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KIROS Event with JoAnn Flett

By November 18, 2021November 30th, 2021Bellevue Events

Friday, December 10th, 2021

“Priests in the Marketplace”

JoAnn Flett

Executive Director
Center for Faithful Business at Seattle Pacific University

JoAnn Flett is the Executive Director of the Center for Faithful Business. She is a frequent speaker, collaborator and organizational consultant teasing out the intersection of faith and business that promotes human flourishing. She has a passion for business and a passion for Christ.

JoAnn was a 2020 Fulbright Teaching Scholar to Trinidad and Tobago. Her dissertation is entitled Reshaping the Goals of 21st Century Business: A Study of the B-Corp Movement. Early in her career, she was one of the first group of employees at a small Kirkland-based startup working from a house, called Costco.
She currently serves on and advises numerous nonprofit organizations that include: The Accord Network (120+ faith-based international development agencies); The Ormond Center at Duke University; and the Coalition for Christian Social Innovation a collaborative effort between Compassion International and Baylor University. She was formerly Board Chair for Geneva Global – Capital for Good (a performance philanthropy firm), and Board Street Ministry (non-profit serving the most vulnerable Philadelphians).

She is a Business Advisor to Everence Financial (Philadelphia Initiative); Initiate Australia (a social enterprise in Melbourne, Australia); the Network of Christians in Business; and US Embassy’s Entrepreneurship Hub in Trinidad and Tobago.

JoAnn holds a Bachelor of Biblical Studies (Prairie College, Canada), an MBA (Eastern University), and a PhD in Organizational Leadership (Eastern University). She is married to Eric Flett who is a professor of Theology & Culture at Eastern University. The couple has two sons, Miles (24) and Elliot (21). She attends Quest Church.

Topic Summary:
As a child of God, you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession (1 Peter 2:9). Thus, our work as believers in business can mediate God’s presence in the marketplace. Work that is set aside to act justly, love mercy, and walk humbly with God (Micah 6:8).

Maggiano’s-Bellevue, 10455 NE 8th St, Bellevue, WA 98004
Phone: (425) 519-6476
Doors open at 6:40 am

Parking garage is off of 8th St and Bellevue Way, in the Lincoln Square North garage (across from the Bellevue Square mall.) Parking is free with validation.

Please use the entrance into Maggiano’s from inside of Lincoln Square North. The entrance is near the elevators located on the first floor near Woods Coffee.

Registration Fee:
$29 until Monday, December 6th
$34 December 7th to 9th at 5pm
$39 Walk-in rate morning of the event
Registration closes at 5pm on Thursday, December 9th

Event Requirement:
Due to King County’s gathering requirements, Maggiano’s will require every guest to show a vaccination card with full vaccination status or negative COVID-19 test result within 72 hours. Click link for details:

Name tags:
Name tags will be printed for those that register by Thursday morning, December 9th.

Registration information:
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Refund Policy:
If you are sick or suspect you may have been exposed to COVID-19, please contact info(at), and we will provide a refund.

COVID Mitigation Policies:
Maggiano’s will be requiring masks to be worn when entering the restaurant and going to the restroom, but masks will not be required in the banquet room. Maggiano’s will honor mask exemptions for guests with health concerns per state guidelines. If you have any symptoms, please stay home.

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December 6, 2021

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Attendee List

  •  John Adami
  •  Kasen Burris
  •  Van Campbell
  •  Rowlanda Cawthon
  •  Ken Cornell
  •  Earl Creps
  •  Tori Dabasinskas
  •  Eric Drivdahl
  •  Sarah Drivdahl
  •  Al Erisman
  •  Nancy Erisman
  •  Lance Halley
  •  Mark Heaviland
  •  Hoon Kang
  •  Anne Kuchera
  •  Derek Lane
  •  Curt Maier
  •  Aaron Monts
  •  Simon Mould
  •  Aman Narayan
  •  Thomas Osborn
  •  Chris Paterson
  •  Doug Peterson
  •  Susan Sharpe
  •  Diane Steward
  •  Emily Wahl
  •  Phil Wuerffel
  •  Robert Young

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