Quarterly Forum appoints new CEO

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Ashley Buderus has been named CEO of the Quarterly Forum.

Ashley Buderus, a former director with the Children’s Hospital Colorado Foundation, has been named CEO of Quarterly Forum.

The Quarterly Forum is a nonprofit organization that strives to connect, educate and inspire Colorado’s emerging business leaders.

Buderus has deep experience in non-profit organizations throughout Colorado in addition to the Children’s Hospital Foundation.

The Forum too supports various organizations and in particular, Colorado’s youth through its scholarship programs, including the Scott Reiman Emerging Leader Scholarship, funded by Scott Reiman, a forum member. The scholarship provides funds for financial support to an exceptional University of Denver student.

Read more about the Forum and its new CEO in the Denver Business Journal.

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‘Building Talent’ Focus of Quarterly Forum Discussion

Quarterly Forum Scott Reiman and Denver Broncos' John ElwayQuarterly Forum is hosting a “Building Talent” discussion on Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015. The program will focus on about what the best companies in Colorado are doing to build tomorrow’s leaders.

Scott Reiman is one of Quarterly Forum’s two founding sponsors, and has promoted the organization’s mission to build solid ties within the Denver business community.

A global leader within McKinsey & Company’s human capital practice, Ramesh Srinivasan, and QF Vanguard Member Dr. Jandel Allen-Davis, a member of Kaiser Permanente’s leadership team, will lead the discussion.

Other participants include:

  • David Chernow, CEO, Select Medical
  • Lt. Governor Joe Garcia, State of Colorado
  • Shelie Gustafson, Incoming CHRO, CH2M
  • Walter Isenberg, CEO, Sage Hospitality
  • David Miller, CEO, The Denver Foundation

The event will be held at University of Denver – Fritz Knoebel School of Hospitality Management, Joy Burns Center 2044 East Evans Avenue, 80208 Denver , CO.

New Executives in Residence at the Daniels College of Business

The University of Denver Daniels College of Business strives to develop strong entrepreneurs and business leaders. The professors at the school understand the importance of providing role models for their students to learn from. For that reason, the school has an Executives in Residence program, which brings distinguished business professionals to the campus. Throughout the year, these individuals work closely with students to share their real-world experiences and talk about the importance of ethics in entrepreneurship. The school strives to find executives from a variety of different fields and backgrounds in order to expose students to a wide range of successful professionals. In September 2013, the school announced the arrival of three new Executives in Residence: Joe Colosimo, Collon Kenney III, and Robert Troccoli.

Joe Colosimo founded Colosimo & Associates, which works closely with Fortune 300 corporations, nonprofits, and other small businesses to improve operations. At present, he serves as the president of the firm. Previously, he worked at major corporations like Westinghouse, Ford, and UtiliCorp United. The Journal of Business Strategy and Financial Executive Magazine have both featured him and his work in their publications.

Collon Kennedy III is an experienced senior executive and attorney who has worked with mining and energy companies in North America and Chile. He has created a number of presentations as part of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Coalbed Methane Outreach Program and has been published in Coal Mine Methane: The True Unconventional Gas. Most recently, he served as outside legal counsel to a major Colorado environmental engineering firm.

Robert Troccoli served as a senior partner of the Sovereign Wealth Funds Practice at KPMG and as a founding member of the firm’s Private Equity Group. He is experienced in leading private equity professionals around the nation. Earlier in his career, he served as a lead audit partner at multiple public companies, including Oppenheimer Funds.