Steering Committee

The Steering Committee is a group of established Colorado business leaders who ensure the Network remains sustainable. They determine BEN’s long-term strategy, provide input, and offer guidance into the Network’s initiatives.

  Jim Burke  Founder and CEO of West Edge Energy  Steering Committee 2014  -2018

Jim Burke
Founder and CEO of West Edge Energy
Steering Committee 2014-2018

  Mark Hopkins   Managing Director, Crescendo Capital Partners Blackstone Entrepreneur to Steering Committee 2016-2018

Mark Hopkins
Managing Director, Crescendo Capital Partners
Blackstone Entrepreneur to Steering Committee 2016-2018

  Phil Weiser  Dean  Emeritus,  Law School University of Colorado Founder, Silicon Flatirons

Phil Weiser
Dean Emeritus, Law School
University of Colorado
Founder, Silicon Flatirons

  Nancy Phillips   President, CEO, CO-  Founder, ViaWest Steering Committee 2014-2018

Nancy Phillips
President, CEO, CO-Founder, ViaWest
Steering Committee 2014-2018

  Greg Greenwood  CEO/Executive Director Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network

Greg Greenwood
CEO/Executive Director
Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network

  Larissa Herda  Serial Telecom Executive  Steering Committee 2018

Larissa Herda
Serial Telecom Executive
Steering Committee 2018

  Dan Caruso   Founder and CEO, Zayo Group; Founding Executive, Level 3 Communications   Steering Committee 2014  -2018

Dan Caruso
Founder and CEO, Zayo Group; Founding Executive, Level 3 Communications
Steering Committee 2014-2018

  Brad Feld   Co-Founder and Managing Director, Foundry Group and TechStars Steering Committee Emeritus

Brad Feld

Co-Founder and Managing Director, Foundry Group and TechStars
Steering Committee Emeritus

   Barbara Mowry    CEO, GoreCreek Advisors   Board, Kaufmann Foundation;   Chair, Kansas City Federal Reserve   Steering Committee 2016-2018

Barbara Mowry
CEO, GoreCreek Advisors
Board, Kaufmann Foundation; Chair, Kansas City Federal Reserve
Steering Committee 2016-2018

  Marc Peperzak  Founder, Horizon Organic Dairy Steering Committee 2018

Marc Peperzak
Founder, Horizon Organic Dairy
Steering Committee 2018