All posts tagged Sallie Mae

Challenges in Higher Education: The Modern Student, Communication, and Tuition

April 15, 2014, No comments

Last week, we shared a video of George Mason University President Dr. Ángel Cabrera discussing the challenges facing many education institutions today. Dr. Cabrera was addressing the crowd attending the 2014 Mid-Atlantic Growth Conference, and was joined by Gene Riechers, the Vice Chairman of EverFi, Inc.; Fred Singer, the CEO of Echo360; and Donn Davis, the Co-Founder and President of Revolut ...


ACG National Capital Announces Finalists for 2014 Corporate Growth Awards

April 11, 2014, No comments

Each year, the National Capital Chapter of ACG recognizes the region’s companies and business leaders that have personified excellence in corporate growth and deal-making though their Corporate Growth Awards. The awards are presented annually at the end of April during a star-studded, black tie gala held at the Ritz Carlton Tysons Corner and attended by the region’s best and brightest business ...


Dr. Angel Cabrera Joins Education Panel to Discuss Challenges in Higher Education

April 9, 2014, No comments

Few organizations have seen such dramatic change in the past decade as education institutions. Between battling significantly reduced budgets, to a shift in the ways we educate young people across the globe, education institutions are facing a diverse and difficult set of challenges. Institutions are now struggling to evolve, embrace new technologies and increase efficiency so that they can contin ...


Katharine Weymouth on Why Jeff Bezos is Right for the Washington Post

April 2, 2014, No comments

Earlier this month, Katharine Weymouth addressed ACG members and other guests at the 2014 Mid-Atlantic Growth Conference. Last week, we posted a clip of Katharine discussing the shifting media landscape and leading an organization through change, which you can view here. In part two of the video of Katharine’s speech, she provides insight into why The Washington Post was sold, and why Jeff Bezos ...


Katharine Weymouth on Running the Post Following the Bezos Acquisition

March 27, 2014, 1 Comment

Katharine Weymouth recently addresses the ACG membership and other guests at the 2014 Mid-Atlantic Growth Conference. Katharine – a member of the family that has owned and operated The Washington Post for much of its storied history – remains at the publication as Publisher in the wake of its acquisition by the Founder and CEO of, Jeff Bezos. As a veteran of the media and news i ...


The Corporate World Needs Maniacs: Priceline’s Scott Case on How to Enable Hyper-Growth

March 25, 2014, No comments

Last week, ACG members were privileged to host T. Scott Case, CEO of Startup America Partnership and the founding CTO of Priceline, as the featured speaker of the March monthly meeting. Mr. Case is best known for his work at Priceline, an Internet travel service that has reached one billion dollars in annual sales. As CTO, he was responsible for building the technology required to achieve hyper-gr ...


Sustaining Productivity with Passion

March 13, 2014, No comments

Productivity is a compelling issue for many of us. Organizational assessments look for it. Strategic planning targets it. An array of methods and tools improve and measure it. Talent and performance sustain it. When all is said and done, leaders seek to optimize productivity even when aiming to balance it with other factors such as quality, effectiveness, and innovation. While productivity mechani ...


Scene at the 20th Annual Mid-Atlantic Growth Conference

March 7, 2014, No comments

Earlier this week, over 200 attendees flocked to the McLean Hilton Tysons Corner for ACG National Capital’s 20th Annual Mid-Atlantic Growth Conference. The Corporate Growth, Capital Style editorial team was on the scene at the Mid-Atlantic Growth Conference to capture photos and videos of the event. Here are some of the images the team captured from this year’s conference: The conference ga ...