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CWCC: Champions of Change

CWCC: Champions of Change

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

Barber-Nichols and Workforce Development

Barber-Nichols and Workforce Development

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

Redefining Rural - How Are Schools Funded?

Redefining Rural - How Are Schools Funded?

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

Creating a Great Place to Work: Family Business

Creating a Great Place to Work: Family Business

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

Oceanwide Logistics

Oceanwide Logistics

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.

Partnership: CSU Global and Aurora Public Schools

Partnership: CSU Global and Aurora Public Schools

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

Census 2020

Census 2020

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.

TalentFOUND Presents: National Disability Employment Awareness Month

TalentFOUND Presents: National Disability Employment Awareness Month

October 2, 2019

Lee Wheeler-Berliner, Managing Director of Colorado Workforce Development Council sits down with us to focus on National Disability Employment Awareness Month. Joining Lee are Kristin Corash, Director of the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation at the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment and Marilee Boylan, Chair of the State Rehabilitation Council. Tune in as Kristin shares more on the Shining Stars of VR and Marilee explains the Employment First Advisory Partnership. Find their 2018 report here. Find more information here: https://www.cobrt.com/radio/dis-employ-aware

State Agencies and Their Role in Talent Development

State Agencies and Their Role in Talent Development

October 1, 2019

Lee Wheeler-Berliner, Director of the Colorado Workforce Development Council joins us for a discussion on Colorado state agencies and their role in talent development. Lee’s guests include Joe Barela, Executive Director of the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE), Angie Paccione, Executive Director of the Colorado Department of Higher Education (CDHE), and Betsy Markey, Executive Director of the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT). Learn more about the Opportunity Zones here.