Posted on 11 November 2013.
Sheila Burrus has been named Executive Director of the Filipino Community of Seattle. Burrus is the immediate past president of the Filipino Chamber of Commerce of the Pacific Northwest, and a 2011 Northwest Asian Weekly Pioneer honoree. She is a State Farm insurance agent in Seattle. (end)
Posted in Names in the News, Vol 32 No 46 | 11/9-11/15
Posted on 27 October 2011.
By Stacy Nguyen
Northwest Asian Weekly
The Pioneers honorees and their guests (Photo by George Liu/NWAW)
Today, pioneers don’t hate to don coonskin hats to blaze trails. In fact, they come in all sorts of garb. Read the full story
Posted in Community News, Vol 30 No 44 | 10/29-11/4
Posted on 18 August 2011.
By Cheih-hsin “Jessie” Lin
UW News Lab
Sheila Burrus and her family arrived in Washington state from Batangas, Philippines, in 1990. She first attended De La Salle, Lipa, and the University of St. Thomas in Philippines. She finished her degree in nursing in Georgia after coming to the United States.
After realizing that nursing wasn’t the right career for her, Burrus moved back to Seattle. She worked at a fast food restaurant, where she was soon recruited by her manager at the restaurant to work at KeyBank, which, in turn, introduced her to the banking industry. Read the full story
Posted in Community News, Profiles, Vol 30 No 34 | 8/20-8/26
Posted on 02 September 2010.
From left to right: Sheila Burrus, Kiku Hayashi, and Mika Kurose Rothman
Sheila Burrus is the new president of the Filipino Chamber of Commerce of the Pacific Northwest.
Burrus was born and raised in Batangas, Philippines, and attended De La Salle Lipa University and the University of St. Thomas. Read the full story
Posted in Names in the News, Vol 29 No 36 | 9/4-9/10