Mint & Serif, a friendly and family owned coffee shop in Lakewood first opened for business on Colfax and Simms in 2016. Since the beginning, they have been active participants in the Lakewood community- hosting monthly art shows, outdoor yoga classes, fundraisers, children's storytime, and more. CCP recently represented them with their new retail space at 7310 W. Colfax, just a few blocks from their original location. Mint & Serif plans to relocate to the new location before the end of the summer. Congratulations, Mint & Serif!
I.T. and cybersecurity service provider, Greystone Technology, was co-founded by Peter Melby and Jesse Armstrong over 18 years ago! Today, they have 3 Colorado locations and more than 85 employees. Listen as Peter describes how they have learned to cultivate a thriving culture within the company. In fact, Peter is so passionate about organizational culture that he leads discussions with other companies about how to improve the retention and autonomy of their employees.
For more information about Greystone Technology AND company culture, visit both, www.greystonetech.com and www.bossorbabysitter.com.
Ryan Harris is a former NFL Super Bowl 50 Champion with the Denver Broncos! Since retiring from the NFL he has been very busy with multiple endeavors, including authoring a book called Mindset for Mastery: an NFL Champion’s Guide To Reaching Your Greatness, he is a radio show host on Altitude Sports 950 AM, and an international speaker for youth and adults. Ryan gives us a first-hand account of what goes on in one's mind before a super bowl game and how it relates to striving for any other goal in life. He shares many of the psychological barriers he crossed and breakthroughs he made that has contributed to his successful career. Take a listen and follow him on Twitter @salaams_from_68 and Instagram @ryanharris_68! You can also learn more about Ryan on his website at www.ryanharris68.com.
PAIRIN, co-founded by Michael Simpson, is a technology company that uses behavioral science to personalize career exploration, professional development, and online curriculum. The team at PAIRIN provides systems to workforce and educational institutions to help individuals design a livelihood that they can thrive in and maximize their potential for success. They also shift the traditional hiring paradigm for employers to competency and potential, rather than simply past education and experience. Listen to Michael describe his journey in life that led up to the creation of PAIRIN (and his delicious side gig-The Chocolate Bordello).
Our 2nd podcast episode on Colorado A-List is now available on Soundcloud, iTunes and Google Play! Listen to Andy Seth, an entrepreneur who has founded 9 companies including a wealth management firm, a nonprofit organization and a digital marketing company built to provide apprenticeship opportunities for young people. He is authoring a new book called Juice that’ll be available later this year. Hear Andy describe how his childhood has influenced him in his quest to answer the ultimate question - How do I do well AND do good? A vibrant personality, Andy will educate, entertain, and inspire you - all in equal parts!
Column Commercial Partners Broker Melissa Krischuk recently interviewed Mark Reister, Founder of TGRP Solutions, to learn more about the firm's relationship-focused approach to company growth.
TGRP Solutions is a boutique professional services firm located in Denver, specializing in accounting, finance, internal audit and other CFO support services. Their team consists of experienced accounting and finance professionals who deliver the right talent at the right time – whether it is an extensive search for a permanent position within a company or an interim solution.
Finding growing businesses the perfect space is one of the many ways Column Commercial Partners provides rock star real estate solutions to our clients.
CCP recently got an insider's look at the new Denver office space for our client, oVertone.
oVertone is a hair-care company company that specializes in products for colored hair.
They were kind enough to show us through their office, which includes areas for styling and shampooing hair, creating videos and collaborating comfortably.
Column Commercial Partners Managing Broker Matt Brower recently sat down with Pascal Wagner, founder of Walkthrough, to learn more about how the growing tech company got its start and how it’s revolutionizing the real estate market.
Walkthrough is a platform that enables people to create high-end real estate marketing materials using their smartphones. It teaches customers how to take professional-grade photos without the professional-grade equipment, potentially saving them hundreds of dollars in marketing expenses. Since its founding in 2016, the company has grown exponentially, and mainly by word of mouth.
Now, the company is embarking on its next chapter of growth in the midst of participating in a highly competitive accelerator program with Techstars Boulder.
It’s time for the next installment of our series focusing on successful entrepreneurs and innovators across Colorado.
By sharing the experiences and lessons learned from these forward-thinking industry trailblazers, we hope that aspiring business leaders come away inspired to launch new projects and processes within their own companies and startups.
Our next interview is with Jennifer Panning, the chief financial officer of Apto. Apto is a web-based software company providing the commercial real estate industry with a simpler way to manage contacts, properties, listings and deals.
You can learn more about Apto and the work Jennifer is doing in our in-depth interview below, and on the company’s website. Let us know what you think in the comments.