2015 DBJ 40 Under 40 Winners Announced

Congratulations to the communications-related honorees of this year’s DBJ 40 Under 40 Awards:

  • Jeff Steepleton, president of the Galloway Group
  • Jennifer Van Vleet, regional communications manager, MWH Global
  • Katy Michael, VP of global communications, Crocs Inc.
  • Erika Martinez, , director of communications and community outreach, City & County of Denver – North Denver Cornerstone Collaborative
  • Ryan Huff, spokesperson and issues manager, University of Colorado Boulder

Goldberg Leaving the Denver Business Journal

Congratulations to Bruce Goldberg, who is leaving the Denver Business Journal to be the first franchisee of Louisville-based One Business Connection. 1BC operates networking, leads and referral groups in Denver and along the Front Range, which are an alternative marketing chamber of commerce made up of local and national businesses, entrepreneurs and sales professionals sharing referrals, ideas and business expertise.

A farewell event for Bruce will take place from 5:30-7:30 p.m. this Friday, Nov. 8, at the Denver Press Club.

GroundFloor Places Second in DBJ’s ‘Best Places to Work’

Congratulations to GroundFloor Media, which was placed second overall in the Denver Business Journal’s 2012 Best Places to Work awards. Winners were chosen based on employees’ responses to a confidential survey about the organization’s leadership, planning, benefits, culture, training and development, as well as overall employee satisfaction. GroundFloor scored 99.63 out of a possible 100 percent, making it the second-highest ranking among all 40 finalists in four categories.