Connect and Collaborate - April 28, 2017 - Autonomous Vehicles

April 28, 2017

April 28 – Autonomous Vehicles

We will look at the autonomous vehicle transformation and its impact on car manufacturers, car buyers, transportation systems and safety concerns. There is a school of thought that self-driving cars might reduce traffic collisions, as well as help increase traffic flow on our busiest roadways.

Connect and Collaborate - April 27, 2017 - HOA Construction Defects & CSPR

April 27, 2017

April 27  – Common Sense Policy Roundtable Report 

We’ll talk with Homeownership Opportunity Alliance about construction defects litigation reform and updates on the successful compromise in the legislature and the future of affordable housing in Colorado.
We’ll also discuss the Common Sense Policy Roundtable Report Budget Comparison for the 2017 Colorado State Budget, focusing on needs for education and transportation, along with healthcare allocations.

Connect and Collaborate - April 26, 2017 - GlobalMindED K-12 Track

April 26, 2017

April 26  – Carol Carter – GlobalMindED

Carol Carter, Founder and Executive of GlobalMindED joins us to discuss the K-12 Track. Her guests include: Dr. Penny Eucker - CEO of STEM Academy K-12, who has developed  impressive business partnerships for students and strong professional development for her staff.  Works with Innovation and Judy Perez, a first generation college graduate and  Founder and CEO of iLearn, who leads Colorado’s personalized learning, which is closely linked to student success and on-the-job abilities.

Connect and Collaborate - April 14, 2017 - Kristen Muzzy and Kirk Weisler

April 26, 2017

April 14 – Kristen Muzzy – Manufacturing Kristen Muzzy, Executive VP of Business Development joins us to focus on manufacturing. Her guest is Kirk Weisler, Chief Morale Officer here to talk about teachable leaders, and how employers can create a work culture with more clarity, connectedness and trust.

Connect and Collaborate - April 25, 2017 - Workforce Development

April 25, 2017

April 25  – Stephanie Veck – Workforce Development

Stephanie Veck, Director of the Colorado Workforce Development Council, joins us to discuss the state’s manufacturing sector partnerships. Her guest is Paul Harter, president and CEO of Aqua-Hot. We’ll talk about his work with the Northern Colorado Manufacturing Sector Partnership.

Connect and Collaborate - April 24, 2017 - Financial Planning for Your Business

April 24, 2017

April 24  – Jeffrey Campos – Global Chamber

Jeffrey Campos, Executive Director of Global Chamber joins us to discuss the importance of financial planning for your business. We will talk with Jeffrey Nowakowski of CoBiz Financial  - he’ll tell us about managing your exposure to currency rate risk.  Then Louise Pumphry and John Hamel will talk about exit planning and more.

Connect and Collaborate - April 21, 2017 - VITAL for Colorado

April 21, 2017

April 21 – Peter Moore – VITAL for Colorado

Peter Moore is the Chairman and CEO of Vital for Colorado, and he hosts leaders from across the energy industry to discuss the most pertinent issues of the day.

Connect and Collaborate - April 20, 2017 - Export Assistance Center

April 20, 2017

April 20 – Paul Bergman – Export Assistance Center

Paul Bergman, Director of the United States Commercial Service - Denver Export Assistance Center, introduces us to key players in Denver who help make exporting easy and profitable for businesses of all sizes.

Connect and Collaborate - April 19, 2017 - Footers

April 19, 2017

April 19 – Anthony Lambatos – Footers

Anthony Lambatos shares his experience running a second-generation business and his perspective on company culture. He introduces us to other business leaders who focus on creating a great place to work.

Connect and Collaborate - April 18, 2017 - Dream Big Eads

April 18, 2017

April 18 – Jay Lindell – Dream Big Eads

Jay Lindell, Colorado’s Aerospace and Defense Industry Champion joins us to discuss Dream Big Eads, an effort to connect rural students with industry leaders and professors from Colorado’s top technology companies and universities. The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) will host more than 250 students from 12 southeastern Colorado school districts for the second annual Dream Big Event at Eads High School in Eads, Colorado to promote STEM careers.