Colorado’s 2020 Women to Watch

The women behind some of Colorado's most successful businesses
Women To Watch 2020

Women in Colorado are making an impact in every industry, enterprise and workplace role imaginable. They are CEOs, startup founders, strategists and irreplaceable employees who not only are instrumental in their own organization’s success; through their daily actions and achievements, they set a precedent of possibilities for the next generation of women in business to build upon.

Every woman in business has her own story, and we present a few of them in this special advertising section with profiles specifically designed to show the person – the face, if you will – behind the business or organization that she has helped build or nurture. We think you’ll come away with something valuable on the following pages – whether you’re a man or woman.


The Women of FirstBank: Nicole Staudinger, president of Northern Colorado, Lavonne Heaviland, president of centralized operations, Ellen Moritz, president of Eagle County, Danielle Vaughan, president of compliance, and Leah Dirks, president of mortgage and consumer lending.

Colorado Women Together: Kami Guildner, Extraordinary Women Connect; Kristen Blessman, Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce; Kerry Crandell, WoMAN: Women of M&A Network; Meghann Conter, The Dames; and Krystal Covington, The Women of Denver.

Vectra Bank Colorado: Janet Lowe, executive vice president and director of private banking Jean Ginzburg, founder and CEO

PNC Bank: Erica Ruge, CFA, Foreign Exchange Managing Director, and Courtney Roberts, International Treasury Management Advisor

Powers Resource CenterTara Powers, founder and CEO

5Star BankTia Kavas, SVP manager of business credit, and Aileen Berrios, SVP of commercial banking.

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