Connect & Collaborate Hosts for February 27-March 3

February 27 – Boy Scouts – Sports Breakfast    
Joe Farrell, Senior Development Director for the Denver Area Boy Scouts Council, and Elliot Chong, Learning for Life Executive & Exploring Specialist, join us to discuss the upcoming Denver Area Council Sports Breakfast featuring keynote speaker Mike Shanahan, past head coach of the Denver Broncos. We’ll also talk with UCHealth, presenting sponsor of the Sports Breakfast and various programs offered by the Denver Area Boy Scouts Council, including Exploring. 

February 28 – Carol Carter – GlobalMindED
Carol Carter, Founder and Executive of GlobalMindED, joins us to discuss the diversity and inclusion that highlight GlobalMindED's African American partners and contributors for Black History Month.
 
March 1 – Stephanie Veck – Colorado Workforce Development Council and Talent Found
Stephanie Veck, Director of the Colorado Workforce Development Council, joins us to discuss the state’s progress in building a sustainable talent pipeline for our most critical jobs to build a strong future workforce. 

March 2 – Driving Forward – Transportation Event Recap
COBRT shares its latest event, Driving Forward, discussing transportation issues in Colorado. 
We will bring you the presentations and panel discussions from the event for a first-hand experience of this important dialogue. You’ll hear from CDOT Executive Director, Shailen Bhatt; Sandra Solin, Director of Fix Colorado Roads; and from Colorado House and Senate leadership. 

March 3  – Peter Moore – VITAL for Colorado  
Peter Moore, President and CEO of VITAL for Colorado, joins us to discuss the importance of energy production in our state. 

Launch My Career Colorado - Colorado Succeeds

Shannon Nicholas and Jamie Trafficanda from Colorado Succeeds join us to complete our series on the Launch My Career Colorado web tool. Colorado Succeeds was involved in the launch of the web tool, sharing it with their members and education coalition. We’ll discuss how the tool gives parents and students unprecedented access to real numbers on the cost of education and return on investment.

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Connect & Collaborate Hosts for February 20-24

February 20 – Colorado Succeeds – Launch My Career Colorado
Shannon Nicholas, Director of Communications and Programs for Colorado Succeeds, joins us to talk about how they have shared the Launch My Career Web Tool with their members and education Coalition. We’ll discuss what they find useful about the tool as well as more about Colorado Succeeds. Jamie Trafficanda, Manager of Communications and Programs, will also join us.  

February 21 – Carol Carter – GlobalMindED
Carol Carter, Founder and Executive of GlobalMindED, joins us to discuss the diversity and inclusion that highlight GlobalMindED's African American partners and contributors for Black History Month. 

February 22 – Tom Clark – Metro Denver Economic Development Corp.
Tom Clark, President and CEO of the Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation, has been an integral part of Denver’s growth and development spanning three decades. As Tom approaches retirement, we’ll talk about his experience growing Denver, his legacy and how we’ll manage without him!

February 23 – Jeff Campos – Global Chamber
Jeffrey Campos of Global Chamber joins to discuss access to capital. Russian Consul General Sergey Petrov will talk with us about “US Russian Business Relations;” John Vasquez, CEO of Newport Capital, will focus on “Access to Capital for Businesses;" and Trevor Jones & Sonny Betancourt of Lynx Global will look at opportunities with Cuba.

February 24 – Producer's Special!
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Vistage - Millenial Leadership

Vistage is a CEO Peer Group for business executives. Pat Maley, Vistage Chair, introduces us to CEO Peer Group members, chairs and speakers. He’ll talk with Krista Morgan, CEO/Co-founder of P2BI, a company using technology to improve fast growing companies’ access to working capital, providing a great example of millennial leadership building a "new way" for business growth. Then, we’ll talk with Vistage Champion Lloyd Gottman, CEO of Synergetic Systems, which provides companies the tools to assess new hires so they get high-correlation fit with company culture.

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Connect & Collaborate Hosts for February 13-17

February 13 – Pat Maley – Vistage
Vistage is a CEO Peer Group for business executives. Pat Maley, Vistage Chair, introduces us to CEO Peer Group members, chairs and speakers. He’ll talk with Krista Morgan, CEO/Co-founder of P2BI, a company using technology to improve fast growing companies’ access to working capital, providing a great example of millennial leadership building a "new way" for business growth. Then, we’ll talk with Vistage Champion Lloyd Gottman, CEO of Synergetic Systems, which provides companies the tools to assess new hires so they get high-correlation fit with company culture.
 
February  14 – Rebecca Laurie – Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies
Rebecca Laurie, Director of Communications for DORA, joins us to talk with Colorado Division of Insurance Communications Manager Vincent Plymell, who will discuss the Division of Insurance's recoveries for consumers in 2016. He'll discuss what questions to ask of your agent or broker when researching insurance and some of the things that are typically not covered. Vince will also address life insurance and the new "Life Insurance Locator Tool" to help people find policies that may be lost or unknown. 
 
February 15 – Anthony Lambatos – Footers Catering
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.
 
February 16 – Paul Bergman – U.S. Commercial Service Export Assistance
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.
 
February 17 – 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.

Listen at KDMT 1690 AM Denver's Money Talk from 4-5 p.m. Monday through Friday or live stream online. Podcasts are available at www.cobrt.com/radio and on your favorite podcast app the day after live airing. Listen and live tweet @ColoradoBRT

Connect & Collaborate Hosts for February 6-10

February 6 – Doug Krug & Christine Kahane – Institute for UnLearning
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, which is typical.
 
February  7 – Lauren McIntosh – Women in Manufacturing
Lauren McIntosh, Chapter Chair of Women in Manufacturing, joins us to share her experience in a manufacturing career and the types of jobs available in the manufacturing industry. She will share her family’s background in manufacturing in Colorado and how she discovered ties she didn’t know she had.
 
February 8 – COBRT – Transportation
The Colorado Business Roundtable is focused on Transportation this month, and Jeff Wasden, President of the COBRT, joins us along with Cathy Proctor, Denver Business Journal’s Energy and Transportation reporter. We will share interviews with CDOT Executive Director, Shailen Bhatt, about how technology can improve transportation and the numerous concerns facing the state of Colorado roadways.
 
February 9 – Edgar Johansson – COBRT Aerospace Advocate
Edgar Johansson, COBRT’s Aerospace Advocate, brings us fascinating conversations with those in Colorado’s aerospace industry. We will talk with Waleed Abdalati, Director of Cooperative Institute for Research In Environmental Sciences (CIRES) at University of Colorado Boulder, and Dr. Antonio J. Busalacchi, the newly appointed President of University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR).
 
February 10 – Kristen Muzzy & Tom Bugnitz – Manufacturing
Kristen Muzzy, Executive VP of Business Development at Leading2Lean, joins us to focus on manufacturing. Her guest is Tom Bugnitz, CEO of Manufacturer’s Edge. They will discuss the opportunities for manufacturing in Colorado and concerns about training the future workforce.

Listen at KDMT 1690 AM Denver's Money Talk from 4-5 p.m. Monday through Friday or live stream online. Podcasts are available at www.cobrt.com/radio and on your favorite podcast app the day after live airing. Listen and live tweet @ColoradoBRT