Northwest Center Announces Retirement of CEO

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Tom Everill Retires After Leading the Organization For More Than a Decade

Tom Everill

Now I aspire to a quieter, more reflective life of writing and teaching and time in the mountains.

Northwest Center has announced the retirement of Tom Everill after 10 years of service as CEO of the organization. Everill began with Northwest Center as Chair of the Board and was named CEO in 2005, leading the non-profit to become one of the largest social enterprises in Washington state.

“By nearly every measure, Northwest Center has never been stronger or better positioned for the future as it is today thanks to Tom’s dedication,” said current Board of Directors Chair, Mike Gano.

Everill announced his retirement in August 2015 and was recently named chairman of the Antioch University Seattle board of trustees.

In an email to friends and colleagues, Everill said he plans to remain in Seattle and also spend more time at his rural home in Michigan.

“Now I aspire to a quieter, more reflective life of writing and teaching and time the mountains, “ Everill said.

Since 1965, Northwest Center has served people with developmental disabilities through inclusive childhood education, early intervention, employment services, and jobs. When people of all abilities learn and work together, everyone benefits. Learn more

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