We are very pleased to announce that the panel on “Leveraging Corporate Partnerships” will be joined by Joan Higginbotham, Director of Community Relations for Lowe’s Home Improvement and Retired NASA Astronaut, and Richard “Stick” Williams, Senior Vice President of Environmental, Health & Safety and President of Duke Energy Foundation.  They will join Andrew Plepler, Global Corporate Social Responsibility Executive and Consumer Policy Executive for Bank of American, and Mike Rizer, Executive Vice President and Director of Community Relations and CRA Risk Management at Wells Fargo.  We’re looking forward to a frank and provocative conversation about the role of corporate philanthropy in our communities.   Visit the Guest Speakers page for brief background information on our speakers.