Springboard’s 4th Bi-Annual Caucus: The CXXO Factor
This year’s Caucus agenda fused content and connections, debate, brainstorming and working sessions, the news of the day and dinner with Washington’s women lobbyists. The Caucus served as the launch for the next phase for the growth of Springboard’s impressive expert network: The CXXO Factor. Springboard alumnae and advisors convened on June 6-7, 2012 in Washington, DC for the 4th Bi-Annual Caucus. The program included the following briefings, events and sessions:
Export-Import Bank: Chairman and President Fred Hochberg briefed us on lending programs to support exporting US products and services to international markets
The White House: John Carson, assistant to the President and Director of the Office of Public Engagement; Marie Johns, Deputy Adminstrator, SBA; Greg Nelson, Chief of Staff, White House National Economic Council (NEC); Ellen Kim, Senior Advisor, Office of Investment and Innovation, US SBA; Trisha Keller, Senior Policy Advisor, NEC led a two-way dialog about federal programs aimed at entrepreneurs.
Dinner at Mintz Levin with Washington DC’s Lobbyists
The 4th Bi-annual Caucus at Venable: Address by Rosie Rios, Treasurer of the US, and an agenda that included a briefing on plans to launch an affiliated for profit venture - CXXO.
The 2012 Springboard Patron Sponsors: Aetna; CA Technologies; Covington & Burling LLP; Dell Inc; The George Washington University; Grant Thornton LLP; and Venable LLP.
The Caucus Event Sponsors: Dell Inc, Grant ThorntonLLP, Mintz LevinLLP and VenableLLP.
The 2012 Springboard 2012 Forum Program Sponsors: Forum Underwriter: Aetna; Forum Partners: Merck; Covington & Burling and Mintz Levin; Web Conferencing Partner: ReadyTalk; and Venue Hosts: CA Technologies, Covington & Burling LLP, Grant Thornton, Microsoft, Mintz Levin, the SUNY Levin Institute and Thomson Reuters.
Thank you so much for a fantastic experience. As always, I am amazed and impressed by the quality of the programs and the alumnae. I can't remember when I have had such a stimulating 24 hours. I am honored to be associated with this organization. -Rachel Braun Scherl (ATLS2009)
“First – thanks to you and the team for organizing such a great meeting in Washington ... It is so stimulating to learn new things, meet fabulous women and get re-inspired in entrepreneurial efforts.”- Mary Wallace Jaensch (ATLS2009)