M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust

The Murdock Trust is pleased to welcome Ron King as our newest visiting fellow.

King comes to the Trust having recently left a successful career in the food industry. For the past twenty years he led Western Family Foods as its CEO. As well, he has held a number of leadership positions on nonprofit boards. King graduated from Washington State University and the Stanford Executive Program. He and his wife, Pam, reside in Cedar Mill and have two adult daughters.

“We are privileged to have such an outstanding community leader as Ron King join our work as visiting fellow,” said Steve Moore, executive director at the Trust. “Ron has invested deeply in the nonprofit community as a volunteer with health, mental health and international relief organizations. He also has great insight and understanding of how the business, nonprofit, educational and philanthropic communities work together and will be a tremendous resource for our work and that of our constituencies.”

About the Visiting Scholar/Fellow Program

The visiting scholar/fellow program provides an opportunity for an individual with professional expertise and distinction to be connected with the Murdock Trust. Visiting scholars/fellows are provided “space,” in the work of the Trust, for professional renewal and development, as well as the opportunity to advise the Trust on areas and sectors of key interest. They may convene professionals and colleagues in their area of expertise for conversations and connection and may serve as a resource to the Pacific Northwest region by speaking, presenting or serving constituencies in other ways. We hope that visiting scholars/fellows bring perspectives and experiences that will enrich our region and our partners throughout the region and help enrich the mission of the Trust.

For more information or to contact King, email info@murdocktrust.org.

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