President’s Letter January 2023

From MRC President, Fiona Blades

Hello to this growing number of MRC members! I hope that 2023 has started well for you. We sure have a lot going on!

First, Let’s Welcome, New Members!

Six more highly esteemed practitioners have joined the MRC! Please offer them a warm welcome–and click on their names to find out more about them:

Crispin Beale

Michael Brereton

Melanie Courtright

Reed Cundiff

Phyllis MacFarlane

Steve Schlesinger

Let’s put great minds to work! Announcing: MRC Think Tanks

MRC would like to engage your brilliant minds to explore and lead the charge in solving future-focused challenges and in identifying myriad opportunities that will transform industries.

MRC membership consists of the creme de la creme of research thought leadership. If you have suggestions/ideas and/or would like to get involved in developing MRC Think Tanks, please contact Rosemarie Sharpe via email:

Attend Next Week’s Great Events!

Virtual: Navigating Rocky Roads Without Derailing Relationships

Feb.7th, 12:30-2:00 PM

Our programming team has created another great webinar event, this time to help you and your team better manage both client and supplier relationships, Ensure your team has the diplomacy, patience and negotiating skills to ensure you’re delivering expectations on both sides of the table. Bring your entire department! Click here for more and to RSVP

MRC Connect: Member Meet-up

Feb.7th, 1:30-2:00PM

As promised, we’re having a member meet-and-greet immediately following the Feb. 7 event (see above). This is a great way to meet and welcome new members and reconnect with existing members. We’ll share the link the morning of the the Meet-Up via email.

If you missed an event:

Members can watch online at the link above!

Thank you for your continued support. Have a happy, safe, profitable 2023!


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