Sunday, November 11, 2012

Weekly News & Agenda for Tuesday, 11/13/12

Happy Veteran's Day to All!

1. AGENDA FOR TUESDAY, 11/13/12:

During our roundtable introductions, feel free to talk about your current professional or personal focus, with special emphasis on any networking needs.  Chances are good that someone in the group will be able to help.  Even if you don't have immediate networking needs, join us for the long-term networking value. 


Kurt Schlaefer (USAFA '70) will provide an auto industry update, plus details on how he can help the do-it-yourself seller.  Kurt is a vehicle broker with Centennial Leasing & Sales. 


11/13/12 (this week):  Kurt Schlaefer - see above.

11/20/12:  TBD or Open Forum.  If you'd like to invite a speaker or lead a discussion on this date or any future Tuesday, just let me know at

3. JOB OPPORTUNITY (Business Development - Military Segment):

Thanks to Chuck Jones (USMA '68) for passing along this item from his network.  If interested, please contact Sara Theile via her contact info as listed below.

National Military Federal Market Segment Leader

Multiple Locations Nationwide

Growing national engineering consulting firm is looking for a leader for their established, military business sector. The individual will assist in growing the federal military division through new and established relationships.  This is a senior position that will focus on selling the firm’s full range of engineering services to the military.  The successful candidate must have existing business development contacts within the military sector, with a preference given towards candidates with established relationships in the Air Guard, Army Guard or Air Force.  Nationwide travel will be necessary.

*    Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering, or related engineering discipline.
*    15+ years of experience working directly with federal/military clients.  Preference given to individuals with a strong understanding of the National Guard and/or Air Force.
*    Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) preferred.
*    Established contacts in the military either through prior business development directly to the military or through working as an engineer in the military.

To apply, email resume to

Sara Theile
RC Associates, LLC
4100 West Kennedy Boulevard, #223
Tampa, Florida  33609
(813) 286-2075 <> ; <> ;


Thanks to Bob Fretzs (USAFA '71) for sharing details on this great networking event, which is open to grads of all academies, and guests.

Networking and Cocktail Reception at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science

Remarks by the Superintendent of the USAF Academy, Lt. Gen. Mike Gould '76

November 29, 2012  6 p.m. until 8 p.m., Appetizers will be served; cash bar

Location: Denver Museum of Nature and Science, 2001 Colorado Boulevard, Denver, CO
Guests are welcome!  We are also inviting local graduates of slightly less distinguished military academies (West Point and Annapolis).

I hope to see all of you there!

Thank you,
Mike Fontaine ‘89


Have a great week.

Joe Paniccia (USMA '84)

Service Academy BizNet of Denver meets weekly on Tuesdays at 0700, in the Marriott Hotel at the Denver Tech Center. From I-25, exit Belleview east, then turn north onto Syracuse Street. The Marriott lots are paid parking (approx $2-4), however you can park for FREE across the street at Garcia's Restaurant (we have their permission). Look for us in the seating area inside the Marriott's coffee shop. RSVP is not required. Dress is casual. Attendance is open to graduates of the federal service academies (USAFA, USCGA, USMA, USMMA, USNA). Our schedule, roster and other information are posted on the web site at

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