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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.