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Junior Achievement of Washington LEADERSHIP

Natalie Vega O'Neil

Natalie Vega O'Neil – President & CEO

Natalie is an innovative and dynamic Latina leader steeped in early childhood development, educational programs, fundraising, and strategic leadership. She has had a successful career developing and implementing child and family programs across the country. Natalie is the president & CEO of Junior Achievement of WA, the largest organization dedicated to giving young people the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success, plan for their future, and make smart academic and economic choices. Natalie is a passionate advocate for marginalized, underserved, and vulnerable communities and has worked as an executive in the nonprofit sector for almost two decades.
Prior to joining Junior Achievement of WA, Natalie was associate vice president for the global humanitarian agency Save the Children where she led a team of over 600 to deliver domestic programs focused on early childhood education and grade level reading across 38 states reaching more than 300,000 children. Prior to joining Save the Children, Natalie was a founding staff member at Thrive by Five Washington, a statewide public-private partnership led by education, government and business leaders. Natalie co-led the development of a statewide Quality Rating and Improvement System and co-led the state's work on developing kindergarten readiness indicators. Prior to her work in Washington, Natalie lived in California where she was the co-founder and director of early childhood education for a public charter school in Los Angeles. She created bilingual, play-based birth to five programs for children and families living in severe poverty and established an onsite health clinic. 
Natalie has extensive experience in nonprofit management and has worked for other nonprofit agencies such as the Make-A-Wish Foundation and the YWCA. She is a skilled fundraiser and has secured tens of million dollars in individual, state and federal grants over the course of her career. With an emphasis on early childhood policy, Natalie has worked at the state and national level advocating for initiatives and legislation that promote children's wellbeing and racial and geographic equity. Natalie holds a Master's degree in Early Childhood Education and Child Development from the Erikson Institute. 

Glenn Corey

Glenn Corey – Chief Financial Officer

Glenn S. Corey brings to JA over 30 years of financial and operational leadership experience in a variety of business sectors, including both high growth startups, and mature growing businesses. Under Mr. Corey's leadership, each company achieved exceptional growth in revenues, earnings and stakeholder value. Mr. Corey's proactive approach and flexible management style is a key ingredient to the success of each company's ability to achieve success and fulfill their strategic mission, ensuring the right controls and infrastructure are in place to support services with a strong workforce. His most recent role was the CFO for JH Capital Group.
Corey was recently recognized by the San Fernando Valley Business Journal as the CFO of the year for large private companies.

Lynn Moltke

Lynn Moltke – Vice President, Operations

After a successful career in the for-profit industry in roles ranging from Accounting, to Operations, to IT Management, Lynn Moltke entered the non-profit sector when she first joined JA of Washington in 2003, as Director of Special Events. There she oversaw JA's largest organizational fund-raising initiatives. She continued her career at international humanitarian organization World Vision, managing and growing a newly established speakers, events and visitors bureau. In 2013, driven by her passion for JA's mission to engage and equip local students, she returned to JA where she advanced from a Sr. Director role to Vice President of Operations.

Ms. Moltke holds a degree in Business Administration from Bellevue College, and is known for her holistic and successful approach to project and staff management, as well as stakeholder engagement. 

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