Corporate Spelling Bee

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We are excited to announce that First Literacy will host its first-ever virtual Corporate Spelling Bee!

Thursday, April 8, 2021 at 6pm

We are looking forward to this exciting event where a new team will have a chance to steal the trophy from the 2019 champion IBM team of spellers: Todd Chase, Tom Kinzer, and James Vander Poel! Watch the 2019 championship swarm here!

Sponsor the 31st Corporate Spelling Bee

By participating in the First Literacy Corporate Spelling Bee as a sponsor, you help fund

Bee-ing on a spelling team is a great way to bond with your fellow worker bees while supporting adult literacy. Teams of three compete by spelling words sure to stump even the savviest speller. 

Bee sure to follow us on social media and let people know you are participating in the First Literacy 31st Corporate Spelling Bee. Tag us in your posts and tweets using the hashtag #BeeCauseLiteracy.

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If you are interested in sponsoring the 31st Corporate Spelling Bee contact Joe Byrne at

Thank You To Our Host Committee

Lou Maiuri, Honorary Chair, State Street
Josh Binswanger
John Capone, KPMG
Rob Chesley, Citi
Debra Gould, Newmark Knight and Frank
Frank Herron and Sandra Urie, Cambridge Associates
Geraldine Lippman and Carlos Pinto, AST
Kevin McGovern, Deloitte
Ryan Murphy, UBS
Irene Speridakos, BNY Mellon
Margarheeta Wise, MFS