BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Many participants of The OC Board have been members since its inception, over two decades ago. The commitment of these member companies and their employees, on this all-volunteer organization, emphasizes the iron-clad commitment to the success of Colorado's business community.
As many entrepreneurs are aware, the desire for success is rooted from within. The Board members listed below are true intrapreneurs clearly eager to advance the idea that "a rising tide lifts all boats." Priding themselves on accessibility, please do not hesitate to reach out to them.
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Chair, Director, Minority Business and Women's Office, Colorado Office of Economic Development & International Trade
Favorite Business Quote: "Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art." ~ Andy Warhol
David H. Musgrave
Vice-Chair, Purchasing Agent & Vendor Outreach Administrator, Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT)
Favorite Business Quote: "Success isn't just about what you accomplish in your life; its about what you inspire others to do."
Favorite Business Quote: "Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly, and get on with improving your other innovations." ~ Steve Jobs
Kathryn M. Haney
Favorite Business Quote: "Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working" ~ Picasso
Elizabeth "Elly" Bacon
For contact information, contact the Chair.
Favorite Business Quote: "People are definitely a company's greatest asset. It doesn't make any difference whether the product is cars or cosmetics. A company is only as good as the people it keeps." ~ Mary Kay Ash
Marketing, Small Business Technical Advisor, General Services Administration (GSA), Office of Small Business Utilization
Favorite Business Quote: "A leader works for those they lead" ~ Martine Rothblatt
Director of the Division of Small Business Opportunity, Denver Economic Development & Opportunity, City and County of Denver
Favorite Business Quote: "Whether you think you can or you think you can't, you are right." ~ Henry Ford
Favorite Business Quote: "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has." ~ Margaret Mead
Communications Chair, Supplier Diversity Liaison, State Purchasing & Contracts Office, Colorado Department of Personnel & Administration
Favorite Business Quote: “The real test is not whether you avoid this failure, because you won’t. It’s whether you let it harden or shame you into inaction, or whether you learn from it; whether you choose to persevere.” – Barack Obama
Favorite Business Quote: “Do not go where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.”
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson