Hannah’s career spans public and non-profit leadership roles. Until 2016, Hannah led various aspects of the Seattle Department of Transportation’s work to serve the most rapidly-growing city in the United States, including roles as Deputy Program Manager for Waterfront Seattle and as Chief of Staff. After a working sabbatical spearheading a series of economic development programs in rural Washington, Hannah returned to the world of Puget Sound transportation in her current role as RapidRide Program Director for King County Metro. At Metro, Hannah leads a team responsible for the successful planning and delivery of an ambitious expansion of RapidRide, Metro’s bus rapid transit system, as well as quality maintenance and continuous innovation for the existing RapidRide network.
Hannah holds Masters Degrees from the University of Washington (Urban Planning) and the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium (Culture and Development Studies).
In her spare time, Hannah enjoys exploring the wild places of the Northwest with her husband and 7-year old son and spending time with her neighbors in Seattle’s Central District.