Washington Business Report May 6, 2012

John Reiter, Senior VP for BB&T, and Kim Fiske, founding partner of Fiske & Harvey discuss trends in banking and legal services.

John Reiter and Kim Fiske are involved in donating time and company resources to charities in the Alexandria, Virginia, area. BB&T and Fiske & Harvey have been honored for their community contributions by the “Spring for Alexandria” business philanthropy summit.

Pamela Sorensen of explains the business of planning and promoting charitable events, a staple of Washington DC’s springtime social calendar. And Sahil Kapur, Washington Reporter for gives us the back story on the high-profile smack talk between Congressman Paul Ryan and economist Paul Krugman.