WA State Governor Create Sub-Cabinet to Boost Business Diversity
Governor Jay Inslee convened a new sub-cabinet focused on increasing access for small and minority, women, and veteran owned businesses to contracting opportunities with Washington State Government. It is an important step in diversifying business opportunities in Washington State. Read more here.
Read about the accomplishments of SR520 Program in the 2017 Year in Review!
Capitol Hill Housing's Liberty Bank Building brought together members of the community to celebrate the innovative and community-centered approach that is the signature success to the project. Members of the community viewed art pieces and learned more about the building at the Liberty Bank Art show in April 2017.
The Port of Seattle hosted a half-day opportunity workshop for local, small and disadvantaged business owners on January 13, 2017, focusing on dining and retail business opportunities at Sea-Tac Airport. PCC was delighted to serve as a facilitator for the event, and master of ceremonies. Read more about the successful program here!
NW Asian Weekly named Regina Glenn, CEO of Pacific Communications Consultants, Inc., as an Amazing Mentor as part of the Women of Color Empowered program. Regina and fellow nominees were honored at a luncheon on Friday, September 19. View more here.
Regina Glenn, PCC President, watches as Mayor Murray signs the Executive Order.
After more than 2 years, Regina Glenn will leave her post as Vice President for Multicultural and Small Business Development at the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce. Regina worked tirelessly to improve inclusion of minority and women owned businesses to the greater Seattle business community.
The Chamber has exciting plans moving forward. Learn about what's next at the Chamber by clicking below to read two important documents.
Seattle Mayor Murray Announces Women and Minority Owned Business Advisory Committee
Regina Glenn was selected to serve on the Mayor's new Women and Minority Owned Business Advisory Committee. Glenn is on the committee with 10 other local leaders. This group will evaluate the impact of Seattle procurement regulations and provide recommendations for the City to pursue strengthening contracting equity. The group will report their work directly to the Mayor's Office. Read more about this important Committee here.
Regina Glenn Advises University of Puget Sound's First-Ever Black Alumni Union
Over the course of the past year, Regina Glenn '70 and Sarah Lee '94 have been spearheading the effort to launch an African-American alumni affinity group, the Black Alumni Union. They welcomed over 50 alums back to campus for an awards dinner and panel during this year's Summer Reunion Weekend. See more here.
Capitol Hill Housing's Liberty Bank Building Center on Community for Success
OMWBE Staff Tour SR520 Floating Bridge
In November, staff from the Office of Minority & Women Business Enterprises (OMWBE) joined SR 520 Diversity and Inclusion Manager, Regina Glenn, for a tour of the bridge, and to learn more about the contracting opportunities for small and minority owned businesses.
Seattle Venture Partners Fast Pitch Final Showdown took place at Macaw Hall on October 28, 2014. More than $300,000 was awarded to finalists. To view the list of winners, please click here.
As a local business, committed to the development of other local small businesses,
PCC wishes all finalists congratulations.
The Northwest Mountain Minority Supplier Development Council (MSDC) extended its thanks to PCC this week for the integral volunteer work that PCC President Regina Glenn contributed to the Council's 18th Annual Scholarship Tournament and Silent Auction at the Newcastle China Creek Golf Course on August 26.
As a graduate of the Foster Business School's Minority Business Executive Program at the University of Washington, Regina Glenn testifies to the great value of the annual event. View more pictures from the event at the NW Mountain MSDC Facebook Page!
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Regina Glenn Appointed to UW's Minority Community Advisory Committee
President and CEO of Pacific Communications Consultants, Inc., Regina Glenn, is honored to join the membership of the President's Minority Community Advisory Committee at the University of Washington. The Committee is charged with advising "the University President on special issues facing the University of Washington and to assist in strengthening and maintaining University connection with the communities of color..." To learn more about the valuable work this committee is doing, and about Regina's appointment, click here.
The Seattle Colleges Chancellor’s Advisory Council offers community and business leaders the opportunity to help shape the future and direction of Washington’s flagship community college district. The Seattle College District serves close to 52,000 students a year at Seattle Central, North Seattle and South Seattle Colleges, as well as the Seattle Vocational Institute and five specialized training centers. In addition, the District offers a robust online campus, enrolling 10,000 students each year.
Regina Glenn Attends Mayor's Executive Order Signing
Tabor 100 presented Regina Glenn, CEO of Pacific Communications Consultants, Inc., with the Distinguished Service Award for referring the most new members members to Tabor 100 in 2013.
The successes of the SR520 program continue to roll in. Catch up with the latest Year in Review journal, documenting some of the highlights and milestones.
Regina Glenn Serves as Class President for University of Puget Sound Class of 1970's Reunion
University of Puget Sound's Summer Reunion Weekend was June 6 and 7, and Regina Glenn was at the helm of organizing events and attendees for the Class of 1970. As an alumna, Regina was thrilled to reconnect with fellow Loggers and professors, and visit campus. To view pictures of the weekend and events, visit the University of Puget Sound's Summer Reunion Weekend webpage.
The Port of Seattle, Sound Transit, and Washington State Department of Transportation hosted its 4th Annual Business After Hours Event on November 13, 2014. PCC's Regina Glenn attended. It was a wonderful gathering of small, veteran, minority, and women owned consulting and construction firms. The event aims to open doors for firms to network and establish meaningful relationships with prime contractors, consultants, and agency staff.
At left: Luis Navarro, Director - Port of Seattle Office of Social Responsibily and Maud Daudon - President of Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce are pictured with PCC's Regina Glenn and Bonnie Glenn, Director of Juvenile Rehabilitation Administration, Community Programs, and Parole Programs for Washington State.
Regina Glenn was honored to serve as a judge at the 2014 Fast Pitch Semifinals on Tuesday, October 7th! This was a great competition with outstanding social innovators! Fast Pitch is a business training and pitch competition for nonprofit and for-profit social innovators age 16 to 106. Fast Pitch connects innovators with business, philanthropic, and nonprofit leaders who want to help them change the world. The fourth annual Fast Pitch Finals will be held on October 28, 2014 at McCaw Hall where participants can win a portion of $250k in grants and investments. Throughout the Fast Pitch program participants receive mentoring and training, helping them to hone their ideas, improve their pitch and build relationships with advisers, donors, investors and partners.
PCC Attends COMTO's Inaugural Chapter Event at the Museum of Flight
Learn more about the great work that COMTO is doing in our community. Click here!
DBE Opportunity Forum a Success!
Representatives from WSDOT and the SR 520 Bridge program conducted a DBE Opportunity Forum on April 22, 2015. Regina Glenn served on the panel of moderators to discuss diversity and inclusion. 50 representatives from various contractors and firms attended, and learned about potential subcontractor opportunities related to the SR 520 Bridge Project. A highlight from the event was the robust networking that took place between contractors, WSDOT, and the SR 520 Bridge Project.
Regina Glenn Featured as an Ignite Speaker at AGC's Annual conference in 2018
WA State Transportation Bill Impacts Road Projects, Including SR 520
SR 520 Program Diversity and Inclusion Manager, Regina Glenn, attended the transportation bill signing by Governor Jay Inslee. The bill funds the completion of the SR 520 bridge project, the North Spokane Corridor, and improvements for pedestrians and cyclists on the Burke-Gilman Trail. Read more about the transportation bill here.
On Sept. 24, the Northwest Mountain MSDC held an intimate Member and MBE Development Day, to positive feedback from attendees. Six members and 33 MBEs participated in the full-day program.View more pictures from the event at the NW Mountain MSDC Facebook Page!
Great to have support from colleagues at the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce who hosted My Small Business Associates: at left Darryl Russell - The Russell Group with Northwest Mountain Minority Development Council; Linda Kennedy- LK Media with Tabor 100 and David Cho - Asian American Television and Taiwanese Chamber and Jan Levy of Leadership Tomorrow.
PCC Facilitates Port of Seattle's SeaTac Airport Concessions Opportunity Summit
Regina Glenn Attends Minority Business Advisory Council's 2nd Annual Minority Policy Workshop
Regina Glenn was a panelist at the NW Mountain MSDC's 2nd Annual Minority Policy Workshop. The event serves as an opportunity to engage with state agencies and minority business owners in a round-table discussion to develop a legislative policy agenda. The goal is to create an agenda that changes systemic issues and creates sustainable change for greater economic development opportunities. Read more about the event here.