Leading Colorado presented by Southwest

Leading Colorado™ presented by Southwest is a chance to reconnect with the Leadership Foundation’s alumni, engage with Colorado leaders, refresh our shared commitment to Colorado’s success and celebrate examples of leadership in action – the 9NEWS Leader of the Year and Student Leader of the Year. One hundred percent of the proceeds raised will fund scholarships to make it possible for more talented leaders to participate in the Leadership Foundation’s community-building programs.

The 2017 Leading Colorado luncheon will be on Tuesday, March 21, at the Colorado Convention Center.

11 – 11:30 Networking

11:30 – 12:30 Lunch and program

12:30 – 2 Dessert bar and time to reconnect with your Leadership Foundation class

Save your seat for the Leading Colorado luncheon and for more information regarding Leading Colorado contact Elizabeth Norris, alumni engagement manager, at elizabeth.norris@denverleadership.org.

Meet the 2017 9NEWS Leader of the Year Finalists. 

Stephanie Donner, chief legal and people officer, Galvanize

Greg Greenwood, co-founder and CEO Colorado Thought Leaders Forum and executive director, Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network of Colorado

James Iacino, president and CEO, Seattle Fish Co.

Cast your vote for 9NEWS Leader of the Year by Friday, March 17.

What You Need To Know

Leading Colorado is on Tuesday, March 21, at the Colorado Convention Center. Get your seat today!


Who will be the 9NEWS Leader of the Year? Meet the finalists!


Upcoming Events and Programs

Colorado Experience


The keynote speaker is what sets this event apart from others. It also provides a platform for ongoing alumni engagement opportunities.
Cindy Parsons, LD ’06, LEX, Vice President of Public Relations, Comcast
Experiences like the one we had at the luncheon remind people that they can make a difference.
Amy Venturi, LD ’02, LEX, Director of Social Investment, Anadarko Petroleum Corporation

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