Libby Hollingshead

Chief of Staff

As Chief of Staff, Ms. Hollingshead brings her experience executing on vision, solving problems, and helping teams be successful to Tola Capital and its portfolio companies.

Prior to joining Tola, Ms. Hollingshead served as Chief of Staff to Washington State Lieutenant Governor Cyrus Habib.

While in the Lieutenant Governor’s office, she led a dynamic team operating in both the legislative and executive branches of government and a portfolio of programs that consisted of international relations, economic development, and expanding opportunity and access to higher education.

Additionally, she oversaw a non-profit organization associated with the Lt. Governor’s Office, the Washington State Leadership Board, which administers leadership development programs.

In addition to her time in the Office of the Lieutenant Governor, Ms. Hollingshead has served as staff in the State Senate and State House of Representatives. She received a B.A in interdisciplinary Environmental Studies from the University of Washington.

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