Sterling Women of Washington DC is a highly effective networking luncheon held every month in Washington DC. As the name suggests, the featured speaker each month will be a successful business woman of sterling quality. Both men and women are invited to attend, monthly and annual sponsorships are available. Our dynamic monthly luncheons provide opportunities to:
- Make meaningful connections and acquire more clients and customers
- Market and promote who you are what you offer
- Gain access to important resources, influential business leaders, unique opportunities and new tips ideas to help you succeed
Join Us For Our Next Luncheon
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
11:00AM - 1:30PM
Clyde's of Gallery Place
707 7th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005
President & CEO of Goodwill Of Greater Washington
& Goodwill Excel Center
Catherine Meloy serves as President and CEO of Goodwill of Greater Washington and the Goodwill Excel Center. She was selected in 2003 by the Goodwill Board of Trustees as a proven business leader who could dramatically extend the reach and vitality of the organization and enable it to serve an even broader segment of the disabled and disadvantaged community. Prior to joining Goodwill of Greater Washington, Catherine had a successful 20 year management career in the radio industry.
Over the past 12 years, Goodwill has grown to over 800 associates; 15 retail stores; annual revenues of $42M, which include nine government janitorial contracts. In further serving and expanding the mission of Goodwill, the first adult diploma charter high school has been granted by the DC Public Charter School Board to Goodwill to open in the fall of 2016 under the title of the Goodwill Excel Center.
Catherine's involvement in the greater Washington community include Board of Directors of the Greater Washington Board of Trade; Board of Directors of the Federal City Council; Board of Directors of the DC Chamber of Commerce; Board of Directors of MedStar Health; Board of Directors of SourceAmerica; member of the DC Workforce Investment Council; and member of the Northern Virginia Workforce Investment Board. In January 2016, Catherine was elected to the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond.
Catherine is a recipient of the Greater Washington Board of Trade's "Leader of the Years Award"; was honored by Washingtonian Magazine as "Washingtonian of the Year"; was inducted into the American Marketing Association-DC Chapter Hall of Fame and was highlighted as a Most Admired CEO by Smart CEO Magazine for her successful organizational turnaround of Goodwill of Greater Washington.
She and her husband, David, who is President of Merit Hotels, live in Annapolis, Maryland and have three grown children.
For more information on our speaker and vendor/sponsorship opportunities, visit our website at www.sterlingwomenofdc.com.
EVENT PHOTOGRAPHY DISCLAIMER: Please be advised that photographs/vidoes will be taken at the luncheon for use on all Sterling Women of Washington DC's social media accounts and featured photographer's website for marketing materials and all other organizational publications. By entering this event, you consent to Sterling Women of Washington, DC and the featured photographers's use of your images and likeness.
Ticket Information: Tickets are $85 at the door. We encourage you to purchase your ticket in advance. There are no refunds within 48 hours of this event.
Parking: Garage parking is available on-site in the Gallery Place Parking Garage on 6th Street (between G Street and H Street) north of the Verizon Center. Clyde's will validate for a discounted parking rate. Don't forget to bring the ticket to the meeting with you!
Public Transportation/Metro: Gallery Place/Chinatown Metro
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