Upcoming Meetings


September 2022 Networking in the Park

*** RSVP for this meeting before 5 pm on Thursday, September 8. ***

Date: Tuesday, September 13, 2022
Time: 11:00am-1:00pm
Location: Anderson Park Pavilion, 44th and Field St. South end, Wheat Ridge, CO
Cost: $15 for WRBA Members and their guests, $18 for Non-members

Speaker: Philip Pelto, MyFirestorm, LLC
Topic:

BINGO Networking in the Park

Join us for a fun game of BINGO networking in the park. It’s a great way to meet other people as well as get leads from people who want to know more about your business. Bring another first time to attend business owner as your free guest.

First-time guests are free as always.

 

About our Pizza Lunch:

We are excited to have Infinitus Pie provide their delicious pizza for lunch! We’ll have choice of Katie Pie Pizza (vegetarian) and Classic Pizza (pepperoni, sausage, mushroom). Vegan and Gluten free options are also available. For those who prefer Greek salad, please email Margie Seyfer and pre-order it with her. The salad is only available to those order ahead.

 

Phil Pelto, MyFirestorm, LLC

Phil Pelto, MyFirestorm, LLCPhilip is passionate about helping small businesses grow top-line revenue with strategic partnerships and referrals. As a salesperson he quickly learned that building relationships and working from referrals was the best way to go. With Firestorm® he is able to spread that idea far and wide. Firestorm® provides structure, framework and education around the whole “networking” process, allowing its members to maximize their time and grow their sales efficiently and effectively.

 

 

 

 

 

Special Breakfast – Meet the Candidates in Person

*** RSVP for this meeting by 5 pm on Monday, September 19. No walk-ins are permitted. ***

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Date: Thursday, September 22, 2022
Time: 7:00am-9:00am
Location: The Vista at Applewood Golf Course – 14001 W 32nd Ave. Golden, CO 80401
Cost:  $15 for WRBA Members and their guests, $18 for Non-members

 

Who should I vote for?
Come and meet each of the 2022 Election candidates and decide for yourself! This event will be a great opportunity to put a handshake with the names on your ballot.

Which new laws will impact your business the most?
The event will also include a legislative update and forecast with Jefferson County Business Lobby (JCBL) ’s Lobbyist, Jeff Wiest.

This is not a part of your regular meal package, so register & pay now and plan to join us.

This meeting is open to both members and non-members of the WRBA.

 

Jeff Wiest, Weist Capitol Group – JCBL Lobbyist

Jeff Weist

Jeff crafts sound public policy on behalf of corporate, government, non-profit and trade association clients, and works closely with legislators and regulators to advance balanced legislative solutions. For nearly 20 years, clients have consulted with Jeff for all aspects of government relations, including strategic planning, lobbying, political fundraising, coalition building, grassroots campaigns and communications.

He left corporate America in 2002 and has spent the last 13 years as a contract lobbyist. Jeff now heads the bi-partisan Weist Capitol Group. Weist Capitol offers a full slate of government affairs services, including association management, event planning, public/press relations, PAC management and campaign finance expertise, grass-roots/grass-tops campaigns, regulatory, local and federal government relations, real-time legislative tracking and monitoring with the latest online tools, coalition- and relationship-building, creative and effective writing, strategic planning, and legal and business research.

 

 

 

October 2022 Breakfast

*** RSVP for this meeting by 5 pm on Thursday, October 7. No walk-ins are permitted. ***

Date: Tuesday, October 11, 2022
Time: 7:00am-9:00am
Location: The Vista at Applewood Golf Course – 14001 W 32nd Ave. Golden, CO 80401
Cost:  $15 for WRBA Members and their guests, $18 for Non-members

 

Speaker: Stephanie Shivar, Founder and CEO of Gallantry Coaching & Consulting

Topic: The 12 Week Year!  –  How to get more done in 12 weeks than others do in 12 months

 

 You will learn how to:

  • Become more focused on what is important
  • Reduce stress and have more free time to enjoy the things you love
  • Use simple tools to become more organized and accomplish more

 

President’s Circle Member Business Spotlight: Jo Schantz, Jefferson County Library Foundation

Patron Member Business Spotlight: TBA

 

Stephanie Shivar, Founder and CEO of Gallantry Coaching & Consulting

Stephanie Shivar

Stephanie Shivar-Hogan is the President and Founder of Gallantry Coaching & Consulting. With more than two decades of experience coaching in the corporate world, Stephanie has worked across multiple industries including finance, accounting, real estate, healthcare, insurance, and marketing. She has partnered with Fortune 500 CEOs, front line leaders, corporate team members, entrepreneurs, and everyone in between. As a Certified Coach with the International Coaching Federation, Stephanie takes pride in her commitment to using cutting edge practices to help her clients find success.

Stephanie is a Certified 12-Week Year Trainer, based on the bestselling book, The 12 Week Year by Brian Moran and Michael Lennington. Stephanie is committed to helping her clients implement these tools and processes to achieve more in 12 weeks than most do in 12 months.

Stephanie is a third-generation, native Coloradoan who lives outside of Denver with her family. She enjoys taking advantage of the beautiful Colorado landscape, skiing, and traveling.

 

November 2022 Breakfast

*** RSVP for this meeting by 5 pm on Thursday, November 3. No walk-ins are permitted. ***

Date: Tuesday, November 8, 2022
Time: 7:00am-9:00am
Location: The Vista at Applewood Golf Course – 14001 W 32nd Ave. Golden, CO 80401
Cost:  $15 for WRBA Members and their guests, $18 for Non-members

 

Speaker: Susan Frew, President of Sunshine Plumbing Heating Air

Topic: “COMPETE ON AWESOME, NOT ON PRICE”

Sunshine Home Services grew 535% in just one year and garnered 43 awards including the coveted INC5000 list and INCBest Workplaces. The company accomplished this growth using a strategic, laser-focused marketing plan and “12 Points of Love” with its customers. Come and learn Sunshine’s “secret sauce” … and how you can apply it in your business today. This keynote will give you step by step instructions on how to capture reviews, delight your customers and go above and beyond creating the PUFFERFISH EFFECT (and higher tickets!) and start Competing on Awesome and not on price. Susan will give you the “how to” step by step on how to achieve this in any company.

You will learn:

  • How to create your own “Pufferfish Effect” and make your business reputation shine
  • How to highlight your unique offerings so you no longer need to compete on Price
  • A marketing blueprint that can be used in any business

 

President’s Circle Member Business Spotlight: TBA

Patron Member Business Spotlight: TBA

 

Susan Frew, President of Sunshine Plumbing Heating Air

Susan Frew

Susan Frew is a former International General Manager with AT&T Wireless, Business Coach, Instructor for the SBA’s national Emerging Leaders program, radio host of “Coaching Not Just for Sports” on ESPN radio in Denver. Susan is also a successful TEDX speaker and took the stage in 2017.

Currently, she is the President of Sunshine Plumbing Heating Air in Denver Colorado.

In, 2018 Disaster Struck when they realized they had made a massive hiring mistake which almost forced them to declare bankruptcy and close their business. With the help of a solid action plan, grit and determination they were able to turn around their struggling company. Susan used all the lessons she learned while coaching 17 different trades and 150 companies through the recession.

 

 

Our Patron Members

Intermountain Healthcare Lutheran
Localworks
Cibo Meals
5 Fridges Farm
Applewood Modern Dintistry
Boatright, Ripp & Lusk, LLC
The Abo Group
Red Rocks Toffee Company
Kathryn and Joe Seehusen - Colorado Home Realty
Rohrer Residential
GMD - Granite & Marble Designs
Rocky Mountain Insurance Network
Community Table Food Bank
Aim High Chiropractic
Ramos Law
Taste Life Nutrition

Since joining the WRBA, I have made some of the best connections for my business! The sense of community, support, customers and friendships I’ve made have been invaluable to my business.

Emily Green, Owner, Cibo Meals
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