Upcoming Meetings

April 2020 Breakfast

*** We will not meet in person, but will meet online, starting at 8am. Access information will be posted on this page when available. Please stay tuned. ***

Date: Tuesday, April 14, 2020
Time: 8:00am-9:00am

Speaker: Patrick Goff, City Manager, City of Wheat Ridge

Topic: “State of the City”

Every year the City of Wheat Ridge is our biggest sponsor. The city shows its support through their direct financial support and through the use of its facilities. Mayor Bud Starker and Economic Development Manager Steve Art sit on the WRBA board of directors. They are both valuable members and we appreciate their participation. One of the big reasons that WRBA has been successful is because of the partnership between the two organizations. Thanks City of Wheat Ridge!

President’s Circle Member Spotlight:  Cheryl Garcia, LegalShield & IDShield
2 minutes Spotlight:  Ashley Holland, Localworks and Community Table


Patrick Goff, City Manager, City of Wheat Ridge

Patrick Goff has been with the City of Wheat Ridge since 2002, serving as City Manager for ten years.  Before coming to Wheat Ridge, he held public sector positions in Sheridan, Colorado and Westminster, Colorado.

In 2012 Mr. Goff received the Strategic Leadership and Governance Award from the International City/County Management Association recognizing innovative local government programs and processes. In 2014 the Colorado City and County Management Association selected him as the City Manager of the Year recognizing his leadership skills, inspirational hands-on management style, and dedication and commitment to the employees and community he serves.

Patrick received a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the Graduate School of Public Affairs, University of Colorado Denver. He received Bachelor’s degrees in Political Science and International Affairs from the University of Nebraska.





May 2020 Breakfast

*** Please RSVP for this meeting before 5pm on Thursday, May 7 . No Walk-ins Please ***

Date: Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Time: 7:00am-9:30am
Location: Wheat Ridge Recreation Center, 4005 Kipling St., Wheat Ridge, CO
Cost: $15 for WRBA Members and their guests, $18 for Non-members

Speaker: Pamela Starr – Grow with Google Trainer
Topic: Reach Customers Online with Google ( View/download flyer >> )

President’s Circle Member Spotlight: Lowery Burnett, Fountainhead Commercial

Please RSVP today as this event will sell out! As soon as we reach full capacity, the registration will close even if it’s before the deadline.


Reach Customers Online with Google

Learn how customers find your business online and how to promote your
business using Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Smart Campaigns in
Google Ads.

In this workshop we’ll discuss best practices for:

  • Improving your website’s visibility in Google’s organic search results, on all devices
  • Creating a free Google My Business listing
  • Advertising your business on Google

Led by Pamela Starr, one of Google’s professional national trainers, this is a can’t miss workshop for every small business owner.



Pamela Starr – Grow with Google Trainer

Pamela Starr is a leading authority on building customer loyalty and a professional speaker for Google’s Grow with Google program. A sought-after keynote speaker, Pamela also consults for brands and elite performers. She helps them achieve more measurable and profitable results from their digital and offline communication programs. For all her clients, she delivers real-world tools and strategies that drive stellar results.

Pamela is known to many in the business community for her prior role as corporate Director of Product Training for North America at Constant Contact. In that position, she directed the training activities that showed thousands of small businesses and non-profit organizations how to improve their digital media marketing efforts.

Pamela has dedicated her entire career to helping businesses and top performers grow. She has trained, coached and delivered keynote presentations to more than 80,000 professionals at more than 500 events. In addition, she has logged more than 30 hours of live national television appearances.

Pamela has a bachelor’s degree in Advertising from the Florida State University and completed graduate-level studies in Communication at the University of Central Florida.

You can connect with Pamela on her website: www.PamelaStarrOnline.com or through Twitter: @PamelaStarrFL.



June 2020 Breakfast

*** Please RSVP for this meeting before 5pm on Thursday, June 4 . No Walk-ins Please ***

Date: Tuesday, June 9, 2020
Time: 7:00am-9:30am
Location: Wheat Ridge Recreation Center, 4005 Kipling St., Wheat Ridge, CO
Cost: $15 for WRBA Members and their guests, $18 for Non-members

Speaker: Brigitte Ades
Topic: Brigitte’s 3 Keys to Success in Gratitude Marketing

You will learn how to:

  • Ensure success by avoiding becoming too comfortable
  • Practice the art of daily forgiveness
  • Take just 15 minutes a day to “send” gratitude to others

President’s Circle Member Spotlight: Sue Ball, Sue Ball-State Farm Insurance
2 minutes spotlight: Ron Benson, The McDonald Group – Keller Williams Avenues Realty

WRBA Annual Meeting


Brigitte Ades, Appreciation Specialist, AM Cards

Brigitte is currently a partner in AM Cards. Her title is Appreciation Specialist, speaker and trainer. She has 22 years’ experience in the network marketing industry and 25 years as a salon/spa owner in Denver and Chicago.










Our Patron Members

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