Alumni Get to Know Colorado Springs on Colorado Experience

Alan Alda once said, “Begin challenging your own assumptions. Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in while, or the light won't come in.” The Denver Metro Chamber Leadership Foundation challenges leaders’ assumptions about statewide issues – and how other communities are combating them – each year on Colorado Experience. Last week, the Leadership Foundation and 90 business [...]

May 12th, 2017|

How A Student’s Passion Has Driven Her Community Impact

When it comes to leadership, Nadeen Ibrahim’s advice is simple: find your passion. The University of Colorado Denver senior was named the 2017 Student Leader of the Year by the Denver Metro Chamber Leadership Foundation and the Boettcher Foundation at the Colorado Leadership Alliance (CLA) summit in January. With her involvement in the Denver Immigrant and Refugee Commission, the Colorado Department of Health and [...]

April 21st, 2017|

LEX Opens Door To New Career

Lorii Rabinowitz is unabashed in saying that some of the best things in her life have been because of her involvement with the Leadership Foundation. We can’t take credit for everything; Rabinowitz has been a standout volunteer, champion and board member of the Leadership Foundation since she was part of the 2011 Leadership Denver class. But, it was visiting Pittsburgh on Leadership Exchange in [...]

February 24th, 2017|

9NEWS Leader Of The Year Finalist James Iacino Builds On History, Feeds The Future

Driven by a desire to give back to the community that has supported his family since the founding of Seattle Fish Co. in 1918, James Iacino stands behind his company’s vision of sustainably feeding people and communities. As a third-generation business owner, Iacino worked his way through the company, learning not only the family business, but also living and breathing the collaborative culture of [...]

February 13th, 2017|

9NEWS Leader Of The Year Finalist Greg Greenwood Leads Through Service

For Greg Greenwood, leadership starts with serving others. From mentoring youth to building connections for business owners, Greenwood has a knack for bridging gaps and bringing people together to achieve a greater impact. He believes strongly that “all boats will rise together if a purpose greater than ourselves is at the forefront of our actions,” and has put this belief into action as the [...]

February 13th, 2017|