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Friday, March 3 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Lunch & Lightning Talks: Local Resources Pitch Back! LIMITED

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Limited Capacity seats available

Grab lunch and hear from some of our key business resources. Stick around after lunch to get to know them better.

Infused Water Crafts
Water Selection Infused with Seasonal Fruits and Herbs
Sweet & Unsweet Iced Tea
Freshly Brewed Sweet and Unsweet Teas
Sandwich Bar
Chef's Selection of Locally Sourced Meats, Cheeses, Toppings, Condiments, and Breads Set Up for Individually Crafted Sandwiches in Buffet Style
Farm Fresh Pasta Salad
Chef's Selection of Locally Sourced and Crafted Pasta Salad 

Thanks to our friends and neighbors at Z Catering! Z is a full service catering and event company based in Fort Collins, Colorado. They "believe in uniting and inspiring communities through wholesome food, passionate service, and uniquely crafted experiences through our love of all that is amazing!"

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Mike OConnell

Director, Larimer Small Business Development Center - Ft. Collins
Mike O’Connell, Larimer SBDC Director In 2001, O’Connell purchased Mountain Woods Furniture (MWF), a manufacturer of rustic furniture, and owned and operated that business until 2012. MWF’s products were sold through Cabelas, furniture e-tailers, stores, and resorts and lodges... Read More →

United States Patent and Trademark Office

The United States Patent and Trademark Office is an agency in the U.S. Department of Commerce that issues patents to inventors and businesses for their inventions, and trademark registration for product and intellectual property identification.
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Rob Phillips

Business & I.P. Attorney, RMBA Group
Rob is a Fort Collins native who returned to his hometown after working as in-house counsel for several multinational corporations. Since returning to Colorado Rob founded the RMBA Group, a law firm that specializes in provides In-House Counsel-as-a Service advisory guidance to high... Read More →
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Shelley Polansky

VP/Marketing & Outreach, Better Business Bureau Serving Northern Colorado and Wyoming
Shelley Polansky, VP/Marketing, Communications and Outreach, joined the Better Business Bureau serving Northern Colorado and Wyoming in 2008. She leads a team who works to promote BBB’s brand via marketing, communication and social media initiatives. She also oversees the strategic... Read More →
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Erin Roberts

Community manager, The Music District
Erin Roberts is the Community Manager at the Music District. Erin has extensive experience in various aspects of the music industry, working in college and community radio, music management, and managing a recording studio and live sound production company. She received a Master’s... Read More →
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Cindy Skalicky

Owner, On Point Communications
Cindy Skalicky is the owner of On Point Communications, LLC. She provides public speaking coaching and brand consulting to clients who seek to master their message on stage, online and in publications. Cindy coaches clients on storytelling techniques, pitch decks, presentation... Read More →

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Peggy Lyle

Director, Downtown Fort Collins Creative District
Peggy Lyle has been a creative force in Fort Collins and Northern Colorado for over 20 years and she loves to get involved. Peggy is passionate about the arts and creative approaches to business, branding and communications. With 20+ years of event production, marketing, and entertainment... Read More →


Friday March 3, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm MST
Community Creative Center - Gallery