Eddie manages the president and CEO’s daily workflow, cultivates relationships, and provides support for a range of initiatives on behalf of the president’s office. Most recently, Eddie served as a community engagement officer for Northwest Health Foundation in Portland, Oregon, where he co-designed and implemented community-driven and school-based strategies to improve health across the state. Previously, Eddie worked in nonprofit education supporting families and youth facing barriers to opportunity to grow their leadership and social skills and improve their academic achievement.
Eddie is a dedicated community volunteer, having served on the Nonprofit Association of Oregon board of directors, Stand for Children Oregon’s “Beat the Odds” scholarship committee, and other culturally specific and LGBTQ-focused organizations. Eddie is fluent in Spanish, and earned his BA in Spanish with an emphasis in communication studies from the University of Portland. Outside of work, Eddie enjoys taking weekend trips with his partner (and Floyd the dog) and exploring new corners of the great Northwest. He also appreciates spending time with family and friends.