Porcia Chen Silverberg; Cindy Abbott
Thrive Alliance


Thursday August 22, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM PDT

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The Sobrato Center for Nonprofits -
Redwood Shores 
350 Twin Dolphin Drive
Shoreway Conference Room
Redwood City, CA 94065

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Thursday, August 22
Thrive Quarterly Forum 

Thrive is pleased to bring you an enlightening moderated panel conversation focused on heightening awareness of local social and economic issues, to ignite engagment in support of a thriving San Mateo County.   

Guest Moderator:
Tom Schnaubelt
Executive Director, Haas Center for Public Service  


Panelists include:

  • Rick Williams, CEO, Sobrato Family Foundation
    Rick will speak about the Sobrato Family Foundation vision and initiatives including why and how the organization focuses on supporting the local Silicon Valley community.   
  • Mark Bauhaus, Founding CEO and Partner, Just Business
    As EVP / GM of Juniper Networks, Mark drove transformative initiatives to create remarkable customer experience.  Mark will share how a software and systems executive became personally engaged in the social welfare of the community.  
  • Clark Kepler, Local Businessperson / Former General Manager, Kepler's Books
    As founder of the iconic Kepler's Books, Clark has been actively involved in the community for decades.  He'll share his perspective on the beneficial aspects and approaches for collaboration between small and medium sized businesses and local community organizations and causes.  

Panel presentation followed by an interactive activity. Be ready to be inspired for local action.

Register now.  

Check-in and mingling from 9:00am - 9:30am

Program from 9:30am - 11:00am

Look forward to seeing you on Thursday, August 22.  


The Sobrato Center for Nonprofits - Redwood Shores
350 Twin Dolphin Drive, Shoreway Conference Room
Redwood City, CA  
FREE Parking 

May you thrive in a million ways,

Porcia Chen Silverberg

Executive Director   


No charge for active Thrive members.
A fee for nonmembers, which will be included in your
membership dues if you join Thrive at the meeting.