Our Board

Amelia Ransom, SPHR is Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Smartsheet. She is responsible for driving strategy and initiatives that impact, solidify and improve company culture. She also leads Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) for the organization. Amelia has over 30 years of experience building and executing strategy within Human Resources and Business Operations in a world class and customer-centric organization. In addition to DEI, her areas of expertise include leadership development, millennial engagement and executive level mentorship and advisement.

Before joining Smartsheet, Amelia was the Sr. Director of Engagement and Diversity at Avalara. She created the company’s first DEI strategy and was responsible for improving company engagement scores each year. Prior to that, she held multiple regional and company-wide leadership positions at Nordstrom including store management, Diversity and Inclusion and Learning and Development

Amelia serves on the boards of the Seattle Chamber of Commerce, Evergreen Goodwill of Northwest Washington, The YWCA Seattle, King and Snohomish and The Institute for Sustainable Diversity and Inclusion.

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