Announcing the AFE Annual Community Luncheon keynote speaker: Marilyn Strickland!

Marilyn Strickland is the new President and CEO of the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce. During her two terms as Mayor of Tacoma, Marilyn led innovative, collaborative and effective efforts to address significant educational challenges.

Before her election as mayor, Strickland served on the Tacoma City Council.  Prior to public service, she held management positions with the American Cancer Society, Starbucks Coffee Company and JayRay Communications. Strickland was born in Seoul, graduated from the University of Washington and earned a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Clark-Atlanta University. You can read more on her background in the Seattle Times

Come join us for lunch and hear her lessons learned on May 9th. Don’t forget to save your seat by registering at