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Meet Our New Board Members: bp Cherry Point Refinery and Bristol Myers Squibb

January 7th, 2021

We are excited to welcome two new members to the Washington Roundtable board: Teresa Foy, Senior Vice President of Immuno-Oncology and Cellular Therapy at Bristol Myers Squibb; and Eric Zimpfer, vice president refining at bp Cherry Point Refinery. The two executives bring more than four decades of collective experience and represent industries that are vital to Washington’s health and economy. Learn more about… Read more

Our 2021 Policy Agenda

January 5th, 2021

Washington’s economy and communities experienced a major disruption in the wake of COVID-19, and the trajectory of the virus remains unknown. During the 2021 legislative session, the Washington Roundtable’s efforts will focus on advancing policies that support diverse and inclusive recovery. In 2021, we will urge lawmakers to: Deliver a biennial budget that addresses projected revenue shortfalls in a manner that prioritizes services… Read more

Washington Roundtable Announces 2021 Leadership

December 17th, 2020

We are excited to announce our new board leadership team for 2021. Craig Dawson, president and CEO of Retail Lockbox, will lead our organization as chair. Dawson has been a member of Washington Roundtable since 2004. Previously, he served as vice-chair, secretary/treasurer, and as a long-time member of our Economic Climate Committee. Dawson founded Retail Lockbox, a company specializing in payment processing, digital… Read more

Around the Table: Seagen, Boeing, Bank of America, Starbucks, and more

December 15th, 2020

Giving Back Throughout October, Microsoft employees participated in a month of giving by volunteering their time and providing donations matched by the company; recipients included the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Wells Fargo is holding a campaign to benefit the American Red Cross. Bank of America is tripling donations to the Global Fund through (RED). Starbucks donated to the Global Fund through (RED)… Read more

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Washington Roundtable @waroundtable3 weeks agoRT @Battelle: Making a positive impact where we work and live: Local nonprofits receive thousands of dollars in COVID-19 response grants -…
Washington Roundtable @waroundtable3 weeks agoOn @NBCNightlyNews, @AlaskaAir CEO Ben Minicucci discusses the future of air travel, its pilot pathway program, and the aircraft that symbolizes the company’s commitment to education and advancing racial equality: https://t.co/koPm1jSvES