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Corporate Collaborative Council





Purpose: George Washington School of Business (GWSB) created the Corporate Collaborative Council (CCC) for the purpose of enhancing its relationship with the business community and preparing students for the world of work. This initiative fosters communications and practical partnerships among employers, administration, faculty and students on issues of talent development for the global economy.

The goals of CCC are to:

  • Encourage networking between industry thought leaders and GWSB leadership around issues of talent development for the global environment
  • Foster interaction between industry thought leaders and GWSB students to improve students' practical knowledge of, and readiness for industry and career paths
  • Establish a forum for constructive input on curriculum, recruitment, admissions and programs


We thank our current members for their participation and contributions to GWSB and our students!


Member Title
Chair of CCC, John Fletcher CEO and Founder, Fletcher Spaght, Inc.
Maria-Paz Barrientos Partner and S&T Org & People Consulting Leader, IBM
Michelle Bolles Vice President, US Chamber of Commerce
Jeff Colclough PMP, Vice President, Division Manager, SAIC
Mihir Desai CEO, Dexis Consulting Group
Joel Goldhammer Former Partner, AT Kearney
Luanne Gutermuth Vice President, Washington Gas Company
Ellie Hollander President and Chief Executive Officer, Meals on Wheels Association of America
Andrew Klein Principal and Founder, Base K LLC
Ken Kovach Senior Vice President, B.F. Saul Company
Patrick Lecer Vice President, Airbus Americas
Andrew Lewis Partner, KPMG LLP
Puneet Pardasani Vice President, Goldman Sachs
Patricia Pointer Deputy Comptroller, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
Vern Schellenger Senior Vice President, American Bankers Association
Agnieszka Zieminska Yank Vice President Human Resources, Technoserve

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  • Membership of the Corporate Collaborative Council (CCC)

    The CCC consists of organizational membership rather than personal membership. Following are the criteria for organizational membership, which is by invitation of the Dean of George Washington School of Business. The member organization should be:

    • An industry/sector leader located in the Mid-Atlantic and/or Northeast Regions
    • A likely target for students enrolled in GWSB's academic programs
    • A large employer that actively hires college interns and graduates

    Benefits to Members

    • "Making a difference" in the lives of the world's future leaders
    • Direct access to GWSB's Dean, Associate Deans of Programs, Executive Director of F. David Fowler Career Center, World-Renown Faculty
    • Early interaction and access to GWSB's best and brightest students
    • CHaving key faculty and talented students address business cases and projects
    • Opportunity to co-teach select topics, engage students in classroom discussions, or teach a course
    • Priority hosting of career-related events, including Corporate Information Sessions, On-Campus Recruiting, Career and Job Fairs
    • Building corporate brand and public awareness among students and alumni
    • Recognition as a "premier partner" in GWSBs communications and publications
    • Corporate logo featured on website and signage in the F. David Fowler Career Center, displayed in Duques Hall and at school events
    • Involvement in discussions of talent solutions with colleagues from other admired organizations

    Member Involvement

    Member organizations provide a representative who is the liaison between GWSB and the organization. Ideally, the individuals representing these organizations are leaders with knowledge of and possibly involvement with the major career areas of interest for our students. (Historically our Undergraduates and MBAs go into finance/accounting, consulting, or marketing/sales, general management, operations, human resources and information systems). Also the members should be able to devote time (minimum 3 days/year) and have authority to commit their organization's resources to the overall goals of the council.

    The following outlines the anticipated involvement for both the organization and its representative:

    Organization

    • Appoint Liaison to Council
    • Provide Internships & full time employment opportunities
    • Provide academically challenging business cases, projects
    • Provide speakers, panelists, mentors, focus groups

    Representative

    • Attend 3 meetings per year
    • Link GWSB to Organization's experts and resources
    • Interact with students for resume reviews, mock interviews, speakers, panels, mentors, focus group
    • Link CCC to other industry professionals

    Meetings

    Membership meetings occur 3 times per year and are held at George Washington University School of Business, 2201 G. Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20052. For information about the Corporate Collaborative Council, please contact us with "CCC" as your subject line at sbcareer@gwu.edu


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