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

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

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

Greg Greenwood Executive Director Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network

Greg Greenwood
Executive Director
Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network

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

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

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

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

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

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

Larissa Herda Serial Telecom Executive Steering Committee 2018

Larissa Herda
Serial Telecom Executive
Steering Committee 2018