Denver at sunrise on an overcast morning.

Report: Colorado's Economy Outperforming Nation, but High Prices are Inflating Concerns

Aug. 10, 2022

Colorado remains a pace car for employment, even as business leaders are losing confidence amid inflation, tangled supply chains and interest rates.

Claire McCollough celebrates with the trophy at the Alteryx competition.

Driven to Succeed: Leeds Student Wins Global Racing-Inspired Alteryx Competition

June 6, 2022

Claire McCollough is the first college student to win the event, a year after placing fifth overall. Claire McCollough celebrates with the Grand Prix trophy at the conclusion of the race. 'I could tell I improved dramatically from last year,' she says. 'Seeing that level of improvement alone would have...

Clark Jones, in a suit, makes a point in the front of a crowded classroom. Other students look back to see the student Clark is talking to.

In Career Chat, Disney Exec Says it’s a Small World—So Be Sure to Network

May 10, 2022

Women in Finance club welcomes two leaders to campus to share insights on career success.​​ Clark Jones (Acct’91), a vice president at Disney, answers a question from a student in the back of the room. ‘In your career, don’t be afraid to take chances and make moves,’ Jones told students...

Business school graduates, from above, seated at a commencement ceremony.

Leeds Class of 2022 Prepares to Create Impact in Sustainability, Finance, Real Estate and Beyond

May 3, 2022

Leadership roles and internships prepare students to make a splash at businesses in Colorado and beyond. Graduates from the Leeds Class of 2022 are going on to work at companies such as L'Oreal, Disney and Morgan Stanley. Thanks to her Leeds education, Amber Hughes is going from building dynasties to...

A group of four professionals onstage.

Real Estate Forum Shows Optimism is Building, Even as Disasters Dominate Discussion

March 10, 2022

The Marshall Fire and pandemic were headliners, but panelists remained upbeat about the industry’s prospects in Denver and beyond. Michael Conway, state insurance commissioner, answers an audience question as fellow panelists Clint Folsom and David Sinkey listen in. To their left is moderator Lily Colley Ferguson, of Everwest. The Marshall...

Rich Wobbekind leading an executive classroom through a slide presentation.

In Weathering the Economy, Here's a Forecaster You Can Count On

Feb. 28, 2022

Economist Rich Wobbekind named among Colorado's most influential business leaders. Rich Wobbekind walks an executive-level class through a presentation. His insights on the economy—and the lengths he goes to in sharing them with Coloradans—are why he's so well regarded, both in the classroom and in the media. In ranking Rich...

A host and guest prepare for a podcast interview in a studio.

Dream Stream: Impressive Lineup of Leaders, Researchers Headlines New Leeds Podcast

Feb. 7, 2022

Leeds Business Insights offers actionable takeaways on current topics like supply chains, digital transformation and DEI. What do a Disney Resorts executive, a Lionsgate president, a successful entrepreneur and a Barnes & Noble chairman have in common? If you guessed that they’re all alumni from the Leeds School of Business...

Dean Matusik seated in the new Rustandy Building on the CU Boulder campus.

A ‘Very Rare’ Kind of Leader: Matusik Honored with Excellence in Leadership Award

Feb. 4, 2022

When you look at all Sharon Matusik has accomplished in five years as dean of the Leeds School of Business, it’s no surprise she’s being recognized by the University of Colorado community with its prestigious Excellence in Leadership Award. And while her three signature priorities— End the Gap , Career...

Portrait of Sheila Duffy against a dark background

In Search for New Executive Director, Burridge Center Finds a Leader—and Mentor

Jan. 12, 2022

Sheila Duffy brings history from Wall Street, nonprofits to Leeds. 'The industry is breaking old models, so we need to make sure we're teaching our students to be creative,' says Sheila Duffy, the newly appointed executive director of the Burridge Center at Leeds. In selecting Sheila Duffy as its new...

The three students on the winning team pose in a hotel lobby in business attire.

Home Run: Leeds MBAs Win Nationwide Competition Through an MLB-Inspired Project

Jan. 10, 2022

McGregor Square assessment a chance for career-changers to validate what excites them about real estate. From left, Ezra McPhail, Amber Hughes and Michael Mendoza at the Colvin competition in Maryland. In taking first place in a nationwide real estate case competition, three MBAs at the Leeds School of Business at...