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Alumni Business Directory

The MSU Denver Alumni Business Directory is a free listing of businesses owned, operated, or managed by alumni. Businesses that offer discounts to alumni and students of MSU Denver are marked with an asterisk (*).  If you are not currently listed, review the disclaimer and add your business.

For questions or comments on the Directory, please contact the Alumni Association at

40 North Web Group*

William D. Worrell, '00
Website consulting, website design, web application development, web hosting and search engine optimization for small businesses.

(720) 480-9662
2990 Madison Lane
Broomfield, CO 80023

*Discount Description: 10% discount in development fees


ABA Insurance 

Don Harmon, '10
Independent insurance agency.

2669 Spruce St
Boulder, CO 80302


Adrianallames Career Services*

Adriana Llames, '00
Job search frustration? Go from resume to results with career coaching, podcasts, and books you can trust!

120 So. State Street, Suite 201
Chicago, Illinois 60603

*Discount Description: Get any single "JumpStart JobSearch" Podcast for just $29;  (reg. $49); a 41% savings!
Purchase the "JumpStart JobSearch" Podcast Series - all 20 Podcasts for just $525 (reg. $980); a 53% discount!

Ananda Seva Massage Therapeutics, LLC*

Lisa Beaubien, '89

445 Union Blvd, Ste #302
Lakewood, CO 80228

*Discount Description: 10% discount to MSU Denver alumni.


Ascent SEO*

Jeff Cochran, '98
Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Social Media Management, Branding and Web Design, Online Reputation Management.

(866)-572-8474 - Toll Free
5400 W Cedar Ave, Ste B
Lakewood, CO 80226

*One Free Optimized Social Property (Facebook, Youtube, Google+) + 20% off any other services.


Backstory Theatre

Mary Wilkie '11
Non-profit theatre for all ages currently focusing on youth education and performance opportunities. 

(720) 263-0836
Broomfield, CO 80023


Bassett & Associates, Inc.*

Michael Bassett, '11
General Contractor and Construction Management, we specialize in new construction or remodels and renovations on commercial buildings.

(303) 792-2132
7076 S Alton Way
Centennial, CO 80112

*Discount Description: Free estimates and reviews of current conditions.


Beyond Payroll*

Andrew Kotzian, '07
Outsourced payroll provider. We use SaaS based (cloud) technology to consolidate all things payroll.

(954) 534-5144
937 Banyan Dr
Delray Beach, FL 33483

*Discount Description: Interested alumni can receive a 15% discount on annual payroll services.

Book Sales for Exploring the Gap*

Lee Wimberly, '75
Marketing and selling "Exploring the Gap between Science and Religion."

(425) 204-1242
4523 NE 6th Court
Renton, WA 98059

*Discount Description: A 20% discount off the sale of Exploring the Gap when ordered off the company website


Boxing Frog Marketing, LLC*

Kristin Peregoy, '09
Your one-stop-shopping sales and marketing consulting

PO Box 473697
Aurora, CO 80047
(303) 495-8714

*One hour free consultation meeting

Cantilever Financial Group*

Brian J. Rector, '03
Full service financial planning firm specializing in customized investment plans dedicated to creating financial freedom.

12835 E Arapahoe Rd, Tower II Ste 550
Centennial, CO 80112



Tracy Laswell Valdez, ‘98
Powerful, pragmatic job search services - resumes, cover letters, job search support, and more!

(303) 424-1700
5690 Webster Street, Arvada

*Discount description - a copy of the job search book titled Job Search Companion, free with any purchase.

Clear Creek Insurance and Financial Services, Inc.

John E. Kidd, Jr., '01
Independent insurance and financial services agency providing auto, home, life, health, dental, medicare, and commercial insurance.

(720) 389-9001
5912 S. Cody St, Suite 310
Littleton, CO 80123


Club Z! In-Home Tutoring (serving the E470 corridor)*

Cherrelyn Napue, '99
We offer tutoring for children PreK-12 and adults in all core subjects: reading, mathematics, science, history, and more.

(303) 399-CLUB (2582)
3124 S. Parker Rd A2-235
Aurora, CO 80014

*Discount Description: 50% discount on registration fee.




Coconut the Clown

Dennis Brungardt, '73 & '75
Provides zany clown magic shows with puppets, audience participation and fun

(303) 425-0230
Denver Metro Area



Coffee at The Point*

Coffee at The Point

Ryan D. Cobbins, ‘99
Plenty of space to study in a comfortable environment. Relax
while easing your appetite with gourmet food and coffee drinks. Wednesdays are study days, so come enjoy bottomless refills on coffee drinks!

(303) 955-2237
710 E. 26th Ave., Denver

*Discount Description: 5% off everything (except wine) for students and educators!

Colorado Business Loan Agency*

Marcus Weathersby, '97
CBLA's experienced lending staff is a one-stop-shop to eliminate the small business loan search process.

(720) 897-8421
4110 Tennyson St
Denver, CO 80212

*Discount Description: 20% off financing completion fee (approx. $500). 


Colorado Management Specialists

Matt Bramlett, '03
Residential property management company, specializing in individual rental management and Homeowner Association management.

(303) 690-3932
2226 S. Fraser St. Suite 6
Aurora, CO 80014


Cool Compressions CPR*

Brenda Filloon Berdahl, ‘76
CPR Training with American Heart Association Training CPR, first aid for healthcare providers, coaches, child care, teachers, and every lay person that wants to learn.

(720) 773-0277
1415 East 58th Avenue
Denver, CO 80216

*Discount Description: 10% off at time of registration 

Drip Coffee Denver

Joel '95 and Nancy Stewart, '03
At Drip, we create a community through craft, creativity and authenticity.

(303) 832-0482
955 Lincoln St
Denver, CO 80203

*Discount Description: 10% off for self-identified MSU Denver Alumni

Edward Jones

Brandon Harper, '09
Provide financial services to families and businesses in the Denver area . Services include retirement planning, business retirement plans, life insurance, 401K guidance, and saving for children's education.

(303) 439-1021
1170 US Hwy 287, Unit 250
Broomfield, CO 80020


Extreme Engraving, LLC*

 Extreme Engraving LOGO


Joe Sanchez, ‘06
Custom engraved gifts, for Special Occasions and People.  Engraving of wood, glass, acrylic, and metals.  Visit website to see Monthly Specials and Ideas.

(303) 523-7561
Denver Colorado

*Discount Description: 10% Discount provided to MSU Denver Alumni and Students.


Foppe Creative, Inc.*

Susan Foppe, '75
We create compelling visual imagery that represents you, your company and/or your products and services. Branding, publications, catalogs, marketing materials, packaging, web design, ads, customized gifts.

(303) 752-0976
Denver, CO 80231

*Discount Description: 10% discount.


GoFigure Group Inc.*

Barbara Ilyes, ‘99
We provide accounting and tax related services to individuals and small businesses.

(303) 403-0603
6475 Wadsworth Blvd Ste 207, Arvada

*Discount Description: $50.00 off of the first tax or accounting service

Grande Aviation

Shaun Krucheck, '01
Private charter. We have a Lear 35, King Air F90 and a Cessna 421.

(865) 238-4500
10919 Murdock Drive
Knoxville, TN 37932


Greystone Technology Group, Inc.

Byron Williams, '08
Greystone offers a new way to manage small business technology.

(303) 757-0779
3801 E Florida Ave, Ste 815
Denver, CO 80210



Jeff Johnson, '01
Services to individuals with physical and developmental disabilities and their loved ones, including benefits coordination, system navigation, and resource referral for those who live in Boulder and Broomfield Counties.

(720) 366-0360
Lafayette, CO 80026


Jewels by Park Lane - Vanesa L

Vanesa Lopez, '06
We offer a highest quality in fine fashion jewelry all backed by unconditional guarantee.

(720) 329-7062
Denver, CO 80222


La Quinta Inns & Suites

Angela Durante, '91
La Quinta Hotels has 830 locations nationwide in the U.S., Mexico and Canada. 

(303) 870-5016
7190 W Hampden Ave
Lakewood, CO 80227

*Discount Description:  La Quinta offers a set seasonal discount within Colorado and 10% off when travelling outside of Colorado.  Please utilize the custom booking link below when making reservations to take advantage of the MSU discount: Metropolitan State University Booking Link:

**If needing group reservations please phone Angela Durante directly at (303) 870-5016


Marble Polishing Experts*

Julia Baniasadi, '11
Revive the beauty of your natural stone! Polish/honing/repair of marble, granite, etc. on floors, walls, and countertops. Grout restoration: refilling, coloring, and sealing. VCT maintenance.   

(720) 427-8844
Denver, CO

*Discount Description: Please inquire about our MSU Denver Alumni Discount when you call for a free estimate.               


New York Life

Elyce Hurd '11
Aiding the community with personal, family or business financial planning.

(303) 359-9023
Denver, CO


Premium Seats USA*

Nathan Whitney, '02
Your ultimate source for VIP tickets & packages for sports, concert and theater events.

(866) 312-9295
2450 Hollywood Blvd Ste 700
Hollywood, FL 33020

*Discount Description: Students and alumni are eligible to receive a 10% discount on sports, concert and theater events tickets. Use discount code METROSTATE.



Promo Excitement, LLC*

Tara Kish, '11
Promo Excitement is a leading provider of custom products and promotional products, personalized to allow your company brand or logo to rise to the top!

(267) 536-5577
7715 Crittenden St
Suite 306
Philadelphia, PA 19118

*10% off any transaction.

Rejuva-Native Massage* 

Keda Neagle, '11
A Native American owned business located in the Highlands area. Appointments can be made through Other services include corporate chair massage, special events and parties. 

2150 W 29th Ave, #330
Denver, CO 80211

*Discount Description: Choose one - Save $10 on initial visit, add 15 minutes to your massage, or upgrade to a Hot Stone or Ashiatsu massage.*

Rosa Willems, '10
An online marketplace where you can bid for the lowest cost per gallon of gas possible. Win low price per gallon e-coupons and Conoco or Shell gift cards.

(303) 455-1743
1970 E 68th Ave
Denver, CO 80229

*Discount Description: Get 3 free bids just for signing up and verifying your email.


Sampron Communication

Bob Sampron, ‘98
Technical and political communication: writing, editing, scripting, and graphic design.

(720) 220-9227

South Denver Counseling*

Lisa Di Rito, '09
Therapist for family couples, individuals and children.

5347 S Valentia Way
Greenwood Village, CO

*Discount Description: 10% off hourly rate


SpareFoot Storage Finder*

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Matt Schexnayder

Online marketplace for self-storage, use us to easily find and reserve the best deals on storage units in the Denver area. 

(281) 658-5154
720 Brazos St, Ste 300
Austin, TX 78701

*Discount Description: Receive $20 off upon move-in of select storage units booked through

TE Creative Services*

Tim Esterdahl, ‘07
TE Creative Services is a contract-communications department providing Public Relations, Marketing, Web/Graphic Design.

(303) 949-9974
1741 W. 102nd Ave, Thornton

*Discount Description: 10% off initial billing of any/all services.



Tennyson's Tap

Adrienne Christy, '06
Colorado Spirits & Brews! Live music venue, art gallery, recording studio. Let the good times roll!

(303) 455-4269
4335 West 38th Avenue
Denver, CO 80212

*Discount Description: MSU Denver Mixer & Music every third Tuesday of the month. Mixer begins at 6pm and live music starts at 8pm. Happy Hour prices all night. Come enjoy the new Red vs. Blue shots and enter into the MSU Denver "Schwag" Raffle!


Thank Em Promotions

Cheryl Brungardt, ‘95
Provides creative products and ideas to help businesses and organizations get their message to their target market. Imprinted, embossed or embroidered items for almost every budget

(303) 425-0230
Denver Metro Area



The Adjustment*

Antonio R. Russo, '05
Affordable Chiropractic care, $19.95 for new patient consultation, this includes an ADJUSTMENT!

(303) 872-5325
660 Logan St
Denver, CO 80203

*Discount Description: $1 new patient consultation!


The Taylor Law Office, P.A.

Christopher M. Taylor, '95
Family law services in Jacksonville, Florida.

(904) 339-5298
1529 Margaret St #2
Jacksonville, FL 32204


Turning Point Mental Health Services

Greg Schmidli, '96
Our agency provides substance abuse and domestic violence counseling, primarily to court-ordered individuals.

(303) 780-0170
6825 East Tennessee, Ste 112
Denver, CO 80224


Virtual Executive Services LLC

LaShay Canady, '07
Professional virtual management assistance services for small business owners who don't want to hire someone

(303) 886-0673
13918 E. Mississippi Ave Ste 129
Aurora, CO 80012

*Discount Description: $400/month for 10 hours of my services with long-term commitment.

ZebraLightning Studios

Tony Stoian, '11
A premier entertaining and communication company.

(720) 936-6355
8120 Sheridan Blvd, B300
Westminster, CO 80031



Breathe Real Estate, LLC

Donna Hickey Hanson '97

Real Estate services. Advisor to home sellers, buyers and investors. Realtor. CNE.

Denver, CO 80205

Adrienne & Co. Luxury Events

Adrienne Coffey '11

At Adrienne & Co. we are passionate about turning our experience and expertise into curating beautiful memories that last. We specialize in nonprofit fundraising events and strategy, corporate events, and other social gatherings. Our professional connections through the industry and experience in a wide range of event types, means we will relieve your stress and craft the experiences of which you have been dreaming.

4303 Brighton Blvd

*MSU Denver Alumni receive 10% off services


Artistic Images by Marwan

Marwan Dauleh '85
Photography and advertising services.

9234 US Hwy. 285
Morrison, CO

*Discounts available

 Battle Zone

Duane Gurule '17
Battle Sports & Entertainment including Nerf dart tag and archery tag. We are a mobile event company providing event services around Colorado from Fort Collins to Pueblo.

20% off for MSU Denver Alumni



Christine June Photography


Christine June '03 & '05
Christine June Photography is a maternity, newborn, and children's portrait photography studio. Being able to take high-quality portraits of new and growing families brings me so much joy!

6224 S Jackson St, Centennial, CO 80121

*15% discount for MSU Denver Alumni

Mindful Connections Mental Health, LLC

Mindful Connections Mental Health, LLC

Erika Johnson '09
Individual, Couples, Family, and Group Counseling Services.

7710 N. Union, Suite 100C Colorado Springs, CO 80920


Peak View Brewing Co.

Sean Peters '17
Craft Brewery located in Greenwood Village. Peak View Brewing Company specializes in every style of craft beer and offers a family/dog friendly taproom with 16 lines, a cozy outdoor patio, locally owned restaurant options, and onsite parking. Veteran owned and operated.

9672 E. Arapahoe Rd.

*10% discount on beer for MSU Denver Alumni


A Touch of Bliss Wedding Planning

Adrienne Coffey '11

You deserve a team of wedding professionals who are dedicated to discovering your personality and your dreams, before crafting them into memories that will last your lifetime. We offer full service planning, custom packages, and day of coordination across Colorado and destination. With us, planning your wedding will be almost as much fun as your wedding day!

4303 Brighton Blvd.

*MSU Denver Alumni receive 10% off services


Chinook Enterprises, LLC

Brenda Miller '04

Do you own a small business? Need cash? Our lenders like to say, 'yes!' $10,000 to $1,000,000

102 Swallow Way, Kathleen GA


Ethos Financial Partners

Brett Weaver '12

At Ethos Financial Partners, we are devoted to helping you live a more confident and fulfilling life by collaborating with you to make the best decisions possible in line with your long-term goals. Guided by the principles of Behavioral Finance and understanding your values, our team works with you to identify your objectives and develop a customized roadmap designed to help you turn your dreams into a reality.

9351 Grant St. Ste. 300, Thornton, CO 80229


Idea Chic

David and Julie Sandusky "97 & '00

Sweet, classic and chic stationery, greeting cards and gifts designed and made in Denver, CO USA

4340 E. Kentucky Ave., Suite 121 Glendale CO 80246

*Use discount code MSUALUM for 20% off your first order at Idea Chic online or in-person. Includes custom stationery and subscriptions!




Only Opportunity

Brogan Boles '10

The Improv Mindset is showing up, fully present, in our personal and professional lives, and approaching challenges with curiosity and truth. With the improv mindset, we feel empowered to take healthy risks, discarding old narratives so that we may discover new ones. We support ourselves and the team, encouraging innovation and productivity. Above all, we recognize that there are no mistakes... Only Opportunity. Design a better experience with the power of applied improv!

We are committed to providing our clients with high quality, impactful coaching and learning experiences. Whether through a conference keynote or panel discussion, a workshop, a corporate training experience, or one-on-one coaching, we tailor our delivery to meet your needs. Click on a description below to learn more about the options. And if you don't see what you are looking for, please reach out. We love to hear your thoughts!



Tivoli Brewing Company

Stephanie Rayman, '09
Colorado’s oldest brewery is located at the heart of Auraria Campus. Stop by and enjoy any of our 52 rotating taps that pair great with any food item. Don’t like beer? No worries, we offer wine and cider options as well!

(720) 458-5885
900 Auraria Pkwy #240
Denver, CO 80204

*20% off food when you show your current student or faculty ID.



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