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CIB Events and Connections Archive

The Center for Integrity in Business exists to serve you by drawing on the best of theological and management scholarship and practice. Below are some of our recent events. For more information, and to learn more about how you can participate in our work, contact the Center.

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Brownbag Lunch with Dr. Augustin Hibaile

Thursday, June 2, 2011, 12 p.m.–1:30 p.m.

The CIB hosted a brownbag lunch with Dr. Augustin Hibaile, executive director of the Center for International Development of Ethical Leadership. During this informal conversation with the SPU community, Dr. Hibaile discussed events unfolding in the Central African Republic, the role of the church in stabilizing the country, and why integrity in business and government is crucial for long-term prosperity.


Kiros Seattle breakfast with Don Low

Friday, May 20, 2011, 7 a.m.–8:30 a.m.

Don Low (former senior partner at HL2, one of Seattle's largest digital marketing agencies) explored his personal, spiritual, and professional trek from rubble to rebuilding. He suggested that the question is not so much, "Where was God in all of this?" as it is, "Who was God in all of this?"


Kiros Seattle breakfast with Al Erisman

Thursday, April 21, 2011, 7 a.m.–8:30 a.m.

Al Erisman (Publisher of Ethix) shared insights and applications of the "fruits of the Spirit" in business.

Bottom Billions/Bottom Line Conference

Friday, April 1, 2011, 7 a.m.–
Saturday, April 2, 2011, 9 p.m.


What is the role of business in ending global poverty? The Bottom Billions/Bottom Line conference welcomed business and thought leaders from around the nation to explore how business "does business," and how it can contribute to greater human flourishing. Whether it’s social enterprise, corporate global supply chains, business start-ups in developing countries, or microfinance, business can and does create powerful frameworks to meet the needs of people globally.

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Kiros Seattle breakfast with Jeff Van Duzer

Friday, March 25, 2011, 7:30 a.m.–9 a.m.

Featured speaker Jeff Van Duzer (Dean of the School of Business and Economics at Seattle Pacific University) talked on themes from his new book on the topic of "why" and "how" business matters to God.

Luncheon with Michael Mulcahy (Bridgeway Capital)

Wednesday, March 23, 2011, 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m.

Michael Mulcahy (President and COO of Bridgeway Capital Management in Houston, Texas) was the featured speaker at a Pinnacle Roundtable luncheon co-hosted by the CIB, Seattle Christian Foundation, and Pinnacle Forum Northwest. He spoke on his company's journey to implement a philanthropy-based business model.

Business Luncheon with Paul Williams

Friday, March 4, 2011, 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m.

CIB co-hosted a luncheon for 75 business leaders with Paul Williams, executive director of Regent College's Marketplace Institute and chief economist of DTZ plc. The topic was "Curing Capitalism: Can We Avoid Another Crisis?"

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"Making Work Meaningful" Seminar

Friday, March 4, 2011, 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m.

CIB co-hosted Making Work Meaningful: A practical workshop exploring the integration of faith and workDr. R. Paul Stevens (professor emeritus at Regent College) and Jeff Van Duzer (dean of SPU's School of Business and Economics) were the featured speakers.


Kiros Seattle breakfast with Jean Bartell Barber

Friday, February 25, 2011, 7:30 a.m.–9 a.m.

Jean Bartell Barber, vice chairman and treasurer of the Bartell Drug Company, shared her perspectives on the workplace as Christian calling.

Coffee/Lunch with Balkan Leader Samuil Petrovski

Friday, January 28, 2011, 10 a.m.–1 p.m.

The CIB hosted a coffee/lunch discussion with Samuil Petrovski, general secretary for Evangelical University Students (EUS) of Serbia and Montenegro. Samuil discussed a wide range of issues, including the role of the church, economics, and geopolitics in the war-torn Balkans.