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Well-Known Technology Leader Who Is Blind, Mike May, to Become President and CEO at The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc.

February 3rd, 2017

The Board of Trustees of The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc. announced on February 2nd, 2017,  that Mike May will succeed longtime President and CEO, Kirk Adams. After a nationwide search Mr. May will assume the position in April, 2017. Mike May is coming to the Lighthouse as it approaches its 100th year in operation. […]

Lighthouse Employees Hit the Baseball Field on Kirk Adams’ Last Day

May 4th, 2016

We took Lighthouse Mission and Values in Performance (MVP) award winners and staff out to the ballgame for Kirk Adams’ last day on the job. It was the Seattle Mariners vs. the Kansas City Royals and the stadium was packed for the big faceoff. An exciting game ended with the Mariners winning 1 to 0. Just as the Mariners […]

Tenured Board Chair, Harry Egler, to Become Interim President and CEO at The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc.; Kirk Adams to Succeed President and CEO at The American Foundation for the Blind

February 2nd, 2016

Our President and CEO Kirk Adams announced today that he will succeed longtime President and CEO, Carl R. Augusto, who is retiring after 25 years of distinguished service at the American Foundation for the Blind (AFB). After a nationwide search Mr. Adams will assume the position in May, 2016. Mr. Adams is leaving The Lighthouse […]

Building Opportunities: INL Groundbreaking Celebration was a huge success!

June 7th, 2013

Our Building Opportunities: Inland Northwest Lighthouse Groundbreaking Celebration on May 31st was a great success, raising over $18,000 to support our upcoming facility expansion!  More than 160 community supporters, employees, and event sponsors came out to support Inland Northwest Lighthouse (INL) to enjoy a celebration that included games and activities, a wine and beer garden, […]

Kirk Adams to participate in Inslee’s Transition Advisory Committee

November 29th, 2012

The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc.’s President and CEO, Kirk Adams, is one of 34 individuals selected to serve on Governor-Elect Jay Inslee’s Transition Advisory Committee (TAC).  The TAC will be asked to advise the Governor-Elect as he fills cabinet and staff positions, as well as shaping future legislative and executive action.  The Lighthouse has worked with Inslee’s office over the […]

Congressman Rick Larsen visits Seattle Lighthouse

September 25th, 2012

U.S. Congressman Rick Larsen, from the Washington State 2nd congressional district, visited the Seattle Lighthouse on Monday, September 24th.  He met Lighthouse employees from Aerospace, GSA, Communications, and the Contact Center as he walked through our facility.  Employees shared their stories of how they came to work at the Lighthouse, as well as the various […]


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