Month: January 2021

Leigh-Ann Zaharevich, M.S.

Leigh-Ann Zaharevich is the CEO of Aligned Performance. With over 20 years of experience, she has worked with business owners of micro businesses to large teams in macro organizations. Aligned Performance facilitates training for managers and leaders as well as team sessions. Leigh-Ann was personally trained by Michael Gerber, author of The E-Myth, to support entrepreneurs as they grow. She teaches HR courses for the Business School at CU Denver. Leigh-Ann earned her Masters Degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Katie Woslager

As Senior Manager, Katie manages the strategy of the Advanced Industry Accelerator Program. She works directly with early stage and start-up companies, Colorado Research Institution Technology Transfer Offices, and Advanced Industry stakeholders. She oversees all Early Stage Capital and Retention Grants, Proof of Concept Grants and Infrastructure Grant contracts. She also oversees the AI Export Program as well as the State Trade Expansion Program (STEP).

Carolyn Terrell

Carolyn Terrell was previously employed by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), as Supervisory Business Development Specialist for 20+ years. She retired from federal service in July 2019. During her tenure with the SBA, Ms. Terrell administered the 8a Business Development Program, the Small Disadvantaged Business Program, the HUBZone Empowerment Contracting Program, and the Women Owned Small Business Programs. She provided certified firms assistance with business development to include starting, developing and expanding their business and entrance into the government procurement arena. Ms. Terrell currently leverages her expertise consulting President’s/CEO’s of small and mid-size level with capture management and determining strength, weaknesses, opportunities and threats to the business. She provides practical and proven suggestions to build an effective win strategy to compete successfully in the global economy and the federal sector. Ms. Terrell, is a graduate of Friends University, Wichita, KS, holding a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration/Management.

Dan King

Dan’s extensive career spans the fields of banking, real estate, hotels, restaurants, consulting and property management. He has worked for HSBC Bank, HVS International and has started three businesses of his own. He has been actively involved with the City of Boulder, was the Chair of the Board of Directors for the Boulder Chamber of Commerce and on the Executive Board for the Boulder Convention and Visitors Bureau. His areas of expertise include financial modeling, market analysis and general business operations. Dan is a graduate of Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration.