Board Member

Leilani Wilson Walkush

Leilani Wilson Walkush is a senior consultant with Breakwater Investment Group in Everett Washington where she provides independent investment consulting to Native American communities. She is a fiduciary advisor working with Tribal retirement and trust accounts and has a focus on financial literacy. She is currently an elected member of the Board of Directors of Goldbelt, Incorporated, an Alaska Native Corporation. In 2015, she was appointed Vice Chair of the Special Trustees’ Advisory Board of the Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians, then in 2016 she became Chair until the end of the Obama administration. 

She holds a Bachelor of Science in financial counseling and planning from Purdue University, and a Bachelor of Administration in business management from the University of Alaska, Southeast. Leilani is an enrolled member of the Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Tribes of Alaska and is a member of Champagne and Aishihik First Nations (Canada).

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