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Washington Roundtable Announces 2018 Leadership, Welcomes New Members

January 11th, 2018

The Washington Roundtable is pleased to announce a new board leadership team for 2018. Betsy Cowles, chairman of the Cowles Company in Spokane, will serve as our chair this year. Ron Armstrong, CEO of PACCAR, will serve as vice chair, and Brian Stading, west region president for CenturyLink, will serve as secretary/treasurer. Thank you to our 2017 chair, Kimberly Harris of Puget Sound… Read more

Washington Roundtable Releases 2018 Policy Agenda

November 28th, 2017

Home to a robust mix of employers and a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship, Washington ranks as a top-10 state for job growth and a top-five state for personal income growth per capita. The future continues to look bright with 740,000 job openings projected in our state by 2021. However, a closer examination of economic performance reveals significant gaps in regional growth and… Read more

Around The Table: Boeing, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Seattle Seahawks, Virginia Mason

November 8th, 2017

In ‘Around The Table,’ we highlight member news and share information on industry trends. This week, we shine the spotlight on Boeing, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Seattle Seahawks, and Virginia Mason. Boeing Announces More than $50 million in Grants to Support Nonprofits Worldwide Boeing has announced more than $50 million in grants to more than 500 nonprofit organizations across 50 countries globally, with many… Read more

Around The Table: Microsoft, Mariners, Puget Sound Energy

October 17th, 2017

In ‘Around The Table,’ we highlight member news and share information on industry trends. This week, we shine the spotlight on Microsoft, Puget Sound Energy, and the Seattle Mariners. Microsoft Introduces TechSpark: A New Program Aimed at Growing Economic Opportunity for All Americans This month, Microsoft launched TechSpark, a national civic program aimed at fostering greater economic opportunity and job creation through partnership with… Read more

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