L. Rose Lincoln-Hamilton
Ms. Lincoln-Hamilton, a director since 2007, has more than 40 years of broad experience in nonprofit management, corporate social responsibility, grantmaking, and development.
Ms. Lincoln led The Greater Tacoma Community Foundation as President and CEO from 2004 to 2015. At the Community Foundation, she was responsible for increasing the impact and focus of grant-making, while continuing to foster increased philanthropic giving in Pierce County. Ms. Lincoln held the positions of Assistant Vice President of Public Relations and Director of Community Relations at Safeco Corporation.
While at Safeco, she focused on developing community relations strategies designed to increase neighborliness in urban communities by increasing neighborhood assets and bringing neighbors together around common interests. Ms. Lincoln previously held the positions of Executive Director for Hood River County United Way and Chief Operations Officer of the Seattle-King County Private Industry Council. Ms. Lincoln is a graduate of the University of Connecticut. She is recently retired from the Community Foundation and remains active in many community organizations. She resides in Port Ludlow.