President of the Foundation since 2010, Antony has championed the practice of “Philanthropy 3.0”: doing whatever it takes to achieve measurable impact. Under his leadership, EHF has catalyzed a number of innovative public-private collaborations that have achieved measurable results in reducing the rate of uninsured, decreasing childhood obesity, increasing the pipeline of primary care providers, and improving other health outcomes. Antony serves on the board of directors for multiple philanthropic organizations, including Grantmakers in Health and Philanthropy Northwest. Additionally he serves on both Governor's Council for the Healthiest Next Generation and the Governor’s Opportunity Scholarship Board. Antony earned his B.S. in Electrical Engineering/Computer Science from UC Berkeley and his J.D. from Stanford Law School.
As CFO, Dave is responsible for budgeting for and internal/Board reporting of all aspects of EHF’s financial operations. In addition, Dave monitors and evaluates the myriad trailing legacies that EHF assumed when it was created from the sale of predecessor nonprofit hospitals, including a multi-million-dollar defined benefit pension plan administered for the benefit of the hospital’s employees. Prior to joining EHF, Dave was CFO for a Spokane, WA life insurance company. Having joined that company in 1985, Dave was involved throughout his career in various aspects of its financial operations, including tax, budgeting and financial accounting and reporting. In 2008, Dave was part of the team that successfully constructed the sale of the company to new private interests. Dave earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration, Accounting from Oregon State University in 1982.
Mike Yeaton, Chief Strategy Officer
Mike is Chief Strategy Officer for EHF. In the first phase of his career, he led technology teams building and running ecommerce sites, including five years as Vice President of Engineering for Walmart.com. He transitioned to the nonprofit sector, where he led the development of a global technology donation platform for TechSoup.org, launched the program in 30 countries and delivered $300m in products to 45,000 nonprofits in the space of three years. Mike brings strong experience in program design and multi-stakeholder project leadership.
Sarah Lyman, Vice President of Strategies and Operations
Sarah is Vice President of Strategy & Operations for the Foundation. Sarah earned her M.B.A. from Eastern Washington University, and a degree in Business Marketing from Western Washington University. Prior to joining Empire Health Foundation's team, Sarah worked as an Account Executive for a local marketing and advertising firm. She has experience with strategic planning and board governance for several nonprofit organizations, and has a strong passion for health and wellness, as well as serving basic human needs. In 2014, Sarah was nominated and selected to participate in the national Terrance Keenan Institute for Emerging Leaders in Health Philanthropy through Grant Makers In Health. Sarah has served on a variety of boards and committees for organizations such as the Washington State Public Health Association, Inland Northwest Community Foundation, and Partnering for Progress, among others.
Teri Kook, Vice President of Family Resiliency Strategies, Leased Executive Director for FIN
Prior to joining Family Impact Network, Teri was the Director of Child Welfare at the Stuart Foundation where she oversaw all aspects of child welfare grant making and program development in California and Washington states. Previously, Teri served for 17 years in various frontline, supervisory and management positions in public child welfare in Stanislaus County. Teri holds a B.A. in Sociology from CSU, Stanislaus and received a Masters Degree in Social Work from San Jose State University.
Alison Carl White, Vice President of Community Development, Leased Executive Director for BHT
Alison has 20 years of nonprofit and leadership experience. Before Better Health Together, she served as Executive Director for six northwest nonprofit organizations, leading them through significant change processes to better meet community needs. Alison joined Better Health Together in June 2013 after moving her family to Spokane from Seattle.
Alison has a business degree with a human resources concentration from Pacific Lutheran University. When she isn’t working to improve the health of her community she enjoys running, exploring her backyard in Valleyford and taking care of her two sheep, nine chickens, three ducks, two dogs and her family.
Jill Angelo, CFO of Back Office Services
As Chief Financial Officer of Back Office Services, Jill is responsible for budgeting for and internal/Board reporting of all aspects of EHF’s subsidiaries' financial operations. Prior to joining Empire Health Foundations team, Jill held several executive level positions within the Spokane medical community over the past 14 years including: medical clinics, hospitals and the residency program. Jill earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Management and Accounting from Eastern Washington University. In addition, Jill is a licensed Certified Public Accountant and is a member of the Washington Society ofCertified Public Accountants. In her spare time Jill is a voracious reader, works out at the gym, and travels with her husband.
Daphne Williams, Director of Human Resources
Daphne is the HR Business Partner for the Empire Health Foundation family of organizations. She is responsible for attracting, developing, and motivating top talent. In addition, Daphne intends to create a pipeline of qualified potential employees that will ensure the Foundation's on-going success in an increasingly competitive marketplace. Daphne has practiced all aspects of human resources over the course of her 10 year career in HR. Prior to joining the Foundation, she worked at a local accounting firm and a federal consulting company. She earned her Bachelor's in English at Weber State University in Ogden, Utah. In her spare time, Daphne volunteers as a bookkeeper with a not-for-profit organization, serves as the Secretary for the leadership at Bethel AME Church, and enjoys reading and writing poetry and participating in poetry slams.
Brian Myers, Vice President of Rural Health and Capacity Building
Brian directs the Foundation's Rural Aging Services Program, which is aimed at supporting seniors to remain healthy and independent in their homes or communities of choice. He also oversees the design and implementation of the Capacity Building Program, helping bring over $210 million of outside funding to Eastern Washington and catalyzing partnerships to address social determinants of health. Brian earned his B.A. from San Francisco State University. His past experience includes education and nonprofits. Prior to moving to Spokane, he was with TechSoup, a nonprofit social enterprise that increases capacity of other nonprofits. He is an avid ultra-marathon runner, often competing in mountain trail races of 100 miles and longer.