Junior Achievement in the Spokane area was established in 1953 under the name JA of the Inland Northwest. In 2013, they joined JA of Washington, as JA Eastern Washington/Northern Idaho. Currently, approximately 5,546 students are served are offerred traditional in-school and virtual programs in grades K-12. In 2016, the JA Finance Park® mobile unit was added, providing one of JA’s highest impact programs to 2,700 Spokane area middle and high school students annually. 

Chief Advancement Officer: Barbie Seifert
Phone: 206.296.2616

Eastern WA / Northern ID Programs
Regional Program Manager: Janet Banaugh
Phone: 509.624.7114

“I love bringing JA into my classes because it gives my students a chance to bond with a caring professional.”

Kelli Demarest (Eastern Washington educator)

JA Eastern Washington/Northern Idaho Board of Directors

Paul Bond
Eastern Division Manager – Northwest District

Lloyd Fillis
Career Path Services

Devon Givens
Retail Branch
First Interstate Bank

Matthew Henshaw
Spokane Public Schools

Sadie Kingrey
District Manager
Starbucks Corporation

Troy Klemo
Regional Vice President

Brian McNaughton
McNaughton & Nate Insurance

Kelly McPhee
VP Director of Communications & Public Relations
Banner Bank

Joel Mitchell
Financial Advisor
Edward Jones

Jeremy Newcomb
Signing Director
CliftonLarsenAllen LLP

Eowen Rosenstrater
Eowen Rosenstrater Attorneys

Windy Rudd
VP Private Banking
Washington Trust Bank

Kathleen Schilb
Community Relations Administrator
Horizon Credit Union

Tim Shustoff
General Manager
Learfield – EWU Athletics

Christie Vranich
Manager, Member Lending Solutions

Dave Wright
Vice President & Corporate Controller

Natalie Vega O’Neil
President & CEO
Junior Achievement of Washington