June 16, 2016

Events

Escalate Solutions’ CEO Kimberly Arnold is an active member of the Denver community and the industries in which she serves.

Watch for her as a featured keynote, panelist, lecturer, guest judge or advisory contributor at the following events, and be sure to follow her “Three Minutes to Escalate” YouTube channel.

 

 

  • 8/24/2018 – Society for Information Management (SIM) – Annual SIM Women Summer Conference
    • The Society for Information Management supports local leaders in Technology.  SIM Women is a networking, mentoring and programming arm for the Colorado Chapter. Kimberly has been asked to serve as a guest lecturer for the 2018 annual event.  Check back soon for more details.  


  • 5/01/2018 – Metropolitan State University, College of Business, Center for Entrepreneurship – Guest Judge
    • The Entrepreneurship Program at Metropolitan State University is in its second evolutionary year.  As a local business leader and entrepreneur, Kimberly was recently invited to participate as a member of the program’s advisory board, as well as to contribute as a guest lecturer and panelist for the program’s ongoing offerings. Kimberly has been invited to be a guest judge for one of the program’s strategic planning sessions.  


  • 2/27/2018 – Metropolitan State University, College of Business, Center for Entrepreneurship – Advisory Board
    • The Entrepreneurship Program at Metropolitan State University is in its second evolutionary year.  As a local business leader and entrepreneur, Kimberly was recently invited to participate as a member of the program’s advisory board, as well as to contribute as a guest lecturer and panelist for the program’s ongoing offerings.



  • 2/5/2018 – Metropolitan State University, College of Business, Center for Entrepreneurship – Guest Lecturer
    • Kimberly will be a guest lecturer for the Metropolitan State University’s College of Business, addressing a course within the Entrepreneurship Program dedicated to consulting and advisory offerings.



  • 2/15/2017 – ExecRank.com Operational Excellence Advisory Council
    • The ExecRank Operational Excellence Advisory Council reviews tools, processes, and procedures that drive operational excellence. Some topics of discussion include, but are not limited to: partners, customers, ongoing investments, profitability, information systems, operations management,and decision making. The executives on this advisory council are experts in the field of Operational Excellence, eager to share their knowledge and provide insight into successful business strategies. Members discuss best practices and evolving trends in this space as they apply to the executive team and the boardroom.Kimberly will be contributing to the panel on an important topic that often serves as the tipping point for organizations with respect to Growth vs. Sustainable Growth: What are steps or strategies that COO’s and other operational leaders should prioritize in their collaboration with other C-Suite members/senior managers during times of significant growth to foster long-term organizational success?
  • 2/1/2017 – ExecRank.com Executive Management Advisory Council
    • The ExecRank Executive Management Advisory Council focuses on the challenges of managing a company from an executive perspective. The topics discussed include, but are not limited to: exit strategy, M&A, and turnarounds. The executives on this advisory council are experts in the field of Executive Management, eager to share their knowledge and provide insight into successful business strategies. Members discuss best practices and evolving trends in this space as they apply to the executive team and the boardroom.Kimberly will be contributing to the panel regarding one of the greatest challenges for departing founders and executives – the scenario of stepping back from responsibilities…while still owning a significant portion of the organization. What is the tipping point for an owner when it comes to working to empower the next wave of leaders and defending the assets you have worked so hard to build?

  • 1/19/2017 – ExecRank.com Executive Management Advisory Council
    • The ExecRank Executive Management Advisory Council focuses on the challenges of managing a company from an executive perspective. The topics discussed include, but are not limited to: exit strategy, M&A, and turnarounds. The executives on this advisory council are experts in the field of Executive Management, eager to share their knowledge and provide insight into successful business strategies. Members discuss best practices and evolving trends in this space as they apply to the executive team and the boardroom.Kimberly will be contributing to the panel regarding one of the greatest challenges for departing founders and executives – the scenario of stepping back from responsibilities…while still owning a significant portion of the organization. What is the tipping point for an owner when it comes to working to empower the next wave of leaders and defending the assets you have worked so hard to build?

  • 11/8 – University of Colorado (South Campus) – Guest Lecturer
    • “Strategic Planning, Entrepreneurial Marketing & Personal Branding”

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  • 10/29/2016 – 10/30/2016 – United Parcel Service (UPS) 2016 X-Port Challenge (Honorary Judge)
    • “Opportunity for emerging US businesses to promote their global expansion aspirations and growth strategies in exchange for the opportunity to receive $10,000 / $2,5000 / $1,000 in service credits from international shipping leader UPS.  Co-Hosted by the Dallas Cowboys.”

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  • 10/24/2016 – Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors (Facilitator)
    • “Annual Board Retreat and 2017 Strategic Planning Session”

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  • 10/14/2016 – University of Colorado at Denver Business School, Jake Jabs Center for Entrepreneurship (Guest Lecturer)
    • “Start-Up Modeling:  Strategy, Planning & Execution”

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  • 9/22/2016 – Association for Corporation Growth Board of Directors (Facilitator)
    • “2017 Strategic Planning Session”

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  • 9/15/2016 – Denver StartUp Week Session Hosted by Jung Park (Panelist)
    • “Personal Branding Symposium:  Is Entrepreneurship Right for You?  Are You Right for Entrepreneurship?”Denver Startup Week
  • 8/18/2016 – Colorado Women’s Alliance, Grow Your Influence Series (Panelist)
    • “Becoming A Woman of Influence”

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  • 8/16/2016 – Millennial Week 80/95 Awards (Honorary Judge), Presented by The Denver Post
    • “Presented by the Denver Post, The 80/95 Awards will kick off Millennial Weekend Denver. This networking reception will highlight the positive impact created by the generation widely recognized as being born between 1980 to 1995. Award categories focus on entrepreneurship, civic engagement and lifestyle & culture.”

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  • 8/15/2016 – Denver Gives Week, Hosted by the University of Colorado at Denver Business School & Jake Jabs Center for Entrepreneurship (Featured Speaker)
    • “Unique Considerations of Strategy, Operations Architecture and Enterprise Acceleration in Small Business and Non-Profit Environments”.

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  • 8/9/2016 – Children’s Hospital Colorado Foundation, Tammen Society Luncheon (Guest Speaker, Parent Advocate
    • “My Daughter’s Inspiring Journey at Children’s Hospital Colorado”

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  • 5/18/2016 – University of Colorado at Denver Business School, Jake Jabs Center for Entrepreneurship (Guest Lecturer)
    • “Small Business Marketing & Personal Branding: The Importance of Personal & Corporate Philanthropy”

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  • 3/29/2016 – University of Colorado at Denver Business School, Jake Jabs Center for Entrepreneurship (Guest Lecturer)
    • “Strategic Planning & Entrepreneurial Marketing”

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