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October LRW Lunch Meeting

Thursday, October 17, 2019, 11:15am - 01:30pm


Featured Speaker is Heidi Ganahl

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Heidi Ganahl is one of Colorado’s best-known entrepreneurs and community leaders. She has been named one of Fortune magazine’s 10 Most Promising Entrepreneurs, and Parade magazine included her in their list of the top women entrepreneurs in the country.


Heidi is passionate about giving back. In 2016, Heidi was elected as a University of Colorado Regent and continues to serve on various other boards focused on entrepreneurship and education. She founded the Fight Back Foundation to positively tackle the most pressing issues facing our kids today, and in 2019 launched SheFactor —Present Power, Future Fierce— a book, app, and national brand that will impact millions of women across the Union States.


Accolades and Recognitions:

2016 Colorado Brave Leader Award (Colorado Business Roundtable)
2014 Fortune Most Promising Women Entrepreneur
2009-2014 Inc 500/5000
2013 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Semi-Finalist
2012 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist
2007-2014 Entrepreneur Franchise 500
2010 WPO/AmEx Open – Top 50 Fastest Growing Women-Led Companies (#10)
2010 #39 in Inc Magazine “Top Consumer Product and Service Companies”
2009 Denver Business Journal’s Colorado Business Woman of the Year
2008 Stevie Award for Top Entrepreneur and for Top Company
2009 Top 50 Colorado Companies to Watch
2009 Colorado Biz “One of the Top 100 Woman Owned Companies”
2009 Entrepreneur Magazine “One of America’s Top 50 Fastest Growing Woman Led Companies”

We will also hear from Michael Fields


Michale Fields

Michael is the Executive Director of Colorado Rising Action. He was previously the State Director of Americans for Prosperity - Colorado. He brings years of nonprofit, educational, and legislative experience. He has served as a policy aide at the Colorado State House and also as a press aide for the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions. He taught both elementary and middle school at a charter school in Aurora – later serving as the governing board president of that school. Michael graduated from Valparaiso University and earned his J.D. from University of Colorado – Boulder. He and his wife, Mele, and their three children live in Parker.





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We order whatever we want off the menu and pay the server directly.  A basket is passed for donations to help offset LRW expenses.  NOTE:  Please make sure you arrive on time to give the server an opportunity to take your order and serve your meal before the meeting begins.  Our speakers begin around noon and the server will not serve or clear settings until after the speaker finishes.  Thank you!

Location:   IHOP Restaurant 2040 KEN PRATT BLVD. LONGMONT, CO
Event ID: 441


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