A Peer Network for Business Owners with a Diversity of Members
From professional and service firms to manufacturing and distribution companies, contractors and construction companies, TAB’s peer network for business owners represents the perspective, insights and ideas of 3,000 business owners to drive your business to the next level. TAB members in Colorado Springs, Pueblo, Castle Rock and Monument improve business results by sharing business ideas, strategies, tactics and business experiences in unique business groups – all to achieve greater success.
Carl Miller, J.D. LL.M., Founder of Carl Miller Law
Carl Miller, founder of Carl Miller Law, is especially passionate about helping Entrepreneurs succeed (and pay as little in taxes as possible). As an entrepreneur himself, he has successfully launched and run both service-providing businesses and product-selling businesses. He has served as the CFO of a tech startup, and provides legal counsel for a variety of ambitious businesses and people, from self-employed realtors to contract CEOs. That experience combined with his education – a Masters of Accountancy, a Juris Doctorate and an LL.M in taxation – Carl has a wide range of knowledge and expertise to share.
Meagan Fearing, Insurance Marketing Enterprises, Inc.
Meagan Fearing, owner of Insurance Marketing Enterprises, Inc., is the 3rd generation of her family to provide solutions for clients’ insurance needs. Insurance Marketing Enterprises, Inc. have provided benefit advisory services since 1979, in Colorado, Kansas and Texas. They are a full-service benefits brokerage firm, providing employee (group) and individual/family benefits. Their mission is to serve their clients by offering superior products at the best possible value and excellent customer service. They contact the insurance companies to find the best combination of coverage for their clients’ Health, Medicare, Life, Disability, Long-Term Care and Supplemental insurance needs.
Dan Prochnow, Elements Massage
Dan Prochnow owns two Elements Massage locations in Colorado Springs. Elements Massage is a leader in the therapeutic massage industry. Dan’s locations have more than 1300 members and are growing under his leadership. With 25 years in the trenches being a lawyer and having owned a number of businesses since then, Dan has a wide range of skills in business. And he’s always learning more. Dan’s passion is ignited through entrepreneurial ventures, vision casting, and in knowing that his work is helping others.
David Emanuel, Uijima Executive Solutions, LLC
David Emanuel founded Ujima Executive Solutions, LLC in January 2017. Ujima provides the technical knowledge and the marketing and engagement platforms for their clients to reach their customers, exponentially grow their businesses, and promote their brand to the next level. Uijima’s expertise in social media management, SEO and digital marketing, branding, executive leadership, and technical insight is indispensable its clients. Uijima sees the value its clients bring and ensures that value becomes visible to the right audiences.
Greg Collier, Founder and President of iiCON Construction Group, LLC
iiCON Construction Group was formed in 2014 as a certified small business to refocus construction on providing better customer service to clients. The business model is based on Greg and his EVP Don Johnson being involved in the details of the projects that they construct. Their clients get the “A Team” on their projects from beginning to end so that the end product meets the company’s high quality standards. iiCON Construction Group provides clients with leadership, creative solutions, customer service, quality results, stewardship, teamwork, proven construction experience, and innovative ways to make their dreams a reality.
Matt Titcombe, Owner of Peak InfoSec
Peak InfoSec specializes on helping organizations turn around their Information Security programs. Whether a firm is in their initial steps or in support of Fortune 500 firms, Peak InfoSec addresses a firm’s culture and technologies from the CEO down to the user to reduce their operational risks.
Darren Smith, Managing Partner of Sell My House to Smith
Darren Smith, managing partner of Sell My House to Smith, has built a thriving business as a trustworthy house buying company. Sell My House to Smiths’ focus is to help people by providing a fast sale of their home – sometimes within 48 hours – with no additional fees or costs. Sell My House to Smith separates themselves from other companies by being able to pay more for houses due to contractor discounts and the volume of their business, while providing excellent customer service and a personal touch.
Todd Grizzell, Leader One Financial Corporation
Todd Grizzell manages the Leader One Financial Corporation branch in Colorado Springs. Leader One Financial Corporation focuses on the values of respect, keeping their word and treating people fairly and they focus on providing their clients with exceptional mortgage experiences. Leader One Financial Corporation funds over a billion dollars in mortgages annually.
Timothy Zercher, President of Easy Social
Timothy Zercher founded Easy Social with a mission to help clients succeed while making marketing and advertising easy. Easy Social gets the word out while their clients continue to focus on what they do best. The services Easy Social offers its clients are: content generation, social customer relations, social advertising, growing influence, strategic planning, data analysis, and digital marketing. Easy Social makes social media easy and effective.
Jim Houk, President and CEO of Thomas and Thomas Planning
For over 30 years Thomas & Thomas has been a reliable planning and design partner, providing comprehensive land use planning, urban design and landscape architectural services for public and private-sector clients, agencies and organizations. Their work experience demonstrates their project commitment and problem-solving skills which have resulted in long-term relationships with clients and technical partners. A combination of proven skills, partnerships and thoughtful analysis is the recipe for thoughtful execution. Thomas & Thomas are committed to do their part in creating planning and design partnerships that meet and exceed their clients’ goals.
Lacie Richardson, Owner of Wild Woman Adventures and Wild Woman Fish Co.
In 2014, after working on commercial fishing boats along the Alaskan outer coast for six years, Lacie Richardson founded Wild Woman Fish Company, and started directly selling her Alaskan, troll caught salmon to the general public. The spring of 2016, she was approached by a group of women who suggested she do a retreat style trip to Alaska. Having already been a guide, and being deeply involved in the seafood distribution end of things, it seemed like destiny, so she said “yes” and the rest is history. She believes there are no boundaries to her growth. In the future, she is planning trips to Africa, Panama, and many locations, all focused on providing a local’s experience of culture, community, and adventure.
Mark Weida, Founder and Owner of Street Smart Auto Brokers
Street Smart Auto Brokers focuses on providing the best service, best selection and best prices to its customers. Street Smart Auto Brokers is a premier used car, truck, SUV & all-wheel drive dealership located in Colorado Springs. Their focus is to treat the needs of each individual customer with paramount concern and because their sales team are commissioned on the profit of the store (not on their individual sales), treating customers right is baked into the business model.
Rick Murphy, Founder and CEO of Technowledge, Inc.
Technowledge has been in business for over 8 years and is the industry leading MSP (Managed Service Provider). They provide a one stop shopping experience for all business technology needs and they’ve revolutionized technology for businesses, creating innovative solutions that empower their clients to grow. Having recently moved Technowledge to a new, larger location, they continue to attract and retain technically exceptional and friendly staff, a combination that isn’t always easy to find.
Scott Anderson, Owner of the Scott Anderson Agency, LLC
The Scott Anderson Agency is committed to providing quality service to the community as an independent insurance brokerage. The company provides personal service and exceptional quality in finding the right Property and Casualty Insurance for your Home, Auto or Business. Scott believes that a reputation as an honest and reliable business is the recipe for success. While others seek to profit by cutting corners, or recommending unnecessary coverages to customers, the Scott Anderson Agency believes that a good reputation and consistent service will reap bigger profits in the long run. By being trustworthy, the Scott Anderson Agency believes that they will enjoy a long term profitable business that serves the community.
Patrick Brunk, CEO of Dasher Sports Inc.
Dasher Sports was founded in 2009 to fill a direct supplier void for gear and apparel in the hockey industry. Since then the company has provided high quality gear and apparel to hockey teams and organizations throughout the United States. Dasher Sports is a small company that continues to thrive because of their attention to detail, excellent customer service, and in-depth knowledge of the hockey and corporate apparel markets. Dasher Sports does all embroidery, printing, and shipping out of their office and warehouse in Colorado Springs. By avoiding retail sales completely, the company doesn’t get bogged down with the demands and pitfalls common to walk-in retail stores. By keeping their overhead costs low and working directly with manufacturers across the globe, they can pass on tremendous savings to their customers.
Adam Rezner, Owner of Olive Real Estate Group Inc.
Adam specializes in the acquisition and disposition of multifamily investment properties. He brings a unique background to the commercial real estate world, and spent five years as an officer in the Army before joining Olive Real Estate Group. Adam is partnered with Stuart Sloat, who has been investing in and brokering multifamily deals for over 20 years. As two of only a handful of brokers that live and specialize in Colorado Springs multifamily properties, they have the experience, insight, research, and systems to help ensure a smooth transaction and get their clients the best deal possible.
Barry Aho, Owner of Genesis Group LLC
Genesis Group designs and builds both indoor and outdoor living spaces, offering a wide range of services because of their extensive experience and education in these fields. Their services include general contracting and construction, decking and landscaping. Genesis Group works hard to please all their customers by delivering superb quality and on-time delivery at reasonable costs.
Liz Rosenbaum, Her Story Cafe
Liz Rosenbaum is the founder of Her Story Café, dedicated to educating people about Herstory, women’s history, locally and abroad, through her café. Her Story Café provides coffee, tea, espresso – all of the things you’d expect in a café – and a locally sourced food menu, boxed lunches and to-go items. Her Story Café is also a franchise focused on creating success for women entrepreneurs.