11:00 Keynote Speaker
Mile High Stadium Circle
Denver, CO 80402
for the Thursday, May 12, 2011 RMIMA Meeting
and Employment Panel
What's hot, and what's not? This is a challenging year for some skills,
but others are in strong demand. The Colorado economy is not pretty
today, but what are the trends? Each year we assemble a
panel of industry and government experts to explore the
After lunch, Chas Bollow of
Colorado Staffing & Solutions, will host a job seeker workshop.
If interested, bring two copies of your resume.
This event fills up
fast. Seating is limited for this event so please register ASAP.
The link below is a 9News feature
of one of our speakers May 12th.
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Hall, director of the Office of
Labor Market Information and chief economist of the Colorado
Department of Labor and Employment.
Ms. Hall is responsible for Colorado’s
contribution to a number of U.S. Department of Labor data
collection and analysis programs. In recent years, she has
expanded the focus of Office of Labor Market Information to
include customized product development and user training. The
high standards of data quality synonymous with Colorado’s Office
of Labor Market Information are the foundation for the success
of these efforts.
Fell is the CEO of FlexJobs, an innovative job site for
telecommuting, part-time, freelance, and other
flexible job opportunities. As CEO, Sara is responsible
for managing all aspects of the company. Sara is a
specialist in the online job market, particularly on the
topics of online job searching, telecommuting, and
flexible work arrangements. She is frequently quoted in
the media and has appeared on CNN, NPR’s Marketplace
Money, Entrepreneur Magazine, Forbes.com, Yahoo!, and
many other sources to discuss employment trends. In
addition, she is a passionate advocate for work-life
balance and the environmental
benefits of embracing alternative work arrangements.
J. Ravine, SPHR
Patricia has over 20 years of
experience in both the Human Resources and Information
Technology fields. Her experience includes
Workforce Planning, Talent Acquisition and Diversity
Recruitment initiatives, Training Program Development,
Project Management and large-scale Human Resource
Systems Implementations. She has held positions with
EDS, Oracle Corporation, Ball Aerospace and
Technologies, and is currently with IBM’s Global
Business Services – Application Management Team.
She is a member of the executive
Advisory Board for Regis University’s School of
Management, and served from 2007-2009 as a member of the
Boulder Area Human Resource Association’s Diversity
Ms. Ravine has undergraduate
degrees in Industrial/Organizational Psychology and
Organizational Communications from California State
University, Sacramento - and a Master of Science degree
in Computer Information Systems from Regis University.
the Director for the Center for Advanced Engineering &
Technology Education (CAETE) at University of Colorado
He is Responsible for
administration, delivery, product development, marketing
and sales of graduate engineering distance learning and
face-to-face education and non-credit certificate
programs and courses targeted to busy professionals who
work full time, travel frequently, or are in a career
Before that he was the Director,
Engineering and IT, University of California, Irvine
Extension. Mario holds a Ph.D. in Electrical
Engineering, University of Windsor, Canada; M.S. in
Mathematics, St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri;
and B.S. in Mathematics, St. Louis University, St.
Donald Archer is
the Assistant Dean of Regis University's School of
Computer Information Sciences. He has over 20 years of
experience in with the University backed up with 27
years in industry. His corporate experience is in
finance, engineering and systems development for the
Bell Systems including Bell Laboratories in New Jersey,
AT&T in Colorado, and U.S. WEST’s Advanced Technologies
research and development organization located on the
University of Colorado campus in Boulder.
As an Assistant Dean has overall
responsibility of the day-to-day operations of the
School of Computer & Information Sciences providing
focused educational programs to professionals and future
practitioners in preparation for leadership roles in
Information Technology. In the last ten years, according
to the National Science Foundation, the School has
ranked in the top 10% of institutions in the nation.
Donald is a member of the Colorado
Association of Commerce & Industry’s Labor & Employment
Council, a member of CACI since 1997, and a recent
member of the Rocky Mountain Information Management
Association.He holds a Masters in Computer Information
Systems, University of Denver; a Master of Science in
Business Administration, University of Northern Colorado
and completed advanced graduate studies in Educational
Technologies from the University of Northern Colorado.
Randy Evans, President of RMIMA &
PMP, has spent a career in the "Business of Technology"
across various industries and functions. He has
experience in the Aerospace, Healthcare, Internet,
Sports & Recreation, State government,
Telecommunications, and Transportation arenas working as
an engineer, consultant, manager, and executive in
organizations sized from startup, small-medium business,
to global enterprise. He has seen many things that work
well and those that do not. Inevitably, it all stems
from the people laboring in the company that lead to
failure or success.