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Small Biz Boot Camp for Entrepreneurs, Freelancers, Clinicians and Non-Profit Innovators

Join your small-business colleagues to hear from a lively panel or entrepreneurs, social advocates and innovators about their successes, as well as obstacles they've faced. Get valuable guidance about sustaining momentum during the stressful times associated with launching your own enterprise. Then, hear from some of our esteem faculty about the upcoming courses that can enhance your cause or business. 

If you are interested in social advocacy and innovation, starting your own non-profit, opening a practice, freelancing or want to turn your passions into progress - this event is for you!

Photographs from the event available here!

Small Biz Boot Camp for Entrepreneurs, Freelancers, Clinicians and Non-Profit Innovators
Includes: cocktails and program

Friday, May 5, 2017

3:00 - 6:00 p.m.

$20 for community members
$15 for DU affiliates (DU faculty, staff and alumni)
Admission includes 1 drink ticket during the networking reception.

University of Denver Campus
Anderson Academic Commons
Special Events Room 290
2150 E. Evans Ave.
Denver, CO 80208

Learn about our additional continuing education and professional development courses

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Peggy Hill, MS, MSEd - Deputy Director of National Behavioral Health Innovation Center at CU Anschutz Medical Center

Kyle Dyer - Owner of Kyle Dyer Storytelling and Former 9 News Anchor

Kate Ross, MSW - Associate Professor in the Graduate School of Social Work and Founder of Yoga for the People

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Travis White, Ph.D. - Adjunct Professor at the University of Denver and Creator of Travis White Strategy and Communication - expert in strategy, innovation, branding, and critical thinking

Allison Friederichs, Ph.D. - Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Assistant Professor at the University of Denver's University College - expert in communication

Victoria O'Malley - Director of Marketing and Communications at the University of Denver's College of Professional and Continuing Studies, University College - expert in effective social media and web outreach

Greg Giesen - Manager of Employee Development and Professor at the University of Denver - expert in leadership training

Kyle Dyer - Owner of Kyle Dyer Storytelling and Former 9 News Anchor - expert in understanding stories and generating news to build community

Andy Sherbo, Ph.D. - Director of the Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) Center for Cost and Financial Analysis and the SAIC Center for Nonprofit Financial Management and Analysis - expert in financial management, cost/economic analysis and accounting

Kathleen Deal - Senior Marketing Manager, Mass Roots - expert in digital communication

Joshua Scott - Director of Education for Center for Health, Work & Environment at Health Links and Instructor for Colorado School of Public Health at Department of Environmental & Occupational Health - expert in workplace well-being, occupational stress management, Destigmatizing Mental Health in the Workplace and Total Worker Health® leadership

Terri Finney, Psy.D. - Principal of Finney Consulting Group and Founder of Startup Wellbeing - expert in coaching and consulting with entrepreneurs and start-up teams

A J Cohen - Founder of Imbue Strategy & The CORE and COO of Mental Affect - expert in creating companies and go-to-market strategies

Christina LohmanConsultant to educate and empower small business owners to take control of their finances and financial decisions - expert of financial aspects of small businesses

Elizabeth Cypers

Keith Kurlander, MA, LPC - Consultant - expert in consulting entrepreneurs on their own psychology of business growth and how their mindset is an essential factor in achieving their goals.

Deborah Armstrong, MA - Associate Vice Chancellor of Development at the University of Denver - expert in playing a key role in developing and enhancing relationships with major and principal gift prospects, discovering their philanthropic passions, and aligning them with the funding priorities.

Cindy Cragg, MA - Adjunct Faculty at University of Denver's University College - expert in marketing communication with a focus on strategic content marketing and search optimization.

John Scarborough - Entrepreneur and Co-creator of Silicon STEM Academy - expert in finding the perfect intersection between people and technology.

Co-sponsored by the Graduate School of Social Work and Daniels College of Business Executive Education


For questions contact the Center for Professional Development at  or 303-871-4161

The University of Denver, Graduate School of Professional Psychology (GSPP) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. GSPP maintains responsibility for this program and its content.