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  Executive Director Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network

Greg Greenwood
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