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EWI of San Diego Welcomes Its Newest Member Firms


For 60+ years, EWI of San Diego has supported businesses and individuals, promoted member firms, enhanced career development, and encouraged community involvement.



 Tuesday, May 20, 2014

1027 University Avenue (Hillcrest) |  San Diego CA



Phil Blair, Executive Officer

Manpower of San Diego

What HR Will Never Tell You About Getting A Job

and Managing Your Career”


Phil Blair is one of San Diego’s most visible and respected business leaders. Since 1977, he along with partner Mel Katz, have built Manpower of San Diego into the largest Manpower franchise in the U.S. with annual revenues exceeding $125 million.

Manpower provides quality employment opportunities for thousands of San Diegans. Their training programs range from community work ready to veterans programs preparing them to enter the civilian workplace.  

Mr. Blair is an oft-quoted employment commentator, appearing in local and national business media.  Mr. Blair is a professional speaker on employment and workforce trends and issues, as well as a career coach. He has just finished his first book Job Won! which is a complete guide to finding and managing a successful career in today’s economy.   

As an active member of the San Diego Community, Mr. Blair currently serves on the board of directors of: San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce; the San Diego Convention Center (Chair); Downtown San Diego Partnership (Executive Committee); LEAD San Diego (Chair);  CONNECT (Board Member); the Economic Development Corporation (Board Chair); and the San Diego Downtown Rotary Club.

Previously, Mr. Blair was on the Board of Directors for the American Red Cross, the United Way and the Centre City Development Corporation.  He also served as a member of the San Diego City Council; the San Diego Police Foundation; the San Diego Foundation and was commissioner for four years to the Fair Political Practice Commission in Sacramento. 



5:30pm/Check-in & Networking     6:15pm/Meeting Begins
6:30 pm/Dinner      7pm/Speaker Program


To Be Announced


All active representatives have a standing reservation.
Please RSVP by THURSDAY, May 15, 2014

$45 Active Members & Guests | $40 Sustaining & Life Members
Please contact the Sergeant-at-Arms if you are NOT planning to attend or if you would like a vegetarian meal. | 619.427.6793


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