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Leadership: Team Members

Alyssa Petrie is a full time mother and philanthropist. She has served in a variety of roles that are critical to a local Parent Council and has also been a board member at World Concern and Taproot Theatre. Having earned her BA in Accounting from Seattle Pacific University, Alyssa began her career with Washington Mutual Bank as an Internal Auditor. Alyssa’s enthusiasm, loyalty and diligence are her strengths. She believes that God’s love has no boundaries and has a heart for other cultures. She resides in Seattle with her husband, George, and has three adult daughters.

Michael Miller is the Founder & CEO of Capital Planning and is a Certified Financial Planner.  He founded his company in 1983 to deliver investment and wealth planning solutions to managers and executives of Northwest companies. As a younger man, Michael’s most adventurous endeavors included freestyle skiing, aerial acrobatics, and five seasons of king crab fishing out of Dutch Harbor, Alaska. Michael is a Seattle native and currently resides in Bellevue with his wife, Mary, and their two sons.

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Alyssa Petrie
Board Chair

Michael Miller
Board Treasurer
Founder & CEO
of Capital Planning LLC


Toms Lee was born in South Korea and moved to the United States when he was in the fourth grade. He attended Seattle Pacific University with a degree in International Business and Finance and was the first person in his family to graduate from an American university. Toms’ life was greatly impacted at Washington State Leadership, a Centered forum.  The friendships he formed there changed the trajectory of his life. He worked as Head of Pro Acquisition at Porch and is a marketplace minister.  He readily shares, "Jesus is the greatest gift I have ever received."

Toms Lee
Board Secretary


A native to the greater Seattle area, Kristin Lee went to college at the University of Washington where she studied business. During her freshman year, a friend invited her to go to Washington State Leadership, her first introduction to Centered. She has been going to Centered gatherings ever since, and she worked on the team from 2020-2021. She often credits the Centered family with changing her life and showing her just how amazing a lifelong friendship with Jesus can be. Kristin is a wife, mom, and life coach who helps young moms find peace in the postpartum season.


Kristin Lee
Business Coach


Russ Johnson is the Founder & Chief Strategy Officer of NavigatorSRVS, a Leading edge data visualization and business analytics SaaS platform for Commercial Real estate Owners, Advisors and Occupiers.  Russ studied Economics at Whitman College and went on to work in real estate and technology before starting Navigator SRVS in 2015. He is a catalyst, often providing the needed perspective and ideas to launch initiatives and drive high-value change. He lives in Seattle with his wife, Melissa, and has three children. Russ and his family love music, and he is known to break out his harmonica from time to time.

Russ Johnson
Founder & Chief Strategy Officer at NavigatorSRVS

Rick Wong spent 30 years with HP & Microsoft. He was VP Asia for Microsoft’s OEM Division his final eight years. He developed The Five Abilities® sales framework, wrote a book in 2015, and helps small businesses with revenue enhancement. Rick is a musician and songwriter. He currently plays at Scottsdale Bible Church and in 1994 wrote/recorded a children’s music album with five songs on national radio. He’s a UW graduate with an MBA from Foster.

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Rick Wong

Musician and Songwriter


Becka Magnenat spent her early career working in pro sports and startups. Those two passions came together in the fall of 2018 when she joined the marketing team for the yet-to-be-named NHL team, the Seattle Kraken. Previously she has volunteered with Young Life and most recently served on the leadership team for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Students of the Year campaign. A graduate of Seattle Pacific University, Becka now leads PR and strategic partnerships at Rec Room, a gaming technology company. In her free time she enjoys sports, travel, cooking and good audio books. Becka was previously a Centered Board Member for 2+ years.

Becka Magnenat
Marketing and PR

Leadership: Testimonials
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