Don A. Washburn

Honorary Member

Private Investor

Portland, OR

Served on the National Board March 31, 2004 – June 10, 2022

Don Washburn has served as the Executive Vice-President for both Northwest Airlines, Inc. and the Marriott Corporation. He was Chairman and President of Northwest Cargo and Chair of Northwest Aerospace Training Corporation. Currently, he serves on several non-profit and for-profit boards, including the Portland Citizen’s Crime Commission, the Portland Citizen’s Commission on Homelessness, the Oregon Business Association, Stand for Children, and four publicly traded business corporations: LaSalle Hotel Properties, The Greenbrier Companies, Key Technology, Inc., and Amedisys, Inc. Don earned his J.D. from the School of Law at Northwestern University in 1977, an M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management in 1973, and his B.B.A. from the School of Business at Loyola University of Chicago in 1970. He also completed post-graduate work at the Harvard Business School, Kellogg Graduate School of Management, and the University of Chicago.

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