Tricia Raikes is the co-founder of the Raikes Foundation with her husband, Jeff. She has been recognized as a White House Champion of Change for her work on youth homelessness. She has also been honored as a Woman of Influence by the Puget Sound Business Journal and a Humanitarian Super Hero by ParentMap. Tricia’s professional background includes leadership of Creative Services at Microsoft Corporation and her co-founding role in Marketing Partners, a marketing communications firm serving high-tech companies. She serves on the boards of the College Success Foundation and the Jeffrey S. Raikes School of Computer Science and Management at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Tricia is a former board member of the Task Force on Undergraduate Education at Stanford University and United Way of King County. Together, she and Jeff co-chaired the United Way of King County’s 2006-07 Campaign. She holds a bachelor’s degree in communications from Washington State University.