May 31, 2016: Michelle Sievers, Community Relations Manager, Pemco & Herman Calzadillas, Director of Program Development, WA Business Week

by Gary Fast on May 31, 2016

Herman Calzadillas holds a Bachelor of Arts (’97) from Washington State University and Masters of Education (’03) from the University of Washington.  Herman has held various positions of educational promotion, program development, and leadership in higher education since 1996.  His education tenure includes, twelve years at Lake Washington Institute of Technology as Director of International Programs and Outreach, and Director of Programs at Washington Business Week where he joined the team in 2010.  Herman developed WBW programs such as Manufacturing Week (’10), Energy Week (’11), and Agri-Business Week (‘12). Today he is the acting Executive Director for WBW.  Herman is married and has three children.




Michelle Sievers is the Community Relations Manager at a Northwest company that’s “a little different,” PEMCO Insurance. Michelle is a passionate corporate community professional who believes that by working together, we can do great things. Her experience leading and building teams, program execution and community building to help advance our Northwest community to be a great place to live, work, learn and play. She also represents PEMCO Insurance in the greater community through a variety of outreach efforts. Michelle also serves as a member South Lake Union Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and the Downtown Seattle Association’s Resident Council Steering Committee. She also volunteers with the nonprofit Washington Business Week and serves as a Board Emeritus Club member. She was also awarded the 2015 Washington Business Week / Steve Hyer Volunteer of the Year Award. Michelle holds a BA in English Literature from the University of Washington and completed the University of Washington’s Foster School of Business Executive Development Program in 2013. Michelle lives in downtown Seattle with her husband and dog, Sassy.


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