Alumni Profile: Peter Marczyk

Boston-area raised Peter Marczyk grew up amid the flavors, fashions and fine-food offerings that were plentiful to the multitudes living along the eastern seaboard. But when he moved to Denver in the 1980s, he found a community devoid of old-school culinary charm and exotic options. “Denver was in the middle of the country and was a real cow town,” Marczyk …

Volunteer High Five: Heather Potters

Vice Chairman and Chief Business Development Officer When she’s not finding ways to rid the world of polio, the Zika virus or cancer, Heather Potters gives back to local companies and promotes Colorado Companies to Watch. PharmaJet — the Golden-based company she co-founded with her mother, Kathy Callender — won a Colorado Companies to Watch Award in 2011. Potters called …

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Volunteer High Five: Ashley Meyer

Ashley Meyer has it all. From a fabulous house, to a great husband and horses for sunset gallops, Meyer knows she’s blessed. She also knows the value of sharing that good fortune by dedicating her time to a wide range of volunteer activities. From organizing events for CCTW, to toy drives for sick kids at Children’s Hospital Colorado, and serving meals …

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Alumni Spotlight: Phunkshun Wear

Jason Badgley was born with fresh powder in his veins. The New York State native took to skiing at an early age and cut his first turns atop the icy slopes of Titus Mountain. It was an ideal site for a to test his skiing abilities. But Badgley was not just there for the snow. He had found a passion. …

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Scaling Your Business to Handle Growth Event

Come hear from fellow CCTW alumni and other business professionals who are helping entrepreneurs scale their businesses to new heights. Our incredible panel will share their unique experiences – mostly good and some not so much – and help provide a roadmap for a growing enterprise. More information, including the lineup of panel speakers, coming soon! Friday, January 25, 20198:00AM – 11:00AM Commons …

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Volunteer High Five: Lynn Myers

Lynn Myers, Senior Vice President, Denver South Economic Development Partnership A CCTW original Community Partner dedicated to the growth of the program and 2nd Stage companies The first experience that Lynn Myers had as a Community Partner with Colorado Companies to Watch in 2009 was a positive one. “The first year that I participated, one of the companies that I …

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Alumni Spotlight: Eating Recovery Center

It’s been 10 years since Dr. Kenneth Weiner discovered a glaring gap in Colorado’s healthcare system. No one, he found, put serious focused on patients suffering from anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating disorders. In just one decade, Weiner’s Eating Recovery Center has expanded its footprint, treatment system and life-saving programs to dozens of 24-hour care and partial hospitalization facilities staffed …

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Alumni Spotlight: Liteye Systems (2009)

Always innovate to accelerate Liteye Systems has gone through its fair share of ups and downs since its creation in 2000, said Kenneth Geyer, Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder of the Centennial-based international defense and security manufacturing company. In fact, the bulk of its oscillation occurred right after Liteye Systems was named a Colorado Company to Watch in 2009, the …

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Volunteer High Five: Corine Waldau

Corine Waldau, Director of Events, Programs and Workforce for the Boulder Chamber The importance of the Colorado Companies to Watch nominations Since joining the Boulder Chamber five years ago, Corine Waldau has personally worked with 40 Colorado Companies to Watch Winners as a nominator and Community Partner, and she’s practically got the system down to a science. “We have been …

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T3: Tips, Tools and Tricks: The Colorado Workforce Development Council

Helping find the right employees for your business’s growth The Colorado Workforce Development Council (CWDC) is a powerful, business-led, public-private coalition that works to advance talent development throughout Colorado. “We’re really focused on two objectives,” said Lee Wheeler-Berliner, Director of the CWDC. “The first is ensuring that Colorado businesses have access to good talent, and also that all Coloradoans have …