Norm and his wife Lisa joined SVP over twelve years ago to explore and enhance their philanthropic interests and ideas through SVP’s unique model. Norm served on and chaired Early Childhood Grant Committees, serves as Treasurer of the Board of Directors, and contributes to SVP’s Social Innovation Fast Pitch for-profit investment process. He also serves on the Board of SVP Investee, College Access Now and The Valley School.
Norm is a graduate of the University of Washington and worked in the finance and investment community for 20 years, most recently serving as the Chief Operating Officer of BlackRock’s alternative investments group. Today, Norm is active in the impact investment community, oversees a family office, and volunteers in the Seattle philanthropic and youth sports community.