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Around The Table: Avista, Boeing, Kaiser Permanente

August 28th, 2019

In ‘Around The Table,’ we highlight member news and share information on industry trends. In this edition, we shine the spotlight on Avista, Boeing, and Kaiser Permanente. Avista: Bringing Career Pathways in Energy to Life A relatively new program from Avista is bringing career pathways in energy to life for young people. Now in its second year, the Energy Pathways program is designed… Read more

Our 2019 Chair’s Report

August 20th, 2019

For more than 35 years our state’s senior business leaders have come together as members of the Washington Roundtable to study and advocate for solutions to the state’s most pressing public policy challenges. We focus on ensuring Washington students are prepared to succeed in their home state and Washington’s infrastructure is sufficient to support its economy and quality of life. We are also… Read more

Meet Our Newest Board Members!

June 20th, 2019

The Washington Roundtable is pleased to welcome two new members to serve on our board: Margaret Meister, President & CEO of Symetra and Alisha Valavanis, CEO & General Manager of Seattle Storm. Thank you for your leadership and commitment to our state. Welcome aboard! Margaret Meister President & CEO, Symetra Margaret Meister is president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Symetra Financial Corporation… Read more

Around The Table: Seattle Foundation, BP Cherry Point

May 20th, 2019

In ‘Around The Table,’ we highlight member news and share information on industry trends. In this edition, we shine the spotlight on Seattle Foundation and BP Cherry Point. Seattle Foundation CEO Tony Mestres Featured in Puget Sound Business Journal Tony Mestres, President & CEO of Seattle Foundation, was featured on the front page of last week’s Puget Sound Business Journal. Mestres discussed the… Read more

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Washington Roundtable @waroundtable1 day agoRT @PNNLab: Lab Director Steven Ashby discusses the ways that scientists at PNNL are studying the ear bones of fish, called otoliths, to le…
Washington Roundtable @waroundtable1 day agoRT @kpwashington: In partnership with @SeattleCentral, Kaiser Permanente will offer up to 20 scholarships to study Medical Assisting and he…
Washington Roundtable @waroundtable2 days agoICYMI: Learn how @Seahawks, @BankofAmerica, @BoeingWA, @AvistaUtilities, @AlaskaAir, @PSETalk & @Microsoft have stepped up to create resources or support educational initiatives for students, families & educators during this time. #WAbiz #WeGotThisWA https://t.co/lZT8U5jgIP
Washington Roundtable @waroundtable2 days agoWashington businesses are quickly adjusting to a “new normal” and are committed to continued investment in their communities. Watch this video to learn more about the Washington state business response to the COVID-19 crisis. https://t.co/0dkfl8KUHe #WeGotThisWA #WAbiz https://t.co/9ACiqK96V6
Washington Roundtable @waroundtable4 days agoThis week on CareerConnect@Home, students can join conversations with employees at major WA companies with big impacts: @AlaskaAir, @Microsoft, @BoeingWA, and @AdaptiveBiotech. Tune into the livestreams at 3:30 pm every school day. https://t.co/iaB4BVtvwF #WAedu #WAbiz