NVTC President and CEO Bobbie Kilberg Inducted Into Washington Business Hall of Fame
On Dec. 3, NVTC President and CEO Bobbie Kilberg was inducted as a Laureate into the Washington Business Hall of Fame, which honors exceptional business leaders and entrepreneurs who have made a significant contribution to the quality of life in the Greater Washington area.
|NVTC President and CEO Bobbie Kilberg speaks during the Washington Business Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Tuesday, Dec. 3.|
In accepting the award, Kilberg noted that she was doing so on behalf of NVTC, stating that "NVTC is a major force for growth and community in our region and it is the reason I am at this podium this evening." NVTC member companies are "driven to do their best for their clients, for our community and for our country, and they are passionate about innovation, about entrepreneurship, about creating jobs and growing the economy," she added.
Founded in 1988 by Junior Achievement of Greater Washington, Washingtonian Magazine, and The Greater Washington Board of Trade. The Washington Business Hall of Fame is an annual induction ceremony lauding industry pioneers who, through their work, have made a significant contribution to the quality of life in Greater Washington. 1,300 of the area's business leaders attended the black-tie dinner and awards ceremony, which benefited Junior Achievement's efforts to empower young people to own their economic success.Fellow Laureate inductees included William Couper, retired president of the Mid-Atlantic Region of Bank of America; Mark Ordan, CEO of Sunrise Senior Living; and Linda P. Hudson, president and CEO of BAE Systems Inc., who is slated to be an NVTC Titans Speaker on Jan. 30.