Upcoming events

    • March 06, 2024
    • 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM
    • UT Club, 2108 Robert Dedman Dr, Austin TX 78712
    Register

    Partnership in Bloom: The Past, Present, and Future of the Zilker Botanical Garden

    The Zilker Botanical Garden came to fruition through advocacy and partnership 60 years ago. The Conservancy is a non-profit stewarding the growth and evolution of this public asset through collaboration to ensures the Garden continues to thrive for another 60 years.

    About our speaker:

    Holly Hawk is the Director and a driving force in Zilker Botanical Garden Conservancy’s growth and transformation. In 2023 alone, she broke ground on their first capital project, established an endowment, secured a botanical collection and expanded community programing. With her leadership, Austin can anticipate an exciting chapter of growth for our beloved Garden.  

    Holly's passion for the Zilker Botanical Garden and her deep roots within the Austin community have been evident throughout her career. Having served in various leadership positions within non-profit organizations across Austin, she possesses a unique understanding of the local landscape and a profound commitment to the betterment of her hometown. 

    Agenda:

    6:50am - Coffee & Networking
    7:10am - Breakfast Buffet
    7:25am - Introductions & Announcements
    7:50am - Speaker Introduction
    8:20am - Q&A

    8:30am - Have a wonderful Wednesday!

    Directions and Parking

    Breakfast Fees & Policy

    • March 13, 2024
    • 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM
    • UT Club, 2108 Robert Dedman Dr, Austin TX 78712
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    Ghost: A Look at the Global Threat Landscape

    About our speaker:

    Fred Burton is a former police officer,  special agent and New York Times best-selling author.  He's served on the front lines of high-profile investigations like the hunt for and arrest of Ramzi Yousef, the mastermind behind the first World Trade Center bombing; the 1988 plane crash of PAK-1 that killed U.S. Ambassador Arnold Raphel and Pakistani President Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq; and the search for Americans kidnapped by Hezbollah in Beirut, Lebanon.

    His best-selling books include his personal memoir GHOST: Confessions of a Counterterrorism Agent, Chasing Shadows: A Special Agent's Lifelong Hunt to Bring a Cold War Assassin to Justice, Under Fire: The Untold Story of the Attack in Benghazi and his fourth book, Beirut Rules: The Murder of a CIA Station Chief and Hezbollah’s War Against America.

    Burton was selected by Security Magazine as one of the Most Influential People in Security in 2021 and his books have been featured in thrillers by Brad Thor, Jack Carr and Tom Clancy’s Target Acquired by Don Bentley.   Burton also appears in the film SNIPER: G.R.I.T., released in 2023, by Sony Pictures.  

    Agenda:

    6:50am - Coffee & Networking
    7:10am - Breakfast Buffet
    7:25am - Adoption of revised MBC bylaws by the members
    7:30am - Introductions & Announcements
    7:50am - Speaker Introduction
    8:20am - Q&A
    8:30am - Have a wonderful Wednesday!

    Directions and Parking

    Breakfast Fees & Policy

    • March 13, 2024
    • 8:30 AM - 9:15 AM
    • UT Club 7th floor after our meeting

    The Opposite of Hate: A Field Guide to Repairing our Humanity

    by Sandy Kohn.

    Plan to join fellow MBC members for a lively discussion in a relaxed atmosphere on the 7th floor.

    8:30 at the UT Club, 7th floor after our March 13th meeting.

    • March 20, 2024
    • 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM
    • UT Club, 2108 Robert Dedman Dr, Austin TX 78712
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    The Heat Will Kill You First

    Jeff will describe the risks of extreme heat and climate change and how they are reshaping our world (and the state of Texas).

    About our speaker:

    Jeff Goodell’s latest book is the New York Times bestseller (and a selection of the MBC Book Club), The Heat Will Kill You First: Life and Death on a Scorched Planet. He is the author of six previous books, including The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the Civilized World, which was a New York Times Critics Top Book of 2017. He has covered climate change for more than two decades at Rolling Stone and discussed climate and energy issues on NPR, MSNBC, CNN, CNBC, ABC, NBC, and Fox News. He was a 2016 New America Fellow and a 2020 Guggenheim Fellow.

    (Ed. note: MSNBC and Fox News? What's his secret? Could it be...Journalism?)

    Agenda:

    6:50am - Coffee & Networking
    7:10am - Breakfast Buffet
    7:25am - Introductions & Announcements
    7:50am - Speaker Introduction
    8:20am - Q&A

    8:30am - Have a wonderful Wednesday!

    Directions and Parking

    Breakfast Fees & Policy

    • March 27, 2024
    • 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM
    • UT Club, 2108 Robert Dedman Dr, Austin TX 78712
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    Trends from SXSW 2024

    Hugh will give us an overview of some of the bigger trends that emerged at this year's SXSW.

    About our speaker:

    Hugh Forrest serves as Chief Programming Officer for South by Southwest (SXSW). In this role, he oversees content for the SXSW Conference, as well as the SXSW Music Festival, the SXSW Film Festival and SXSW EDU.

    Forrest was named "Austinite of the Year" in 2012 by the Austin Chamber of Commerce (along with fellow SXSW Directors Roland Swenson, Louis Black and Nick Barbaro). In 2014, Forrest and these other SXSW Directors were named Austin Entrepreneurs of the Year by Ernst & Young. He received an honorary doctorate of humane letters in 2018 from Kenyon College, his alma matter.

    In addition to his work at SXSW, he has previously served on of the National Advisory Board for the Poynter Institute in St. Petersburg, Florida. He is currently part of the Board of Directors for Austin Habitat for Humanity and also serves on the Board of Directors for the Austin-based accessibility company Knowbility.

    Before joining the SXSW team in the dark ages of 1989, he founded a small monthly alternative publication called The Austin Challenger. He also wrote for several other newspapers and publications, including the Austin Chronicle, the Texas Sports Chronicle, the West Austin News, Willamette Week and the Seattle Weekly.

    SXSW 2025 is scheduled for March 14-23. 

    Agenda:

    6:50am - Coffee & Networking
    7:10am - Breakfast Buffet
    7:25am - Introductions & Announcements
    7:50am - Speaker Introduction
    8:20am - Q&A

    8:30am - Have a wonderful Wednesday!

    Directions and Parking

    Breakfast Fees & Policy

    • April 03, 2024
    • 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM
    • UT Club, 2108 Robert Dedman Dr, Austin TX 78712

    Our speakers are always engaging, informative, and insightful (and often inciteful). Our members are too! Is there a person or organization you'd like to hear from at MBC? Nominate a speaker and we'll try to set that up.

    Upcoming Speakers in April

    • Emily Ramshaw, Texas Tribune
    • AUS Airport Expansion Committee, Journey with AUS
    • TIffany AnschutzSage Recovery
    • Ryan Bohl, Middle East Analyst


Past events

February 28, 2024 Bill McCamley, Transit Forward
February 24, 2024 Walking Austin Tour
February 21, 2024 Kimberly Allen, Mental Health Advocate
February 14, 2024 Marshall Hill & Rosie Darby, St John 19th Body
February 07, 2024 Mirhan Aroian, University of Texas
January 31, 2024 Judy Maggio & Leslie Rhode, ATX Good News
January 24, 2024 Robert Garrett, Dallas Morning News
January 17, 2024 Carolyn Connerat, Texas Science and Natural History Museum
January 10, 2024 Kirk Watson, Austin Mayor
January 03, 2024 Virginia Lacayo, Massive
December 27, 2023 Happy Holidays, See you January 3rd!
December 13, 2023 Stephanie Houston, Island Getaway Rum
December 06, 2023 Billy Brookshire, Raconteur
November 29, 2023 Tanya Rosenzweig, GoGoYumYum
November 22, 2023 Happy Thanksgiving!
November 15, 2023 Allen Biehl, To Everest—and Beyond!
November 08, 2023 Art Markman, UT and KUT
November 01, 2023 Dottie Watkins, CapMetro
October 25, 2023 Eric Lassberg, KXAN
October 18, 2023 Tom Cottar & Diane Lindsey, Backpack Friends *Note New Date*
October 11, 2023 Doug Lewin, Stoic Energy
October 04, 2023 Joy Stoddard, Whole Planet Foundation
September 27, 2023 Steve Vladeck, UT Law School
September 20, 2023 Ann Howard, Travis County Texas Commissioner
September 14, 2023 MBC Happy Hour
September 13, 2023 John Burnett, Former NPR Correspondent
September 06, 2023 Dr Deirdre Mendez, UT Center for Global Business
August 30, 2023 Ali James, Capital Tales
August 23, 2023 Jared Greathouse, Amini & Conant
August 16, 2023 Bobby Hulme-Lippert, 1st Presbyterian Georgetown
August 09, 2023 Member Engagement/Appreciation Day
August 02, 2023 Cynthia Franklin, UT School of Social Work
July 26, 2023 Demetria George Caston, Impact Austin
July 19, 2023 Chris Wilke, Integrating Generative AI in Your Business
July 12, 2023 BiNi Coleman, African American Leadership Institute
July 05, 2023 Happy Independence Day!
June 28, 2023 Kara Countryman, Austin Entrepreneurs
June 21, 2023 Courtney Arbour, Texas Workforce Commission
June 14, 2023 Carl Hunter, Building Promise USA
June 07, 2023 John Thomas, KXAN
May 31, 2023 Lizzie Karr, Bazze & Co.
May 24, 2023 Robert Mace, Meadows Center, Texas State
May 17, 2023 Amber Gunst, FundLyst
May 10, 2023 May Book Club - Jesus and John Wayne
May 10, 2023 Kara Kockelman, UT Transportation Engineering
May 03, 2023 Margaret Justus, Ann Richards Legacy Project
April 26, 2023 Terrence Baugh, Goodblend Medical Marijuana
April 22, 2023 Saturday Morning at the Wildflower Center
April 19, 2023 Ruben Cantú, University of Texas Office of Inclusive Innovation
April 12, 2023 April Book Club - My Grandmother's Hands
April 12, 2023 Joseph Chacon, Austin Chief of Police
April 05, 2023 J.R. DeShazo, LBJ School
March 29, 2023 Alison Alter, Austin City Council
March 22, 2023 Clay Johnston MD, Harbor Health
March 15, 2023 Laura Patiño, City of Austin
March 08, 2023 February-March Book Club - Myth America
March 08, 2023 Jean Anne Booth, UnaliWear
March 01, 2023 Dr Richard Rhodes, Austin Community College
February 22, 2023 Andy Brown, Travis County Judge
February 15, 2023 Lee Clippard, Lady Bird Wildflower Center
February 08, 2023 February-March Book Club - Myth America
February 08, 2023 Mike George, Texas Homeland Security
February 01, 2023 No Breakfast Meeting this Week
January 25, 2023 Arati Singh, AISD Board President
January 21, 2023 MBC Volunteer Event!
January 18, 2023 Michele Glaze, Samsung
January 11, 2023 January Book Club - Civil War by Other Means
January 11, 2023 Jeremi Suri, UT LBJ School
January 04, 2023 Sarah Eckhardt, Texas Senator
December 14, 2022 Karen Shives, Safe in Austin
December 07, 2022 Kim & Mike Barnes, Parenting Aging Parents
November 30, 2022 Helena Summer
November 23, 2022 Happy Thanksgiving!
November 16, 2022 November Book Club - Adrift: America in 100 Charts
November 16, 2022 Bob Garrett. Dallas Morning News
November 09, 2022 Taylor Harrell, Lively Co Travel
November 02, 2022 Dewitt Peart, Austin Downtown Alliance
October 26, 2022 Dan Hunter, Texas Dept of Agriculture
October 19, 2022 Soledad Bautista, Creative Waco
October 12, 2022 October Book Club - Setting the Table
October 12, 2022 Karl Schmalz, Braver Angels
October 05, 2022 Justin Foster, Root + River
September 28, 2022 Bridget Grumet, Austin American-Statesman
September 21, 2022 Manish Naik MD, Austin Regional Clinic
September 14, 2022 September Book Club - Fuzz
September 14, 2022 Mihran Aroian, University of Texas at Austin
September 07, 2022 Tommy Abrego, TxDoT
August 31, 2022 Yasmine Smith, City of Austin
August 24, 2022 Dan Leal, Seedling Mentors
August 17, 2022 Marya Crigler, Travis County Chief Appraiser
August 10, 2022 August Book Club - How We Got to Now
August 10, 2022 Tina Cannon, Austin LGBT Chamber of Commerce
August 03, 2022 Michelle Smith, Raise Your Hand Texas
July 27, 2022 Chelle Neff, Urban Betty
July 20, 2022 Lila Valencia, City of Austin Demographer
July 13, 2022 July Book Club - Lessons from Lucy
July 13, 2022 Brian Walters, BWA Valuations
July 06, 2022 Happy Independence Day!
June 29, 2022 Meg Poag, Mission Squared
June 25, 2022 MBC Road Trip!
June 22, 2022 Jason Stanford
June 15, 2022 Laura Lewis, Lalapow.com
June 08, 2022 June Book Club
June 08, 2022 Tyson Dever
June 01, 2022 Dr Pam Malone, Austin Grief and Loss
May 25, 2022 Colin Ardern and Alex Blum, Applied Bioplastics
May 18, 2022 Sharmila Mukherjee, Cap Metro
May 11, 2022 May Book Club
May 11, 2022 Steve Adler, Mayor of Austin
May 04, 2022 Greg Carter, Black Fret
April 30, 2022 Another Walking Austin Tour
April 27, 2022 Sharmistha Chaudhuri, Unorthodox Ventures
April 23, 2022 Another April Happy Hour!
April 20, 2022 Jo Ivester, LGBTQ+ Advocate
April 13, 2022 April Book Club
April 13, 2022 Paula Bookidis, Girl Scouts of Central Texas
April 06, 2022 Derek Knapp, Restoration Ranch, and Nancy Krenek, Rockride.org
April 05, 2022 MBC Happy Hour at the Wildflower Center!
March 30, 2022 Panel: Holistic Wellness Forum
March 23, 2022 Chris Del Conte, University of Texas Athletics
March 16, 2022 Johanna Moya Fábregas, Con Mi MADRE
March 09, 2022 March Book Club
March 09, 2022 Darla Absher, Assessment and Counseling Center of Austin
March 02, 2022 Mark Strama, Google Fiber
February 23, 2022 Dr Stephanie Elizalde, Austin ISD
February 16, 2022 Roosevelt Weeks, Austin Public Library
February 09, 2022 February Book Club
February 09, 2022 Grant Hansen, Rise Recovery Services
February 02, 2022 Lamar Romero, Dragon Spirits Marketing
January 26, 2022 Matthew Dowd, Political Strategist and Analyst
January 19, 2022 Ignacio Reyes, Department of Homeland Security
January 12, 2022 January Book Club
January 12, 2022 Cisco Sacasa, HireBetter
January 05, 2022 Sylvia Holmes, Travis County Judge
December 29, 2021 Happy New Year!
December 15, 2021 Member Engagement Day
December 10, 2021 Member Holiday Bash
December 08, 2021 December Book Club
December 08, 2021 Christine Gutierrez, Ten Thousand Villages
December 01, 2021 Kathy Carr, JE Dunn Construction
November 24, 2021 Happy Thanksgiving!
November 17, 2021 Niyanta Spelman, Rainforest Partnership
November 13, 2021 Book Club Field Trip
November 10, 2021 November Book Club
November 10, 2021 Stacey Chang, Design Institute for Health, UT Austin
November 03, 2021 Jared Slack, The Other Ones Foundation
October 27, 2021 Mathias Ihlenfeld, Woom Bikes
October 26, 2021 (Another) MBC Happy Hour at the Wildflower Center!
October 23, 2021 MBC Road Trip!
October 20, 2021 Katie Olse, Texas Alliance of Child and Family Services
October 13, 2021 October Book Club
October 13, 2021 Hugh Forrest, SXSW
October 06, 2021 Save Austin Now and Austin Justice Coalition
September 29, 2021 Admiral Bobby Inman, LBJ School, University of Texas
September 23, 2021 MBC Happy Hour
September 22, 2021 Tracee Henneke, Mobile Loaves and Fishes
September 15, 2021 Kyle Walker, The French Legation
September 08, 2021 September Book Club
September 08, 2021 Jeremi Suri, LBJ School, University of Texas
September 02, 2021 Rachel Kalisky, Gallery Reception
September 01, 2021 Megan Lasch, Saigebrook Development
August 25, 2021 Evan Smith, Texas Tribune
August 18, 2021 Laura Huffman, Austin Chamber of Commerce
August 11, 2021 August Book Club
August 11, 2021 Elena Lopez, Refugee Services of Texas
August 04, 2021 MBC In Person Returns!
July 28, 2021 Ruth Glendinning, Future Story Lab
July 21, 2021 Leslie Martinich, Austin Shakespeare Society
July 14, 2021 July Book Club
July 14, 2021 Teresa Frontado, KUT
July 07, 2021 Dr. Colette Pierce Burnette, Huston-Tillotson University
June 30, 2021 Kelley Russell-DuVarney and Marilyn Orr, Executive Coaches
June 29, 2021 MBC Happy Hour at the Wildflower Center!
June 23, 2021 Jenny Sevilla, Austin Border Relief Volunteers
June 16, 2021 Dana DeBeauvoir, Travis County Elections
June 09, 2021 June Book Club
June 09, 2021 Micky Marinelli, University of Texas
June 02, 2021 Patti Tauber and Suzanne Anderson, AGE of Central Texas
May 26, 2021 Christina Gorczynski, Impact Austin
May 19, 2021 Deirdre Anderson, Jeremiah Program
May 12, 2021 May Book Club
May 12, 2021 Member Engagement Day!
May 05, 2021 Jo Karr Tedder, Central Texas Water Coalition
April 28, 2021 April 28th Zoom Rooms
April 28, 2021 Dr James Ponce, Texans Can Academies
April 21, 2021 Christopher Kennedy, Leadership Austin
April 14, 2021 April Book Club
April 14, 2021 Annie Burridge, Austin Opera
April 13, 2021 MBC Happy Hour with Black Fret Concert!
April 07, 2021 Marsha Milam, Milam & Greene Whiskey
March 31, 2021 Angelos Angelou, Angelou Economics
March 24, 2021 William Lutz, Texas Workforce Commission
March 17, 2021 March 17th Zoom Rooms
March 17, 2021 Simone Talma Flowers, Interfaith Action of Central Texas
March 10, 2021 March Book Club
March 10, 2021 Melissa Ayala, Waterloo Greenway
March 03, 2021 Cecile McWilliams & Sophia Ryder, Safe SPACE Coalition
March 02, 2021 MBC Happy Hour with Black Fret Concert!
February 24, 2021 Tate Donovan, Stage and Screen Artist
February 10, 2021 February Book Club
February 10, 2021 Helena Summer
February 03, 2021 Roberta Rincon, Society of Women Engineers
January 27, 2021 Jennifer Evans, Austin Creative Reuse
January 20, 2021 Derrick Chubbs, Central Texas Food Bank
January 13, 2021 January Book Club
January 13, 2021 Scott Finkelstein, WeBelieveInGrowth.com
January 06, 2021 Greg Carter, Black Fret
December 16, 2020 December Book Club
December 16, 2020 Abby Ross, Author
December 09, 2020 Maureen Brown, Mosie Baby
December 02, 2020 Michael Chorost
November 25, 2020 Happy Thanksgiving!
November 18, 2020 November Book Club
November 18, 2020 Harvey Kronberg, Quorum Report
November 11, 2020 Cathy McHorse, Success by 6 Coalition
November 04, 2020 Bob Crouch, National Mounted Warfare Foundation
October 28, 2020 Melissa Love, Everybody Up!
October 21, 2020 October Book Club
October 21, 2020 Caroline C. Jones, Commissioner, Texas Department of Savings and Mortgage Lending
October 14, 2020 October 14th Zoom Rooms
October 14, 2020 Jonathan Alba, IC2 Institute
October 07, 2020 October 7th Zoom Rooms
October 07, 2020 Randy Clarke, Capital Metro
September 30, 2020 September 30th Zoom Rooms
September 30, 2020 Jim Spencer, KXAN Meteorologist
September 23, 2020 September 23rd Zoom Rooms
September 23, 2020 Anne Boysen, Generational Futurist
September 16, 2020 September Book Club
September 16, 2020 Lee Walker, Entrepreneur Extraordinaire
September 09, 2020 September 9th Zoom Rooms
September 09, 2020 Dr. Jeff Yorio, Texas Oncology-Austin Central
September 02, 2020 September 2nd Zoom Rooms
September 02, 2020 Rebecca Contreras, AvantGarde
August 26, 2020 August 26th Zoom Rooms
August 26, 2020 Bridget Lott, Public Safety Training Center at Austin Community College
August 19, 2020 August 19th Zoom Rooms
August 19, 2020 Ms. Katharine "Kate" Kelley, Army Futures Command
August 12, 2020 August Book Club
August 12, 2020 Paula Pierce, P. Pierce Law
August 05, 2020 August 5th Zoom Rooms
August 05, 2020 Matt Curtis, Smart City Policy Group
July 29, 2020 July 29th Zoom Rooms
July 29, 2020 Melinda Garvey, Founder of Austin Woman Magazine and On the Dot
July 22, 2020 July 22nd Zoom Rooms
July 22, 2020 Dr. Peniel Joseph, LBJ School of Public Affairs
July 15, 2020 July 15th Zoom Rooms
July 15, 2020 Elizabeth Rogers, Partner at Michael Best
July 08, 2020 July Book Club
July 08, 2020 Lisa Copeland, CarsHerWay
July 01, 2020 Enjoy the 4th of July!
June 24, 2020 June 24th Zoom Rooms
June 24, 2020 Scott Hinson, Pecan Street
June 18, 2020 June Advisors at Large Panel
June 17, 2020 June 17th Zoom Rooms
June 17, 2020 Merlin Tuttle, Bat Conservation
June 10, 2020 June Book Club
June 10, 2020 Jeremi Suri, LBJ School for Public Affairs
June 03, 2020 June 3rd Zoom Rooms
June 03, 2020 Ed Latson, Austin Regional Manufacturers Association
May 27, 2020 May 27th Zoom Rooms
May 27, 2020 Jimmy Flannigan, Austin City Council District 6
May 21, 2020 May Advisors at Large Panel
May 20, 2020 May 20th Zoom Rooms
May 20, 2020 Kim and Mike Barnes, Barnes Team Media
May 13, 2020 May Book Club
May 13, 2020 Richard Avery, Titanium Computing
May 06, 2020 Doug Baum, Texas Camel Corps
April 29, 2020 Moira Dolan, MD
April 22, 2020 Caroline Valentine, Valentine HR
April 15, 2020 Dr. D. Clark Wernecke, The Gault Site
April 08, 2020 Reconnection Meeting
April 03, 2020 MBC Zoom Training
April 03, 2020 MBC Zoom Training
April 01, 2020 MBC Zoom Training
April 01, 2020 MBC Zoom Training
March 30, 2020 MBC Zoom Training
March 30, 2020 MBC Zoom Training
March 25, 2020 March Book Club
March 11, 2020 Chris Perry, Sandler
March 04, 2020 Dr Lila Valencia, Texas Demographic Center
February 26, 2020 February Book Club
February 26, 2020 Annie Spilman, National Federation of Independent Business
February 19, 2020 Ann Wilson, KMFA Classical
February 12, 2020 Nick Canedo, We Are Blood
February 11, 2020 Happy Hour @ The Brewtorium
February 05, 2020 Bobby R. Inman, Admiral, U.S. Navy (Ret.)
January 29, 2020 Amber Davis, Deeds Not Words
January 22, 2020 January Book Club
January 22, 2020 Ross Ramsey, The Texas Tribune
January 15, 2020 Andrew Sabola, Gelateria Gemelli
January 08, 2020 Sarah Eckhardt, Travis County Judge
January 01, 2020 Happy New Year from MBC!
December 25, 2019 Happy Holidays from MBC!
December 18, 2019 Networking & Member Engagement Day
December 11, 2019 Jeremi Suri, LBJ School for Public Affairs
December 04, 2019 Steve Adler, Mayor of the City of Austin
November 27, 2019 Happy Thaksgiving from MBC!
November 20, 2019 November MBC Bookclub
November 20, 2019 George P. Bush, Texas Land Commission
November 13, 2019 Sylvia Holmes, Travis County Precinct 3
November 06, 2019 Julian Aguilar, Annie Hartnett, John Davidson, and Andrea Valdez
October 30, 2019 Bree Sarlati, Peak Performers Austin
October 23, 2019 MBC Bookclub
October 23, 2019 Thad Rosenfeld, Meals on Wheels Central Texas
October 16, 2019 Tammy Shaklee, CEO of H4M
October 09, 2019 Cookie Ruiz, Ballet Austin
October 02, 2019 Shelley Delayne, Founder of Orange Coworking
September 25, 2019 MBC Bookclub
September 25, 2019 Lois Kim, Texas Book Festival
September 18, 2019 Pooja Sethi, CEO of the Law Offices of Pooja Sethi, PLLC
September 11, 2019 Dr. Spencer Wells, Insitome
September 04, 2019 Barbara Morgan, Austin Film Festival
August 28, 2019 Joy Stoddard, Whole Planet Foundation
August 21, 2019 Tyler Sieswerda, TKS Media
August 14, 2019 Andrew Dobbs, Texas Campaign for the Environment
August 07, 2019 Delia Garza, Austin City Council Member
July 31, 2019 Greg Anderson, Austin Habitat for Humanity
July 24, 2019 Marsha Milam, Ben Milam Whiskey Distillery
July 17, 2019 Dr. Art Markman, UT-Austin Department of Psychology
July 10, 2019 Heath Riddles, Pease Park Conservancy
July 03, 2019 Happy 4th of July from MBC!
June 26, 2019 Catlin Whitington, Austin Tourism Commission
June 19, 2019 Veronica Briseño, Austin Interim Homeless Strategy Officer
June 12, 2019 Misti Potter, Boys & Girls Club of the Austin Area
June 05, 2019 Donna Howard, Texas House of Representatives
May 29, 2019 Networking & Member Engagement Day
May 22, 2019 Colin Kendrick, Black Fret
May 15, 2019 Robert "Bobby" Epstein, Circuit of the Americas
May 08, 2019 Joel Baker, Austin Fire Chief
May 01, 2019 Derrick Chubbs, Central Texas Food Bank
April 25, 2019 MBC@Night: A Cheese and Wine Tasting
April 24, 2019 Adrian Farrell, Consul General of Ireland in Texas
April 17, 2019 Pam Jupe, San Juan Diego High School
April 10, 2019 Terri Burke, ACLU of Texas
April 03, 2019 Christiane Michaelis, The Dirty Easel
March 27, 2019 John Hunewell, Celltex
March 20, 2019 Sarah Ortiz Shields, Austin Tech Alliance
March 13, 2019 Peter Constant, Retirement Security Initiative
March 06, 2019 Charles Barnett, Austin Healthcare Council
February 27, 2019 Marina Bhargava, Greater Austin Asian Chamber of Commerce
February 20, 2019 Dewitt Peart, The Downtown Austin Alliance
February 13, 2019 Dr Colette Burnette, Huston Tillotson University
February 06, 2019 Chief Brian Manley, Austin Police Department
January 30, 2019 Dr. Jaeson Fournier, CommUnityCare
January 23, 2019 Imam Islam Mossad, North Austin Muslim Community Center
January 16, 2019 Terrill Fischer, ComedySportz Austin
January 09, 2019 Kate Betz, Bullock Texas State History Museum
January 02, 2019 Sarah Eckhardt, Travis County Judge
December 26, 2018 Happy New Year from MBC!
December 19, 2018 Happy Holidays from MBC!
December 12, 2018 Sam Tenenbaum, CoStar Austin
December 05, 2018 Leslie Wingo, Sanders\Wingo
November 28, 2018 Dr. William Inboden, Center for National Security
November 21, 2018 Happy Thanksgiving from MBC!
November 14, 2018 Ross Ramsey, The Texas Tribune
November 07, 2018 James R. Nowlin, Excel Global Partners
October 31, 2018 Paul H. Stebbins, World Fuel Services Corporation
October 24, 2018 Heidi Anderson, The Trail Foundation
October 17, 2018 Brent Fields, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Texas
October 10, 2018 Jimmy Flannigan, Austin City Council
October 03, 2018 Tom Zoda, Ph.D., Syneos Health
September 26, 2018 Ed Scruggs, Texas Gun Sense
September 20, 2018 MBC@Night: Happy Hour with Austin LGBT Chamber
September 19, 2018 Evan Smith, Texas Tribune
September 12, 2018 Jon C. Yates, Boy Scouts of America
September 05, 2018 Randy Clarke, Capital Metro
August 29, 2018 Rosie Newberry, KXAN meteorologist
August 22, 2018 Craig Hella Johnson, Conspirare
August 15, 2018 Phil Wilson, LCRA
August 08, 2018 Peter Mullan, Waller Creek Conservancy
August 01, 2018 Luis Rodriguez, Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
July 25, 2018 Jonathan Kaplan, Numeris Capital
July 18, 2018 Christopher Laing, Capital City Innovation Executive Director
July 11, 2018 H.W. Brands, UT Austin History Professor
July 04, 2018 Happy Fourth of July from MBC!
June 27, 2018 Gay Gaddis, T3
June 20, 2018 Ben Wright, the Briscoe Center
June 13, 2018 Spencer Cronk, Austin City Manager
June 06, 2018 Peter Bay, Austin Symphony Orchestra
May 30, 2018 Mellie Price, Dell Medical School
May 23, 2018 Henry Yoshida, Rocket Dollar
May 16, 2018 Patrick Newman, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
May 09, 2018 Dr. Lori Holleran Steiker, UT School of Social Work
May 02, 2018 Mayor's Panel: Climate Change
April 25, 2018 Stacey Chang, Design Institute, UT School of Medicine
April 18, 2018 Angela Evans, Dean LBJ School of Public Affairs
April 11, 2018 Angelos Angelou, Angelou Economics
April 04, 2018 René Banglesdorf, Author, CEO
March 28, 2018 Chris Del Conte, UT Athletics Director
March 21, 2018 Susan R. Nelson, Trauma Survivor
March 14, 2018 Jan Goss-Gibson, Civility Consulting
March 08, 2018 MBC@Night: A Cheese and Wine Tasting
March 07, 2018 Bobby R. Inman Admiral, U. S. Navy (Ret.)
February 28, 2018 Jo Karr Tedder, Central Texas Water Coalition
February 21, 2018 Alan Graham, Mobile Loaves and Fishes
February 14, 2018 AJ Josefowitz, Leadership Coach
February 07, 2018 Louis Grachos, The Contemporary Austin
January 31, 2018 Anne Rodgers, Journalist and Author
January 24, 2018 Joshua Banks, City of Austin Housing Authority
January 17, 2018 Bobby R. Inman Admiral, U. S. Navy (Ret.)
January 10, 2018 Jeremi Suri, LBJ School of Public Affairs
January 03, 2018 Turk Pipkin, The Nobelity Project, Actor
December 27, 2017 Happy New Year from MBC!
December 20, 2017 Happy Holidays from MBC!
December 13, 2017 Brent Landau, UT Department of Religious Studies
December 06, 2017 Mike Geeslin, President & CEO, Central Health
November 29, 2017 Brittany Deputy, University Librarian
November 22, 2017 Happy Thanksgiving from MBC!
November 15, 2017 Roosevelt Weeks, Austin Public Library
November 08, 2017 George Cofer, Hill Country Conservancy
November 01, 2017 Michael Sarraille, founder VETTED (Veterans' transition program)
October 25, 2017 Diane Odegard, Austin Bat Refuge
October 18, 2017 Kirk Watson, Texas State Senator
October 11, 2017 John Goodenough, Professor, UT Austin
October 04, 2017 Kendall Pace, Austin ISD Board of Trustees
September 27, 2017 David Edwards, Professor Emeritus, University of Texas at Austin
September 20, 2017 Rally Day 2017
September 13, 2017 Evan Smith, Texas Tribune
September 06, 2017 Margaret Moore, Travis County District Attorney
August 30, 2017 Dr. Lila Valencia, Texas Demographic Center
August 23, 2017 John Garrett, Community Impact Newspaper
August 16, 2017 Walter Moreau, Foundation Communities
August 10, 2017 MBC and AGLCC Joint Happy Hour
August 09, 2017 Olga Campos Benz, Author, Former News Anchor
August 02, 2017 Phillip Tindall, Assistant Director, CAMPO
July 26, 2017 Paula Pierce, Attorney and Identity Theft Recovery Expert
July 19, 2017 Chief Brian Manley, Austin Police Department
July 12, 2017 Rene Geneva, AirBnB Host
July 05, 2017 HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY FROM MBC!
June 28, 2017 Eric Lassberg, President & General Manager, KXAN
June 21, 2017 Gina Chavez, Latin-folk Singer/Songwriter
June 14, 2017 Ross Ramsey, Executive Editor & Co-Founder, The Texas Tribune
June 07, 2017 Steve Adler, City of Austin Mayor
May 31, 2017 Edgar Gierbolini, President and CEO, Austin Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
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