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Who Will Be There: SVP Global Conference

Posted by Cecilia Garza

Prior to retirement, Margi Olson served as the Dean of Business and the McCallum Graduate School at Bentley University in Boston. Today, she is an SVP Boston Partner and founding partner at SVP Melbourne. Joan Parker is the president and CEO of Counterpart International, an organization that builds the capacity of emerging leaders, nonprofits and social sector networks so they can create the solutions their communities need. These are just a couple of the people already registered for this year's conference.

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Global Conference Sparks Fast Pitch Fire

Posted by Cecilia Garza
10/21/10
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When SVP Arizona Executive Director Terri Wogan-Calderon attended SVP LA’s Fast Pitch in 2009, she recognized immediately this was something she had to share with the folks back home. The following year, she brought a handful of Arizona partners with her to the 2010 SVP Global Conference where LA would showcase the competition to the rest of the SVP community. As it turns out, Arizona wasn’t the only affiliate who caught the Fast Pitch bug at the conference.

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SVP is hiring a Chief Development Officer

Posted by Willow Russell

Join the SVP team! Our Network Office is seeking a Chief Development Officer to enable the next phase of growth and innovation in the organization. This new role of will be pivotal to the sustainability and advancement of existing and new SVP affiliates around the world.

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SVP Network Office welcomes new CEO, Tim Schottman!

Posted by Willow Russell

The SVP Network Office is thrilled to announce our new Chief Executive Officer, Tim Schottman. With more than three decades of executive experience in building global networks and developing leaders across cultures – plus seven active years as an SVP partner – Tim is uniquely suited for the job.

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The exodus of empowerment

Posted by Cecilia Garza

I had interrupted their normal session and each student occupied different corners of the room, their books and notes sprawled across work tables. Sitting in a lone seat at the front of the class, I was acutely aware of the uncomfortable distance between us.

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Reinvent the wheel no more: introducing SVP Knowledge Manager Sarabeth Zemel

Posted by Cecilia Garza

From the beginning, Sarabeth found a home in helping others help their communities. She has worked in the public health and nonprofit sectors for many years and was most recently involved in creating on an online tool that allowed Medicaid agencies, health insurance exchanges and public health departments connect and share resources. Learn how her journey began after a brief but alarming brush with ill health.

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SVP’s new graphic designer, Michael Castle connects a visual mind to an entrepreneurial spirit

Posted by Cecilia Garza

Michael Castle's need to bridge his creative mind with his inner problem solver pulled him onto several different career paths, from a three-year stint in Japan as an apprentice to a renowned sculptor to founding his own B2B business in Chinese Medicine. Fortunately for us, it’s these traits that brought Michael to SVP’s doorstep.

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