Logic Integration

Alumni Spotlight: Shawn Hansson, Founder and CEO of Logic Integration

Lifelong passion encouraged into long-term success Shawn Hansson had customers lining up for his technical installation services long before he ever went into business. It began when he was still in high school, working as a computer specialist at Home Depot. High-level businessowners looking for cutting-edge digital amenities for their offices would come into the store and get advice from …

Greg Greenwood

Volunteer High-Five: Greg Greenwood

Taking CCTW from an awards program to an integrated Alumni support system   Greg Greenwood has always had a soft spot for Colorado Companies to Watch. “Once it crawls up into your heart, it’s hard to let go,” said Greenwood, outgoing Advisor to the CCTW Board and current CEO of The Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network, Colorado (BEN). “CCTW is an amazing program, …

Small Business

T3: Tips, Tools and Tricks: Support and Services for Every Stage of Business

Support and Services forEvery Stage of Business from the Colorado Small Business Development Center Network Ten years ago, Colorado Companies to Watch was just a great idea until the Colorado Office of Economic Development & International Trade brought it to life through the support of the State’s Business Retention & Expansion program. “CCTW started right here in our office with …

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Alumni Spotlight: Tom Carson, SOSPES (formerly of Axion Health)

One Colorado Companies to Watch award down, another to go Tom Carson remembers what it was like to be at the helm of a Colorado Company to Watch, and he’s ready to do it again. In 2012, Carson was recruited to serve as the CEO of Axion Health, a software solutions company that creates platforms that monitor occupational health and …

Brooke Milinazzo

Volunteer High-Five: Brooke Milinazzo, SkyBridge Communications

Gala go-to aiming to accept the CCTW award one day Brooke Milinazzo was nervous the first time she volunteered at a Colorado Companies to Watch Gala Awards Dinner, but she quickly realized there was no reason to be concerned. “That was my first step into the business community after being a stay-home mom with my daughter and three sons for …

Leadership retreat

Tips, Tools and Tricks: The Edward Lowe Foundation’s Leader Retreats

Helping 2nd Stage companies maintain balance, vision Every year, hundreds of fast-growing 2nd Stage companies apply to be named Colorado Companies to Watch, but only 50 receive that coveted distinction during the Gala Awards Dinner each June. And once they’re in, the real perks start. All CCTW Winners receive year-long benefits – not just one single night of celebration. Those …

Marcia Morgan, CBIZ

Volunteer High-Five: Marcia Morgan

Building a more connected sponsor network with the CCTW Development Committee Marcia Morgan had been dancing around the Colorado Companies to Watch community for years before she officially joined the program’s leadership ranks in 2017 as Vice Chair of the Development Committee. That was because her previous and present employers over the last 10 years have both been (or are …

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Alumni Spotlight: Ink Monstr (2017)

Reed Silberman, Owner and CEO Before he became the founder and CEO of Ink Monstr, one of the most recognizable graphic design and large format digital printers in Colorado, Reed Silberman was a lot of other things. He was a computer technician, a fashion consultant in New York’s Garment District, a stock broker on Wall Street and a snowboarding instructor and …

T3: CCTW Sponsor Seminar Program

Tips, Tools and Tricks – CCTW Sponsor Seminar Program

CCTW Sponsor Seminar Program: Getting the right resources at the right time The Colorado Companies to Watch Development Committee recently launched a new education and networking program that invites the CCTW winner and alumni community to attend business management and development seminars hosted by CCTW sponsors. The Sponsor Seminar Program started late last year as a way to connect the …

Carlos Stuart

Volunteer High Five: Carlo Stuart

Volunteer High-Five: Carlo Stuart, Managing Partner of Tandem Resource Solutions Finding inspiration from Colorado Companies to Watch Carlo Stuart has lived all over the country, following his life’s passions wherever they take him for better or worse. But no matter where he lands, he’s always known some unchanging things about himself. “Every place that I’ve lived at, I’ve always wanted …