Board of Directors

Sharmila Swenson


Serving since 2019

Sharmila Swenson serves as Vice President of Public Affairs and Social Impact for Symetra Life Insurance Company. In her capacity as VP, Sharmila oversees community relations, corporate giving, employee community engagement, corporate social responsibility, and public affairs at the local, state and federal levels.

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

Currently, Sharmila also serves on the boards of the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, UW Bothell School of Business, St. Philomena School Commission, Association of Community College Trustees – national DEI Committee, and Highline College Board of Trustees. She has a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Washington. She is a Seattle-area native and lives in Des Moines with her husband and son.