Shaw L. Canale, Board Treasurer, has spent her career in community-grounded and values-centric economic investment. Before retiring in 2014 to Whidbey Island, Washington, she spent four years as CEO of Mountain BizWorks, a small nonprofit in Asheville, North Carolina, that provides training and capital to small businesses located in the state’s rural mountain communities. From 1997 to 2007, she was Executive Director and CEO of Cascadia Revolving Fund, a certified double-bottom-line community development financial institution (CDFI) fueling urban and rural entrepreneurs in Washington and Oregon with capital and support. Beginning in 2006, Shaw initiated and led the two-year-long merger of Cascadia Revolving Fund with ShoreBank Enterprise Pacific. She then served as Vice President of the Board of Directors of the merged company, ShoreBank Enterprise Cascadia, from 2007 to 2009. And in 2007, she founded The Shaw Company to offer management consulting services to nonprofits and CDFIs. Her early career was in retail banking, primarily in the Seattle area, after attending the Pacific Coast Banking School at the University of Washington in Seattle.