Today’s episode of American Council of Engineering Companies of Colorado is brought to you by Atkins (Member of the SNC-Lavalin Group) and Move Colorado. Brad Doyle, Project Director for SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business, Carla Perez, President of Move Colorado, and Joe Kiely, Vice President of Operations for Ports-to-Plains Alliance joins us to talk about the ever-growing pain in our existence, transportation in Colorado.
Britta Blodgett, Senior Communications Strategist at Colorado Workforce Development Council, joins us to discuss the importance of youth engagement in strengthening the talent pipeline. Britta’s guest is Jenny Smith, Talent Pipeline Liaison for the Denver Opportunity Youth Initiative, and the Chair for the State Youth Council.
Dave Willner, Chief Operating Officer of Skyport Hospitality joins us to cap off our conversation within the food and beverage industry. Dave will talk about the importance of hospitality, and how much you may not realize your life is touched by the industry.
Chris “Grenade Legs” Bowser was hit by a grenade in Iraq, and nearly lost both of his legs. Thankfully, he survived, and has gone on to create the nonprofit organization, Heroes Meeting Heroes. Chris made it his mission to help veterans meet their heroes in the entertainment industry. Be sure to connect with Chris on social media @grenadelegs. Find more information here: https://www.cobrt.com/radio/grenade-legs
Kristen Muzzy, Founder of Riveting Connections, is a champion and advocate for manufacturing in Colorado and nationally. Kristen leads the manufacturing vertical for the Colorado Business Roundtable. Kristen’s guests are Sara Newman and John Fischer of Sticker Giant.
Kelly Caufield, Vice President of Government Affairs at Colorado Succeeds joins us to talk about the success of the Colorado Roadmap to Work-Based Learning, and the education policies the legislators approved this session. Kelly also shares the most recent policies Colorado Succeeds has drafted to keep improving the Colorado education system. Don’t forget to stay involved with the third annual Succeeds Prize awards. Find more information here: https://www.cobrt.com/radio/co-succeeds
Kelly Caufield, Vice President of Government Affairs at Colorado Succeeds joins us to talk about the success of the Colorado Roadmap to Work-Based Learning, and the education policies the legislators approved this session. Kelly also tells us about the most recent policies Colorado Succeeds has drafted to keep improving the Colorado education system.
Joyce Saffel, Human Resources Director at Columbine Health joins us to talk about their brand new apprenticeship program. Columbine has created a wonderful experience for high school juniors and seniors to start their career in healthcare today.
John Barry, President and CEO of Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum stops by the studio again. This time, in addition to nerding out over aviation, and getting an update on the Exploration of Flight, we hear about the agenda for the upcoming event, ApolloPalooza.