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 2021 Program runs from September through November 2021. There are a total of seven (7) class sessions. Additionally, all participants will be included in the inclusion of an "excursion" to the ACG Denver October Membership Forum.
ACG Denver is committed to the safety of all of our, and have taken all necessary precautions in hosting in-person events. These include:
• Enforcing local or venue COVID-related protocols in place at the time of the event
• Encouraging attendees to wear masks to protect unvaccinated children and adults in the spheres of our members and friends.
• Encouraging social distancing of 6 feet in both indoor and outdoor spaces.
• Supplying masks, hand sanitizer, and soap across the facility to minimize the risk of viral transmission from guest to guest.
We will continue to maintain both the CDC's and the State of Colorado's recommended guidelines for gathering during the COVID-19 outbreak and will update you with any changes to the protocol.
Please see schedule details below:
SEP 14: 8:30 am - Noon
Welcome Reception: 8:30 - 9:30 am
Session 1: Welcome, Introductions, StrengthsFinder & Achieving Exceptional Performance
Speaker: Dirk F. Dykson, Partner, Portocol Business Strategies
Dirk is an expert CEO/Executive Coach, Sales Coach, Sales/Marketing ninja and Workshop Facilitator. With deep experience in technology, SaaS, manufacturing, healthcare, education, and financial services, Dirk specializes in elevating leadership, clarifying strategy, shaping culture, and building/simplifying processes.
SEP 21: 9:00 am - Noon
Session 2: Conversational Intelligence – The Impact of Your Words
Speaker: (9:30am – 11;30pm) Stephanie Wachman, Executive Coach, Speaker, Trainer, and Author @ Symetree Strategies
Stephanie Wachman, CEO and Founder of Symetree Strategies is an international speaker, author, Fortune 500 executive coach and strategist who works with organizations and firms to create more efficient work environments through her coaching, training, and consulting services. She is a recognized voice and a thought leader in the areas of business development, firm strategy, productivity and stress management. Her approach to managing time, stress, energy, and distractions produces tangible results for those struggling to make the most of their work and personal lives.
SEP 28: 9:00 am - Noon
Session 3: Accountability: How to Create an Ownership Culture
Speaker: (9:30am – 11:30am) Alecia Huck, Owner, Maverick & Company
Alecia is an organizational development consultant with a wide range of fi elds from
human behavior to linguistic theory to process science. She specializes in providing
high-value, pragmatic solutions to complex organizational problems and has extensive
experience helping fast growing companies build critical infrastructure and high
performing teams as they grow and helping teams quickly resolve and recover from
major confl ict. She founded MAVERICK & Company in 2004, a small but feisty consulting
firm based in Denver, CO that works with a wide range of industries including, retail,
OCT 5: 9:00 am - Noon
Session 4: The Cost of Compounding Conflict and How to Lead Through Conflict
Speaker: (9:30am – 11:30am) Julie Holunga, Speaker, Leadership Trainer and Coach @ Chinook Executive Solutions
Julie Holunga is a leadership trainer and executive coach developing professionals to lead with influence and authority. She works with attorneys, CPAs, and business leaders, with an expertise in the careers of female professionals. Her trainings inspire driven professionals to bring their careers to the next level. Through her proven frameworks, Julie shows her clients how to tangibly and concretely build their careers while raising their internal and external visibility. Success for Julie’s clients comes in the form of more productive work relationships, effective communication strategies, advancement, refined leadership qualities, and heightened
confidence when navigating their career paths.
OCT 19: 9:00 am - Noon
Session 5: More Clients - A Simple Framework to Naturally Sell Professional Services
Speaker: (9:30am – 11:30am) Aleasha Bahr, CEO/Owner
Aleasha Bahr is a sales & marketing strategist known for showing introverts and ambiverts the Secret Art of Subtle Selling. She personally sold over $50M in revenue while discovering introverts are usually top salespeople - as soon as they stop trying to act like extroverts. So, she created a proven sales approach customized to introverts’ strengths that allows them to at - an absolute minimum - 2x their sales without pain, pitching or pretending to be someone else.
OCT 26: 4:00 - 6:00 pm
ACG Membership Forum & Networking Reception sponsored by SingerLewak
NOV 2: 9:00 am - Noon
Session 6: Defining and Clarifying your role in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Speaker: (9:30am – 11:30am) Yolanda Webb, CEO/Principal Advisor at WEBB Advisory
Yolanda Webb is an accomplished professional with a remarkably diverse background and experience. Currently she serves as the CEO and Principal Advisor for the WEBB Advisory Group, LLC, a national minority, women owned consulting group providing executive coaching, leadership development, executive compensation, organizational strategy, human resource consulting, and equity, diversity and inclusion strategies that work.
NOV 16: 2:00pm – 5:00pm
Session 7: Maximize Results With Growth Mindset
Speaker: (2:30pm – 4:30pm) Jamie Dander, Keynote Speaker, Leadership Coach, Author, President @JMD Consulting.
Jamie Dandar McKinney is a Keynote Speaker, Leadership Coach, Author and acclaimed “Barista of Bravery,” serving up cups of confidence every morning! She is the President and Founder of Jamie Empowers, a company whose mission is to inspire women to ditch doubts, speak up and achieve the career they deserve and desire.
Graduation Reception: 5:00 - 6:30 pm
2021 Program Location:
The Terrace at Colorado Center Tower 3 - Rooftop
2000 S. Colorado Blvd.
Denver, CO 80222
Please note that if accepted into the program, the cost of the L20 program is $2,250. This fee covers seven (7) sessions, all session materials, and registration to our October Membership Forum. Full payment is expected prior to the beginning of the program.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us.
Thank You to Our 2021 Sponsors