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Newport Managing Director Colleen Brown Interviewed on NPR About Women on Boards

  
  
  
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Colleen Brown, Newport Board Group’s Managing Director for the Pacific Northwest, was recently interviewed on the National Public Radio affiliate in Seattle. The topic was one on which Colleen is an expert: the trend toward women directors of public companies. As host Marcie Sillman explained, Colleen is chairwoman of American Apparel and a past and present member of the board of a variety of companies.

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Newport Retail Industry Expert Helen Bulwik Quoted About Transformation of Safeway Stores and Supermarket Industry

  
  
  
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Newport Board Group partner Helen Bulwik, a well-known expert on trends and opportunities in the retail industry, was quoted in a recent story in the San Francisco Chronicle about Safeway, the major supermarket chain acquired by a New York private equity firm, Cerberus Capital. Cerberus is merging Safeway with another chain, Albertsons.

Newport Partner Colleen Brown Featured In Story on Bizwomen

  
  
  
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Newport Board Group Pacific Northwest Managing Director Colleen Brown was featured in a recent article in Bizwomen, an online publication featuring profiles of prominent female executives as well as other business news. The piece focuses on Colleen’s role as Chair of American Apparel.

Doug Tatum and Rick Williams Participate in "How Companies Succeed - Why Many Don't"

  
  
  
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On February 26, 2015, Doug Tatum, Chairman of the Board for Newport Board Group, and Newport Partner Rick Williams will be participating in Harvard Business School Association of Boston's "How Companies Succeed - Why Many Don't." This event will be taking place from 7:00-8:00pm at the Main Club House at the Harvard Club in Boston, Massachusetts. 

Newport Board Group Joins Thirty Percent Coalition to Support Women in Business

  
  
  
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Strong support for public company board gender diversity initiative voiced by CEO Doug Payne

Newport Board Group, the national professional services firm of CEOs and senior executives, has announced that it is joining the Thirty Percent Coalition.

Brent Sapp Conducts The Growth Challenge Strategy Session

  
  
  
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On February 12, 2015, Brent SappCEO of Inc. Navigator a Newport Board Group affiliatewill be conducting Growth Challenge Strategy Session in Peabody, Massachusetts.

Newport Partners to Speak at Business Breakfast: Is Your Company “Capital Ready?"

  
  
  
Business Breakfast: Is Your Business Capital Ready

On Thursday, February 5, at 7:00 am - 9:00 am, Newport Partners Dennis Albano and Keith Boudreau will be speaking in the event Business Breakfast: Is Your Company “Capital Ready?" This event is cosponsored by Peabody Chamber of Commerce and North Shore Technology Council and will be held at the Peabody Marriott in Peabody, Massachusetts.

Kim Denney Will Be a Featured Speaker at The Gulf Coast Symposium

  
  
  
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Newport Partner, Kim Denney will be a featured speaker this Thursday May 15th at the Gulf Coast Symposium on HR Issues, a major event put on by the organization HR Houston.

Laura Bringham to Moderate the Inaugural Women in Banking Panel

  
  
  
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Laura Bingham, Carolinas partner, will participate in the Inaugural Women In Banking Leadership Symposium on April 29th – 30th at the Marriott City Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. The conference is sponsored by the NC and SC Bankers Associations.

Laura Bringham to Participate in the Inaugural Women In Banking Leadership Symposium

Laura Bringham will be moderating a panel of five bank executives representing the leading banks in both North and South Carolina on the subject of leadership. Participants include women bank directors, executives in retail and chief operating roles, and a corporate communications chief for top US bank.


Martin Lindenberg is Judge at The Rice Business Plan Competition

  
  
  
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Martin Lindenberg, Houston partner, participated as a judge in the 2014 Rice Business Plan Competition, held at the Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University in Houston, April 10th-12th. During the competition, over 42 universities competed for $1.6 million in prizes.

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