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SMPS Colorado Chapter June Luncheon
June 12 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
DENVER – The Colorado Chapter of the Society for Marketing Professional Services’ (SMPS) June 12th luncheon will host a panel discussion of Northern Colorado, which is expected to grow faster than the rest of the state for the foreseeable future. Learn how water rights, traffic congestion, and creative development solutions affect the region, and how citizen and business support are vital in guiding its growth from our panel of public officials and developers.
Ben Snow, director of Economic Health and Housing, City of Greeley, works to drive economic development and prosperity for residents of Greeley and Northern Colorado. He has over 24 years of experience serving in various capacities of commercial real estate acquisitions, development, investment analysis, project management, market research, and economic development in both the public and private sectors.
Jay Hardy is a partner and president of Brinkman, a mission-driven real estate development and investment company headquartered in Fort Collins. He has more than 20 years of real estate experience with university, private sector, quasi-government, and public sector parties. Mike Scholl is a Strategic Planner for the City of Loveland, where he has worked to develop the downtown strategic plan and facilitate investment there since 2008. He has brought over $125 million in new investment to Loveland, including the Rialto Theater Center, Gallery Flats, Artspace Lofts, Value Plastics/Nordson Medical, and Sprouts.
Sam Garry, development manager with Neenan Archistruction, provides strategic solutions to the development component of design-build projects along the Front Range. He has worked on development-design-build projects including The Plaza at Riverbend in Timnath, Yeti Cycles in Golden, and a mixed-use
development in Old Town Fort Collins.
Stacy Miller, director of Economic Development for the Town of Windsor, has brought in over $500 million worth of investment to the Town since she started there in 2011. Previously, she worked for Northern Colorado Economic Development Corporation (NCEDC), a regional economic development organization that
serves all of Larimer County.
Walt Elish has been the Town of Berthoud’s business development manager since October 2014. Prior to joining the Town, he led the NCEDC as its president and CEO from 2011 to 2014. Walt has worked at the local, state and regional levels successfully starting and leading public-private economic development organizations and a utility economic development program in Wisconsin and Maine.
Moderator: Edie Adams, marketing coordinator — Olsson
For more information:
Programs Committee Chair
Wednesday, June 12, 2019, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Denver Athletic Club; 1325 Glenarm Place, Denver, CO
Member registration: $55; Non-member registration: $90
All ticket prices increase after June 7, 2019
Registration is available on the SMPS Colorado website event page http://www.smpscolorado.org/calendar
The Society for Marketing Professional Services, Colorado Chapter, www.smpscolorado.org, is a not-for-profit association serving the career and business interests of marketers, business development professionals, and principals of the built environment. With over 250 members, SMPS Colorado is one of the top chapters nationwide.