Connect and Collaborate - Footers Company Culture - Feb 15

February 15, 2016
00:0000:00 At Footers Catering, company culture is a real feeling of camaraderie among co-workers, respect between employer and employee, and mutual appreciation between the workers and their clients. Anthony Lambatos, Owner and Footers Catering "Coach" would agree that there's no single formula to build a positive company culture - but, he says, it's created over time by giving your employees the autonomy to do great, inspired work, to come up with innovative ideas and a little time to chill out.

Today we're talking with Anthony, and his Ambassador of Awesomeness, Sam Totten about Company Culture. Tune in to listen to Footers' creative ideas.

Connect & Collaborate - Kevin Hougen Aurora Chamber - Feb 12, 2016

February 12, 2016

Kevin Hougen is the President and CEO of the Aurora Chamber of Commerce and joins us to discuss the incredible changes and future plans for the area. Aurora can look forward to more growth at DIA, an extension of 6th Avenue out to the E470, Transit Oriented Development in conjunction with RTD expansion, and a new development in the Aurora Highlands.

We'll also talk about leadership and bringing people together to build a better community.

Connect & Collaborate - Colorado Space Business Roundtable - Feb 11

February 11, 2016
00:0000:00 The Colorado Space Business Roundtable works with Aerospace industries throughout the state, along with the top aerospace business leaders to promote space exploration from Colorado.

As a top employer, the space industry contributes 163,240 direct and indirect jobs in Colorado, adding $13 - 15 billion dollars to the state economy.

Edgar Johansson, President of the Colorado Space Business Roundtable will share about the incredible groups and programs like MAVEN and LASP, both at CU Boulder.

Connect & Collaborate - Building a Better Colorado - Feb 10

February 10, 2016

Building a Better Colorado. Guest Reeves Brown.

Connect & Collaborate - DORA - Feb 9

February 9, 2016

Connect & Collaborate has formed a partnership with the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA) to promote the many resources in place to help businesses run more smoothly and in keeping with state laws and regulations.

Each month we'll bring you a closer look at one of their many agencies.

Today, we'll talk with Joe Neguse, Executive Director of DORA for and overview of the agencies and how they can help you do business better.

Connect & Collaborate - Vistage -Pat Maley - Feb 8

February 8, 2016

Vistage Chair, Pat Maley is a friend of Connect & Collaborate, bringing us fascinating speakers as guests.  Today he'll share more about Vistage International, an advisory peer group that facilitates discussions among executives.  This unique environment allows heads of companies to discuss the challenges of their business in a confidential space. 

Joined by fellow Vistage Chair Bob Carrothers, and two Vistage members, Rick Barrett of Black Eagle Energy and Matt Halker, Halker Consulting, they'll discuss the benefits of joining a Vistage group and share real examples of the benefit of being a Vistage member. 

Connect & Collaborate - Hacking Autism - Phil McKinney - Feb. 5

February 5, 2016

Today we're talking with Phil McKinney, well-known innovator, President and CEO of CableLabs where he heads the research and development organization responsible for the global cable industry's technology and innovation roadmap. He retired from his position as CTO at Hewlett-Packard where he oversaw the Global Innovation Office.

We'll talk about his career experience and what he's learned, as well as his involvement with Hacking Autism, a non-profit to fund, create and support ways to improve the personal and professional lives of people on the Autism Spectrum.

Connect & Collaborate - VITAL for Colorado - Feb 4

February 4, 2016

Peter Moore joins us to discuss VITAL for Colorado and the importance of energy production in the state. VITAL is a coalition of industry leaders throughout Colorado who support a rational, well-regulated and competitive regulatory environment for energy production.

We will talk about the Board of Directors, which is made up of a variety of industries and a healthy representation of men and women leaders. Additionally, we'll discuss some of the upcoming ballot issues that may threaten energy production.

Connect & Collaborate - CereScan - Feb 3

February 3, 2016

CereScan is bringing their message of the diagnosis and treatment of brain injuries to the media surrounding Super Bowl 50. The match up between the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers is an ideal setting to discuss the danger of multiple concussion injuries, both to the sports world and to our nation's military veterans.

Garrett Bussiere, Neurosciences Manager at CereScan joins us to share his story of recovery. As a rising star in the Major Leagues, he was hit with a 95 mph fast ball, which ended his baseball career and resulted in cognitive delays as he returned to Berkley to finish his education.

Connect & Collaborate - Mark Alpert - Feb 2

February 2, 2016

Mark Alpert, owner of Integrated Delivery Solutions and Chair of the Board of the South Metro Denver Chamber, joins us to discuss Colorado's workforce and education needs.

Mark has an impressive career history, working with design build for CH2MHill, and credits his engineering-focused high school education for his success. Mark wants to see similar opportunities for education and careers for generations of Coloradans, and advocates for STEM related education, as well as communication between industry and education to prepare a strong Colorado workforce.