Northwest Association for Financial Professionals - Event Information

Event Name:September 2019 Monthly Meeting
Event Type(s):Monthly Meeting
Description:Environment and Risk
Event Date:9/19/2019
Event Time:11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Pacific
Location:Washington Athletic Club
1325 6th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101

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Details:How does your company manage environment and risk?  Amy Bann will present Boeing’s environmental goals for aviation including CO2 emissions, key technologies, market-based measures, alternative energy and their impact on finance and treasury for the first thirty minutes.  A panel discussion will follow with Molly Doerr and Aaron Julius for the next hour on how companies manage their risk evaluation processes and exposures and the interaction of finance with the risk team.
Amy Bann, Regional Director, Environment Strategy, The Boeing Company / Boeing Commercial Airplanes.  Amy serves in Boeing’s environmental strategy group leading efforts to improve environmental performance across the aircraft product life cycle from manufacturing, materials, emissions reduction and recycling as well as corporate environmental / social / governance reporting and communications. She has served in previous leadership roles at Boeing including Senior Manager of Environmental Health and Safety Policy and Director of Environmental Policy managing topics ranging from sustainable biofuels commercialization, representing industry to global stakeholders and United Nations climate change agreement negotiations, and facilities resource management. Amy is a licensed attorney and worked in the public, private and nonprofit sectors prior to joining Boeing. Amy holds a Juris Doctorate from the University of Miami and a Bachelor / Master of Arts from Virginia Tech in Political Science / International Development.
Molly Doerr is VP, Tax, State & Zulily.  In addition to leading the tax team at Zulily, Molly now leads a cross-functional and collaborative world class state tax team for QVC/HSN/Zulily. She is fueled by partnering with all of the Group’s businesses to facilitate and enable innovative initiatives and strategies.  Molly began her career at PricewaterhouseCoopers where she specialized in retail tax.  She has worked exclusively in retail, including jobs at Nordstrom, and PopCap Games/Electronic Arts.

Aaron Julius is the Treasury Manager at Darigold Inc.  Founded in 1918, Darigold is an American dairy company headquartered in Seattle, Washington, and is owned by the nearly 500 dairy farm members of the Northwest Dairy Association.  Aaron manages treasury and helps support the company’s international growth plans.  Aaron’s over seven years in Treasury spans positions at Clearwater Paper Corporation and Driscoll’s (the berry company).  Aaron earned his MBA in International Business and Finance from the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management located in Frankfurt, Germany and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Eastern Washington University.

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The meeting and lunch are included in the annual membership. All Members are eligible to bring a new one-time guest at no cost. Both members and guests must register. If the paid member cannot attend a meeting, a substitute may attend. Non-members pay the guest price of $75. Non-working students pay the student guest price of $15. To register for this meeting, click "Register for this event" button below.


The meeting will take place at Washington Athletic Club (WAC) at 1325 Sixth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101. Meetings are two hours - networking begins at 11am, Amy Bann will speak from 11:15-11:45, lunch will be served at 11:45am and our panelists program will begin at 12 noon. This month's meeting will be held in the "Top of the WAC" room located on the 21st floor of the Club.  Upon reaching this floor, there is an additional staircase to enter the room.  If you have any mobility concerns, please speak with the concierge who can assist in accessing the service elevator directly to the room.

NWAFP provides a 2-hour parking validation when parking in the WAC garage, 1409 Sixth Avenue. This is located a half-block north of the Clubhouse on Sixth Avenue.  (From I-5 South bound, exit Union Street, right on 6th and garage entrance on immediate left.  From I-5 North bound, exit Seneca, slight right on 6th, garage is two blocks north on left.)   The NWAFP encourages ride-sharing to its meetings.
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