Welcome, Mike!

July 21, 2021

LKA is thrilled to welcome Mike Paulsen to the team!

Mike joins the LKA team in the role of Development Strategist. He comes to LKA with diverse professional experience, and most recently worked in development and fundraising to grow support and engagement for Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, Living Yoga, and several national nonprofit organizations. Prior to his nonprofit career, Mike implemented integrated marketing campaigns and retail design strategies for Nike, Columbia Sportswear, and SWATCH.

Mike has a BA from University of Washington (Go Huskies!) and Development and Digital Marketing Certificates from Portland State University. He also serves as a Board Member for ACT NW, supporting youth in recovery, and for Project Pooch, providing opportunities for incarcerated youth to learn responsibility, patience, and compassion by working with shelter dogs.

Living in the Columbia Gorge National Scenic Area, Mike shares three acres with four sheep, two rescue dogs, two cats, one cockatiel, several rainbow fish, and a turtle. He enjoys trail running, hiking, snorkeling, and traveling the world’s volcanoes, lakes, and beaches.