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Peter Badgett – 2017 Outstanding Member of the Year

This year’s outstanding Member of the Year award goes to Urban Properties LLC, an award-winning real estate company serving the greater Seattle, Edmonds, and East Side communities.

The Outstanding Member of the Year Award is presented to an individual who has impacted the UFSC- Puget Sound Chapter through their commitment and loyalty to the organization for the last three to five years. Urban Properties has demonstrated leadership skills through service and has inspired other members by promoting the UFSC’s mission and values within the greater Seattle communities, schools, and in their business. For the past four years, Urban Properties has supported our small business resource centre at

Urban Properties consistently volunteers time at the Middle College High School delivering financial education to an underrepresented student population. Urban Properties successfully secures sponsors and space to support the annual Collegiate Oratorical Competition.

Peter and Rachel’s expertise in financial education is generously shared with members of the Chapter by hosting Wealth Creation networking luncheons. Urban Properties transform entry-level career professionals into 1st Time Homebuyers.

Urban Properties promotes the mission of the UFSC-PS Chapter to others. David Haley of Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation joined the Chapter corporate membership base at the VA Home Loan – $0 Down which was hosted by Urban Properties. Thank you Urban Properties for your dedication and commitment to the UFSC-Puget Sound Chapter.

2016 – Jerry Scowcroft

2015 – Karen Abbey

2014 – Sharon Hughes

2013 – Christian Phillips

2012 – Michael W. Gartrell, Jr.

2011 – Kety Yeh

2010 – Earl Vinson, Ph.D.

2009 – Joe S. Greene, Sr.

2008 – Ajay Grewal

Membership is available to all professionals living in the Greater Puget Sound areas that are working in the financial services industry(general), unaffiliated with the financial services industry(associate), and studying (student) or interested in a career in banking and/or other disciplines in the financial services industry. Complete and email the Membership Application to or download the application and mail it to the address below :

Urban Financial Services Coalition – Puget Sound Chapter
Attn: Membership Committee Chair

3518 Fremont Avenue N. #350
Seattle, WA 98103

Corporate Membership – $699
General Membership – $125
Associate Membership – $125
Student Membership – $50

The UFSC-PS Chapter also offers Corporate Memberships to all corporate employers. We are committed to enhancing and developing professional careers in the financial services industry. The following are some of the membership advantages available for free or at a discounted rate:


  • Corporate membership annual rate is $495 USD
  • Five FREE employee passes to attend monthly general meetings
  • FREE JOB POSTINGS on the career opportunities at:
  • NEFE Certification– High School Financial Planning Program
  • Extended Corporate Membership to Columbia Tower Club
  • Microsoft Office Specialist Certifications and Training at MS Store U-Village
  • Taxation and Personal Financial Planning Seminars
  • One Annual Sponsored Member Mixer of Choice
  • Extended membership to the PNW African American Chamber of Commerce
  • Financial Empowerment Network Invitations
  • World Trade Center Reception Invitations
  • Small Business Resource Centre
  • eEnterprises International Intern Program
  • Collegiate Oratorical Competition
  • Pacific Coast Banking School Graduate Banking Scholarships
  • Discounted Member rate for all The Greater Seattle Chamber of Commerce events

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