WSU Tri-Cities Carson College of Business

Point to Success Fundraising Brunch

Saturday, March 7, 2020 | 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

$100 Early Registration
$125 Registration after February 27, 2020

All proceeds dedicated entirely to student support and faculty development to improve business education in the Tri-Cities. Featured speaker Tim Mulligan, Richland Native, WSU Alumnus and author of “ROAR: How to Build a Resilient Organization the World-Famous San Diego Zoo Way”.

Featured Speaker

Tim Mulligan, author of the best-selling leadership book “Roar: How To Build a Resilient Organization the World Famous San Diego Zoo Way,” currently serves Vulcan Inc (the late Paul Allen’s organization that includes the Seattle Seahawks and the Portland Trail Blazers) as the Chief Human Resources Officer, and previously spent nearly 13 years as Chief Human Resources Officer for San Diego Zoo Global.

In his role, Mulligan manages a large and dynamic team who fulfill employment needs for the organization, develop benefits packages for its employees and handle organizational and strategic challenges that occur in a large, diverse workplace.

Mulligan received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Hotel and Restaurant Administration from Washington State University in 1990 before receiving his Juris Doctorate from Gonzaga University School of Law in 1994. He has extensive experience in human resources legal issues having practiced labor and employment law from 1995 – 1998.

With an HR career spanning over two decades, Mulligan has amassed much recognition from the HR and business community, including San Diego Business Journal’s “HR Professional of the Year,” San Diego Business Journal’s “San Diego Healthiest Employers” finalist in 2013 and 2014, San Diego Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) “Workplace Excellence” in both 2005 and 2007, and San Diego City Beat’s “2014 Best Place to Work in San Diego.” In 2016, Mulligan won the prestigious award of “Chief Human Resources Officer of the Year” by HRO Today.

Give a $50 donation and receive a book from Tim Mulligan

This year’s brunch will include a live auction for some great packages, a $25 wine grab, raise-the- paddles, and a fun game of heads-or-tails.

Generously hosted by Anthony’s at Columbia Point




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Seasonal Fresh Fruit Platter

Homemade Blueberry Coffee Cake
With cinnamon butter

Crispy French Toast
With wild mountain huckleberry sauce

Chilaquiles Scramble
Eggs scrambles with Chili Verde with corn tortillas, jack cheese
and herbed cream cheese

Wild Salmon Benedict
English muffin topped with spinach, poached egg and wild salmon finished with Hollandaise sauce

Prawns and Grits
Anthony’s BBQ prawns over homemade grits

Roasted Apple and Huckleberry Crepes

Mixed Grill
Hickory smoked bacon, Kurobuta ham and sausage

Anthony’s Bunch Potatoes
Roasted Yukon Gold potatoes

Brunch Beverages
Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice, Mimosas, Michelle Sparkling Brut
Mukiltio Coffee or Tea

An array of homemade miniature desserts including Chinookies, fruit tartlets
and chocolate dipped strawberries

  •  The Port of Benton is offering a private tour for 8 Guests of the conning tower & sail of the USS Triton, the first vessel to circumnavigate the world entirely underwater.
  • Relaxation Package – After checking into newly opened “The Lodge at Columbia Point” for an overnight stay, head down to the spa for a couples massage.  When you come back to the room we’ll have a bottle of wine waiting for you with a nice cheese tray that you can enjoy on your deck overlooking the Columbia River.
  • A private wine tasting for 8 with the owners of Hamilton Cellars, Russ and Stacie Hamilton.
  • A two-hour cruise for six people on the Columbia River on the 38-foot yacht Quantum Wave out of Clover Island.
  • Take a trip for 2 to Cannon Beach, Oregon and enjoy a two night stay in a beautiful Boutique Hotel “The Ocean Lodge”. Head down to Ocean Spa in downtown Cannon Beach for a couples massage, a great way to get you in the relaxation mode. Have dinner at one of Cannon Beach’s favorite local restaurants, “The Driftwood” ($50.00).  When you come back to your room enjoy a bottle of northwest wine with two signature glasses & chocolates.
  • Vertical sampling of two vintages of Cabernet Sauvignon from Leonetti Cellar.
  • A vineyard tour and tasting for 8, complete with hors d’ oeuvres hosted by Elephant Mountain Vineyards at the party site on the Butte at Elephant Mountain Vineyards,  producer of many award winning wines.
  • Golf for four at Apple Tree in Yakima.
  • Dinner in the vineyard at Gordon Estate.
  • Americans “Dinner, Game, and Winger Delivery” package for four for the auction to include dinner at a restaurant, front row seats, and signed gear delivered at the game.
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