Sunday, September 7, 2014

Weekly News & Agenda for Tuesday, 9/9/14


0700-0730: Introductions and networking assistance.

0730-0800:  Speaker.  This week we have Matt Glass, account director at TEKsystems.  He will discuss the tech sector in Denver, with particular focus on technology consulting and placement.

This speaker should be of particular interest to those seeking positions in the tech sector.  Matt can provide valuable insight on your options as a contractor, including the contract-to-hire approach that is increasingly favored by companies for acquiring staff.  It can be a great foot-in-the-door for job seekers as well.  


9/9/14 (this week):   Matt Glass from TEKSystems - see above.
9/16/14:  TBD/Open.  This date is available for a speaker.  If there's a speaker you'd like to schedule for the 16th or any future Tuesday morning, please send a note to George Jenkins ( or Joe Paniccia (


Ed Herlik (USAFA '80), from our Biznet group in Colorado Springs, is looking for assistance with Future Soldier analysis.  He writes as follows:

I need to find one or more credible experts who can write a contract report predicting how a soldier's gear, ISR and support will evolve over about the next five years.

Please contact him at for details.


Biznet member Dan Salmore (USNA '91) writes as follows.  For details, scroll down below his comments.

Please post this job opening to the group. This would be an excellent opening for a JO.
Please note we are also hiring Mid level Welders, Machinist, and Mechanics if anyone wants to refer other service members to us.
You may contact me directly.

Dan Salmore
Quality Corporation
2401 S. Delaware St.
Denver, CO 80223
800-383-3018 x15
Quality Corporation Job Description
Title: Parts and Service Coordinator Department: Parts
Reports To: Director of Manufacturing
Job Class: Exempt (Salary)
Job Description:
Responsible for Managing warehouse and warehouse functions to include: shipping, receiving, and inventory control of parts and forklifts. Responsible for inside sales functions including replacement parts sales, forklift sales, and service. Coordinates between Production, Sales and other departments as needed to ensure customer orders are filled. Management of all personnel in Sales and Warehouse.
Essential Job Functions:
Percent of Job
Coordination between departments, including expediting of customer orders
Inventory control of parts
Coordination of product shipping, both parts and forklifts
Personnel management
Customer service and sales
Addition Responsibilities:
  • Other duties as assigned by Management. Current primary duty is Safety Director
Budget Responsibilities:
  • None
Number of Direct Reports:
  • 3-7
Number of Indirect Reports:
  • None
  • Bachelors degree or greater.
  • 2 years supervisory experience.
  • 5 years in manufacturing environment preferred.
  • Excellent communication, organization problem solving and team building skills.
  • Have strong working knowledge of PC’s and common office applications including: Windows, and Google word processing, spreadsheets, and email.
  • Direct knowledge of scheduling and implementation.
  • Must be able to read blueprints.
  • Able to lift 50 pounds.
  • Have a clean driving record.


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). There are no dues or fees. Our schedule, roster and other information are posted at

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