We will look at the autonomous vehicle transformation and its impact on car manufacturers, car buyers, transportation systems and safety concerns.Read More
The Colorado Business Roundtable presents two important topics concerning the state legislature. Jeff Wasden, COBRT President joins us for the discussion.
We’ll talk with Kathie Barstnar, Executive Director of NAIOP and the co-chair of Homeownership Opportunity Alliance about construction defects litigation reform and updates on the successful compromise in the legislature as well as 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.
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; and Judy Perez, a first generation college graduate and Founder and CEO of iLearn, who leads Colorado’s personalized learning.We will also talk with John Albright from the Leadership Program for Students at DPS/Career Connect, and Jesus Hinojosa- Aurora Public Schools who works with migrant farm populations.Read More
Stephanie Veck, Director of the Colorado Workforce Development Council and TalentFOUND, joins us to discuss the regional and statewide efforts of manufacturers collaborating to build a robust talent pipeline.Read More
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 Co Biz Financial - he’ll tell us about managing your exposure to currency rate risk. Then Louise Pumphrey and John Hamel will talk about exit planning and more.Read More
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.
We will discuss the background of VITAL for Colorado, which was founded to highlight the importance of Colorado's oil and gas industry, which is vital to our state's economy. Three years later, 60,000 Colorado businesses, associations and individuals have signed the seven-principal pledge to help build and support a coalition behind the energy industry.
Anthony Lambatos, owner of Footers Catering, 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. We'll also talk about Footers sous chef, Heather Carr's recent appearance on "Chopped".Read More
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.Read More
Paul Kullman is the founder and owner of Business Beyond Borders, an international business consulting company that assists U.S. firms to strategically enter and expand in overseas markets. He’ll talk about the current US-China political and economic situation, including the South China Sea, North Korea, the trade balance, and the currency exchange. He’ll also talk about the importance of financial literacy.Read More
Kristen Muzzy, Executive VP of Business Development for Leading2Lean joins us to focus on manufacturing. Her guest is Kirk Weisler, Chief Morale Officer and Public Speaker, here to talk about teachable leaders and how employers can create a work culture with more clarity, connectedness, and trust.Read More
Colorado Business Roundtable’s Aerospace Advocate, Edgar Johansson, joins us with guests from Colorado’s Aerospace Industry. We will talk with Valerie Skarupa, Director of Government Business for Spaceflight Industries. ; Steven Janssen, Museum Coordinator for the Southern Colorado Space Museum and Dan Powers, Executive Director of CO-LABS will share their latest space related projects.Read More
Bill Symonds, Director of Global Pathways Institute, joins us to talk about the upcoming 2017 Western Pathways Conference at Marriott City Center in Downtown Denver. Western Pathways will host thought leaders from higher education, business and industry, as well as the government and public sector.Read More
Colorado's Department of Regulatory Agencies celebrates Financial Literacy Month throughout the month of April. Rebecca Laurie from DORA joins us, along with State Bank Commissioner, Chris Myklebust. Chris heads the Banking and Financial Services divisions and will talk about personal financial wellness.Read More
Vistage Chair, Pat Maley, introduces us to members of the CEO Peer Group, an organization that encourages business executives to do better business. Jean Maxwell, Vistage Chair, along with his member, Brad Armstrong, President of General Air Service and Supply, will join us to share his experience as the third generation family leader of the largest independent gas and welding distributor in Colorado. They will discuss current challenges in the industry and innovations that Brad has brought to the company. We will conclude with Stacey Hekkert, the CEO of ACM, a leading regional accounting firm. Stacey will share some last-minute tax information with our listeners.Read More
Peter Moore, from VITAL for Colorado will interview Tony Gagliardi, Colorado Director of the National Federation of Independent Business. Together they will discuss issues pertinent to small business in Colorado with a focus on the current legislative environment and a particular interest in the energy sector.Read More
Dan Powers, Executive Director of CO-LABS joins us to share the CO-LABS 2017 Economic Impact Study. The study provides an overview of our state’s 33 federally funded labs and their impact to the state. We will discuss the programs in place, the thousands of people employed and the companies that are created as result of CO-LABS.Read More
Kelly Sloan, CEO of Sloan & Associates will join us to discuss two issues concerning aviation in Colorado.
We’ll talk about the privatization of Air Traffic Control Centers with Chris Swathwood of CABA (Colorado Aviation Business Association) and with Ray Hawkins of the Colorado Sea Plane Pilots Association, about restrictions for Sea Planes landing in Colorado waters.
Doug Krug and Christine Kahane are Resultants from the Institute for UnLearning, where they focus on helping leaders implement change in their companies without the resistance. We continue our series on Leading Change Without Resistance: From Theory to Practice.Read More
Tune in as we bring you a detailed recap of the Great Britain trade and business development week in Denver. We’ll have interviews and conversations from the Great British Tech Breakfast as well as a panel discussion on the Special Relationship between the U.S. and the U.K. If you’ve ever thought of opening an office across the pond, you’ll want to hear this conversation.Read More