Meet Our Newest Members!

WPIG expanded again this year and we are excited to introduce our newest members!

Nicole Demmon
Nicole is a graduate of the University of San Diego where she earned a bachelors degree in Business Administration and a certificate in American Humanics, a program that equips college students to become skilled professionals and leaders in America’s nonprofit organizations. Nicole is currently attending law school at Seattle University. When she is not studying, Nicole enjoys volunteering in the community, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.

Becka Hardy-Becka graduated from Gonzaga University in 2004 with a BS in Exercise Science. She has been working in the human resources field in Seattle for the last 5 years. Becka has a passion for running and competes in half and full marathons. In her free time she loves traveling, the outdoors, cycling and spending time with friends and family.

Tiffani Lee
Tiffani currently works in wealth management at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, in downtown Seattle. She graduated from the University of Washington in 2007 with a Bachelors of Arts in Communications and Political Science. Originally from Lake Oswego, OR, she enjoys skiing, running, travelling, cooking and trying new restaurants in the Seattle area.
Megan Thomas
Megan currently works in the Financial Planning & Analysis group of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation focusing on Financial Services for the Poor. Prior to this job, she did financial analysis for Schnitzer West, a commercial real estate developer in Seattle. She also worked for four years in the hedge fund industry in New York. Megan holds an MBA from the Wharton School, an MA in International Studies, and a BA in Economics, all from the University of Pennsylvania. In her free time, she enjoys playing soccer, skiing, golfing, and also serves as a member of Hope Through Health, a nonprofit providing AIDS relief in Togo, West Africa.
Meghan Wagner – Meghan is a graduate of University of Washington with a B.A. in Political Science and Women Studies. In addition, she completed a Nonprofit Management certificate program at the University of Washington in 2008. Meghan is currently working as a Director of Development for the YMCA of Greater Seattle where her focus is on annual and capital fundraising campaigns. Meghan is the co-chair of the events committee and a member of the recruitment committee. In her spare time, Meghan enjoys running, skiing and epic games of Scrabble.

Julianna Yamamoto
Julianna D’Angelo Yamamoto CPA, is currently the Finance Manager of the Washington Wine Commission, a state agency dedicated to domestically and internationally raising awareness of Washington Wine. She is native to the Puget Sound region and started her career as a CPA at Clark Nuber, PS in Bellevue WA before joining the Washington Wine Commission at the beginning of 2009. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Business and her Masters of Accountancy degree both from Gonzaga University in Spokane, WA. She is also a member of the Washington State Society of CPA’s. In her free time Julianna seeks out opportunities to get lost in early 19th century literature or enjoy a musical; she also enjoys traveling, skiing, and spending time with her husband and family.