Alumni Profile: Susan Frew

When she’s not working at her booming business, Sunshine Plumbing, Heating & Air in Denver, Susan Frew travels the country lecturing small businesses on how to  follow her example and expand their companies. Frew delivers about 35 lectures a year, mostly to plumbing and trade-related audiences. Her talks highlight the importance of trade work and share insider tips on how …

Alumni Profile: Andrew Fischer

Twenty years ago, Andrew Fischer realized that the internet would control the future of advertising. This was long before smart phones became a dominate force in our lives; AOL was still the talk of Silicon Valley, and dial up connections were considered state of the art. While most of the public had only a vague idea how the internet would …

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 …

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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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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: 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 …

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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 …

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Alumni Spotlight: PeakMed (2017)

Redefining healthcare as health and care through PeakMed Jon Hernandez is on a lifelong mission to improve and innovate the experience and delivery of healthcare for individual patients and group employers alike. “Ever since I was 19-years-old I’ve wanted to be part of redesigning healthcare,” said Hernandez, a software developer and healthcare entrepreneur. “By changing the economics of healthcare today …

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Alumni Spotlight: Page Tucker – ProStar GeoCorp

Building a successful technology company on Colorado’s Western Slope In just four short years, ProStar GeoCorp has morphed from a one-man data mapping startup lead by CEO and President Page Tucker, into a growing, multi-faceted team and apprenticeship program that is now based in two states. And since ProStar was named a Colorado Company to Watch (CCTW) in 2017, Tucker …

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Alumni Spotlight: ISSAC Corp. (2015)

Readying for a Global Data Impact In 2006, Colorado Springs-based ISSAC Corp bounded into the data analytics market with a mission to make a difference in the world, and to themselves. “We wanted to make a social impact on a global scale, and we wanted to make money along the way,” said ISSAC Corp President and CEO, Tim Jones. “We’ve …