Tricia Raikes is the co-founder of the Raikes Foundation with her husband, Jeff. Tricia has been recognized as a White House Champion of Change for her work on youth homelessness, a Women of Influence by Puget Sound Business Journal, a Humanitarian Super Hero by ParentMap, and was awarded the 2017 Ginger Ackerley Community Service Award by the Seattle Storm. Tricia’s professional background includes leadership of Creative Services at Microsoft Corporation and her co-founding role in Marketing Partners, a marketing communications firm serving high-tech companies.
Tricia serves on the Stanford University Graduate School of Education Advisory Council and the Jeffrey S. Raikes School of Computer Science and Management at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, as well as on the Advisory Board for the the Beecher’s Foundation. Previously, she was a member of the Stanford University Task Force for Undergraduate Education, Trustee of the University of Nebraska Foundation and the Washington State University Foundation. She is also a former board member of the College Success Foundation in Washington State and Washington D.C. Together, she and Jeff co-chaired the United Way of King County’s 2006-07 Campaign.