Roz Solomon has worked in the public, nonprofit, and for-profit sectors as a founder, leader, teacher, and advocate for over 25 years. She currently designs and facilitates groups that work across ideologies and across professions on a range of social issues including early learning, and workplace health and well-being. Her latest project is piloting and designing leadership support programs for public officials. Roz also consults for ReuseH2O, a nonprofit that advocates for water reuse.
In 2010, Roz co-founded the Washington Business Alliance with David Giuliani and Howard Behar. Roz was the executive director of the Business Alliance where she built membership from zero to over one hundred, crafted the organization’s long-term strategic plan and shorter-term operating plans, raised all operating funds, and assembled a team of highly-skilled, mission-driven staff members.
Before starting the Business Alliance, Roz was the principal of IA Consulting where she developed and implemented the Seattle/King County Board of Health healthcare reform project and engaged in legislative advocacy with state and federal lawmakers.
Prior to these positions, Roz served as an administrative law judge for the State of Washington, taught at the Seattle University law school as an adjunct professor, and had a corporate litigation practice in Seattle, Washington. Roz serves on the boards of the Center for Women and Democracy, the Children’s Music Foundation, and the Seattle Colleges Foundation Board. Roz has a J.D. from the University of Washington and a B. A. from Wellesley College.