2015 All-Star Breakfast


Friday, March 13, 2015
Marriott City Center, 1701 California St., Denver, CO 80202


Bonnie St. John, Keynote Speaker

Paralympic athlete, best-selling author, television and radio personality, business owner, Rhodes Scholar, world traveler, and Fortune 500 leadership consultant

NBC Nightly News called her “one of the five most inspiring women in America.” Despite having her right leg amputated at age five, Bonnie St. John became the first African-American ever to win Olympic or Paralympic medals in ski racing.


Linda-Childears-ASBLinda Childears, Philanthropic Leader Honoree

President and CEO of the Daniels Fund

Linda Childears has served as President and CEO of the Daniels Fund since 2005. Bill Daniels appointed her as a trustee of his estate and named her to the Daniels Fund’s original Board of Directors. Since 2000, the Daniels Fund has been a permanent and impactful resource in the community and is one of the largest foundations in the Rocky Mountain region.

David-Eves-ASBDavid L. Eves, Corporate Honoree

President and CEO of Public Service Company of Colorado

David Eves currently serves as a member of the board of directors of the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce and Downtown Denver Inc. He is Chairman of the board of Trustees for Mile High United Way and a board member for Boys and Girls Clubs of Metro Denver and Mountain States Employers Council. He is also a member of the Colorado Forum and Colorado Concern.



Event Emcee – Gloria Nealgloria neal red suit

Gloria Neal is an award winning multi-media journalist whose versatility has made her a much sought after talent.  Gloria can be seen every weeknight at 6:00pm on the CBS4 Evening News.  Her segments from the Interactive Help Center are useful, informative and analytical, as well as provocative.




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Larry and Christine Baumgartner and Friends
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