• Friday, August 20, 2021 at 11:15 AM
    Tap & Burger in Denver, CO

    August 20, 2021 Lunch Meeting

    "A Warrior’s Survival Tips: Three Rules of Winning at Your Life"Tony_Drees.png

    Tony Drees is a Purple Heart Veteran of The Gulf War. He is a Motivational Speaker, a Warfighter Sports Ambassador, and DEI Leadership Member of Move United Sports. His director-level background includes acumen in for profit, such as Infiniti of Denver as Director of Retention for 16 years, and in nonprofit as Veterans Passport to Hopes most prolific former Executive Director.

    Tony operates on 3 Rules that have allowed him to navigate successfully an abusive childhood, adoption of a different race, near fatal combat injuries, alcohol and drug issues, 2 divorces, cancer, 74 Surgeries, and amputation at age 50.

    His Rules:

    No Lies
    No Excuses
    Never Quit

    After his amputation in 2018, Drees became a current National Powerlifting and Wheelchair Racing Gold Medalist. Tony also skis on one leg, and travels the country speaking on his platform of Inspiring, Motivating and Influencing Social & Community Impact with his life’s adventures. (Move United magazine, page 12). Join us for Tony's presentation on transparency, accountability, and resilience and their impact on our current business and cultural climate.

    The cost for guests to attend this in-person meeting is $25. 

    To register yourself or a guest for this meeting, click here.

  • Friday, September 17, 2021 at 11:15 AM
    Location TBD

    September 17, 2021 Lunch Meeting

    "5 Tips to Successfully Network Virtually"Oscar_4.png

    Learn 5 powerful tips to build and nourish relationships virtually. Despite the pandemic, your networking efforts don't need to stop. Instead, think of it as an opportunity to be creative. What we need to do is change how we connect and engage with our network.

    Oscar Garcia is the Founder & Chief Empowerment Officer of Aspira Consulting, a Silicon Valley training and consulting firm. Oscar's career journey includes business development roles at five startups, co-founding a nonprofit, Chamber President & CEO, and Community Partnerships Manager at LinkedIn.

    He is an introvert turned international speaker. Oscar has given over 400 seminars and trained over 16,000 professionals across five continents. His training style is of a “practrainer” - he actively practices what he trains others to do. His clients range from startup incubators, to educational institutions, and brands like Oracle, Aruba Networks, Palo Alto Networks, McKesson, Genentech, Wells Fargo, the US Embassy, the University of California Berkeley and Stanford University. Oscar is also the host of the dynamic and engaging podcast Career Talk With OG.


  • Friday, October 15, 2021 at 11:15 AM
    Location TBD

    October 15, 2021 Lunch Meeting

    "Developing Your Authority in Your Field"

  • Friday, November 19, 2021 at 11:15 AM
    Location TBD

    November 19, 2021 Lunch Meeting

    "Making Mental Health a Priority"