New Website launched

Thursday, July 28, 2016

We just launched our new website that will even more use to you! We are very excited to have launched it after working hard on it! You’ll see things are looking pretty spiffy around here. Check it out!  

Cyber Security Workshop

Thursday, November 12, 2015
Don’t be afraid of cyber crimes. Find out more on Friday the 13th!

In today’s society, cyber security breaches affect organizations every day. At the University of Phoenix® College of Information Systems & Technology free cyber security conference, you will be provided the tools to keep your company safe against cyber crimes and remain productive in a cyber-secure work environment. Conference speakers will include:

  • Keynote speaker: Trace Ridpath, ITILv.3, CHSS, CISSP — Director IT Governance and Security, Office of Information Security, Colorado Governor’s Office of Information Technology
  • Ike Barnes — Special Agent for the Secret Service, Colorado Electronic Crimes Task Force
  • David Tadlock and Danielle Fitzgerald — Grace Tech Systems, White Hat Hacking
  • Dennis Bonilla — Executive Dean, University of Phoenix College of Information Systems and Technology

  • 1:00–1:15 pm: Welcome
  • 1:15–2:00 pm: Keynote speaker
  • 2:00–2:30 pm: Workshop 1: National trends in cyber crime, steps companies can take to protect themselves and the role of the Colorado Electronic Crimes Task Force
  • 2:30–3:00 pm: Workshop 2: White hat hackers — Who are the ethical cyber hackers? What do they do and how do they do it?
  • 3:00–3:45 pm: Panel Q&A
  • 3:45–4:00 pm: Wrap-up
  • 4:00–5:00 pm: Networking event –Cranelli’s Restaurant located across the street from the University of Phoenix Colorado Campus.

When: Friday, November 13, 1:00 pm–4:00 pm
Where: Colorado Campus
10004 Park Meadows Dr. Lone Tree, CO 80124

RSVP for the conference:
If you need additional information, contact Korri Stainbrook at or 303.600.1940.

Show Me the Money!

Monday, October 26, 2015
Show Me the Money!
Friday, October 30th, $10
8:00 – 9:30 AM
Lone Tree Civic Center
8527 Lone Tree Pkwy.
Lone Tree, CO

In this short but informative session, learn about SBA, traditional, and non-traditional loan programs and funding options. Hear from a lenders panel about what financial institutions consider to the components of a comprehensive loan package. You will also hear from a crowdfunding expert. There will be time to ask questions of the panel and network with the lenders. The goal is to address the questions every entrepreneur must answer to obtain financing for their business.

Women in Business Convention

Thursday, August 20, 2015
2nd Annual Women in Business Convention

Sponsored by the University of Phoenix, Colorado Campus

Learn how to develop a business plan, fund your ideas, develop a marketing strategy, and hear from a panel of women entrepreneurs who made the LEAP!

Friday August 21, 2015
1:00 – 5:00 pm
Lone Tree Campus | 10004 Park Meadows Dr. | Lone Tree, CO 80124

Event Schedule:
  • 12:30-1:00 pm — Registration
  • 1:00 pm — Welcome
  • 1: 05 – 1:45 pm — Session #1 – Business Planning….It is Just Not That Difficult!
    Presented by Marcia McGilley- Executive Director South Metro Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
  • 1:50 – 2:30 pm — Session #2– Funding Your Business: Lending Options
    Presented by Megan Sheehan, Loan officer Colorado Enterprise Fund.
  • 2:35-3:15 pm — Session #3- Moving Your Business Forward
    Presented by Dr. Julianna Sanchez-Stone, President Career Life Academy
  • 3:20-4:00 pm — Panel Discussion – Women Entrepreneurs Sharing Insights and Inspiration
    Lasinda Crane – Cranelli’s Italian Restaurant
    Dr. Julianna Sanchez Stone – President Career Life Academy
    Korri Stainbrook – Community Relations Specialist
    Rachelle Disbennett-Lee – Coaching/Consulting Business
  • Networking 4:15-5:15 pm at Cranelli’s Italian Restaurant (across the street from the campus) — Happy Hour prices!

To register for this event or learn about additional workshops at the Colorado Campus go to:

CDOT Vendor Open House

Wednesday, August 05, 2015

Meet with CDOT procurement and department staff at the first ever “Day at CDOT!”

Wed., July 29th
9:00-11:00 AM or 1:00-3:00 PM

CDOT HQ: 4201 E. Arkansas, 2nd Floor, Denver, CO 80222
(Bring an ID to enter)

CDOT is opening the doors at Headquarters in Denver and inviting contractors, suppliers, and professional service providers to meet with key purchasing decision makers. Come find out how various departments operate and how CDOT buys the type of products and services you provide.

You can sign up for a morning or afternoon session and spend some time visiting with CDOT staff at their informational booths. You will also be able to participate in a training session on how to register and use the CDOT Vendor Portal to bid on open solicitations.

If you have an innovative product and are interested in contracting with CDOT, this is an event you don’t want to miss! For more information, please call (303) 757-9236.