandaR (AT) Satterberg (DOT) org

Monserrat Padilla (she/her)

Program Officer

Monserrat joined the Satterberg Foundation in July 2021 as a Program Officer. Prior to joining Satterberg, Monserrat was the Director of the Washington Immigrant Solidarity Network; a multiracial, multilingual, and multi-faith statewide coalition that came together due to the 2016 elections to protect immigrant rights.

Monserrat has worked at the state and national level for over 12 years building the capacity of grassroots organizations through programs and advocacy campaigns to foster community development for LGBTQ+, immigrants, and people of color. Under COVID-19, Monserrat mustered state policy wins that brought economic relief for Washington state undocumented immigrant residents through direct cash assistance, legal support, and access to healthcare.

Monserrat grew up undocumented in the United State since the age of two and is a beneficiary of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), an executive program under the Obama Administration, for which she helped shaped blueprint policy.

To contact Monserrat, email MonserratP (AT) Satterberg (DOT) org

Rosa Peralta (she/her)

Senior Program Officer for Equity Impact

Rosa joined the Satterberg Foundation in July 2020 as a Program Officer/Consultant. Prior to joining the Satterberg Foundation, Rosa worked in the fields of civil rights, juvenile justice, education, and healthcare. Her non-profit work focused on developing tools and standards to improve and increase collaboration among public institutions, non-profit organizations, and foundations to promote programs and systems that protect and advance the rights of youth and people of color.

Rosa volunteers her time at several non-profits and serves on the boards of TeamChild and the Latinx Health Board. She was appointed by Governor Inslee to serve on the Board of Trustees for Seattle Colleges.

Rosa came to Washington as an undocumented farm worker from Mexico and has lived in Seattle for more than 20 years. Rosa holds sociology degrees from Whitman College (BA) and the University of Michigan (MA) where she is a PhD candidate (ABD).

To contact Rosa, email RosaP (AT) Satterberg (DOT) org

Sarah Walczyk (she/her)

Executive Director

Sarah joined the Satterberg Foundation in 2013, after serving for over fourteen years in non-profit management and fundraising leadership roles in the Seattle area. Prior to joining the Satterberg Foundation, Sarah worked at Science and Management of Addictions, Powerful Voices, YouthCare, and the Seattle Art Museum.

Sarah holds a BA from the Evergreen State College.

To contact Sarah, email SarahW (AT) Satterberg (DOT) org

Zahyr Lauren (they/them)

Program Officer

Zahyr Lauren joined the Satterberg Foundation in June 2021 as a Program Officer. Prior to Satterberg, Zahyr served as a Program Manager for the Resilient Communities team at King County, and a Strategic Advisor for the Seattle Office for Civil Rights. They are building a meditative artistic practice that illuminates the humanstory of communities impacted by systemic racism and injustice.

Zahyr, also known as The Artist L.Haz, is the youngest of four siblings from San Jose, California. They come from a powerful, Southern Black Matriarchy that migrated from Oklahoma and Mississippi to California with nothing and made something for generations to come. In recognition of this legacy, Zahyr is committed to being accountable as an artist, servant leader, and conduit for equitable distribution of resources at the Satterberg Foundation.

Zahyr received their J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law and was admitted to the New York State Bar in 2015.

To contact Zahyr, email ZahyrL (AT) Satterberg (DOT) org

Consultants

Will Cordery(he/him)

Director, Reparative Action Fund

Will joined the Satterberg Foundation in 2020 as the lead consultant directing Satterberg Foundation’s Reparative Action Fund – our 10-year commitment to redistribute $50 million in new funding to Black and Indigenous-led movements and organizations working at local, regional, and national levels.

Will is the Founder + Principal of Freedom Futures – a philanthropic advisory firm moving money to the frontlines of liberation for BIPOC communities – is a Senior Advisor with Liberated Capital—a funding mechanism moving untethered resources to Black and Indigenous led organizing through a model of reparations. Will has 18 years of leadership experience in institutional philanthropy, community advocacy and social movements for advancing racial justice, economic justice, LGBTQI liberation, and progressive public policy. Will serves on the board of the Hill-Snowdon Foundation as one of its first non-family trustees; and is on the board of Tides Advocacy – a c4 funding mechanism for social movement infrastructure. 

To contact Will, email WillC(AT) Satterberg (DOT) org