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October 2, 2017

Starting Things Up

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,...

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September 29, 2017

Volunteer prepares students to become financially savvy adults

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...

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EY: Committed to building a better working world

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...

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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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