Third Sector Company is proud to announce that Arthur Padilla has been named Interim Executive Director at ROOTS, a dynamic and exciting nonprofit that provides emergency shelter for homeless young people. As a TSC interim, Arthur offers capacity-building tools and exceptional leadership experience to ensure that ROOTS’ mission continues and a new organizational culture is sustained as Seattle’s University District continues to evolve.
“Arthur is a nationally recognized leader in social justice leadership and collaboration,” says the Board of Directors. “He has worked with homeless populations and he has devoted himself to a wide variety of youth development programs, mental health, and substance abuse support programs. We are pleased that Arthur is our Interim Executive Director.”
With 25 years of nonprofit service, Arthur Padilla is trained in counseling psychology and has been an anti-oppression trainer. Among his executive management experiences, Arthur was executive director of Rosehedge/Multifaith Works in Seattle, and he was Interim CEO at the Samaritan Counseling Center of Albuquerque, New Mexico.