Check out our wonderful speakers from 2019:




Luella Chavez D’Angelo, MBA

Luella Chavez D’Angelo is a successful corporate executive leader, coach and consultant. She most recently served as the vice president of marketing and communications for Centura Health. Prior to this position, she was the vice chancellor of enterprise development at the University of Colorado South Denver. She was a member of the C-Suite at Western Union and ran the Western Union Foundation/First Data Foundation. She holds a Master of Business Administration in finance and a Bachelor of Business Administration in marketing from the University of New Mexico. Luella participates as a board member of many civic organizations including the Delta Dental Foundation, the Denver Scholarship Foundation and the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce.


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Barbara Brannen

Barbara Brannen joined Pinnacol Assurance in 2015. She oversees the company's human resources and learning and organizational development areas. With over 35 years of experience, Brannen's previous roles have included serving as the director and VP of human resources at many different organizations as well as providing human resource consulting, training and coaching for many corporations and organizations through her company, Playmore, LLC. Brannen has been honored by the Denver Business Journal with the Outstanding Women in Business Award in Human Resources and received the Human Resource Professional of the Year award from the Colorado Human Resource Association.

Andy McLaughlin

Andy McLaughlin is currently the Regional Director of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) for Comcast’s Mountain West Region in Denver, CO. In his greater than 25 years of experience in EHS, Andy has worked to develop and implement programs and processes to improve the quality of life for employees, minimize environmental impact, and create a proactive employee engaged culture of health and safety. Andy is extremely passionate about EHS, with the ultimate goal to help everyone be there for the moments that matter most in the environment we love.

Sasha Sulkosky

Sasha Sulkosky serves as the Accounting Manager for commercial contractor Brinkman Construction, headquartered in Fort Collins, CO. Due to her passion for igniting a healthy ownership culture, Sasha was nominated by her peers to become the Chairwoman of two key committees: the Ownership Communication Committee and the Wellness Committee. Sasha is unique in that she's an accounting professional with a passion for financial literacy but prioritizes company culture as the most crucial element to operational success. She empowers all employees to be accountable for the success of the company through excellence in their individual positions.



Barbara Brannen

Vice President of Human Resources, Pinnacol Assurance

Cedra Goldman

Architect, The Manya Group

Katie O’Connor

Healthy Hospital and Wellness Manager, Children’s Hospital Colorado

Christina Seri, MBA

Operations and Human Resources Manager, Ambient Energy

Sasha Sulkosky

Accounting Manager, Brinkman Construction

Jane Wilson

Ambassador, Health Links

Matt Ziska

Senior Manager of Environmental Health & Safety, Charlotte's Web Inc.

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Trish Ennis, CPS, ARM, CRIS

Executive Director, Colorado Safety Association

Andy McLaughlin

Regional Director of Environmental Health and Safety, Comcast

Natalie Schwatka, PhD, AEP

Assistant Professor, Center for Health, Work & Environment

David Shapiro

Program Manager, Health Links

Mike VanDyke

Associate Professor, Center for Health, Work & Environment

Alex Yannacone, MA

Director of Education and Community Programs, The Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Depression Center