Connect & Collaborate Guest Hosts September 12-16

September 12 – Pat Maley – Vistage
Pat Maley, Chair of Vistage, a CEO Peer Group that encourages business executives to do better business, will introduce us to Vistage members who have benefited in their work from strategies developed through Vistage. We’ll also feature a Vistage Champion.

September 13 – Stephanie Frances – Prodigy Ventures
Prodigy Ventures is a community-based social enterprise providing apprenticeships for young people who haven’t found success in traditional schooling or workplaces. Stephanie Frances is the heart behind the effort to create a craft coffee house and to teach young people the craft, the business and more. Tune in to learn about this inspiring venture, then stop by Prodigy Coffeehouse at 40th and Colorado Blvd to support this enterprise.

September 14 – Matt Gianneschi – Launch My Career Colorado
Matt Gianneschi, CEO of Colorado Mountain College, gives us his perspective of the new Launch My Career Colorado webtool. With the ability to access information about college programs, expenses of a degree and return on investment, the webtool allows for a consumer-driven approach to college education.

This show is the fourth in the series with the Launch My Career Colorado webtool developed through College Measures partnership with American Institutes of Research working together with Gallup and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's Center for Education and Workforce.  

September 15 – Paul Bergman – U.S. Department of Commerce
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. We’ll have an interview with a commercial attaché, a discussion with Anco on doing business overseas, and a discussion on export financing.

September 16 – Peter Moore – Vital for Colorado  
Loren Furman, Senior Vice President of State and Federal Relations for the Colorado Association of Commerce and Industry (CACI), joins Vital for Colorado Chairman Peter Moore to preview this year's election ballot and how the various measures will impact the economic health of the state.

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