On June 21, the ACG National Capital membership will welcome Dr. Angel Cabrera, president of George Mason University (GMU). Dr. Cabrera will be addressing the chapter and discussing how GMU plans to innovate for the future, as well as offering insights on a number of timely business issues.
Prior to joining GMU in July of 2012, Dr. Cabrera served as the 11th president of Thunderbird School of Global Management in Arizona from 2004 to 2012, and was designated President Emeritus is April 2012. Between 1998 and 2004, Dr. Cabrera was professor and dean of IE Business School in Madrid, Spain. Both schools are very highly regarded educational institutions.
Dr. Cabrera has spent the last decade pioneering efforts to educate women entrepreneurs in emerging markets. He co-founded the Oath Project, an international initiative to establish a code of conduct for business leaders. In 2011, he was recognized by … Read the Full Post
During our government’s economic crisis, federal executives and their trusted contractors face big challenges. Widespread sadness, general anxiety and waning productivity permeate the workforce. Leaders are watching their organizations lose contractor support as well as government staff due to reduced funding, required downsizing and job hopping. Committed to excellence, agency leaders desire and deserve to know how to keep their workforces happy and productive in the face of cost cuts, spending caps and mandatory furloughs.
Our federal leadership community needs a way ahead to breathe life back into the human element. Leaders want and need tools to improve planning, implementation and measurement of the human capital front. They are eager to set goals for improvement and achieve great results in this most important area. They realize it’s their job to do this, and they want to do it with excellence. Understanding they need to take care of their people, leaders … Read the Full Post
The National Capital Chapter of ACG recently brought together top business leaders for an event entitled, “Spotlight on Private Equity.” ACG National Capital member and CEO of Strategic Communications Group, Marc Hausman, attended the event and authored a recap on his personal blog. Below is an excerpt from Marc’s post:
The ingredients for a healthy and sustained economy are rather straightforward.
Entrepreneurs who have a vision and a commitment to hard work align with sources of experienced capital to address the needs of customers in a stable and growth oriented market.
Two out of the three drivers of growth took the stage last month for a panel discussion hosted by ACG National Capital at the McLean Hilton in Tysons Corner, Virginia. Entitled “Spotlight on Private Equity,” the top line speakers included:
Phil Nolan, Chairman, CEO and Co-Founder, Galeos Group: This type of organization is often referred … Read the Full Post