Director of Strategic Initiatives
Machiko Gaston joined the USD Foundation in January 2017. She is responsible for managing cross-departmental collaboration and providing strategic and organizational project management to advance the USDF’s vision and mission. She is also responsible for the day-to-day operations of the President’s Office while serving as a primary liaison to internal and external partners on behalf of the President/CEO. Machiko earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Washington and brings over 8 years of experience working for UW’s advancement team.