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." Our board members pride themselves on accessibility so please do not hesitate to reach out to them.

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David H. Musgrave

Chair

Purchasing Agent & Vendor Outreach Administrator, Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT)

 

E: david.musgrave@state.co.us

 

Favorite Business Quote: "Opportunities don't happen. You create them." ~ Chris Grosser

Willie Franklin

Vice-Chair 

Small Business Liaison Officer, Peraton

 

P: 303.815.6214

E: wfrank01@peraton.com

 

Favorite Business Quote: "Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen."

~ Michael Jordon

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Rosy McDonough

Chair Emeritus, Sponsorship Committee Chair

Executive Director, Hispanic Contractors of Colorado

 

P: 303.893.3893

E: rosy@hcc-diversityleader.org

 

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

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Barbara Musick

Marketing & Communications Committee Chair

Supplier Diversity Liaison and Communications Manager, Colorado State Purchasing & Contracts Office

E: barbara.musick@state.co.us

 

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

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Jennifer Malpiede

Secretary

Outreach Coordinator, Office of Business Diversity, Denver Public Schools

 

P: 303.912.4701

E: jennifer_malpiede@dpsk12.org

 

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

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Lauren Terry

Treasurer

Federal Small Business Liaison Officer & Program Manager, Jacobs

P: 720.286.5318

E: lauren.terry@jacobs.com 

 

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

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Gloria Owusu

Events Committee Chair

Small Business Program Manager, Denver Economic Development & Opportunity

 

P: 720.913.1549

E: gloria.owusu@denvergov.org

Favorite Business Quote: "There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure." ~Colin Powell

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Alecia Lauer

Events Committee Co-Chair

Small Business Liaison Officer, United Launce Alliance

 

P: 720.951.7043

E: alecia.j.lauer@ulalaunch.com

 

Favorite Business Quote: "The secret of getting ahead is getting started."

~ Mark Twain

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Rexann Dunn

Small Business Program Lead, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

 

P: 303.275.4322

E: rexann.dunn@nrel.gov

 

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

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Karen Lara-Villeda

Small Business Liaison Officer, GE Renewable Energy

 

P: 720.705.2691

E: karen.lara-villeda@ge.com

 

Favorite Business Quote: "I believe that fortitude is key. More than anything, be consistent. Go at it. When you succeed, don't forget the responsibility of making somebody else succeed with you." ~ Antonio Novella

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Rosemary Ann Ortiz

Small Business Specialist, National Park Service

 

P: 303.969.2112

E: rosemary_ortiz@nps.gov

 

Favorite Business Quote: "Your smile is your logo. Your personality is your business card. How you leave others feeling after an experience with you becomes your trademark." ~ Jay Danzie

Dave Korman

Small Business Liaison Officer, Procurement Service Center, University of Colorado

P: 303.764.3461

E: rdave.korman@cu.edu

 

Favorite Business Quote: "Nothing else can quite substitute for a few well-chosen, well-timed, sincere words of praise. They’re absolutely free and worth a fortune.” ~ Sam Walton

CHAIR EMERITI

2020 & 2021

Rosy McDonough, Colorado Minority Business Office/ Hispanic Contractors of Colorado 

March 2017, 2018 & 2019

Elizabeth Bacon, Women's Business Enterprise Council (WBEC) West  

2016 through March 2017

Kevin Savage, Ball Aerospace

2014 & 2015

Rexann Dunn, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

2012 & 2013

Patty Pierson, United Launch Alliance

2009, 2010 & 2011

Nancy Gardner, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)