Board of Directors

Sharmila Swenson


Serving since 2019

Sharmila Swenson serves as Assistant Vice President of Public Affairs for Symetra Life Insurance Company. In her capacity as AVP, Sharmila oversees the community relations program, corporate giving, employee community engagement and public affairs at the local, state and federal level. 

Sharmila has been engaged in supporting Treehouse since 1997. Her prior work experience includes being a Relationship Development Officer for Treehouse.

She has a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Washington.

Currently, Sharmila also serves on the boards of the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and St. Philomena School Commission and is a Trustee at Highline College. She is a Seattle-area native and lives in Des Moines with her husband and son.