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November 4 Awards Dinner Features NVCA's President

The 2013 MVCA Annual Awards Dinner is just a few weeks away. Please join us in celebrating Michigan’s venture capital successes of this past year. We are pleased to announce that Bobby Franklin, who recently was named president and CEO of the National Venture Capital Association, will be our keynote speaker.


Bobby Franklin has more than 20 years of public policy and association leadership experience. As the executive vice president at CTIA – The Wireless Association®, he was integral to all aspects of CTIA’s work on behalf of its member companies including public policy advocacy, Board of Directors engagement, oversight of operations, and day-to-day management of its 90 person staff. Prior to CTIA, Mr. Franklin led the Washington D.C. office of ALLTEL Communications, originally joining the company as vice president, Federal Legislative Affairs. Before ALLTEL, he spent a year and a half as a consultant representing the nation’s land-grant colleges and universities. Mr. Franklin began his career in the office of U.S. Senator David Pryor (D-AR) advising him for seven and a half years on issues before various Senate Committees including Finance, Agriculture, and Government Affairs.


MVCA Annual Awards Dinner
Date: Monday, November 4, 2013
Time: 5:30 – 10 p.m.
Location: The Inn at St. John’s
44045 Five Mile Road, Plymouth, MI 48170

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Posted October 6, 2013 in MEMBER NEWS | MVCA Events | newsfeature | eventsfeature | News