Leadership Fort Collins Graduates 38th Class

The 2021-2022 Leadership Fort Collins class received their diplomas on May 12 at the Rio Grande 2.0.  Leadership Fort Collins, a program of the Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce, is designed to educate and motivate leaders who are committed to shaping the future of our community while encouraging inspired and active involvement that contributes to the betterment of the community.

Twenty-nine current and emerging leaders from throughout the Fort Collins area were selected to participate i...

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Letter to Fort Collins City Council: Good Decisions Start with Good Data

February 22, 2022

Mayor Arndt and Members of Council:

Thank you for your dedicated service to our community.

With an ambitious agenda, it has been quite impressive to witness the speed at which this Council identifies and acts upon a wide range of issues.  As well, your commitment to engaging members of the community that had been marginalized in the past is highly commendable.  Much work remains ahead, though your leadership in this regard has established more inclusive dialogue that...

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2022 Annual Celebration Rewind

Earlier this morning, the Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce hosted the first part of the 117th Annual Celebration online. In the video, Chamber President & CEO, Ann Hutchison and 2021 Board Chair, Nicole Staudinger shared what was accomplished in 2021. Current Board Chair, Brett Kemp then presented priorities and where the organization is headed in 2022.

Click here or below is the link to the video.

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Thanks and Happy New Year!

I can’t believe that 2021 is almost over.  As I look back on this last year, and my first as President & CEO of the Fort Collins Area Chamber, I am blown away by the talents and investments that community members will make into our organization.  I have been humbled and honored to serve in this role the last year – mostly because of the people that I get to work with on a daily basis.  Today’s blog is a bit of a thank you letter to the many people who make our community what it is.

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Leadership Northern Colorado Prepares for Graduation

Public and alumni invited to attend presentation on organizational change

The eleventh Leadership Northern Colorado (LNC) class will soon complete their pandemic expanded program and LNC alumni and the public are invited to celebrate the class accomplishments and to learn more about leadership at a breakfast event featuring Josh Packard, executive director of Springtide Research Institute and former sociology professor at the University of Northern Colorado. A talented speaker and writer, Pac...

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Leadership, Leadership, Leadership

Leadership, Leadership, Leadership. What a wonderful word!  And what a wonderful attribute that so many in our business community share with others.

I’m excited to announce that we are bringing our leadership programs back in-person this fall.  We released the applications for Leadership Fort Collins Class of 2021-2022 this morning and are looking forward to working with an amazing steering committee of LFC alumni to continue to produce a dynamic, hands-on, behind the scenes experience fo...

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Change Leadership Inspired by LFC Graduates 2020/21 Class

The Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the graduates of the 2020/2021 Change Leadership Inspired by Leadership Fort Collins (LFC) program.

The traditional LFC program was put on pause for 2020-2021 and the Change Leadership program was offered to LFC and Leadership Northern Colorado alumni and other community leaders.  The program focused on leadership during a time of change.

2020/21 Change Leadership Inspired by LFC Graduates

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Community Leaders Inspire Change Leadership

Many of our readers are very well acquainted with Leadership Fort Collins, our signature program established in 1981 that is designed to broaden participant knowledge of the community while enhancing leadership skills, encouraging contribution to the betterment of the Fort Collins community, increasing the strength and effectiveness of community leaders, equipping participants to respond to the current and future challenges of the community and to provide opportunities for direct contact with in...

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