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    Family Business Breakfast

    Jan 23, 2015

    The story of Barnhart Crane & Rigging will give your spirit a lift…

  • Benefit Corporations

    Jan 23, 2015

    You know about for-profit and not-for-profit corporations. If you do not yet know about benefit corporations, get a quick introduction…

  • Jan 23, 2015

  • Leadership in Ethical Business Management

    Jan 23, 2015

    Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) is the first organized partnership between the United Nations and business schools. Its mission is to inspire and champion responsible management education, research, and thought leadership around the world.

    PRME is guided by six principles drawn from internationally accepted values. SBGE helped to organize the faith-based portion of PRME’s first regional meeting for North America in October. NEED ONE OR TWO SENTENCES FROM ROSS

  • Transitions

    Jan 22, 2015

    After six years as Director of CIB, John Terrill accepted an unexpected offer to be the first director of the new Steven & Laurel Brown Foundation...

  • Business as a Calling Day

    Aug 28, 2014

    Calling all students, alumni, and business leaders! SPU's School of Business, Government, and Economics invites you to attend the 2014 Business as a Calling Day on October 9.

    Dr. Michael Naughton from the University of St. Thomas (St. Paul, MN) is the keynote speaker. Dr. Naughton is an expert on Catholic Social Thought and the author and editor of several books and articles, including Bringing Your Business to Life, Managing as if Faith Mattered, Rediscovering Abundance, and Rethinking the Purpose of Business.

    Learn more...

  • Just Business Roundtable

    Jul 15, 2014

    Icicle Ridge Winery (near Leavenworth, WA) is the beautiful location of the next Just Business Roundtable the weekend of August 1-3. A deep dive with Icicle Ridge Winery leadership will be held on Saturday, August 2.

    This is an invitation-only event, so please contact as soon as possible if you are interested in attending.

    Those interested in a weekend getaway (spouses welcome) can also participate in a Friday evening social hour, a Saturday evening concert, and a Sunday morning time of worship, all at the winery. 

    More information...

  • Just Business Roundtable

    Jun 17, 2014

    CIB and C3 Leaders are grateful to Bellmont Cabinets for hosting the June Just Business Roundtable (invitation only). Steve Bell (company president) won the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award for entrepreneurial excellence in the manufacturing category in 2008, and was just selected 2014 Washington Business Executive of the Year by Seattle Business Magazine.  Steve and sons Tyler and Casey will lead a tour of their facility and talk about how they seek to trust and honor God in their business.

  • Family Business Breakfast in review

    Jun 12, 2014

    About 70 people, mostly owners or leaders of family businesses, attended the Family Business Breakfast at SPU on June 11. Alan Barnhart (president of Barnhart Crane & Rigging) and brother Eric believe their company belongs to God, and its innovative ownership structure reflects that belief. During a candid Q&A session, Alan explained some of how he thinks about leadership and lifestyle, and what it means to be generous.

    CIB co-hosted the breakfast with the National Christian Foundation Seattle and in partnership with C3 Leaders.

    Learn more about the Barnhart family and business.

  • Getting to Know CIB

    Jun 6, 2014

    Learn about CIB by looking at our archives.* You will find brief descriptions (and links to additional details) of people with whom we've worked, events we've organized, scholarship we've sponsored, presentations we've given, and more. And please let us know if you have questions or would like more information.

    * Well done is better than well said. (Ben Franklin)
    You will know them by their fruits. (Jesus)