Paula E. Boggs is a Songwriter and the Lead Vocalist for the Paula Boggs Band. Previously, she was Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary of the Starbucks Corporation from 2002 to 2012. She was a Vice President at Dell Corporation from 1997 to 2002 and a Partner at the firm of Preston Gates & Ellis from 1995 to 1997. She served as Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Washington from 1988 to 1994 and was a Regular Officer in the U.S. Army from 1981 to 1988. She is a member of The Johns Hopkins University Board of Trustees, Peabody Institute’s National Advisory Board, a Director of School of Rock LLC, and is Secretary of the Board of KEXP Radio, an affiliate of National Public Radio and the University of Washington. Ms. Boggs served as a Member of the White House Council for Community Solutions from 2010 to 2012, is a former Chair of Legal Aid for Washington, and was a board member of the Seattle Art Museum. Ms. Boggs received a B.A. from The Johns Hopkins University and a J.D. from the University of California at Berkeley School of Law.