Connect and Collaborate - February 14, 2017 - DORA Insurance Divsion

February 14, 2017

February  14 – Rebecca Laurie – Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies

Rebecca Laurie, Director of Communications for DORA, joins us to talk with Colorado Division of Insurance Communications Manager Vincent Plymell, who will discuss the Division of Insurance's recoveries for consumers in 2016. He'll discuss what questions to ask of your agent or broker when researching insurance and some of the things that are typically not covered. Vince will also address life insurance and the new "Life Insurance Locator Tool" to help people find policies that may be lost or unknown.

Connect and Collaborate - February 13, 2017 - Vistage

February 13, 2017

February 13 – Pat Maley – Vistage

Vistage is a CEO Peer Group for business executives. Pat Maley, Vistage Chair, introduces us to CEO Peer Group members, chairs and speakers. He’ll talk with Krista Morgan, CEO/Co-founder of P2BI, a company using technology to improve fast growing companies’ access to working capital, providing a great example of millennial leadership building a "new way" for business growth. Then, we’ll talk with Vistage Champion Lloyd Gottman, CEO of Synergetic Systems, which provides companies the tools to assess new hires so they get high-correlation fit with company culture.

Connect and Collaborate - February 10, 2017 - Kristen Muzzy & Tom Bugnitz

February 10, 2017

February 10 – Kristen Muzzy & Tom Bugnitz – Manufacturing

Kristen Muzzy, Executive VP of Business Development at Leading2Lean, joins us to focus on manufacturing. Her guest is Tom Bugnitz, CEO of Manufacturer’s Edge. They will discuss the opportunities for manufacturing in Colorado and concerns about training the future workforce.

Connect and Collaborate - February 9, 2017 - Aerospace

February 9, 2017

February 9 – Edgar Johansson – COBRT Aerospace Advocate

Edgar Johansson, COBRT’s Aerospace Advocate, brings us fascinating conversations with those in Colorado’s aerospace industry. We will talk with Waleed Abdalati, Director of Cooperative Institute for Research In Environmental Sciences (CIRES) at University of Colorado Boulder, and Dr. Antonio J. Busalacchi, the newly appointed President of University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR).

Connect and Collaborate - February 8, 2017 - Transportation In-Depth

February 8, 2017

February 8 – COBRT – Transportation

The Colorado Business Roundtable is focused on Transportation this month, and Jeff Wasden, President of the COBRT, joins us along with Cathy Proctor, Denver Business Journal’s Energy and Transportation reporter. We will share interviews with CDOT Executive Director, Shailen Bhatt, about how technology can improve transportation and the numerous concerns facing the state of Colorado roadways.

Connect and Collaborate - February 7, 2017 - 3 to 5 Club

February 7, 2017

February  7 – 3 to 5 Club


3to5 Club is a mastermind group for serious business owners and entrepreneurs, created by Chuck Blakeman, Founder and Chief Transformation Officer of Crankset Group. Kyle Matthews is the Chief Connecting Officer at Crankset, and a group facilitator for 3to5 Club. We’ll meet Chad Moore, Owner and Founder of Enviocore, and learn how he has been able grow his company and tackle tough decisions with input from his 3to5 Club colleagues and mentors.

Connect and Collaborate - February 6, 2017 - Leading Change Without Resistance

February 6, 2017

February 6 – Doug Krug & Christine Kahane – Institute for UnLearning

Doug Krug and Christine Kahane are Resultants from the Institute for UnLearning, where they focus on helping leaders implement change in their companies without the resistance, which is typical. As part of a continuing series on Leading Change Without Resistance, today’s topic is Minding the Gap - the gap between senior management and the people they are developing.

Connect and Collaborate - February 3, 2017 - VITAL for Colorado

February 3, 2017

February 3 – Peter Moore – VITAL for Colorado

Peter Moore, President and CEO of VITAL for Colorado, joins us to talk about energy development in the state. Peter welcomes Tracee Bentley, Executive Director of the Colorado Petroleum Council. Tracee and host Peter Moore will discuss the landscape for oil and gas in 2017 and issues pertinent to the day.

Connect and Collaborate - February 2, 2017 - GlobalMindED

February 2, 2017

February 2 – Carol Carter – GlobalMindED

Carol Carter, Founder and Executive of GlobalMindED, joins us to discuss innovation and entrepreneurship, why new graduates must be Workplace Entrepreneurs, and how colleges can promote that ability. Carol talks with Eric Glustrom, Founder and President of Watson University; Bree Langemo, J.D., President of The Entrepreneurial Learning Initiative; and Domonique Tucker, a Master of Science student who will share her experiences.

Connect and Collaborate - February 1, 2017 - TalentFOUND

February 1, 2017

February 1 – Stephanie Veck – Workforce Development

Stephanie Veck, Director of the Colorado Workforce Development Council, talks with us about TalentFOUND and progress toward closing the skills gap in Colorado. We’ll also hear from Colorado BioScience Association.