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September 11, 2017

2018 Colorado Business Hall of Fame Laureate Bios: Philip (1826-1898) and Adolph J. (1856-1916) Zang

Philip Zang was born in 1826, one of eight children of John Zang and his wife Fredericka, in Aschaffenburg, Germany. John Zang was a member of an old Bavarian family...

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

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...

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2018 Colorado Business Hall of Fame Laureate Bios: Gil E. (1933-2000) and James M. Johnson

As chief executive officer of G.E. Johnson, Jim Johnson is building on his father’s legacy, not just following it. To be sure, the company founded by his late father, Gil...

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2018 Colorado Business Hall of Fame Laureate Bio: Richard Saunders

Richard “Dick” Saunders spent most of his childhood on the East Coast before moving to Colorado to attend the University of Denver. In 1959, Saunders entered the construction business as...

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2018 Colorado Business Hall of Fame Laureate Bio: William B. Pauls

William B. Pauls was born and educated in Canada. He graduated with chartered accountant designation in 1968, and worked as a staff accountant and a manager at Deloitte Haskins and...

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2018 Colorado Business Hall of Fame Laureate Bio: Barbara Barnes Grogan

Barbara Grogan founded Western Industrial Contractors (Western) in 1982 with a very inauspicious beginning. She bought a 1969 orange pick-up truck for $500, rented offices on an unpaved street and hired her...

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August 30, 2017

Ultimate Exercise in Democracy

“Volunteering is the ultimate exercise in democracy. You vote in elections once a year or maybe every four years, but when you volunteer, you vote every day about the kind...

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August 24, 2017

Transamerica: Presenting Sponsor of JA Finance Park

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...

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Former Entrepreneur Inspires JA Students

[caption id="attachment_15157" align="alignright" width="250"] Frank Pulley finds joy in teaching JA programs and working with kids[/caption] What’s the special ingredient in JA’s secret sauce? It’s simple – our volunteers! Meet...

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