Denver Career Month 2014

UChicago Career Month: Talent Shows in Denver

Cost: $10 per person (includes food and beverages)

Online registration is now closed. Walk-in registration will be available at the event.

Alumni Career Services invites you to show your talent at the 2014 UChicago Career Month event in Denver! Join us for a panel discussion on job forecasts for growth industries in the state and a networking reception. This will be an excellent opportunity for alumni in all fields and different stages of their careers to discuss short- and long-term opportunities and network with other alumni in the community.

Register today!

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Denver Athletic Club
1325 Glenarm Place
Denver CO 80204

Parking and Directions: Discounted parking is available for $7 in the Denver Athletic Club parking lot on 14th street between Glenarm and Welton. Please find more information, including directions to the club, on their website.

6:30pm Registration
7:00pm Panel Discussion
8:00-8:30 pm Networking Reception begins

Confirmed Speakers 

Thomas M. Deany

Thomas Deany is the vice president of Communications for Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. He leads internal and external communications, state and local government relations, and publication services. Tom previously was vice president, Human Resources for Ball Aerospace.

Tom has been active in a variety of community organizations and associations, including Aerospace Industries Association Workforce Steering Committee, Colorado Space Coalition, Boulder Economic Council, Boulder County Long Term Flood Recovery Board, and Louisville City Council Golf Course Advisory Board, Tom is currently on the Advisory Board of Rocky Mountain MicroFinance Institute, and was previously on the Board of Directors of Boulder County’s Emergency Family Assistance Association (EFAA).

Prior to joining Ball Aerospace, Tom served as vice president of Human Resources for Leprino Foods, Ultimate Electronics and netLibrary. Tom’s experience also includes senior HR roles with Coors Brewing Company, Neodata, Kraft Foods and Miller Brewing Company.

Tom holds a J.D. Law, a master’s degree in Labor and Industrial Relations, and a bachelor’s in Business (Marketing) from the University of Illinois. Tom is a member of the Wisconsin State Bar.


Jay Lindell

Jay Lindell is a retired Air Force major general with more than 20 years of experience in aerospace operations, logistics management, international security cooperation and executive leadership education. During his career he served in a variety of operational, command, and staff positions to include key leadership positions on the Headquarters U.S. Air Force Staff, at U.S. European Command, and at U.S. Central Command. Jay’s last assignment prior to retirement was the Air Force Capability Director, Global Power Programs, Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition. In this position, he had oversight responsibility for 170 programs valued at over $10 billion annually. He directed, coordinated policy and investment advice for Headquarters Air Force decisions for fighter, bomber, weapons, nuclear, and combat support programs. Additionally, he engaged Congressional Defense Committees, both Professional Staff Members and Members of Congress to gain support for Air Force Global Power programs. 


Anna Nicotera, AB’01

Anna Nicotera, AB’01, is a senior associate at Basis Policy Research, an independent research firm that specializes in K-12 education. Her research evaluates the impact of policy and educational programs on student outcomes. Prior to joining Basis, Anna was the senior director of research at the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools where she led the organization’s research and data efforts. She also worked for the National Center on School Choice at Vanderbilt University, the Mid-Atlantic Laboratory for Student Success at Temple University, and the Center for Urban School Improvement at the University of Chicago. She served as an advisor to the U.S. Department of Education’s Evaluation of the Charter Schools Program and the redesign of the Schools and Staffing Survey. Since 2009, she has served on the board of a public charter school in Denver that enrolls a high percentage of English Language Learners. She holds a PhD in education policy from Vanderbilt University.  

Event Contact
John Dwyer AB'06

Staff Liaison
Alexandria Schultz, AM'13