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Kalen F. Holmes


Kalen F. Holmes, 54, was appointed to our board in December 2014.  Ms. Holmes served as an Executive Vice President of Partner Resources (Human Resources) at Starbucks Corporation from November 2009 until her retirement in February 2013. Prior to her employment with Starbucks, Ms. Holmes held a variety of leadership roles with HR responsibility for Microsoft Corporation from September 2003 through November 2009. Prior to joining Microsoft, Ms. Holmes served in a variety of industries, including high-tech, energy, pharmaceuticals and global consumer sales. She serves on the Board of Directors and as Chairperson of the Compensation Committee of Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. She serves on the Board of Directors of One Medical and is the Chairperson of its Compensation Committee. She also served on the Board of Directors for the YWCA King and Snohomish counties and on the Advisory Board for the Pacific Northwest Ballet. Ms. Holmes holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Texas and a Master of Arts and a Ph.D. in Industrial/Organization Psychology from the University of Houston.