Hal Brookins Resume :
Currently retired and have been a volunteer with Greater Seattle SCORE Chapter since March 16, 2012. Served 2 years as Chapter Chair from FY2013 - 2014. During that time was responsible for writing a grant to establish and 4 branches in South Snohomish County, Kitsap County, East of Lake Washington, and Southeast Seattle (Rainier Valley.) Have been the Branch Manager of the Rainier Branch since 2015.
Other branch community contributions include Board Member, Ranier Chamber of Commerce, Member, Rainier Beach Merchants' Association. Annual community-specific activities are Bridge-to-Beach Clean Up, Rainier Chamber Gala and Scholarship Auction, BAMFEST (Rainier Beach Arts and Music Festival,) STP Beach Hydration Station (to support Seattle -to-Portland bicycle riders, Rainier Beach High School Homecoming Barbeque, Boobash for Kids Halloween, and Holiday "Light Up the Beach," Rainier Heritage Parade and Festival.
30+ years in sales and marketing with various management level positions with Herman Miller, Inc. The primary focus, capital goods sales within the government sector (GSA, DoD, State, Local, Higher Education, and Non-Profits.) Herman Miller, Inc. is respected as a 100+-year-old company known for their culture of inclusion, diversity, and environmental sustainability. These are the guiding values that drive me to volunteer for SCORE in one of the most culturally diverse and underserved communities in America.