SEATTLE, Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Threshold Group, a leading family-owned wealth management firm and family office, is pleased to announce that Lisa Chin will join Threshold's Board of Directors. Chin, currently founding Executive Director of Year Up Puget Sound, is an experienced leader for nonprofit organizations and business groups.
"Lisa's experience blends corporate management with extensive philanthropic expertise including impact investing. We are thrilled to add Lisa to our (talented) Board of Directors. She will be a tremendous resource for our board, our client families and our associates," said Tim Cavanaugh, Chairman of Threshold's Board of Directors and Managing Director at the Seattle-based private equity firm Star Equity Management LLC.
Threshold Group, an independent wealth advisor for families who want to make a difference for future generations, is governed by a board comprised of two Russell family members and three independent appointees. Chin fills a board seat vacated by Ashbridge Investment Management Founder, Charles B. Grace, Jr., whose term ends this year.
Lisa Chin founded Year Up Puget Sound, a one-year, intensive training program that provides low-income young adults with a combination of hands-on skill development, college credits, and corporate internships. She has led Year Up Puget Sound from the time it opened its doors to the first 27 students to growing to a staff of 35 that serves 160 students each year. Previously, Chin served as the Executive Director of Jubilee Women's Center in Seattle, provider of transitional housing for homeless women. She has also been a partner with Social Venture Partners for more than 10 years, including serving as board chair and participating in the K-12 Granting Committee and the Portfolio Granting Committee. In the corporate world, Chin worked for over 20 years in program management, most recently for Amazon.com. She holds a bachelor's degree from Wellesley College and a Ph.D. from the UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies.
About Threshold Group
Threshold Group is a family-owned wealth management firm with approximately 50 family clients in 35 states; offices in Gig Harbor, Philadelphia, Portland and Seattle; and nearly $2.5 billion in assets. Threshold works selectively with a community of clients that understands and appreciates the principles of integrity, lifelong learning, respect for the individual, the value of teamwork and the power of community.
Threshold Group provides investment guidance, financial planning, legacy planning and family office services for families and private foundations that require a comprehensive and personalized approach to wealth advisory services. Threshold Group is a Registered Investment Advisor. Data based on assets under advisement as September 30, 2013.
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