2019 Dates, Location & Fees


ACG Denver Leadership 20 accepts nominations from senior-level leaders who have a vested interest in the professional development of the nominee. In addition, individuals may also nominate themselves, or be nominated by a Leadership 20 alumni outside their firm who knows them through their professional network. Candidates are required to complete an online application and submit their resume for consideration.

The ACG Denver Leadership 20 2019 Program will run from September through November 2019. 

All classes will be held on Tuesdays at the Colorado State University - Denver Center, located in downtown Denver (CSU Denver Center). 

There are a total of seven (7) class sessions with two (2) scheduled breaks. There are also three (3) social receptions. Additionally, NEW this year, is the inclusion of an "excursion" to the ACG Denver October Membership Luncheon.

Attendance is required for all class sessions and recommended for the social receptions. Please see details below.

2019 Program Dates:

Session 1: Welcome, Introductions, Strengths Finder & High-Performing Teams
Date: September 10th
Time: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Floor 7, CSU Denver Center
Speaker: Dirk F. Dykson, Partner & COO, Integral Performance

Welcome Reception
Date: September 10th
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: 2nd Floor Atrium - CSU Denver Center

Session 2: Playing the Inner Game for Outer Success
Date: September 17th
Time: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Floor 7, CSU Denver Center
Speaker: Sarah Carr, Leadership Coach and Consultant, Culture Counts

Date: September 24th

Session 3: Accountability-How to Create an Ownership Culture
Date: October 1st   
Time: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Floor 7, CSU Denver Center
Speaker: Alecia Huck, Owner, Maverick & Company

Session 4: 

  • Topic A: Ninja Secrets to Business Development & Building Your Network: Be at Ease Communicating with Humans!
    Speaker: Karen Susman, President, Karen Susman & Associates, TEDx Mile High Speaker Coach
  • Topic B: Insights to Building your Practice
    Speaker: Stacey Hekkert, Managing Partner, ACM, LLP

Date: October 8th
Time: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Floor 7, CSU Denver Center
Speakers: Karen Susman, Owner, Karen Susman & Associates AND Stacey Hekkert, Managing Partner, ACM

Session 5: Your Story, Your Brand
Date: October 15th
Time: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Floor 7, CSU Denver Center
Speaker: Jenifer Madson, CEO, Impact First

ACG Denver Membership Luncheon
Date: October 22nd
Time: 11:30 am - 1:15 pm
Location: Embassy Suites Downtown 

Date: October 29th

Session 6: High Stakes Presentations: How to Crush It!
Date: November 5th
Time: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Floor 7, CSU Denver Center
Speaker: Kendall Colman, Founder & CEO, Total Coaching Systems

Session 7: Revealing Business Opportunities You've Been Trained to Ignore
Date: November 12th
Time: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Floor 7, CSU Denver Center
Speakers: Josh Packard, CEO, The Packard Group AND Megan Bissell, Chief Content Architect, The Packard Group

Graduation Reception
Date: November 12th
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: 2nd Floor Atrium, CSU Denver Center

2019 Program Location:

The ACG Denver 2019 Leadership 20 Program will be held at the Denver location of Colorado State University (CSU Denver Center).  CSU Denver Center is located at the corner of 17th Street and Glenarm Street in downtown Denver.  The physical address is 475 17th Street, Denver 80202.

All classes will be held on the 7th Floor of the CSU Denver Center building.  The Welcome and Graduation Receptions will be held in the 2nd Floor Atrium of the CSU Denver Center building.

2019 Program Fees:

Please note that if accepted into the program, the cost of the L20 program is $1,900.  This fee covers seven (7) sessions, all session materials, and registration to the October 15th L20 Alumni Reunion and the  October 22nd ACG Denver Membership Luncheon.  Full payment is expected prior to the beginning of the program.