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Past Business Giving Roundtable Topics

November 2014

A Taste of Giving: Entrepreneurs in Philanthropy
Featuring: Kathryn Graham (C'est Cheese Santa Barbara), Meichelle Arntz (Recipes Organic Bakery), Tina Takaya and Richard Yates (Opal Restaurant & Bar)

May 2014

Dialogue: Designing Business Solutions for Emerging Community Needs
Featuring: Bryan Hope (Sustainable Vine Wine Tours), Andy Iro (Uber Transportation),
Morgen McLaughlin (Santa Barbara County Vintner's Association)

January 2014

Hooked at the Roots: From Corsets to Corporate Giving
Featuring: Charles E. “Gus” Whalen, Jr.
(The Warren Featherbone Company)

November 2013

Entrepreneurs in Philanthropy
Featuring: Lorrie Thomas Ross (Web Marketing Therapy), Renee Grubb (Village Properties), Zhena Muzyka, (ZhenaM)

August 2013

Project Upgrade - QAD's Ultimate Giving Strategy
Featuring: Murray Ray (QAD)

April 2013

Dialogue on Corporate Philanthropy - Best in Class in Corporate Giving
Featuring: Eduardo Cetlin (Amgen Foundation and Amgen, Inc.), Wendy Ramage Hawkins (Intel Foundation), Sara Miller McCune (SAGE Publications and The McCune Foundation)

January 2013

A CEO's Journey in Philanthropy
Featuring: Angel R. Martinez (Deckers Outdoor Corporation)

November 2012

Entrepreneurs & Philanthropy: How Our Small Businesses Are Making a Big Difference
Featuring: Ali & Charles Banks (Cultivate Wines), Karim Kaderali (Santa Barbara Axxess), Diana Pereira (Balance Financial Management)

August 2012

The 1% Solution: Building Corporate Philanthropy Into Your Bottom Line
Featuring: Rebecca Calahan Klein (1% for the Planet)

May 2012

A Dialogue on Corporate Philanthropy
Featuring: Jeff Hoffman (Hoffman & Associates), Carrie Braun (Cox Communications), MariEllen Loijens (Silicon Valley Community Foundation)

November 2011

Using Social Media in Corporate Philanthropy
Featuring: David Fortson & Eric Cardenas (LoaTree)

August 2011

Managing, Measuring & Tracking Corporate Philanthropy Contributions
Featuring: Deckers Outdoor Corporation, Frank Schipper Construction, Patagonia, Inc.

May 2011

Employee Volunteer Programs - Making It Easy!
Featuring: Montecito Bank & Trust, Venoco, Inc., Impulse Advanced Communications

February 2011

Making the Case for Corporate Philanthropy - Effective Practices
Featuring: Cynder Sinclair, Ph.D.


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