Category: Idea Accelerator with Lauren Collier

How to Start a Franchise Business with Alan Cazares

February 14, 2017 1 min to read

How to Start a Franchise Business with Alan Cazares

Category : Idea Accelerator with Lauren Collier

Alan Cazares is the Managing Owner at House Doctors Home Improvements and Repairs. He spent 20 years in the Air Force and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, and a Master’s degree in Management. He was commissioned as an officer, served as a satellite engineer, and went on to teach Aerospace Studies and train fu...

How to Put Pets First with Susan McIntyre

February 7, 2017 1 min to read

How to Put Pets First with Susan McIntyre

Category : Idea Accelerator with Lauren Collier

After working retail for many years, Susan McIntyre left to form her own pet sitting service, PlayTime Pet Sitters and Dog Walkers, and she and has never looked back! Her work is her passion and her passion is animals. Growing up, her cat was her best friend. Since starting her current company 20 years ago, she’s systematically gr...

How to Build Fat Bikes with Steve Kaczmarek

January 31, 2017 1 min to read

How to Build Fat Bikes with Steve Kaczmarek

Category : Idea Accelerator with Lauren Collier

Steve Kaczmarek is the owner and CEO of Borealis Fat Bikes. After attending Colorado College and Pepperdine, he worked for 15 years in printing and packaging. In 2001 he started Oracle Packaging, and from 2001 to 2008, Oracle grew to 135 million dollars in sales with 950 employees. Now he resides right here with us in Colorado Sprin...

How to Explore Art in Colorado Springs with Joy Armstrong and Scott RC Levy

January 24, 2017 1 min to read

How to Explore Art in Colorado Springs with Joy Armstrong and Scott RC Levy

Category : Idea Accelerator with Lauren Collier

Joy Armstrong is the Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center (FAC). She is the winner of the Colorado Springs Business Journal’s Women of Influence Award for 2016. She holds a Masters of Art degree in Art History, and she’s the recipient of the “Excellence in Curatorship” and the “C...

How to Enjoy Downtown Colorado Springs with Andrew Woehle

January 17, 2017 1 min to read

How to Enjoy Downtown Colorado Springs with Andrew Woehle

Category : Idea Accelerator with Lauren Collier

Andrew Woehle is the Director of Membership and Sales for Colorado Springs’ new 365 Grand Club. He graduated with a Culinary Arts Degree (CC) from Hocking College and was formerly the top sales representative for three liquor, beer and wine distributors. Andrew lives with his wife, Jessica and little son Noah. He is very involv...

How to Rock Climb With Michael Caracappa

January 10, 2017 1 min to read

How to Rock Climb With Michael Caracappa

Category : Idea Accelerator with Lauren Collier

Michael Caracappa was a competitive runner in high school and college. He grew up in New Jersey, attended New York University, and worked for New York Road Runners in their Brand Marketing and Communications Department. After getting his degree in 2014, he moved to Colorado Springs to be closer to world-class rock climbing destinat...

How to Start Adventuring in Colorado Springs with Randi Hitchcock

January 3, 2017 1 min to read

How to Start Adventuring in Colorado Springs with Randi Hitchcock

Category : Idea Accelerator with Lauren Collier

Randi Hitchcock is a Colorado Springs native whose youth was defined by farm life and a year-round volleyball schedule, so she didn’t grow up hiking in the mountains or riding bikes. But after graduating college Randi returned to Colorado Springs where she met and married a man who took her to all the outdoor destinations she sho...

How To Make a Double-Entrepreneur Household Work with JL Fields and Dave Burgess

September 27, 2016 2 min to read

How To Make a Double-Entrepreneur Household Work with JL Fields and Dave Burgess

Category : Idea Accelerator with Lauren Collier

  JL and Dave are a power couple in the fields of athletics and nutrition. Dave Burgess is a professional triathlon and swim coach. He runs a US Masters swim program and puts on camps and clinics for triathletes. He’s the owner and head coach of Podium Training Systems, a performance-based triathlon coaching group. Local cele...

How to Have a Nice Dog with Lauren Fox

September 20, 2016 1 min to read

How to Have a Nice Dog with Lauren Fox

Category : Idea Accelerator with Lauren Collier

Contact All Breed at (719) 264-6460   Lauren Fox rescues and re-homes more than 100 dogs per year. She leads trainings and seminars at animal shelters, schools, libraries and veterinary practices. She’s taught high school and college-level courses in animal behavior. She’s clicker trained and rehabilitated hundreds of anim...

How to Stay at Home with the Kids and Run a Profitable Business with Amanda Gaden

September 13, 2016 1 min to read

How to Stay at Home with the Kids and Run a Profitable Business with Amanda Gaden

Category : Idea Accelerator with Lauren Collier

Contact Amanda at Hello@PinnedReality.com Amanda Gaden is a crafty, creative, stay-at-home-mom as well as the founder and owner of Pinned Reality. She majored in math and then became a theatre major. She loves problem-solving and making things happier, more beautiful, and more meaningful. She combines her creativity with Type A o...