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CougsFirst! Show Thought Leadership

Date & Time
Friday May 12, 2023
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Hyatt Regency, Bellevue
900 Bellevue Way NE,
Bellevue, WA 98004
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May 12, 2023
Take the chance to connect with Cougs who are looking for full-time jobs or internships at the Career Expo.

You can also exhibit at the CougsFirst! Show to showcase your products and services to a passionate audience.

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First Session: From Student Athlete to CEO

A conversation with Pullman Regional Hospital CEO, Matt Forge, discussing his journey as a
Student Athlete and how he got into executive-level leadership in the Healthcare industry.

Session Moderator

RJ Stone, Student Athlete
Washington State University
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Session Panelist

Matt Forge, CEO
Pullman Regional Hospital
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Second Session: Inside the Locker Room will be interviewing current and former WSU athletes and coaches about their
time in a Cougar uniform.

Session Moderator

Greg Witter, Co-Founder/Publisher
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Session Panelist

Robbie Tobeck, Executive Vice President
USI Insurance
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Third Session: How to Turn Cougs Into Clients

Jen Gangwish (CEO of College Hill) and Matt Miera (Owner of Marco Polo Bar & Grill) will
have a conversation with Kelsey Knutson about how to leverage the Cougar community
and network to grow your business.

Session Moderator

Kelsey Knutson, Business Coach
Kelsey Marie Coaching
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Session Panelists

Jen Gangwish, CEO
College Hill
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Matt Miera, Owner/Operator
Marco Polo Bar & Grill
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