Jack Brummel is the former Executive Director and current Senior Advisor to the Northwest Access Fund, which provides low-cost financing, via loans and IDAs, for people with disabilities needing assistive technology or business equipment. Jack spent 26 years with the Washington State Senate, primarily as lead staff for committees addressing economic development, financial institutions, commerce, labor, and workforce development issues. While with the Senate Jack developed legislation relating to employment of people with disabilities, creating individual development accounts, and supporting micro-enterprise development. Prior to work with the Senate, Jack was the Administrator for the Northwest Intertribal Court System and the National Director of the Law Students Civil Rights Research Council. Jack serves as the Chair of the Board for Evergreen Business Capital, a non-profit development company. Jack’s education includes a BA in Political Science from Washington State University, a JD from the University of Washington, and a Master’s in Public Policy from the University of California, Berkeley.