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Elevate Leadership and Workforce Development Training


Elevate Training links you with area training providers with specialized offerings.   

Community Partners

Image 1: simplyHR (Nikki Larchar and Tina Todd)

simplyHR (Nikki Larchar and Tina Todd)

We love HR so you can love what you do. Understanding all the employment rules that impact your business can be tricky. simplyHR is here to help.


Phone: (970) 818- 5007

Image 2: Zach Mercurio, ZM Consulting

Zach Mercurio, ZM Consulting

Zach Mercurio helps leaders and organizations optimize human potential, fulfillment, and performance through the evidence-based power of purpose and meaningfulness. He specializes in leadership development, organizational culture design and change, and employee fulfillment and motivation. Zach offers custom consulting, training and workshops, and speaking.


Phone: (540) 421-5810

Image 3: Paulette Hansen, Hansen Consulting

Paulette Hansen, Hansen Consulting

Hansen Consulting offers real world experience combined with an engaging and effective training style in the domains of leadership, communication, and performance management.  Paulette Hansen has 20 years of human resources and organizational development success in a variety of industries.  She is the Director of Career Development for The Neenan Company and founder of Hansen Consulting.



Image 4: Michael Clingan, The Claymore Group

Michael Clingan, The Claymore Group

The Claymore Group is a trusted resource for organizational performance training and consulting. We specialize in workshops designed to improve processes, solve critical problems, and develop new product and service offerings — while building stronger teams. Everything we do is focused on delivering immediately useful solutions for healthcare, manufacturing, technology, and other complex organizations. We use the right tools to help our clients achieve their goals, pulling from methods such as TOC, Lean, 6S, Appreciative Inquiry, and others.

Michael Clingan
The Claymore Group
cell: 970.215.2981

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Employers Council

Employers Council, the nation's largest employers association, has provided expert assistance and thoughtful guidance to employers since 1939. We collaborate with our members to develop effective, successful employer-employee relationships by providing "one-stop shopping" in every facet of human resources and employment law.

Contact: Wayne D'Antoni, PHR, SHRM-CP | | 970.223.4107 |

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Colorado SBDC

The Larimer Small Business Development Center is dedicated in helping entrepreneurs and businesses start, grow and prosper through street-smart business education and assistance.  We offer free on-on-one consulting, high quality – no or low-cost training and connections to resources. The SBDC is here to help businesses create and retain jobs, secure loans, increase sales, win government contracts, develop strategic business/marketing plans and more.

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Digital Workshop Center

Skills, not degrees.   Established in 2006, the Digital Workshop Center is a community center for education, coworking, and professional development. A premier independent provider of higher education and certificate credential programs, DWC has become a vital training option for nontraditional students and the professional workforce in Colorado and beyond.

Contact: Stu Crair,, 970-980-8091 |

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FRCC Corporate & Workforce Solutions

FRCC Corporate & Workforce Solutions creates and delivers client-focused training solutions for businesses and individuals. Through our customized training and workforce programs, Corporate & Workforce Solutions is dedicated to enhancing economic growth in our communities. A partnership with us is an investment in the future of your business and your greatest asset, your employees. As leaders in workforce training, FRCC Corporate & Workforce Solutions is a perfect fit to handle your business training needs by aligning effective industry practices with the resources of an academic institution. Clients turn to us for training solutions to meet strategic business goals and to improve individual, team and organizational performance. We are committed to improving today’s workforce by strategically analyzing industry demands and developing training to meet those needs. We do this by partnering with industry leaders and subject matter experts to create industry-specific training programs that result in a highly-skilled workforce.

Contact:  Becky Troyer,, 970-204-8323 |

Contact Elevate Training

Larimer County Economic and Workforce Development
200 West Oak St.
Fort Collins, CO 80521
(970) 498-6658