Mitchell Chen


Operations Associate

Mitchell provides administrative and project support to the executive vice president, as well as initiative support for human resources, finance, operations, and communications. Most recently, Mitchell served as the advancement and communications officer for the University of Washington (UW) Department of Biology, where he managed policies and procedures for a robust portfolio of endowments, advancement projects, and donor stewardship events. Previously, Mitchell worked with Solid Ground and with Asian Pacific Islander Americans for Civic Empowerment (APACE) to advance affordable housing and voter engagement initiatives.

Mitchell earned an MPA from the UW Evans School of Public Policy and Governance, as well as a BS in microbiology and biochemistry from the UW. In his free time, Mitchell enjoys exploring the region’s vibrant food scene with friends.