FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 16, 2022
SHPE CEO CHRIS WILKIE ACCEPTED INTO THE FORBES NONPROFIT COUNCIL
Forbes Nonprofit Council Is an Invitation-Only Community for Chief Executives in Successful Nonprofit Organizations
(City of Industry, CA) — SHPE CEO Dr. Chris Wilkie has been accepted into Forbes Nonprofit Council, an invitation-only community for chief executives in successful nonprofit organizations.
Dr. Wilkie was vetted and selected by a review committee based on the depth and diversity of his experience. Criteria for acceptance include a track record of successfully impacting business growth metrics, as well as personal and professional achievements and honors.
“We are honored to welcome Dr. Chris Wilkie into the community,” said Scott Gerber, founder of Forbes Councils, the collective that includes Forbes Nonprofit Council. “Our mission with Forbes Councils is to bring together proven leaders from every industry, creating a curated, social capital-driven network that helps every member grow professionally and make an even greater impact on the business world.”
As an accepted member of the Council, Chris has access to a variety of exclusive opportunities designed to help him reach peak professional influence. He will connect and collaborate with other respected local leaders in a private forum. He will also be invited to work with a professional editorial team to share his expert insights in original business articles on Forbes.com, and to contribute to published Q&A panels alongside other experts.
Finally, Chris will benefit from exclusive access to vetted business service partners, membership-branded marketing collateral, and the high-touch support of the Forbes Councils member concierge team.
“It’s an honor to be accepted into the prestigious company of the Forbes Nonprofit Council, which offers a collaborative community of like-minded, socially conscious leaders,” said Chris. “The opportunities afforded to me by Forbes will help me in my work to gain awareness for SHPE and further our mission of elevating Hispanics in STEM.”
ABOUT FORBES COUNCILS
Forbes Councils is a collective of invitation-only communities created in partnership with Forbes and the expert community builders who founded Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC). In Forbes Councils, exceptional business owners and leaders come together with the people and resources that can help them thrive.
SHPE (Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers) is a nonprofit organization serving and advancing Hispanics in STEM. With more than 13,000 student and professional members, SHPE's mission is to change lives by empowering the Hispanic community to realize its fullest potential and to impact the world through STEM awareness, access, support, and development. For more information, please visit https://www.shpe.org/
CEO Chris Wilkie is available for interviews.
Contact: Jen Linck