Connect & Collaborate Guest Hosts August 8-12

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August 8 – Pat Maley, Vistage  
Pat Maley, Chair of Vistage, introduces us to members of the CEO Peer Group that encourages business executives. We’ll talk with Brad Cowdrey of Clear Peak about big data and how it is propelling businesses to new heights.

August 9 - Rebecca Laurie, DORA
Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA) partners with COBRT to promote the many resources in place to help businesses run more smoothly and in keeping with state laws and regulations. Rebecca Laurie joins us to introduce featured agencies to our listeners. Cindy Schonhaut, Director of the Colorado Office of Consumer Counsel, will be today's guest. The topic will be consumers and energy, with a focus on small business consumers. The OCC advises and advocates on behalf of residential, small business and agricultural consumers, and helps them by presenting evidence and argument during rate proceedings that could help to lower or eliminate utility rate increases, thereby ensuring more equitable utility rates, regulations and policies. 

August 10 – Curtis Esquibel, Latino Leadership Institute DU
The Latino Leadership Institute at the University of Denver is the nation’s premier professional development program advancing an elite network of Latino leaders. We’ll talk with Curtis Esquibel about the success of the program and the call for applications for the upcoming cohorts.

August 11 – Edgar Johansson, Colorado Space Advocate
Edgar Johansson, COBRT’s Colorado Space advocate hosts major players in our state’s thriving aerospace industry.

August 12 – Kristen Muzzy, Leading2Lean   
Kristen Muzzy, Executive Vice President of Business Development for Leading2Lean, is an advocate for promoting manufacturing in Colorado. She’ll introduce us to Alvaro Espinoza, an expert in manufacturing. We’ll discuss what it will take for U.S. manufacturing to gain the competitive advantage as we move into a bit of a manufacturing renaissance.