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New: 2018 Chair’s Report

August 21st, 2018

Thirty-five years ago, in the Washington Roundtable’s inaugural year, then-chairman George H. Weyerhaeuser wrote, “Our purpose is to work to improve the future of the state of Washington.” Three and a half decades later, the Washington Roundtable is more focused than ever on making this state a better place to live, work, and do business. Today, we release our 2018 Chair’s Report, our annual assessment… Read more

Around The Table: McKinstry, PNNL, Starbucks

August 8th, 2018

In ‘Around The Table,’ we highlight member news and share information on industry trends. This week, we shine the spotlight on McKinstry, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, and Starbucks. McKinstry’s Hiring our Heroes Fellowship Program Featured in Contractor Magazine In 2016, Seattle-based McKinstry welcomed its first Hiring Our Heroes Corporate Fellowship Program cohort. The initiative was launched in 2011 by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce… Read more

Around The Table: Boeing, Wells Fargo

June 29th, 2018

In ‘Around The Table,’ we highlight member news and share information on industry trends. This week, we shine the spotlight on Boeing and Wells Fargo. Boeing Announces Additional $350,000 Grant to “A Better Chance” Nonprofit Partner Boeing recently announced an additional grant award of $350,000 to “A Better Chance” (ABC) – a nonprofit organization working to increase the number of well-educated young minorities in the United States. Grant dollars… Read more

Meet Our Newest Board Members!

June 28th, 2018

The Washington Roundtable is pleased to welcome five new members to serve on our board: Brent Beardall, President & CEO of Washington Federal; Tod Leiweke, CEO & Team President, Seattle Hockey Partners; Kerri Schroeder, Commercial Credit Executive, Bank of America; Michael Senske, President & CEO, Pearson Packaging System; and Steve Singh, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors, Docker Inc…. Read more

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