Kirkland, Wash. – Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWTech), the only public institute of technology in Washington State, is pleased to announce that Robert Malte, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of EvergreenHealth, will deliver the 2016 commencement address at 2 p.m. on June 17 at the Lynnwood Convention Center. Eight hundred students are expected to graduate from LWTech this year.
“We are honored to have Bob speak this year at commencement. He’s been a great partner to the college for many years, as has EvergreenHealth. I know he will impart valuable and inspiring words of wisdom upon our graduates,” said LWTech President Dr. Amy Morrison Goings.
Malte has been the CEO of EvergreenHealth in Kirkland, Wash., since April 2010, and is responsible for the leadership of all aspects of EvergreenHealth’s purpose, mission and vision. He serves on several area boards, including the Washington State Hospital Association Board, the First Choice Health Board, the Greater Kirkland Chamber of Commerce Board, Kirkland Rotary and LWTech’s President’s Advisory Council. He also serves as a member of the University of Washington’s MBA Program Advisory Committee, and on the Seattle Executive Steering Committee for the American Heart and Stroke Association Heart Walk, including being co-chair for the 2016 Heart Walk.
As the only public institute of technology in Washington state, Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWTech) a provides students with the latest cutting edge skills relevant to today’s workplace. LWTech offers six bachelor’s degrees, more than 45 associate degrees, and more than 85 professional certificates in 44 areas of study, including STEM-focused programs in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.