Karla Nugent, chief business development officer of Denver-based Weifield Group, and CEO Seth Anderson know the business of connections - both electrical and otherwise.
The executives were starting to interact with nonprofits in the Denver community as they built their philanthropy as a company several years ago. From those connections, they realized that many graduates of area rehabilitation and recovery programs were looking for skilled jobs like the ones they were looking to fill at Weifield.
In this video, watch their story of the unique employment program that followed, and how the leaders are bringing their values to work:
Laura Bernero is our blog curator, overseeing both internal content and contributions from our amazing network of writers. She loves all things creative communications, acting on the belief that we all resonate with great narrative and connect to one another through story. In addition to her role at DIFW, she manages media storytelling campaigns at SE2, a Denver-based communications agency. She was 5280 Fellow in the inaugural 2016-17 class and can’t wait to see the program continue to empower leaders throughout Denver in their unique gifts and callings.