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Satya Nadella, Microsoft CEO, said “Longevity in business is about being able to reinvent yourself or invent the future.” That has never been more true than in 2020. USDOT West Central has created a 9 session webinar series for transportation & construction leaders on addressing the changes that have been created by COVID 19. 

If you are a Bonding Education Program (BEP) graduate or signed up for the 2021 program, you can participate in this Agile Leadership Series at no cost.

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Don Appleby
Surety Director @Holmes Murphy & Associates, Denver Office

Don is past president of the Rocky Mountain Surety Association, holds the Associate in Fidelity and Surety Bonding (AFSB) designation, currently serves on the American Subcontractor Association of Colorado (ASA-C), past Chair of the Industry Relations Committee for the National Association of Surety Bond Producers (NASBP), and past Chair of Associate Council for the Colorado Contractors Association (CCA).

Christy Crook
Founder & President @Phoenix Masonry

Christy earned her MBA at University of Denver. She founded Phoenix Masonry in 2010. Christy sits on the board of the American Subcontractors Association as well as Transportation and Construction Girl, a nonprofit that encourages young women to explore careers in the transportation and construction industries. She is an active member of the AGCA, Rocky Mountain Masonry Institute, and NAWIC.

Tysen Manross
President @Nakoce Services

From the Muscogee (Creek) Tribe, Manross is a licensed bonding agent and former Owner of Tusca II. Tusca II was a General Contractor Commercial Construction company that performed over 150 federal and state contracts, as well as over 200 hospital projects. Yearly gross revenue was over $18 million. Manross managed 395% growth in 4 years that earned the ranking of #346 on the INC Magazine’s Top 500 list of US fasted growing privately held companies for 2006. 

Colin P. Baumchen
Attorney & Partner @Woods Aitken

Colin Baumchen advises and represents contractors, subcontractors, owners, and other construction-related entities in various aspects of claim and dispute resolution proceedings. Colin also has significant experience with mediation, arbitration, and litigation in various state and federal courts. Prior to graduation, Colin was a judicial extern for Hon. John W. Lungstrum, United States District Court for the District of Kansas.

Terri Olson
Owner @OE Construction

Terri Olson owns and operates OE Construction, a site preparation and underground utility contractor in Colorado. Recently, she opened a heavy equipment operator training company called Next Gen Equipment Training to provide operator training using simulators. She has over 25 years of experience in the technical training industry, focused on computer software and hardware skills training and business technology consulting services. 

Dave Clauson 
Partner & Founder @Big Blue Sky

Dave spent the last 12 years working on indigenous and minority economic development issues around the world. Prior to founding Big Blue Sky, he was VP, International for NANA Development Corporation, a $2.5B Alaska Native company with mining, oil, gas, engineering, construction, and government contracting in 12 countries. Dave has either led or was a key member of the teams that launched the IBM PC, the Palm Pilot, the Intel Pentium Processor, Adobe Acrobat and Amazon.com. 

Damian Ederhoff 

Damian Ederhoff is a certified public accountant with more than 30 years of construction and real estate accounting experience. He has expertise with assurance, tax and consulting engagements for companies in all stages of business. Damian also consults in areas such as succession planning and mergers and acquisitions. He regularly attends key construction-related conferences and events in addition to presenting on contractor operational best practices.