Get a Mentor

Mentorship EDGE connects students with exceptional business leaders for one year of personalized mentorship. Request a mentor now to join the program, or take a moment to get to know our experienced mentors below!

Priority Application Deadline: Friday February 2, 2024. Students are registered on a first-come-first-served basis, so apply soon!

Student Expectations

In the Mentorship EDGE program, you will connect with a mentor and meet with them each quarter for a year. You may also occasionally be able communicate with your mentor via email (or other preferred methods) if you have questions between meetings.

In order to foster a more meaningful mentoring experience, strive to:

  1. Connect remotely or in-person with your mentor at least once per quarter for the coming year.
  2. Attend the annual summer quarter Mentorship EDGE networking event.

Steps before you first meet your mentor:

  1. Update your resume (for help, visit Career Services)
  2. Update your LinkedIn profile
  3. Write a brief elevator pitch about yourself and your goals

When engaging your mentor:

  • Think of, and create, clear goals
  • Prepare thoughtful questions in advance of meetings
  • Proactively request assistance from your mentor
  • Send a thank you note after meetings

Mentor Availability

Winter 2024

Wednesday, February 21

Michael McIntyre
Vice President
Chinook Capital Advisors
10:00 AM – 11:30 AMChinook Corporate Office

Tuesday, February 27

Hemachandran Kannan
Associate Dean & Director of AI Research Centre
Woxsen University
10:00 AM – 11:30 AMOnline
Cole Lance
Associate Product Manager

Red Venture
4:00 PM – 5:30 PMOnline

Wednesday, February 28

Femi Adebayo
Senior Product Manager
10:00 AM – 11:30 AMOnline
Johanna Pajanen
Head of Operations

Lil Woody’s LLC
2:00 PM – 3:30 PMUW Bothell
Shruti Choudhary
Associate Professor
Woxsen University
10:15 AM – 11:30 AMOnline

Thursday, February 29

Spencer Groth
Manager – CAS
Clark Nuber
10:00 AM – 11:30 AMClark Nuber (Bellevue)
Tanu Mutreja
Senior Director, Product Management
New Relic
12:00 PM – 1:30 PMUW Bothell
William Rocca
Clark Nuber
2:00 PM – 3:30 PMUW Bothell

Friday, March 1

Albert Chan
North America Small Business Group at Meta
10:30 AM – 12:00 PMUW Bothell
Nathanael Chung
Enterprise Risk & Control Solutions Senior Associate
10:00 AM – 11:30 AMOnline
Jennifer Dye
Associate State Director
Washington Small Business Development Center
2:00 PM – 3:30 PMOnline

Custom Availability

Datyous Mahmoudian
Senior Customer Support Specialist
Intrepid by VitalSource
Grace Chu
Senior Manager
Clark Nuber
Norin Crawford
VP of Ecommerce
Chris D’Couto
COO, CEO, President
Arranged Arranged
Geovany Denicia
Finance Manger
Arranged Arranged
Alicia Eimers
Sr Sales Director
Slalom Consulting
Arranged Arranged
Peter Goodwin
Director of Marketing
WCW Shooting Sports
Arranged Arranged
Albert Jalso
Head of US Fixed Income
Russel Investments
Arranged Arranged
David Johnson
VP of Technology
CSG International
Arranged Arranged
Mahmood Khadeer
Head of Acquisitions and Alliances
Arranged Arranged
Pritam Parvatkar
Global Head of Hyperscaler & Alliances
Hexaware Technologies
Arranged Arranged
Lisa Sharples
Arranged Arranged
Shivendra Srivastava
Engineering Manager
Arranged Arranged