Laura Ruderman

Chief Executive Officer

Laura Ruderman most recently served as the Interim PAC Director for the Children’s Campaign Fund. Prior to that, she represented the 45th district in the State House of Representatives, where she served as the Vice Chair of the Technology, Telecommunications, and Energy Committee and was elected as the Vice Chair of her party’s caucus. She also held a variety of positions at Microsoft and has been a fundraising professional for a wide range of non-profit organizations. She has served on the boards of organizations ranging from the King County Library System Foundation to Ventures, a Seattle-based nonprofit that empowers aspiring entrepreneurs.

Maxwell C. Boomer


Max Boomer is currently in the second year of his MBA at the University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business. This past summer, Max interned with Deloitte in their Strategy & Operations management consulting practice, focusing on Mergers and Acquisitions in the Technology Industry. He will be returning to Deloitte in their Los Angeles office after graduating from Foster in June. Prior to beginning his MBA, Max worked in Washington, D.C. at Ford Motor Company where he focused on marketing strategy. Max attended the University of Oregon for his undergraduate studies.


With Special Thanks

The Technology Alliance’s long history of success would not have been possible without the dedication and contributions of:

Liz Gruber, Interim Executive Director

Rachel Klein, Interim Executive Director

Mary Beth Lambert, Interim Executive Director

Susannah Malarkey, Founding Executive Director

Carol Rava, Executive Director