Congratulations to 2005 Fellow Sylvia Mathews Burwell who was nominated March 4, 2013 to become the Director of the White House Office of Management and Budget. President Obama expressed his confidence in his Sylvia’s abilities, stating she “knows her way around a budget”, though she will face significant challenges with ongoing budget debates. Mike Duke, president and chief executive of Walmart–where Sylvia currently heads the Walmart Foundation, congratulated Sylvia on her nomination, describing her as “a strong leader who both masters the details and has a clear vision for making big thing happen.” Read more about Sylvia’s nomination here.
Seth Goldman was featured as Entrepreneur of the Month in the December issue of Be Inkandescent magazine. They write, “As 2012 comes to a close, we think it’s a good time to reflect on such noble traits, with a special highlight on the importance of being honest. With the goal of developing a thriving business in 2013 and beyond, we couldn’t think of a better Entrepreneur of the Month to turn to for advice than Seth Goldman, president and TeaEO of Honest Tea.” Read the rest of the article here, and listen to the podcast interview with Seth here.
Congratulations to Angela Williams and her husband Rod who celebrated their Pastoral Installation at the Fellowship Community Church of Chicago on March 9, 2013.