August 20th Dinner Meeting - The Art of the Pitch

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You only have a few minutes to get the attention of prospective clients.

image Katie Rice, the head of Epic Ventures, hears pitches every day from entrepreneurs seeking capital. In The Art of the Pitch, Katie will tell you how to craft your pitch and get the attention of your prospective clients.

Join us August 20th at the Sheraton Uptown Hotel on Louisiana Blvd at Menaul. 5:30pm - 7:30.

Katie Szczepaniak Rice is a Senior Associate and head of the New Mexico office for Epic Ventures, a technology venture capital fund headquartered in Salt Lake City, UT. Katie focuses on new investments in software and technology, and she is on the boards of Lavu Inc., DOTGO and Figaro.


Public Policy News

image by Minda McGonagle, Director - Public Policy

Our July 23rd Public Policy meeting is a special one. Gary Tonjes, President of Albuquerque Economic Development, will be speaking on current economic development efforts and what is needed on a public policy front.  This is valuable information to have so don’t be left out.

The great thing about the Public Policy Committee is that it is an open meeting and we would so be pleased to have you come join even on an occasional basis. We meet every fourth Wednesday at Mimi’s restaurant for a 7:30 am breakfast.  We discuss issues of the day, bring ideas to generate a strong policy presence and have speakers.  Let us know you are coming by emailing our chair at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) by 5 pm the day before.


President’s Message

image by Kay Carrico, President of NAWBO-NNM

As the speaker at our July meeting, Christine Glidden challenged us all to set big, yet attainable, goals for the coming year. At the end of the meeting, we wrote our individual goals and attached them to the goals board for all to see.  Not only does this hold each of us accountable, it carries on the inspiration set by Christine as we reach the top and see others doing the same. Here’s what NAWBO members and guests are saying about Christine:

“I was inspired by Christine’s “can do” presentation.” “Hey if Christine can climb the Himalayas, I can set my sights higher and accomplish my goals.”  What a great kickoff speaker for the year. I can’t wait until next month when I can learn how to improve my pitch.”


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Satellite Meeting Schedule

Santa Fe Satellite Breakfast

- 2nd Tuesday of the month
8:45 to 10:00 a.m. at Joe’s Diner | 2801 Rodeo Rd (on corner of Zia Rd) 505-471-3800

Please RSVP to; Christy Martinez, 505-660-1224

The satellite meeting is an opportunity to connect with members and prospective members in a smaller and more intimate setting and hear a wonderful presentation from a fellow NAWBO member about a topic that will expand your financial opportunities and financial possibilities.