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Our 2022 Policy Agenda

January 10th, 2022

Washingtonians have demonstrated tremendous resilience during the COVID-19 pandemic. Businesses have responded to unprecedented disruption by transforming operations and reimagining the workplace. The underlying strength, diversity, and innovation of our state economy are evident and state revenue projections through 2025 now exceed pre-pandemic expectations by an astounding $8.6 billion. Despite strong jobs growth, overall employment in Washington is still below the pre-pandemic peak…. Read more

Washington Roundtable Announces 2022 Leadership & New Board Members

January 4th, 2022

We are excited to announce our new board leadership team for 2022 and welcome four new members to the Washington Roundtable board. Betsy Cadwallader, Market President at U.S. Bank, will lead our organization as chair. A veteran banker with more than 30 years of commercial and investment banking experience, Cadwallader has held numerous business line and senior management roles. Thank you to Craig… Read more

Around the Table: Amazon, Boeing, Microsoft, Kaiser Permanente, Fred Hutch, Premera Blue Cross, & more

December 20th, 2021

Supporting WA students: Boeing and Microsoft renewed their support for the Washington State Opportunity Scholarship (WSOS) with recent donations. The program, which provides scholarships to students from low- and middle-income backgrounds, has helped more than 6,000 college students pursue credentials in high-demand fields. Amazon announced grants to WSOS, the State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, and the Seattle Colleges Foundation to support… Read more

Around the Table: Wells Fargo, Boeing, Seattle Storm, & Bank of America

November 30th, 2021

Recognized for leadership Mary Knell, CEO of Pacific Northwest Commercial Banking at Wells Fargo & Co., was recently presented a distinguished leadership award at the University of Washington Foster School’s 29th Business Leadership Celebration, where she shared her career path and dedication to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Supporting education initiatives A new program supported by Boeing prepares Washington State University Everett and Clemson… Read more

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