Spring 2015

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Inside the Spring 2015 Issue:

Do Generation Gaps Create Leadership Gaps?
Alliance members discuss the challenges of developing young leaders when values are often at odds. Learn how Alliance members, Matt DiMaria, Jason Chang, Rob Munro, Jordan Kivelstadt, Susie Quesada, Manuel Terranova and Mark Verheyden, are looking forward 5 to 10 years to assess their leadership needs and craft new approaches.

Alliance Community Activities
Recent Alliance Community Activities included a variety of events such as: our Alliance Holiday Dinner at the Castlewood Country Club in Pleasanton, the Alliance Professional Services Roundtable, and Keynote discussions with Mighty Midsized Companies author, Robert Sher on the distinct challenges of midsized companies, and Dr. Louis Patler, author and President of the B.I.T. Group, on understanding value propositions in the marketplace and workplace.

Nuggets From Behind Closed Doors
There are hundreds of years of experience inside every private Alliance meeting. While protecting the confidentiality of the member who turned to his or her group for help, we’ve captured just a few of the insightful comments from a handful of members. Read how Peter Bailey (Group 302) of Vertical Communications and Jen Munkner (Group T205) of MedAmerica would address the challenges faced by two of their fellow Alliance members.

New Members
Check out our newest Alliance members, who run a wide range of companies in industries such as Cloud Applications, Construction, Logistics, Recruiting Software, Specialty Foods, Women’s Fashion, Green Building Services and many more.

Upcoming Events
We've got some great events coming up, including our Alliance Roundtables focusing on Software Companies, Consumer Companies, Life Sciences and Cleantech, keynote speakers such as EDIT Founder and author, Matt May, Innovation Strategist Lisa Kay Solomon, AmyK International CEO, AmyK Hutchens, our Alliance Spring Dinner, and many others.

Also inside: Learn about the key features and explore the New Alliance Website, read Member News, and see photos from the Silicon Valley Business Journal’s Fast Growing Private Companies Event, and more. Download it now!