Brady Piñero Walkinshaw is the CEO of Grist, a leading national environmental media organization. Brady served two terms in the Washington State Legislature representing Washington’s 43rd Legislative District in central Seattle. Brady was raised in rural Whatcom County, in today’s 42nd Legislative District, educated in Nooksack Valley public schools. In the Legislature, Brady championed important mental health, criminal justice, housing, and environmental reforms.
Before his appointment to the Legislature, Brady spent several years at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation working on food and nutrition in developing countries. Locally, Brady serves on several boards and advisory groups including United Way of King County, Friends of the Waterfront, Progress Alliance of Washington, and the University of Washington’s President’s Council on Population Health. Brady is a Fulbright Scholar and a graduate of Princeton, where he served on the Board of Trustees.