If every business owner had the same drive for social responsibility as Olomomo Nut Company founder Justin Perkins, the world would be a better place. A native of Boulder, Perkins started his business in an effort to provide a healthy alternative to snacks currently found in places like coffee shops. His story of success is an inspiring one.
To the casual observer, 1475 Lawrence Street looks like a standard 1980s-era office building; but viewed through the eyes of visionaries, it will soon become the energetic heart and soul of the University of Colorado Denver Business School and the Denver business community.
To help students gain an edge in understanding and navigating the ever-changing global marketplace, each year the Business School conducts a series of unique international study programs.
"If we stay home we tend to think our way of doing things is the only way," explains Wendy Guild, an instructor who teaches sports and entertainment management in the MBA program. Last May she led 22 students on a two-week tour of venues in London and Liverpool.
Dave Baker Appointed Chair of Business School Board of Advisors
Dave Baker, BS ‘82, chief operating officer of FirstBank Holding Company, was appointed chair of the Business School’s board of advisors. He chaired his first meeting in September and will fulfill his duties through 2012.