August 25, 2014

The Protocol School of Washington held its Global Education Summit and their 25th anniversary Gala this August in Washington DC. A keynote speaker was Ambassador Peter Selfridge , the new Chief of Protocol for the USA. It was particularly kind of him to attend, as he was in the middle of the Africa Summit, with… Read more »

July 24, 2014

I had the great honor and joy of being a guest lecturer at Georgetown University earlier this week. I was invited to speak to Prof.Skuba’s class on Global Retail. I first met Prof. Skuba in the store, we were chatting about Retail and it’s role in the Economy. This led him to consider teaching a… Read more »

February 15, 2014

I was very fortunate to meet President Clinton after his speech to our trade association. I mentioned to him that Chelsea had bought from us the gift she gave him and Hilary for their 25th Wedding anniversary gift! Immediately, he asked me if I mean the silver vase. He told me that every day he… Read more »

February 1, 2014

The other week I came back from our annual National Retail Federation Show in NYC. The highlight must have been meeting President Bush! He shared a remarkable story about his first meeting with President Putin in Moscow where he had requested a one on one with Putin, without staffers. As they both settled in for… Read more »

December 14, 2010

As the newest edition to the Keith Lipert Gallery, I thought I would take this space to introduce myself and discuss an event my father and I attended that we were fortunate enought to be a part of – as result of being shopkeepers in the wonderful world of retail in Georgetown and Washington D.C…. Read more »