Deedra Walkey


Ms. Walkey attended Smith College graduating in 1986. In 1991 she graduated cum laude from Boston College Law School and joined the Seattle firm of Bogle & Gates after working for Ropes & Gray in Boston.

In 1994, Ms. Walkey joined the Frank Russell Company (now Russell Investment Group) as Staff Counsel. During her time with Russell, Ms. Walkey provided a wide range of legal services to each of Russell’s operating entities. Ms. Walkey retired from Russell in 2008 as Global Chief Legal Officer.

Ms. Walkey joined the Board of Multicare Health System in 2010 and currently serves as Vice Chairman sitting on the Quality and Compensation committees. Ms. Walkey also represents Multicare Heath System on the Board of the Carol Milgard Breast Center currently serving as its Chair. Ms. Walkey is also an active volunteer Board member of the YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties.