Board of Directors

Lindsey Sargent

Co-President

Lindsey Sargent is a lifelong Washingtonian with a B.A. in Finance from the University of Washington and an MBA from Seattle University. She has worked in real estate, mortgage lending, and non-profit affordable home ownership for the past 20 years.

She is currently the Designated Broker for Keller Williams Greater Seattle where she manages an office of 200 agents.

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Val Pate

Co-President

Val is the Co-President of the Washington Homeownership Resource Center Board of Directors and Former Director of Asset Management and Compliance at Washington State Housing Finance Commission. Prior to retirement at the Washington State Housing Finance Commission, Val served as the Director of Asset Management and Compliance.

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Lee Pierce

Vice-President

Lee is the Chief Lending Officer at Seattle Credit Union (SCU).

In addition to obtaining his B.A. in Business Management, Lee holds over 25 years of experience in the financial industry. In his current role at SCU, he oversees various lending-related areas. Lee is actively involved in the development & implementation of new lending products and services to further assist the Credit Union in meeting the financial needs of the community.

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Ali Sheibani

Treasurer

Ali Sheibani is the Director of Homeownership Services at Habitat for Humanity of King and Kittitas Counties.
His professional experience started in sales and sales management with a shift to finance in 2006. He found his passion for non-profit work in affordable homeownership in 2013.

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Tanya Belova

Board Member

Tanya Belova is a Senior Lending Manager at JPMorgan Chase with 24+ years of experience providing financial support and advice to clients in a retail bank.Tanya brings a wealth of experience from her time at JPMorgan Chase. She has held multiple positions including Market Director Banking, where she oversaw consumer retail branches in Washington, before transitioning to overseeing Home Lending.

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Marc Coté

Board Member

Marc Coté is the Executive Director of Parkview Services.

Originally from Maine, Marc attended the University of Maine where he received his Master of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering. He worked as an electrical engineer until 1995 when he changed careers and moved to Seattle.

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Mike Greenberg

Board Member

Mike Greenberg is the Communications and Relationships Coordinator for Community Frameworks, a non-profit housing consultant and lender in the US Pacific Northwest. In this multi-faceted role, Mike performs a diverse set of responsibilities that encompass board governance, strategic planning, marketing, fundraising, and operations. 

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Rich Zwicker

Board Member

Rich Zwicker is the Grant Administrator for the Washington State Housing Finance Commission’s Homeownership Division.  Before becoming Grants Administrator, he was a Senior Policy Advisor to the Commission’s Executive Director, Kim Herman.

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WHRC is currently looking for enthusiastic community members to join our Board of Directors. To learn more about becoming a volunteer, please visit our, Join Our Team page.