COFFE LUNCHEON SPEAKERS:  A full review of the previous speaker’s comments is contained in the COFFE News, a copy of which is sent to members.


March 30, 2020 – Jason El Koubi, Executive Vice-President, Virginia Economic Development Partnership will discuss how Virginia strategized the winning bid for Amazon‘s HQ2.

April 27, 2020 – Michael Sharnoff, Associate Professor, National Defense University will offer insights on the Rise of Non-Arab States in the Middle East. One doesn’t think of Turkey, Iran, and Israel as a separate group of non-Arab states, and Sharnoff has an interesting take on the different roles they play is this contentious area.

June 1, 2020 – Congressman Jamie Raskin (D-MD 8th District) a member of the House Judiciary and Oversight Committees


September 23, 2019 – Bill Corr, Former Deputy Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services spoke on factors driving prescription drug prices.

October 29, 2019 – Congressman Jamie Raskin (D-MD 8th District)  – Cancelled

November 25, 2019 – Former DC Mayor, Anthony Williams on Focusing Business and Professional Leaders on Major Opportunities and Obstacles in the Washington Metro Region.

January 27, 2020 – Joe Bonfiglio, President, EDF Action at Environmental Defense Fund talked about climate change legislation.

February 24, 2020 – J. Stapleton Roy, former Ambassador to China spoke on the topic – “What Is Going On In China”

For information on speakers prior to September 2019, select “Past Speakers” on the main menu or click here.

COFFE does not host luncheons in June, July, August, and December.