Event Details

Thank you for being part of Filene's Inner Circle. We're excited to toast to you as one of our biggest supporters this year.

You are invited to join us on Tuesday, November 17, 2020 for a virtual wine tasting experience via Zoom, led by Filene Fellow, Dr. Quinetta Roberson.

A non-alcoholic experience will be available upon request.

Please refer to the confirmation email for more information on how to join the Zoom call.

How will this work?

  • Prior to the event, a curated box wines will be shipped
    to the address indicated in the RSVP. 
  • Included in each box will be 3 bottles from Brown
    , a tasting card with notes on each wine along with recommended food pairings to enhance your experience.
  • During the virtual tasting you will learn about the history and story of each wine from a member of the Brown Estate Team, along with a tasting led by Dr. Roberson. 
  • We invite you to bring a guest (or 2), age 21 or older,
    to join you for the evening.* 
  • Login details will be shared closer to the event.
  • Please RSVP no later than Friday, October 23, 2020 
    in order to receive your shipment in time. 

*You will be responsible for ensuring all health and safety measures are in place for any guests you invite to join you in person. Only 1 box per confirmed guest will be provided.


Your Host

Quinetta Roberson
Full Name
Quinetta Roberson
Job Title
Michigan State University
Speaker Bio
Quinetta Roberson, Ph.D., is John A. Hannah Distinguished Professor of Management and Psychology at Michigan State University. Having earned a Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from the University of Maryland, Dr. Roberson has over 20 years of experience teaching courses and workshops globally on leadership, talent management and diversity. She has been a visiting professor on every continent (except Antarctica, although there's still time), published over 40 articles and book chapters, and edited a Handbook of Diversity in the Workplace published by Oxford Press in 2013. Her research focuses on building organizational capability and enhancing effectiveness through the strategic management of people, particularly diverse work teams. In her spare time, she delivers workshops, seminars and presentations, and provides professional advice to leaders across various industries and sectors. Her research and work with organizations is informed by her background in finance, having worked as a financial analyst and small business development consultant prior to obtaining her doctorate.

See who else will be there

Full NameOrganizationJob Title
Alix PattersonCallahan & AssociatesCXO
April ClobesMSUFCUPresident/CEO
Bill HamptonFISDivision Executive - Credit Unions
Bob McKayTogether CUCEO
Brandon BiegenzahnMcDermott + BullPresident
Brett MartinezRedwood Credit UnionPresident/CEO
Brian HamiltonCU Direct ConnectPresident
Brian KaasCUNA Mutual GroupVice President
Brian BodellCUNA Mutual/AEAVice President
Brian HendricksOrigenceCMO
Caroline WillardCornerstone LeaguePresident & CEO
Cheri Speier-PeroMichigan State UniversityAssociate Dean
Christie KimbellFilene Research InstituteChief Experience Officer
Chuck PurvisCoastal Credit UnionPresident
Chuck Fagan, IIIPSCUPresident & CEO
Cynthia NegriRedwood Credit UnionCOO
Dennis DevineAlliant Credit UnionPresident & CEO
Diana KotSchoolsFirst FCUVP Membership Development & Advocacy
Doug LeightonVisa IncSVP, Head of Community Accounts
Eric HansingCUNA Mutual GroupVP, Strategy and Multicultural