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Around the Table: Alaska Airlines, PNNL, Washington Federal

January 16th, 2019

In ‘Around The Table,’ we highlight member news and share information on industry trends. In this edition, we shine the spotlight on Alaska Airlines, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, and Washington Federal. Alaska Airlines Hires 10,000th Washington Employee, Plans to Add 3,000 More in 2019 Alaska Airlines is announced this week that Alaska welcomed its 10,000th Washington state employee this November. The company also announced plans… Read more

Community Celebration in Honor of Blake Nordstrom to be Held Saturday

January 9th, 2019

A community celebration of the life of Blake Nordstrom will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, January 12, at Alaska Airlines Arena on the University of Washington campus. The celebration is open to the public. Doors open at 1 p.m., and space is limited. Blake, part of the fourth generation to lead his family’s namesake retail company, died in Seattle on January 2…. Read more

Our 2019 Policy Agenda

January 9th, 2019

With the new year upon us, it’s time to look ahead to the start of the 2019 legislative session and where the Roundtable will focus. Here are a few highlights from our 2019 Policy Agenda: Education Most of the more than 740,000 jobs that will be available in Washington state in the coming years will be filled by workers with a post-high school… Read more

Washington Roundtable Announces 2019 Leadership, Welcomes New Members

January 3rd, 2019

The Washington Roundtable is pleased to announce a new board leadership team for 2019. Ron Armstrong, CEO of PACCAR, will serve as our chair this year. Brian Stading, West Region President for CenturyLink will serve as vice chair, and Reggie Fils-Aime, President & COO of Nintendo of America, Inc. will serve as secretary/treasurer. Thank you to our 2018 chair, Betsy Cowles, who led… Read more

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