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Marianne Emerson

Marianne Emerson

Marianne M. Emerson served from 2007 to 2012 as chief information officer (CIO) for the Seattle Housing Authority, a public corporation providing affordable housing to more than 25,000 low-income Seattle residents. She retired from the Seattle Housing Authority in 2012. From 1982 to 2007, she served in a number of information technology positions at the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, D.C. including CIO from 2002 to 2007. She has also served as president of the Ray Solem Foundation since 2007, a foundation that donates money to organizations that creatively help immigrants become productive citizens. From 1998 to 2003, she also served as secretary of the board of directors of the FRB Federal Credit Union. Ms. Emerson was elected to the Seattle Bank’s board in 2008 and served on the Seattle Bank’s board until the Merger in 2015. Ms. Emerson’s knowledge of financial, organizational, and risk management, project development, and information technology, support her qualifications to serve as a Public Interest Independent Director on our Board of Directors. She currently serves as vice chair of the Risk Committee.

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