After a number of years in marketing, sales and management in the family business, Ms. Nordstrom founded Northstream Development, a real estate development and property management company focused on Seattle’s Greater Eastside. She served as president and CEO until retiring in 2011.
Ms. Nordstrom has extensive not-for-profit experience and was appointed a member of the President’s Advisory Committee on the Arts by George W. Bush. She currently sits on the Board of Trustees of the Seattle Art Museum where she also chaired the Seattle Art Museum’s Education Committee and served on the committee overseeing the development of the Olympic Sculpture Park in downtown Seattle.
Ms. Nordstrom recently completed terms on the Board of Trustees for the Seattle Symphony and the Seattle Opera. Previous boards include KCTS Public Television, First Mutual Bank, Bastyr University and Seattle Repertory Theatre. She also served as an Ambassador in the United Way Alexis de Tocqueville Society.
Ms. Nordstrom, along with various members of her family, was one of the original owners of the Seattle Seahawks professional football franchise.
Ms. Nordstrom has a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Washington and resides in Bellevue, Washington.