Cheryl Frizzell

Director, Finance

Seeking blue skies, clean air and natural beauty, Cheryl and her family relocated to Seattle after a decade of hopscotching through Jakarta, Seoul and Taipei. First as Philanthropy Northwest’s bookkeeper back when we were a small team of six. Now as our finance and systems director, she manages our financial underpinnings and keeps pace with our exciting growth.

Cheryl is a proud alumna of University of California-Berkeley's Haas School of Business, with a bachelor's degree in finance. In her spare time, she enjoys crafting, exploring new breakfast spots with her husband Bill and heading down to her native California for a quick dose of sunshine.

Cheryl Frizzell's blog posts

August 26, 2016

I consider myself lucky that I'm about to attend my 13th Philanthropy Northwest conference. It's been quite a travelogue across our six-state region! So many excellent site visits with funders passionate about their community: Walla Walla, Washington's art walk; Bend, Oregon's food tours; Juneau, Alaska's historical mining park; the late night line dancing in Big Sky, Montana. Each of the diverse places had something special in common: the people. Philanthropy Northwest conferences are filled with unscripted opportunities to meet someone new and share a story. Each one has been special; you’ll have to join me Under One Sky, September 13 to 15 in Missoula, Montana to discover the magic yourself. more »