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Tricia Muehlbauer, Executive Director

 PO Box 7585 Colorado Springs, CO 80933-7585
Telephone: 719-291-5545; Fax: 719-213-2693
Email: director@csea.biz
Website: www.csea.biz

The information herein is privileged and is furnished by and for the members of the Colorado Springs Executives
Association. Any claim of damage resulting from others having access hereto is the sole responsibility of the
members or firm permitting such and is not the responsibility of the Association. Information in the newsletter has
been obtained and listed with care from sources deemed reliable, but its correctness is not guaranteed.

Current Board of Directors:-Jenn Kolk, President; Tara Irons-Past President; Chris Waldron-Vice President; Stephanie Horton-Secretary; Diana Thate Treasurer; Todd Matia; Larry Blevins; Karen Heun; Kody Miller

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July 10, 2024

Come on
July 10 to hear Steven Havard’s debut presentation on his company,  C&H
Asphalt!

Remember,
there is no meeting next week due to the Independence Day holiday!  Happy 4th
of July!

 

June 26, 2024

Thank you
to Jim Smith for bringing today’s guest presenter, Greg Von Williams. He works with the
United States Space Force serving as a Congressional liaison for a General. He
is a motivational speaker and a long standing member of the Toastmasters
International since 1988.

 

ATTENDANCE: 
47

 

GUESTS:

Trevor
Dierdorff
– Julie Cooley, Project Manager

Sebastian
Ertelt
– Rebekah Combs, Marketing Strategist at Ed Green Construction

Steve
Nyrhinen
– Gregory Koplow, massage therapist

Justin
Koback for Chris Peloso

 

BIRTHDAYS
BETWEEN JUNE 26 and JULY 9 (No meeting next week!)

June 28-Chris
Waldron

June 29-Brenda
Speer, Stamford Orange

July 1-Diane
Ingolia, Focus on the Family and Scott Bradley, KCME

July 2-Stephanie
Horton, KCME

July 6-Leo Nassimbene

 

 

 

 

 

Notes from your executive director:

 

A big
thank you to the following members who ran for a seat on our next board: 

Sebastian
Ertelt
, Fargo Patent and
Business Law

 Mike
Eschler
, Windshields Express

 Kevin
Holt
, Ute Pass Gardens

 Diane
Ingolia
, Focus on the Family

 Mat
LaFleur
, Arrow Moving and
Storage

 Mark
Peniston
, Mark J. Peniston
CPA

 Carissa
Smith
, Forbush Legal

 Jon
Taylor
, Switchbacks FC

 

The
following four were elected
:  Kevin Holt,
Diane Ingolia, Mark Peniston and Carissa Smith. 
Congratulations!

 

Our fiscal
year is about to start over on July 1. 
The first board meeting of the year will take place on July 10. 

The meeting is for both incoming and outgoing
board members. 

 

You have
two more days to proof the roster!
  I
have received changes from a few of you (These names are highlighted in yellow
on the roster attached here but have not yet been changed as I’m waiting to
send all changes at one time to American Printing and Copying.)  Please submit all changes by June 28!!

 

BUSINESS
CHANGE:

  1. None

BUSINESS
INFORMATION (information pertaining to members’ businesses):

  1. Another CD special is
    coming. Stay tuned! (CANDY VANDENBERG)
  2. Plan your holiday party
    with us. Pizzeria Rustica has a private room with a bar upstairs. Info at
    pizzeriarustica.com. (JAY GUST)

CALL BOARD:

  1. None

COMMUNITY
EVENTS:

  1. None

DIRECT
LEADS (when you yourself do business w/ a member or someone you referred to a
member does business with that member) AND REFERRALS:

  1. Direct lead to Matt at Arrow Moving. We will try
    again on the next one. (MARK COPELIN)
  2. Direct lead to Sasquatch Cookies. (LARRY BLEVINS)
  3. Direct lead to Brightway Insurance, Jenn Kolk.
    (BRENDA SPEER)
  4. Direct lead to WestCo, JP West. (BRENDA SPEER)
  5. Direct lead to Ent Credit Union, CD renewal. (BRENDA
    SPEER)
  6. Direct lead to Windshields Express, chip repair.
    (BRENDA SPEER)
  7. Direct lead to Sebastian Ertelt at Fargo Law, a
    patent matter. (BRENDA SPEER)
  8. Direct lead to Mike Eschler, Windshields Express.
    Thanks for fixing my windshield! (MICHAEL GARNER)
  9. Direct lead to Jenn Kolk. (CARISSA SMITH)
  10. Direct lead to Amanda Quesada. (CARISSA SMITH)
  11. Direct lead to Wendy’s. (MIKE ESCHLER)
  12. Direct lead to The Gazette. (MIKE ESCHLER)
  13. Direct lead to Mike Eschler at Windshields Express.
    Need a transit windshield. (PILAR CHAVARRIA)
  14. Direct lead to Jenn and Ash with Brightway Insurance.
    Sent your link! (DIANA THATE)
  15. Direct lead to Diane Ingolia with Focus on the
    Family. (SEBASTIAN ERTELT)
  16. Direct lead to Picnic Basket and Cravings. (DIANE
    INGOLIA)
  17. Direct lead to Diana at Payroll City. (DIANE INGOLIA)
  18. Direct lead from Diana Thate. (SALLY AVENT)
  19. Direct lead to Karen Heun, I sent my neighbor to you.
    (JOE WILSON)
  20. Direct lead to Dr. Joe. (JIM SMITH)
  21. Direct lead to Ent Credit Union. (STEVE NYRHINEN)
  22. Direct lead to David Horwitz! (SPENCER SWANN)
  23. Direct lead to Colorado Running Company. Coming to
    see you this week! (KODY MILLER)
  24. Direct lead to Sebastian Ertelt, an artist. (SALLY
    AVENT)

EMPLOYMENT:

  1. My friend Julie recently
    moved to COS. She’s a project manager looking for her next position.
    Please introduce her to anyone you know who might need a PM…
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/julianecooley
    (TREVOR DIERDORFF)

KUDOS:

  1. Shoutout
    to Windshields Express for great customer service. Got a new windshield.
    The tech was awesome. (RICK OGILVIE)
                   
  2. Many thanks to “Cultivate House
    Detailing” for a fabulous job. They cleaned all of the windows and screens
    at my house. I highly recommend them to anyone needing their services.
    (BARBARA BATES)

MEMBER-TO-MEMBER
THANKS:

  1. Thank
    you to Bill Huffor for connecting Jenn with National Mill Dog Rescue. (ASH
    BURDEN)
  2. Coaltrain,
    thank you from Brightway for making Brandon’s Father’s Day special. (ASH
    BURDEN)
  3. Carissa,
    thank you for taking care of our good friends in Cascade as the end nears.
    (KEVIN HOLT)
  4. Thank
    you to Todd Matia for the furniture bookcase order. (MARK COPELIN)
  5. Mike
    Edde, thanks for visiting Christy Sports. (MIKE LLOYD)
  6. Thanks
    for a great program! (CANDY VANDENBERG)
  7. Thank
    you Ben W. for the meeting. It was very helpful! (MARK PENISTON)
  8. Thanks
    Spencer at Canyon Signs for my truck decals. (DOUG LESKEE)
  9. Thank
    you Karen for helping us with some specialty screen printing. (DOUG LESKEE)
  10. Thank
    you Stephanie Horton for your orders. (KAREN HEUN)
  11. Thank
    you Joe Wilson for your referral. (KAREN HEUN)
  12. Thank
    you Angie Peters for doing your webstore. (KAREN HEUN)
  13. Thanks
    to Jim Smith for bringing GVW to speak. (BILL JOHANNSEN)
  14. Thank
    you to Sally Avent for the referral. (SEBASTIAN ERTELT)
  15. Thanks
    again Jeff Tarbert! (SPENCER SWANN)
  16. Thanks
    Doug and Tony at TECC Painting for the truck lettering. (SPENCER SWANN)
  17. Thank
    you for the lead, Todd! Working with Lance now! (KODY MILLER)

MESSAGING
SERVICE:

  1. Happy Birthday Execs! (TERRENCE VANSANT)
  2. Happy 40th year in business to Waldron’s Family
    Studio! (TERRENCE VANSANT)
  3. I need a contact for a mechanical engineer. (PILAR CHAVARRIA)
  4. Happy Birthday Execs, 64 years. (JIM SMITH)
  5. Good to see Bill Johannson! (SPENCER SWANN)
  6. Brenda, Diane, Stephanie, Leo, Chris…Happy Birthday!
    (SPENCER SWANN)

MISCELLANEOUS:

  1. If anyone knows of
    someone replacing a redwood deck, please call me as I need good 2×6
    boards. (KEVIN HOLT)
  2. I have a 32-foot RV for
    sale in excellent shape. (LARRY BLEVINS)
  3. I just filled out my
    BOI E-filing report. Beneficial Ownership Information Report under the
    Corporate Transparency Act. By golly, the ”FINCEN” won’t be hunting me
    down! Talk about government waste! (SPENCER SWANN)

NEW
BUSINESS:

  1. None

PROGRAM
COMMENTS:

  1. Great program Jim. (TERRENCE
    VANSANT)
  2. Wonderful presentation. (LARRY
    BLEVINS)
  3. Thank you Jim for bringing Greg Von
    Williams to speak to us. Inspiring! (BRENDA SPEER)
  4. Thank
    you for the inspiration, Greg Von Williams! Thank you to Jim for inviting
    Greg to speak! (SEBASTIAN ERTELT)
  5. Greg, I loved the presentation
    today. “Yes, you can and yes, you will.” (DIANE INGOLIA)
  6. Excellent presentation! Thank you!
    (KODY MILLER)