"Elevater," a person who elevates the rank, status, importance of something, or someone else's spirit. Please meet our "Elevaters." 

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Mike Kohler

Elevate Leadership Training

elevatetraining@larimer.org | larimer.org/elevate | free consultation meeting

Elevate provides professional development in HR fundamentals, employee engagement, and leadership to small and mid-sized businesses. Classes are published for general registration or scheduled for individual businesses upon request.

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Paulette Hansen

Hansen Consulting  

Connect with Paulette Hansen | 303-710-1887

Paulette Hansen is a consultant and trainer in the domains of leadership, communication, and performance improvement. She has a passion for helping supervisors be wildly successful.

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Chris Hutchinson

Trebuchet Group

trebuchetgroup.com

Being a leader is one of the most challenging roles there is. Hundreds of leaders have gotten support from us to equip themselves and their teams for success. 

While every engagement with our clients is uniquely tailored to their situation and desired outcomes, we find the following four areas of focus - alone or in combination - help our clients the most.

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Jennifer Briggs

GRITT Business Coaching

jenniferkbriggs@gmail.com | grittbusinesscoaching.com

A mentor once taught Jennifer Briggs to "never let a rule get in the way of making a good decision," and she strives to make critical thinking, intention, and agile action her guiding principles. She served as VP of HR with New Belgium Brewing for 12 years, creating a winning ‘best of’ workplace, and now serves as an educator and advisor to companies who want to redefine value in a more holistic manner. Building healthy, profitable, democratically managed companies with shared capital ownership is her passion. 

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Michael Clingan

The Claymore Group 

michael@theclaymoregroup.com | theclaymoregroup.com

We specialize in improving processes, solving critical problems, and developing new product and service offerings — while building stronger teams. We deliver immediately useful solutions for healthcare, manufacturing, technology, and other complex organizations, using Lean, 6S, Theory of Constraints, and Appreciate Inquiry.  

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Amanda Ericson

HRx Services

(970) 372-7885 | amanda@hrxservices.com | hrxservices.com

HRx Services is a boutique Human Resources consulting company. We specialize in partnering with the people working in the HR role for a company. We work as an extension of the team by supporting, and providing best practice processes in human resources.

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Zach Mercurio

ZM Consulting    

zach@zachmercurio.com | zachmercurio.com

Most leaders want their people to be fulfilled but aren’t sure what will work. Using the latest research in positive organizational psychology and hands-on work with over 100 companies, Zach Mercurio, Ph.D. gives you and your team practical, proven tools for cultivating a positive and purposeful workplace that endures.

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Ariana Friedlander

Rosabella Consulting 

arianaf@gmail.com | rosabellaconsulting.com

Rosabella Consulting shows leaders how to navigate difficult people and challenging situations so everyone says what they mean, means what they say and does what they commit to do. We get people working together to turn bold ideas into reality and remain relevant in a dynamic marketplace.

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David Firth

David Firth Consulting LLC

(303) 642-5421 | david@davidfirth.com | www.linkedin.com/in/davidfirthconsulting/

I am a consultant, coach and author of 30 years’ experience. My work aims to bring fresh thinking to old problems, bringing accountability, energy, and action to any organizational challenge where there was only resistance, stasis and blame in the past.

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Nikki Larchar

Define the Line  

nikki@definetheline.com | definetheline.com

Engage employees. Promote positive interactions. Prevent harassment. Stay compliant.

Our beautifully-designed digital comic books, training facilitation guides, and interactive virtual training sessions help you and your team engage in meaningful conversations to help end workplace harassment.

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Allison O'Brien

Peak Impact Consulting Services

(720) 323-0947 | allison@peakimpactconsultingservices.com | peakimpactconsultingservices.com

Peak Impact Consulting Services is a consulting firm dedicated to improving corporate culture by improving the way companies listen, leaders lead, and teams collaborate, innovate and resolve conflict. Peak Impact offers executive leadership coaching and business training focused on Listening. 

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Nancy Kepner

Crafted Leadership 

 nancy@craftedleadership.com | craftedleadership.com/

Crafted Leadership's mission is to spread conscious leadership into the global workplace. We provide skills-based training and coaching around self mastery, relational mastery, integrity, and improvisation. Focused attention to these areas accelerates self-awareness and growth. Our work supports teams to develop high levels of trust and agile collaboration. 

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Bob Nedbal

bnedbal@think2perform.com | (970) 682-2739 | think2perform.com

As a Senior Vice President with think2perform, Bob Nedbal coaches and develops business owners, leaders, and their teams who are seeking to achieve increasing levels of performance, growth, and personal satisfaction, through work in emotional and moral intelligence, interpersonal effectiveness, and mindfulness.

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Tina Todd

simplyHR   

tina@simplyhrpartners.com | simplyhrpartners.com

We love HR so you can love what you do. Understanding all the employment rules that impact your business can be tricky. We're here to help you and your team.

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Jana Sanchez

Alchemy With Words

jana@alchemywithwords.com | jana@launchno.co 

More about Alchemy With Words to come 

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Jeannie Valliere

HRx Services

SHRM-CP, PHR | HRx Services People and Business Consultant 

(303) 668-8899 | jeannie@hrxservices.com | hrxservices.com

HRx Services is a boutique Human Resources consulting company. We specialize in partnering with the people working in the HR role for a company. We work as an extension of the team by supporting and providing best practice processes in human resources. 

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Carl Dierschow

Small Fish Business Coaching 

carl.dierschow@smallfish.us | Visit Small Fish | (970) 225-6889 

Small Fish serves leaders and small business owners locally and around the world. We specialize in those who are dedicated to improving society and the planet through conscious business practices: a larger mission, dedicated and focused employees, powerful partnerships, and well-designed leadership processes.

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Jolene Lockwood

Cognitive Consultancy 

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Jolene Lockwood, an educator for 30 years, has over 15 years of coaching and consulting experience. She is a certified Dare to Lead™️ and Daring Classroom™️ facilitator for best-selling author Brené Brown and also works worldwide as a Cognitive Coaching Agency trainer. Jolene specializes in building and sustaining leaders that cultivate courageous cultures to transform the ways we learn, lead, and teach.

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Julianna Christie

Crafted Leadership

julianna@craftedleadership.com | craftedleadership.com

Crafted Leadership's mission is to spread conscious leadership into the global workplace. We provide skills-based training and coaching around self mastery, relational mastery, integrity, and improvisation. Focused attention to these areas accelerates self-awareness and growth. Our work supports teams to develop high levels of trust and agile collaboration. 

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Diana Hutchinson

Trebuchet Group

(970) 672-4749 | diana@trebuchetgroup.com | trebuchetgroup.com

Trebuchet Group – an organizational improvement firm that believes great accomplishments require great teams. Diana Hutchinson, COO of Trebuchet Group, has over 30 years of leadership experience in the military, public, and private sectors.

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Jennifer Henderson

TiLT Leave Management

(970) 999-4999 | jen@ourtilt.com | ourtilt.com

As we’ve worked with employers, we find that miscommunication, reactive behavior, biases, and assumptions are at the root of 99% of the issues. All of which can be prevented. That’s why we built TiLT. Parents deserve to feel comfortable and confident returning to work after leave. And companies shouldn’t lose top talent because their employees decide to start a family.

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Michael Piperno

Michael Piperno Coaching and the Comvia Group

michaelpipernocoaching.com | wearecomvia.com | Get in touch

Today's leaders must also be expert communicators. Yet most people are never taught how to communicate or present well. We fix that through 1-on-1 coaching or team workshops. We help professionals understand how to communicate effectively and efficiently with all their audiences.