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Meet The Network of the Quarter

What would you do if you had access to 4,500 leaders in your community? Elisa Berzins, brand manager at Match MG has found her connection to her Impact Denver (ID) 2017 fall class and other Leadership Foundation alumni on The Network, powered by Southwest, an online community just for alumni. Get to know Berzins and login to discover how you can engage [...]

Meet the 2018 Outstanding Impact Denver Alum

Finding your passion – your why – is a goal many strive towards. Genia Herndon found it during her Impact Denver program.  “[ID] helped me clarify my ‘why’ – a vision of purpose and focus,” said Herndon, associate vice chancellor of access and enrollment for University of Colorado Denver. Herndon was named this year’s Outstanding Impact Denver Alum– nominated this spring by [...]

Finding Your Leadership Network

Leadership is a journey – no matter your title or your network, there is always room to grow and connect with leaders across the region. Kelly Underell, executive director of the Colorado Technology Foundation, found her network in Impact Denver. “Impact Denver taught me to embrace a broader network,” Underell said. “Even if a classmate or guest speaker might not be [...]

Meet The Network of the Quarter

What would you do if you had access to over 4,200 leaders in your community? Mike Pritchard, vice president of finance and CFO for the University of Colorado Foundation has found his connection to his Leadership Denver (LD) 2012 class and other Leadership Foundation alumni on The Network, powered by Southwest, an online community just for alumni. Get to know [...]

9NEWS Leader of the Year Finalist Jodi Rolland Paves the Way for Women and Young People to Succeed

Losing her mother at a young age, Jodi Rolland had to grow up fast. Raised by her three sisters, she realized college would be her ticket to a better life – but, a financial scam that wiped out her savings nearly derailed her plans. Undeterred, those experiences have shaped Rolland’s career and how she makes an impact in the community. [...]

9NEWS Leader of the Year Finalist Joshua Hunt Empowers Others to Find Their Passion

An encounter in 2006 with a man who was experiencing homelessness put Joshua Hunt on a totally different trajectory to start to understand people’s own journeys and to live in curiosity, not judgment. […]

9NEWS Leader of the Year Finalist Priya Burkett Creates Impact through Education

The library has always been a second home to Priya Burkett. Growing up in the Washington, D.C. metro area, she’d head there straight after school – and it opened a new world to her. Now, she’s working to keep libraries and other educational opportunities accessible to all families in Denver. […]

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