Ninth Leadership Northern Colorado Class Graduates

The ninth Leadership Northern Colorado (LNC) class completed their-six month educational program and LNC alumni and the public celebrated the class accomplishments at a breakfast featuring Dick Foth, author of Known – Finding Deep Friendships in a Shallow World.  The graduation was held on June 26 and the class ran from January though June 2018.

Leadership Northern Colorado, a joint initiative of the Fort Collins, Greeley and Loveland chambers of commerce, the Community Foundation of Northern Colorado and the Community Foundation Serving Greeley and Weld County, is designed to build human capacity and to identify, define and address the issues facing the Northern Colorado region.

The 2018 Leadership Northern Colorado graduates are:

Laura Armstrong, Heart J Center at Sylvan Dale

Seth Baucke, Bank of Colorado

Avery Buser, The Group, Inc.

Erika Benti, Colorado State University

Erik Berlin, Bryan Construction

Marisa Donegon, City of Fort Collins

Ryan Dusil, North Front Range MPO

Bianca Fisher, Greeley Downtown Development Authority

Erin Frisch, Academy Mortgage Corporation

James Herman, Radiology Imaging Associates

Beth Higgins, Poudre School District

Rebecca Holder-Otte, Banner Health

Bryce Jacobson, Greeley Tribune

John Kloster-Prew, Audubon Rockies

Jennifer McLain, Alpha Center

Tyler Nichols, Eide Bailly CPAs

Clay Olson, Transamerica Financial Advisors

Emily Peddicord, Saunders Heath Construction

Lee Reiff, Larimer County

Sarah Rice, Kaiser Permanente

Sylvia Robinson, TOLMAR, Inc.

Daniel Roth, Yogasacrificium

Brian Rowe, Town of Windsor

Joyce Saffel, Columbine Health Systems

Jared Shamburger, US Bank

Shelby Sommer, The Brendle Group

Nicholas Spezza, Front Range Community College

Derek Strader, Banner Health

Tara Streeb, Teaching Tree

Stacey Swanson, Larimer County

Grace Taylor, UCHealth

Clint Torczon, State Farm Insurance

The graduation experience also recognized the volunteers that serve on the Leadership Northern Colorado steering committee:

Kim Akeley-Charron, Thompson Education Foundation
Bill Becker, Loveland Chamber
Michal Connors, Windsor Chamber of Commerce
Dixie Daly, Loveland Chamber
Roxanne Fry, Community Foundation of Northern Colorado
Ann Hutchison, Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce
Todd Karl, US Bank
Mindy McCloughan, Loveland Chamber of Commerce
Scott McPhereson, Banner Health
Amanda Miller, The Place Setting Company
Tamara O’Dell,
Dawn Paepke, Kaiser Permanente
Nancy Patton, Public Service Credit Union becoming Canvas Credit Union
Jared Reimer, Ascent Real Estate Professionals
Rochelle Reynolds, i25 Kia
Teresa Sedlak, Office of the Alternative Defense Counsel
Lauren Weber, Community Foundation Serving Greeley and Weld County

About Leadership Northern Colorado

Leadership Northern Colorado is a program developed and designed through collaboration of the Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce, Loveland Chamber of Commerce, Greeley Chamber of Commerce, Community Foundation of Northern Colorado and the Community Foundation Serving Greeley and Weld County. The regional development program is designed to build human capacity and to identify, define and address the issues facing the Northern Colorado region. The six-month interactive program for 30 select leaders from across the region will focus on regional issues, regionalism and regional leadership skills. For more information, visit www.LeadershipNorthernColorado.com.

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