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Celebrating Organizations Who Give Back

More Ways to Engage and Give Back We know our alumni lead by example – you bring that same passion and commitment to the community to your office. Giving and volunteering through your work, and inspiring your co-workers to join you, is a key part of community engagement, and one that you often take a role in, which is why [...]

Meet the Networker of the Quarter

What would you do if you had access to 4,500 leaders in your community? Kate Palmer, financial advisor for Merrill Lynch and Impact Denver spring 2017 alum, has found her community online and offline through The Network, an online community just for Leadership Foundation alumni. Palmer is The Networker of the Quarter for her active engagement on community discussions, from [...]

Meet the 2019 Student Leader of the Year

Brandon Bayer, a senior at Colorado State University Pueblo, is dedicated to his community. He is a collegiate leader who is committed to engaging all voices on his campus and working to ensure high school students are prepared for college. He is truly is making his mark as a leader. Bayer was named the Colorado Leadership Alliance’s (CLA) 2019 Student [...]

Meet Andrew Schmidt: 2019 9NEWS Leader of the Year Finalist

Since 1999, 9NEWS has recognized outstanding leaders in the community. This year, 9NEWS has again partnered with the Denver Metro Chamber Leadership Foundation – an affiliate of the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce that educates and inspires people who want to make a difference as leaders in the community – to select and honor the next 9NEWS Leader of the Year, who [...]

Meet Dr. Nita Mosby Tyler: 2019 9NEWS Leader of the Year Finalist

Since 1999, 9NEWS has recognized outstanding leaders in the community. This year, 9NEWS has again partnered with the Denver Metro Chamber Leadership Foundation – an affiliate of the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce that educates and inspires people who want to make a difference as leaders in the community – to select and honor the next 9NEWS Leader of the Year, who [...]

Meet Anthony Aragon: 2019 9NEWS Leader of the Year Finalist

Since 1999, 9NEWS has recognized outstanding leaders in the community. This year, 9NEWS has again partnered with the Denver Metro Chamber Leadership Foundation – an affiliate of the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce that educates and inspires people who want to make a difference as leaders in the community – to select and honor the next 9NEWS Leader of the Year, who [...]

Know Yourself: Why It’s Important for Leaders

Know yourself – it’s a critical skill for leaders who want to make a greater impact. “If you know yourself and are clear about who you are as a leader, you can then understand how you engage and come to your community every day,” said Hollie Velasquez Horvath, a 2018 Colorado’s Civic DNA Fellow and director at Xcel Energy. And [...]

Meet The Networker of the Quarter

What would you do if you had access to 4,500 leaders in your community? Brent Geist, vice president of investment securities at FirstBank, a Leadership Foundation board member and Leadership Denver (LD) 2019 participant – has deepened his connection to his LD class and has made new connections with Leadership Foundation alumni on The Network, an online community just for alumni. Geist [...]

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