The CDE meeting is held the third Friday of each month. Leaders from the private and public sectors come together to announce upcoming projects and network with the business community. The CDE comes together to promote the economic development of ethnic minorities, women and small businesses in the Puget Sound.
Guest Speaker – Colette Holt
Manages a national law and consulting practice that focuses on affirmative action issues, Minority/Women/Disadvantaged Business programs, local hire and community benefits programs, and expert witness services regarding these substantive areas. Over more than 20 years, she has worked with dozens of federal, state and local agencies and private sector clients.