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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

NEW REPORT: Data and Research Document Persistent, Generational Impacts of Racial Inequity on Black Washingtonians

December 1st, 2020

SEATTLE – December 1, 2020 – Black Washingtonians and their families experience significant inequities across multiple facets of life; the effects of which compound over time and cross generations, according to a report released today. Challenge Seattle and Washington Roundtable, business associations whose member companies represent 300,000+ employees in Washington state, partnered with Boston Consulting Group (BCG) to conduct the research. In response… Read more

Around the Table: JP Morgan Chase, Wells Fargo, Fred Hutch, Kaiser Permenante WA, Seahawks, Microsoft, & more

November 11th, 2020

Helping with Virtual Learning The Seahawks and Microsoft partnered to support digital equity and virtual learning at the Boys & Girls Clubs of King County. Microsoft donated 300 Surfaces, which the Seahawks delivered to the club this month. In addition, the Seattle Seahawks Charitable Foundation donated new internet hotspots. Seahawks, Microsoft, Puget Sound Energy, Seattle Kraken, and state officials are part of the… Read more

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