PRSA Colorado President Elisabeth Monaghan contributed another bylined article to the Denver Business Journal today: "PR
pros can help executives enter networking circles." In the article, Elisabeth kindly quoted me (Maggie Holben, author
of this news feed blog):
"While some executives say they lack the time to network, Maggie Holben, owner
of Absolutely Public Relations in Lakewood, says they still can establish professional contacts and enhance their company’s
'Good networkers are active in community organizations,' she said. 'They aggressively pursue
and serve on committees and hold board positions, including officer stints — even if those organizations center on their
children’s school or extracurricular activities. If an executive doesn’t have the time to volunteer, he can readily
share his company’s management and accounting talents, and he views this as an opportunity, not a chore.'
also recommends that executives encourage others in their organizations to volunteer their time and talents, sit on nonprofit
boards or join professional organizations.
'It is much easier for a public relations professional to nominate an
executive for an award or promote a company when the organization invites and is recognized for creating a culture of community
involvement,' she said."
Colorado's Bioscience Industry featured in European Life Science Journal
A bylined article by Leah Kientz, CBSA Director of Public Policy & Programming, is featured in the current issue
of the European Life Science Journal, "Europe's International Journal for Life Science."
Found on page 64, this is the fourth collaboration between ELSJ and CBSA. The current ESLJ issue will be distributed next
week at the BIO Convention in Chicago:
"USA: Colorado's bioscience industry boasts a strong
Buildings that encompass a city would crumble without a strong foundation,
and a great industry community requires the same sturdy infrastructure.
The Colorado bioscience community has a strong infrastructure supporting
it, but over the last year that foundation has become even stronger...Colorado's
research institutions have grown in capacity and have been able to sustain this growth through the support of new endeavors."
9News/Denver: Score a job in Colorado's hot BioScience industry
"JEFFERSON COUNTY - the Colorado BioScience Association is hosting a Career and Resource Fair on April 28th, at the
Jefferson County Fairgrounds. We featured a preview on 9NEWS 5 a.m. [CaridianBCT Recruiting Manager Michael Reilly interviewed
with Kyle Dyer on behalf of the CBSA Career Fair].
The Fair is Wednesday, April 28, from 1:00 to 4 p.m. and will
bring together students and job seekers looking to learn more about bioscience industry employment and training opportunities
in the state.
The announcement was made by Denise Brown, CBSA Interim Executive Director, who says the fair is
being held in response to company growth and workforce demands in Colorado's bioscience industry."
Colorado BioScience Association names nine to board
April 21, 2010 - The Colorado BioScience Association appointed nine new board members at its annual meeting
Tuesday in Erie. They are:
Denise Brown, principal, DM Brown LLC. (Brown is serving as CBSA's interim executive
director following the resignation of John Collar as CEO in February). Betty Iverson, state government affairs, Johnson & Johnson. Ruth Lytle-Barnaby, executive director, Poudre Valley
Health System Foundation. Nick Saccamono, chief technology officer, SomaLogic. Chris Smith, president, Cochlear. Will Vaughn, director of technology transfer, Colorado School of Mines. Jim Wilson, senior audit manager, Ernst &
Young. Dan Wittenberg, partner, Snell & Wilmer. Michael Weiner, partner, Dorsey & Whitney.
April 21, 2010 - ERIE - Northern Colorado has another representative on the Colorado BioScience Association board following
the appointment of new members at the organization's annual meeting Tuesday night.
Ruth Lytle-Barnaby, executive
director of Poudre Valley Health System Foundation, now sits on the board with Sean Moriarty, vice president and general council
for Fort Collins pharmaceutical manufacturer Tolmar and the only other board member from Northern Colorado who was reappointed
at the meeting.