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Mike Kernish

Board Trustee ISF Staff Member Mike Kernish - Board Trustee

Mike Kernish


Mike and his wife Dena are proud parents in the Issaquah School District, with children attending Issaquah High School and Pacific Cascade Middle School. Mike is a Director at Amazon, in charge of Leadership Development for the Consumer organization. Prior to this role, Mike served as General Manager for Amazon’s US Books business. Mike began his career at Procter & Gamble, where he spent 12 years leading Brand Management in the oral care division. Outside of work, Mike has volunteered as a Big Brother, serves as an executive mentor at the University of Washington Foster School of Business, and serves on the board of his synagogue. Mike received his BA in Economics from Yale University, and MBA from Harvard Business School. His wife Dena is a sixth grade teacher and Language Arts department chair at Redmond Middle School. Mike and his family moved to Issaquah in 2011, and are proud to call this community home. 



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