Caltius Capital Management Sponsors Women Inspiring Leadership Development Summit

April 20, 2018

WILD brings together national and local thought leaders in Colorado on Thursday April 26th

Caltius Capital Management, is proud to sponsor this year’s Women Inspiring Leadership Development (WILD) Summit, taking place Thursday April 26th in Westminster, CO.  WILD is full-day event designed to empower, inform, and inspire women to forge ahead in the workforce. It’s the signature event of the Women’s Council, in partnership with The Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado Boulder.

The theme of this year’s WILD Summit is breakthrough and the full day of programming reflects this important topic. An impressive line-up of keynote speakers and panelists will present on breaking molds, shattering ceilings, and challenging gender status-quo in order to create brighter futures for women in business.

“We are so happy to be sponsoring this fantastic event supporting incredible women leaders in the Colorado community.  Caltius looks to invest with women entrepreneurs as they grow their businesses to the next level,” noted Alisa Frederick Managing Director of Caltius Capital Management.

Program highlights include a keynote presentation from Vernice “Flygirl” Armour, the first African-American female naval aviator in the Marine Corps, who will share her “Zero to Breakthrough” strategies for achieving success on the battlefield of business. Also presenting is Patricia Kampling, Chairman and CEO of Alliant Energy Corporation and Bernee Strom, a nationally recognized serial entrepreneur and partner of Next Level Associates.

A panel discussion with top women business school deans and business leaders is also on the day’s agenda.

This year’s WILD summit includes the first-ever Showcase, an hour of mingling and drinks featuring over 30 Colorado-based organizations that are “for women or by women”. Participating companies include InspiringApps, Farm & Oven, Weecycle, and many more. WILD’s showcase will be a great way for local companies and entrepreneurs to discover and connect with each other.

WILD attendees include business leaders, students, and women looking for connections and role models within the business community. To learn more, please visit Tickets to the WILD Summit are anticipated to sell out and can be purchased here.

About the WILD Summit:

The WILD Summit is an annual event of The Women’s Council, in partnership with The Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado Boulder. The mission of The WILD Summit is to provide a professional forum for women who want to learn and share; inspire and be inspired. Its objective is to increase the visibility and accessibility of successful WILD women in the community to students and each other. It offers a venue for the presentation and sharing of relevant topics that are provocative and engaging to WILD women across university majors, industries, and functional roles. It engages a broad audience of WILD women who fit in every place along the continuum of age and experience – bringing together those who are seeking knowledge and those with a desire to share and give back. For more information on the WILD Summit, please visit

About the Women’s Council:

The Women’s Council is a membership group of professional women who serve the efforts of the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado (CU).

The purpose of the Women’s Council is to support the mission of CU’s Leeds School of Business by providing access and connection for students to successful women business leaders who will provide their support and expertise and nourish both students and other women in our community to live up to their potential as entrepreneurs and leaders in business. For more information on CU’s Women’s Council, please visit