Rhoda L. Altom

Director at National Park Foundation

Rhoda L. Altom is president of Milestone Properties, a real estate investment firm, and a community activist in the Puget Sound area. In 1980, she became the first woman to graduate from WSU’s construction management program. In 1989, she founded Milestone Properties Inc., which specializes in the acquisition and management of commercial, retail, and apartment properties in the Puget Sound area.

Prior to founding Milestone Properties, Rhoda was the facilities manager for King Broadcasting Company and served as a project manager for Wright Runstad and Company and Howard S. Wright Construction Co. She serves on the boards of WSU College of Engineering Advisory Board and The Frye Museum. She is a founder and trustee of several philanthropic associations, including the National Park Foundation’s National Council, Washington Women's Foundation, YWCA Endowment Guild, Pediatric Brain Tumor Research Fund, and PBTRF Guild at Children's Hospital. She received an Alumni Achievement Award from WSU in 2009.

Ms. Altom holds a BS degree in Engineering and Construction Management from Washington State University and an Executive Masters in Business Administration from the University of Washington.


  • Director

    Current role

  • Treasurer