We are Thankful for You!

November 21, 2017 3:30 pm

Thank you for helping students transform “I can’t” into “I CAN!”  



Former teacher helps other educators bring vital JA programs to students

October 25, 2017 7:20 pm

Many years ago, as a high school teacher, I received a phone call from a Junior Achievement program manager who informed me that I had been assigned a Junior Achievement volunteer. This volunteer would be visiting my classroom every Friday for an entire semester to present the JA Company Program to my students. Evidently, the… Read More



Jeff Finn Brings Entrepreneurial Insights into Classroom

October 25, 2017 7:14 pm

November is National Entrepreneur Month, and what better way to celebrate than to honor one of Junior Achievement’s volunteers who has excelled in their entrepreneurial career? Meet Jeff Finn, a successful Denver entrepreneur who has more than 25 years of experience in the high-tech, telecom and software industries. Jeff earned a Bachelor of Science in… Read More



Bank of America: Helping people achieve their vision of success

October 25, 2017 7:10 pm

Through their partnership with Junior Achievement, Bank of America has consistently demonstrated their commitment to improving the financial lives of individuals, families and businesses in Colorado. Bank of America goes beyond providing financial services to people by fostering economic and social development. They recognize that helping people achieve their vision of success is vital to… Read More



JA to Match Local Entrepreneurs with Students during National Entrepreneurship Month

October 11, 2017 4:48 pm

Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain (JA) will be inspiring high school students with the JA Launch Lesson, sponsored by EY. The initiative, designed to coincide with National Entrepreneurship Month, puts entrepreneurs into classrooms throughout our community to share what inspired them to start their own businesses and to open students’ eyes to the opportunities provided by entrepreneurship…. Read More



Starting Things Up

October 2, 2017 2:50 pm

Fall typically is a time of dormancy – trees lose their leaves, days are shorter and we all prepare for winter. In other words, it’s sweater weather! At JA, however, fall is about starting things up. In September, we hosted the first students of the school year at JA Finance Park, held our first JA… Read More



Volunteer prepares students to become financially savvy adults

September 29, 2017 7:26 pm

Serving her community’s financial needs is part of Lauren Money’s job. Lauren is the vice president of enterprise risk administration and the Community Reinvestment Act/fair lending officer at Colorado Federal Savings Bank. When Lauren stepped into this role in October 2016, the bank already had a relationship with Junior Achievement, and Lauren immediately started volunteering… Read More



EY: Committed to building a better working world

September 29, 2017 7:12 pm

EY is an incredible partner to Junior Achievement (JA) areas across the Americas. EY’s senior professionals serve on more than 40 local JA boards across the US, Canada and South America, and EY employees volunteer at countless JA events throughout the year. JA USA honored EY in 2015 with a Gold Level US President’s Volunteer… Read More



2018 Colorado Business Hall of Fame Laureate Bio: Joseph Kernan Weckbaugh

September 11, 2017 5:55 pm

Joseph Kernan Weckbaugh, a Colorado native, was a tireless promoter for the state of Colorado and the city of Englewood. Weckbaugh was involved with many ventures, including forming the USO for Colorado; he is honored on the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. He notably brought Braniff Airlines to the Western Mountain District, but… Read More