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 Co-Founder and CEO, High Sierra Energy President and Board Member, NGL Energy Partners LP Steering Committee 2014-2016

Jim Burke
Co-Founder and CEO, High Sierra Energy
President and Board Member, NGL Energy Partners LP
Steering Committee 2014-2016

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

Brad Bernthal Associate Professor, University of Colorado Law School - Founding Director, Entrepreneurship Initiative, Silicon Flatirons Center Steering Committee 2014-2016

Brad Bernthal
Associate Professor, University of Colorado Law School - Founding Director, Entrepreneurship Initiative, Silicon Flatirons Center
Steering Committee 2014-2016

Dan Caruso Steering Committee Chair Founder and CEO, Zayo Group Founding Executive, Level 3 Communications Steering Committee 2014-2016

Dan Caruso
Steering Committee Chair
Founder and CEO, Zayo Group
Founding Executive, Level 3 Communications

Steering Committee 2014-2016

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

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

Brad Feld Co-Founder and Managing Director, Foundry Group and TechStars Steering Committee 2014-2016

Brad Feld
Co-Founder and Managing Director, Foundry Group and TechStars
Steering Committee 2014-2016

Nancy Phillips President, CEO, CO-Founder, ViaWest Steering Committee 2014-2016

Nancy Phillips
President, CEO, CO-Founder, ViaWest
Steering Committee 2014-2016

JB Holston Dean of the University of Denver’s Daniel Felix Ritchie School of Engineering and Computer Science, Founding Executive Director, BEN

JB Holston
Dean of the University of Denver’s Daniel Felix Ritchie School of Engineering and Computer Science, Founding Executive Director, BEN

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

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