Transamerica: Presenting Sponsor of JA Finance Park

August 24, 2017 9:43 pm

Recognized as a leading provider of life insurance, retirement products and investment solutions, Transamerica is dedicated to helping clients “live well today and worry less tomorrow.” This commitment extends beyond clients to encompass the company’s dedication to empowering the next generation. Transamerica is committed to providing middle and high school students with a real-world perspective… Read More

Colorado State Bank and Trust: Committed to Financial Learning for Life

July 26, 2017 1:30 am

Making financial education engaging, meaningful and long lasting is a top priority for Colorado State Bank and Trust (CSBT). A long-time JA-Rocky Mountain corporate partner, the bank and its employees are making significant strides in helping young people learn how to manage a budget, stay out of debt, responsibly finance their college education and save… Read More

Western Union Empowers Communities Through Financial Literacy

June 26, 2017 3:46 pm

Repeatedly, Western Union employees demonstrate their steadfast commitment to helping young people in the Denver Metro community – and around the world – understand and embrace financial literacy.  During the 2016/17 school year, 48 Western Union employees volunteered in classrooms at Fulton Elementary School in Aurora, Castro Elementary School in Denver, Cherokee Trail Elementary in… Read More

JE Dunn VP Mike Tilbury leads charge for JA

May 22, 2017 8:48 pm

There are countless ways to support Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain (JA), and JE Dunn, a JA partner for more than 10 years, continually finds new and creative ways to do just that.  Mike Tilbury, vice president of JE Dunn Construction, joined the JA board of directors in March 2017.  While he is new to the board,… Read More

Otter Products: Inspiring Kids to Change the World

May 22, 2017 8:02 pm

It’s an amazing experience for high school students to tour Otter Products’ offices in Fort Collins. To see Otter Products professionals at work and to experience the creative and fun workplace is eye opening for many students who participate in JA Business Week. What’s even more amazing is to see those same students take what… Read More

State Farm Empowers Youth in Northern Colorado

May 1, 2017 10:31 pm

Thanks to a recent grant of $15K from State Farm, an increasing number of K-12 students in Larimer and Weld counties in Northern Colorado will benefit from JA programs. “We have experienced significant yearly growth in our local outreach efforts, and the potential for continued growth is huge,” said JA District Director Elizabeth Winn. “As… Read More

Prologis Demonstrates Long-term Commitment to Financial Education

May 1, 2017 10:22 pm

There’s a simple reason why Prologis is one of Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain’s (JA’s) top corporate partners – their multi-faceted approach to corporate social responsibility. Prologis has not only contributed more than $1.2 million to support JA programming during the past decade, but its employees have volunteered countless hours to bring learning to life in local… Read More

Charles Schwab Inspires Financial Responsibility

March 30, 2017 10:00 am

Building strong financial futures is what the people of Charles Schwab are all about. Whether working as financial advisors to a host of different client types or mentoring young people through programs such as JA in a Day or JA Stock Market Challenge, “Schwabbies” as they call themselves, make a meaningful difference in the Denver… Read More

JA celebrates Shawn Barker: DBJ Corporate Citizen of the Year

December 2, 2016 12:02 am

Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain (JA) Board Member Shawn Barker is one of five Denver-area executives recognized by the Denver Business Journal (DBJ) in November as a Corporate Citizen of the Year. Anyone who knows Shawn knows exactly why he was honored.  He is an unassuming, committed and inspiring community leader. As vice president and controller for… Read More

FirstBank demonstrates community commitment and leadership

November 28, 2016 5:39 pm

As the largest locally-owned bank in Colorado and a leading corporate citizen, FirstBank plays a crucial role in the economic health and civic vitality of our state. Whether providing innovative banking solutions to small businesses or helping 3rd graders understand basic financial principles, FirstBank professionals make a meaningful difference – especially when it comes to… Read More