January 31, 2017
January 31 – Operation Stimulus – Logistics Careers
Operation Stimulus is both a forum and a conference which includes high school and college students pursuing careers in transportation. Our guests are key leaders in logistics, Bob Forshay, Supply Chain Architect, and Derrick Knudsen, Executive Recruiter for Ajilon. They will speak with students at the Operation Stimulus event about professional development and education and best practices for a job search in logistics.
January 30, 2017
January 30 – Robin Wise – Launch My Career Colorado
Robin Wise, President & CEO of Junior Achievement – Rocky Mountain, Inc., joins us to discuss the Launch My Career Colorado web tool. She is joined by Paolo Diaz, JA - Rocky Mountain Inc., Program Director. The web tool is aimed at high school students to help them plan for their educational and financial futures. Robin’s experience working with students in Junior Achievement provides a unique perspective on their expectations.
January 27, 2017
January 27 – Andrea Young – Colorado Technology Association
Colorado Technology Association (CTA) leads the network of companies that propel Colorado's economy with technology. We'll talk with Andrea Young, CEO of Colorado Technology Association, about the upcoming C-Level at Mile High. CTA’s largest fundraiser, C-Level at Mile High gathers tech companies and influential IT leaders in the perfect setting for collaboration.
January 26, 2017
January 26 – Legislative Preview
We take a look at the issues on the minds of our state legislators, two weeks into the 71st General Assembly convened in the Colorado legislature. We will review Governor John Hickenlooper’s State of the State Address and share an interview with Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne. We also check-in with some of our state congressional delegates about their goals for this year.
January 25, 2017
January 25 – Jeff Wasden, COBRT – Manufacturing Matters
Colorado Business Roundtable brings together leaders in manufacturing with educators who are training the next generation of makers. Today’s show is a glimpse into our Manufacturing Matters event which will be starting at the same time. We’ll launch the statewide manufacturing coalition, Dream It Do It Colorado, with Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne. At the event, we’ll also start our COBRT Author Series with Alvaro E. Espinosa and have a happy hour. Tune in to hear from speakers and guests live from ICOSA Event Center.
January 24, 2017
January 24 – Meredith Badler – Colorado Business Committee for the Arts
Meredith Badler, Program Manager for Colorado Business Committee for the Arts (CBCA), joins us to discuss the Business for the Arts Awards. These statewide awards recognize outstanding arts and business partnerships, honoring both individual leaders and companies for their engagement with and support of the arts. There are 14 finalists this year across 5 different categories, to be awarded at the CBCA Awards Luncheon on March 15.
January 23, 2017
January 23 – Latino Leadership Institute – BRIDGE Act
Joelle Martinez, Executive Director of the Latino Leadership Institute at the University of Denver, joins us to discuss concerns that Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) might be repealed under a Trump Administration. Similarly, we’ll discuss the proposed BRIDGE Act (Bar Removal of Individuals who Dream and Grow our Economy) which will provide temporary relief from deportation and work authorization to undocumented youth.
January 20, 2017
January 20 – Peter Moore – VITAL for Colorado
Peter Moore, President and CEO of VITAL for Colorado, joins us to discuss the importance of energy production in our state. His guests will be Scott Prestidge, Director, Energy Industry at Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation, and Brian Payer, Program Manager for Strategic Operations at Sphera and co-chair of the Colorado Energy Coalition’s Resource Rich Colorado Committee. They'll discuss Resource Rich Colorado, Metro Denver EDC's annual study measuring Colorado's competitive position in the oil, natural gas, coal, renewable energy, alternative-fuel vehicles and sustainability sectors of the energy industry.
January 19, 2017
January 19 – Paul Bergman – Denver Export Assistance Center
Paul Bergman, Director of the United States Commercial Service – Denver Export Assistance Center, joins us as a guest host. Paul introduces us to key players in Denver who work together to help make exporting easy and profitable for businesses of all sizes.
January 18, 2017
January 18 – Doug Draper – Denver Transportation Club
Doug Draper, Committee Chairman for Operation Stimulus, tells us about the upcoming 36th annual logistics conference, The Future of Transportation: Work Smarter, Not Harder. Coming up February 2-4, 2017, the conference brings undergraduate students from schools across North America to Denver to participate in a case completion. Together with the Denver Transportation Club, Operation Stimulus awards the Terry Priest Scholarship to deserving students through its endowment and continuing support from sponsors.