Richard Woo is the Chief Executive Officer of The Russell Family Foundation in Gig Harbor, Washington. The Foundation supports grassroots leadership, environmental sustainability and global peace. Mr. Woo joined the Foundation during its startup in 2000. He is a past board member of Philanthropy Northwest and the Council on Foundations.
Before joining The Russell Family Foundation, Mr. Woo worked nearly 12 years at Levi Strauss & Co., including 3 years as Executive Director of the Levi Strauss Foundation. Early in his career, Mr. Woo spent a dozen years in Northern California working on community health and youth development.
Mr. Woo earned an English degree from the University of California, Davis.