Blog 2017-03-18T04:40:23+00:00


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B:CIVIC to Partner with Leadership Foundation

Collaboration is critical to how we lead, because we know we can accomplish more and we get to better outcomes for all Coloradans when we work together. With that approach in mind, I’m excited to announce that the Leadership Foundation is teaming up with B:CIVIC, a business association that promotes and advances corporate social responsibility for the betterment of all. This [...]

Meet Your 2018-19 Board Chair

We have an exciting year ahead of us, and I cannot be more thrilled to have Ruth Rohs as chair of the Leadership Foundation’s board of directors. Serving as vice president of corporate communications for the IMA Financial Group, Inc. and executive director of the IMA Foundation, Ruth has been a force in our community and truly embodies Colorado’s Civic DNA™. Ruth has [...]

Nominate your 9NEWS Leader of the Year

Since 1999, 9NEWS has honored leaders in our community who have made significant contributions to the well-being and development of our state. Nominations for the annual 9NEWS Leader of the Year award are now open. 9NEWS and the Denver Metro Chamber Leadership Foundation have again teamed up to recognize an inspiring community leader. Three finalists will be selected and the [...]

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 [...]

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