March 11 Meeting Minutes
- Open Networking – Austin Andruss in charge of guest registrations
- Call to Order – Brian Murphy called the meeting to order at 7:55am
- Leadership Team Introductions – Brian introduced Christen as VP, Raffi as Sec/Treas, Kirk as Education Coordinator.
- BNI Overview – Raffi provided an overview of BNI and the benefits to its members.
- Networking Education – Lisa Poulson offered the following tips on questions to ask when you meet someone during networking.
- What do you like most about what you do?
- What led you into that field?
- Where else do you network?
- What are your biggest challenges? (What’s keeping you up at night?)
- “How can I help you?”
- Elevator Pitches – Each member gave a 30-second elevator pitch about their business.
- Induct New Members – None
- Visitor Introductions – Gino Avila filled in for Matt, the chapter’s General Contractor.
- Vice President’s report – Referrals, Closed Business, and One-on-One data from 2013 is still being tabulated.
- Membership Committee Report – Nothing to Report
- Speaker rotation – Raffi announced the speakers for the next six weeks.
- Austin Andruss – March 18
- Shab Puri – March 25
- Christen Scanlon – April 1
- Alec Harrington – April 8
- Kirk Dahle – April 15
- Gino Avila – April 22
- Sarah Michelle Davis – April 29
- Holly Reeves – May 6
- Lisa Poulson – May 13
- Highlight speaker – Brian gave a 10-minute talk on exchange funds.
- Chapter Growth Exercise – Kirk announced the chapter charity event at Glide on or around April 10th. Details are being finalized.
- Pass Referrals – Members announced to the group the referrals they were providing other members.
- Meeting Adjourned – Brian Murphy adjourned the meeting at 8:30am
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