March 4, the Business Career Connections (BCC) center held the Spring 2020
Career Fair in the newly opened Jake Jabs Event Center.
had the opportunity to network and connect with 27 employers, who accepted
resumes and offered information about their organization’s jobs and internship
opportunities. Sarah Montoya-Ortega, a MS Management major, said “I enjoy
coming to the Career Fair because it’s great to get employers’ perspectives on their own companies in
addition to pitching myself.”
Networking opportunities with 27 employers
school students and alumni had the opportunity to build their network and
connect with employers they could potentially work for in the future. Read more
Lance Holman is the president and CEO of Holman Capital Corporation, a company he started in 2009 with the dream of providing knowledge, ideas, and capital to state and local governments, educational institutions, and health systems in the US. A 1993 graduate of CU Denver, Lance has come a long way, establishing himself in the Finance field and building his company.
Choosing CU Denver
When it came to approaching higher education, Lance chose CU Denver because he knew it was “a great school.” Read more
David Robinson, retired MBA hall-of-famer and Co-Founder of Admiral Capital Group compare notes the state of private markets.
Why did you decide to get your MBA at CU Denver?
spent the first decade of my professional life as a small business
entrepreneur. In 2010, my wife was given an incredible opportunity to grow
within her company and lead a regional sales team in Denver, CO. Read more
Hackenberger is a rising star in the petroleum industry. Actually, if we’re
going to use a metaphor from astronomy, it might be more accurate to call her
After completing her bachelor’s degree in 2013, Carrie
worked in sales operations for an industrial automation firm for about three
years before switching industries and joining the Colorado Petroleum Council
(part of the American Petroleum Institute
[API]). Read more
Tim in his office.
Tell us about your current position and what it
I’m an Associate Director in
the Events and Logistics division serving the entire United States Olympic &
Paralympic Committee (USOPC). My team and I cover the logistics for events from
everyday meetings to the actual Olympic, Paralympic, Youth Olympic, Pan
American and Parapan American Games. Read more
Shouldn’t I know what I want to be when I grow up by now?
Not really. But the first step is to stop waiting for your passion to arrive.
Ask anyone to help you figure out what you should do with your life and there’s a good chance they’ll ask, “Well, what’s your passion?” Turns out, most people (8/10) answer the passion question with either “I don’t know” or “Which one should I start with?”
the problem is the question. Read more
President and CEO of the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce, Kelly Brough (MBA ’89) has held some interesting jobs in her career, including human resources director for the City and County of Denver, chief of staff to former Mayor John Hickenlooper, and snowplow driver at Stapleton International Airport. Throughout her life, she has been a trailblazer: she was the first female to hold various positions—including her current title.
As a child, Bough’s father was injured and then unemployed, leading her family to receive government assistance. Read more