My 12 Lessons as Chamber CEO & President

It’s time. Tuesday is my official last day as president and CEO of the Denver Metro Chamber. It’s been an honor to serve our members and the business community for 12 years, and to recognize all those years, I thought it might be appropriate in this final note to share the top 12 lessons I have … Read Post

We Can’t Wait to See You!

So much has changed from the way we work as teams to how we make connections and grow our networks over the past year. And, the majority of it was done from home! But count me among the people who are tired of talking to a computer screen! I miss you all!! That’s why I’m … Read Post

Reasons to Celebrate this June

There is no question that we are all excited that this summer is shaping up to be much better than the last. More and more Colorado counties are reaching the 70% mark of eligible residents vaccinated, which means we can gather (both indoors and outdoors), reconnect and celebrate in person with our colleagues, friends and … Read Post

Chamber Champ Gina Ventola

When Gina Ventola was doing research in how to effectively market a small business shortly after the launch of Ventola Law in 2013, she stumbled upon an article from the Small Business Administration that recommended getting involved with a community organization. After some research, Ventola found the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce as the organization … Read Post

With Gratitude

I don’t know how to begin – so let me just say it. I am writing to let you know that I have decided to transition from the Chamber. It’s been both an honor and a challenge to work on your behalf these past 12 years and I’m forever grateful for the opportunity and support. … Read Post

Governor Announces Incentive to Get Coloradans Back to Work

If there’s anything we’ve learned from the pandemic, it’s that if employers can’t maintain their businesses, employees are in trouble. And if employees can’t get back to work, employers are also in trouble. We need to have the systems and supports in place to make both parts of that equation work. With mask mandates lifted … Read Post