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Alumni Spotlight: Ryan Park

April 10, 2019

Ryan Park is not an entrepreneur in the traditional sense, but implements the entrepreneurial mindset and spirit into everything he does - specifically in his current position as Director of Innovation at Upbring Innovation Labs . Upbring is a non-profit organization on a mission to break the cycle of child...

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Alumni Spotlight: Kelsey Goetz

April 3, 2019

Kelsey Goetz is the Revenue Manager at Lily’s Sweets - a leader in the no sugar added movement that provides consumers with delicious, botanically sweetened confections! Lily’s started with a small team of four individuals and has quickly grown to 25 with headquarters in Boulder, CO. Kelsey credits Lily’s incredible...

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Alumni Spotlight: Pat Moynihan

Feb. 27, 2019

Pat Moynihan - a Leeds alum and the founder of AF Reducer - has had quite the entrepreneurial career path. He attended the Leeds School of Business from 2009 to 2013 where he majored in operations management, double minored in entrepreneurship and TAM (Technology, Art, and Media), and got a...

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Alumni Spotlight: Spencer Turk

Jan. 9, 2019

Meet Spencer Turk. She graduated from Leeds School of Business in Spring 2018 with a Certificate in Social Responsibility and Ethics. Spencer is one of our amazing young alums we’ll be keeping a close eye on. As an outdoorsy sophomore with an interest in entrepreneurship, Spencer took a business ethics...

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Alumni Spotlight: Jessica Schutz

Oct. 24, 2018

Meet Jessica Schutz, the founder of Green Lady Gardens, a houseplant and artisan boutique in the Santa Fe Art District in Denver. Jessica graduated with a degree in Marketing from Leeds School of Business in 2007. What did she enjoy most about Leeds? Learning about and working with real businesses...

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Alumni Spotlight: Luke Vernon

Oct. 3, 2018

Meet Luke Vernon. Luke is a Managing Partner at Ridgeline Ventures and the Founder of Luke’s Circle , and was previously COO of Boulder-based Eco-Products. He attended the evening MBA program at Leeds School of Business from 2006-2009. Why Leeds After working with Eco-Products for a few years, he saw...

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Alumni Spotlight: Sana Packaging

May 25, 2018

Sana Packaging is a startup that designs and develops 100% plant-based hemp plastic packaging solutions for the cannabis industry. The founders, Ron Basak-Smith and James Eichner, are both Leeds MBA alumni. In fact, they started working on Sana Packaging in Jeff York’s Sustainable Venturing class and George Deriso’s Business Plan...