Nominated for and Winner of: 2019 Peak Academy Awards Best Individual Innovation Agency: Denver Human Services Individual: Angus Strayhorn Why Change Was Needed: Denver Human Services Child Support Services (CSS) […]
Learn more about how Natalie Magnatta used connections made through Black Belt to propel her purpose!
When Alex started as the only short-term rental license tech at the City and County of Denver, he had one goal, stop issuing bad licenses.
Finally, I want to give the Real-Estate Team kudos, as the team’s story is about dedication.
Denver Peak Academy has had the privilege of training over 900 individuals representing over 200 agencies from outside of the City and County of Denver. Many of these participants attend […]
Improving processes and implementing change wherever they go, they are…the Paper Avengers!
Leya Hartman is a City Council Aide for Councilman Christopher Herndon of District 8, an area that includes Park Hill, Stapleton, and portions of East Colfax and Montbello. She went […]
Marion Kalb is a Public Health Administrator in Denver’s Department of Public Health and Environment, and works for the Food Systems team in the Community Health division. In her role […]
Policy & Strategy Changes Lead to Decreases in The Number of Intake Assaults & Use-Of-Force Cases at The Denver Sheriff Department
The Denver Peak Academy’s Partnership with the Denver Sheriff Department (DSD) focused on the Senior Leadership Team (SLT) and on creating the DSD’s Performance Management Model & Strategic Plan 2.0. […]
Bright Spot Q&A Tell us a little about yourself; what should the world know about you? I’m from Michigan, I’ve also lived in upstate New York, Boston, and New Zealand […]
The Circle is Born Karen Westendorp, Christina Hadera, Hilary Thompson, and Amy Lowell (pictured in the same order above) all work for the Office of Human Relations (OHR) and all […]
Gay has had an innovative spirit ever since she joined her team last year; she even helped her team win an award at our recent Peak Academy Awards Ceremony
The Purchasing Division within the General Services Department is responsible for roughly $650 million worth of transactions every year. Behind each of those transactions is a whole team of buyers […]
As you may know, Lean methodology was born out of manufacturing (specifically Toyota) and improving the flow of products through machines. While Peak Academy is lean methodology-based and therefore cares about the flow in processes, our team has always believed that the […]
Denver is well known for it’s abundance of beautiful park space, and the Parks East District Natural Areas crew is responsible for maintaining the natural park areas, such as Babi […]
The Innovation: Child Welfare Placement Packets Why Change Was Needed The placement process is very complex with different requirements depending on the situation/type of placement (emergency vs. non-emergency, business hours […]