December 4, 2019
Britta Blodgett, Sr. Communications Strategist with the Colorado Workforce Development Council, discusses the upcoming 2019 Talent Pipeline Report and the Future of Work.
Joining Britta is Jean Dougherty with the Colorado Department of Higher Education and Katherine Keegan with the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment.
November 13, 2019
Uptime Logistics, powered by CAP Logistics, focuses on reliability in business operations and transportation. Doug Draper of Acme Distribution and the Denver Transportation Club discusses the changing landscape of international trade policy with guest expert Pete Mento. From tariffs to consolidations in global shipping, there are many nuances to international trade. Doug and Pete explore a sobering, yet entertaining, look into what’s happening today and some implications for businesses and consumers to consider.
Pete Mento is the managing director and practice leader of Crowe LLP’s global customs and duty practice. He and his team specialize in the elimination, recovery and minimization of duties associated with importing and exporting. They also assist companies with trade compliance, audit defense and cargo security programs.
Pete also hosts the show Trade Geek, which can be found at https://petemento.com/
October 11, 2019
Kristen Blessman, President of the Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce, and all-around Wonder Woman pops into the studio again to recap the State of Women in Business Luncheon and to talk about the upcoming Champions of Change event. Champions of Change is centered around awarding companies that are actively making a difference for female leaders in our community. Celebrate these winners on November 7, at 5:00 p.m. at the Infinity Park Event Center. Find more information here: https://www.cobrt.com/radio/champs-of-change
October 10, 2019
Dan Thoren, President and Matthew Malone, Project Manager at Barber-Nichols Inc. sit down with us to talk workforce development. When it comes to engineering and manufacturing, a large company isn’t always the best fit when looking for employment. BNI prides themselves on the fact that every one of their 130+ employees makes a difference, and these employees feel it, too. Find more information here: https://www.cobrt.com/radio/barber-nichols
October 9, 2019
Redefining Rural is a Colorado State University - Global Campus sponsored series. This series is focused on bringing awareness to the rural communities of Colorado in the education sector. Today’s episode is centered around school funding. Special guests include Lisa Weil, Executive Director of Great Education Colorado and Glenn McClain, Superintendent of Platte Valley School District. Join Michelle Murphy of Colorado Rural Alliance and Denille LePlatt of Rural Services at the Colorado Department of Education as we talk about how Colorado schools are funded, as well as why you should vote yes on Proposition CC. Find more information here: https://www.cobrt.com/radio/redefining-rural-6
October 7, 2019
Anthony Lambatos shares his experience running a second generation business, Footers Catering, as well as his perspective on company culture. Despite Anthony owning a family business himself, he brings on Melodie Polidori of the Polidori Sausage empire to talk about the journey that is working for a family owned business. Find more information here: https://www.cobrt.com/radio/melodie-polidori
October 4, 2019
CAP Logistics presents Supply Chain & Logistics: The Storytellers with guest host Doug Draper. Doug of Acme Distribution and Denver Transportation Club introduces Eric Seamon, President and Co-Founder of the China-based Oceanwide Logistics International. Together Doug and Eric talk about the differences of the logistics worlds in China and the U.S.
October 4, 2019
Dr. Becky Takeda-Tinker, President and CEO of CSU Global and Rico Munn, Superintendent of Aurora Public Schools join us in studio to talk about their recent partnership aimed to increase access to high-quality, affordable and career-relevant education. CSU Global is leasing a new building from APS as its new headquarters, and APS can choose to utilize lease payments in a variety of ways including scholarship opportunities for APS students to earn a college degree after graduating from high school. CSU Global is providing significant tuition discounts for APS graduates, staff, and faculty as well. Tune in to learn how two tenacious leaders completed this innovative project to help better the Aurora community and workforce as a whole. Find more information here: https://www.cobrt.com/radio/csu-aps
October 3, 2019
Colorado Business Roundtable President, Jeff Wasden invites Rosemary Rodriguez of Together We Count to the studio to talk about the 2020 census. While we know that this information is gathered every 10 years, we find out just how important it is for you to report your information. Learn how this impacts both government and business. Find more information here: https://www.cobrt.com/radio/census-2020 Please be aware that census takers will NEVER ask for money, your social security number, your birthdate, or your citizenship status.