2015-16 Board of Directors

Officers

Chair: Jeff Popiel - Geotech Environmental Equipment, Inc.
President: Karen Gerwitz - World Trade Center Denver
Treasurer: Kari Thiessen, EKS&H
Secretary: 

Committees

Board Development - Felicia Naranjo Martinez, CEUCE, Chair
Membership Development - Rosie Siemer, FiveSeed
Finance - Kari Thiessen, EKS&H
Real Estate - Tom Lee, Newmark Grubb Knight Frank, Chair
Rocky Mountain World Trade Center Institute - Marcia Wright, TriZetto, Chair
Trade Policy - Tyler Rauert, Messner Reeves LLP
Next Gen - Samantha Peaslee, Polaris Law & Ben Segura, Mass Mutual

Board Members

Abdul Sesay**, Denver Office of Economic Development
Allison Saltzer, Microsoft 
Ann Murphy, Metro State University of Denver 
Ben Segura (NextGen Networking Group), MassMutual Colorado
Brian Friedman**, GHP Investment Advisors 
Brian Raber,  Merrick & Company
Dave Glynn, Holland & Hart LLP
Deiadra Swartz**, Jeppesen 
Doug Jackson, Project C.U.R.E
E. Martín Enriquez, Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP
Felicia Naranjo Martinez**, Colorado European Union Center of Excellence
Holly Pixler, MillerCoors 
Jeff Popiel, Chair**, Geotech Environmental Equipment
Jesson Prohaska**, Evergreen Consulting   
Jill Terry, Colorado State University 
Karen Gerwitz, President**, World Trade Center Denver 
Kari Thiessen**, EKS&H
Laura Jackson**, Denver International Airport 
Leslie Carter, Daniels College of Business at University of Denver 
Lois Vera Brown, Laser Technology, Inc.
Lynnea Louisson, Boettcher Foundation
Margaret Battiste, CoBiz Financial  
Margie Florentin**, JPMorgan Chase 
Mark Cicotello, Mountain States Employers Council
Michelle Hadwiger**,  Colorado Office of Economic Development & International Trade
Pam Reichert, Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation  
Paul Bergman**, US Export Assistant Center 
Susy Canon,Terumo BTC
Tyler Rauert**, Messner Reeves LLP

** denotes Executive Committee