Donald K. Wilson, Jr.
Chris Ishii’s main purpose is to help people and companies innovate through thoughtful and caring collaboration. He has an intense focus on designing and building for the future, a passion he carries into his role as Principal of family business, Ishii Capital LLC,. He is a former Managing Director at Morgan Stanley. Chris is a futurist with an abundance mindset. He also consults executives and companies on innovative solutions to improve sales and operations. Chris graduated from the University of Washington with a degree in Economics. He spent nearly 28 years at Morgan Stanley and its’ predecessor firm, Smith Barney in a variety of roles, culminating in his promotion to Managing Director in 2006. Chris has been recognized as an innovator and leader for various business units that experienced tremendous growth under Chris’s leadership. Chris is vested in community and committed to Diversity and Inclusion. He led efforts that resulted in Partner of the Year awards from Prospanica and the National Association of Asian American Professionals. Chris is a member of the CPWAâ Commission at the Investment & Wealth Instituteâ, Advisor to Renewable Energy Startup, JouleCase and Chair of the Innovation Board of Social Media Startup, Relola. Chris also proudly serves on the Board of the Navigator Lighthouse Foundation and Is passionate about the mission to increase the representation of Black, Minority and Female entrepreneurs in the Food, Beverage and CPG space.
Dave has been recognized with the CCEJ Humanitarian Award, was President of FISMC in 2005, Headlite (President) of the Illuminator’s in 2016. Dave serves on the Board of the Illuminator’s Educational Foundation and actively supports The City of Hope, Olive Crest, CCEJ, Children’s Miracle Network and iFoster.
Lori Brown is the SVP of Industry and Customer Development at Rosie, the industry-leading online grocery shopping platform for mobile and web. Before joining Rosie, Lori spent the previous 18 years at Post Consumer Brands, most recently as the Regional Vice President for the West. She has been in the grocery business for 40 years, starting in retail at Kroger while in college. Lori received her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Puget Sound, and her Master’s degree from USC in Food Industry Leadership. She also completed the USC Food Industry Executive Program.
Lori serves on several boards and education foundations. In March 2021, she was nominated as the President of the Pacific Harbors Council, Boy Scouts of America. She is the first female elected for this role in 111 years. Her other board of director’s positions include the Illuminators, California Grocers Association, Washington Food Industry Association, and the WFIA Educational Foundation Board.
Lori has earned numerous awards over her career, including Progressive Grocer’s Top Women in Grocery-Rising Star, and the Shelby Report’s Women of Influence. In 2021, Lori received the Silver Beaver award for distinguished service to young people from the Boy Scouts of America.
Lori lives with her family in Gig Harbor, Washington.