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Colorado Institute for Excellence

  • Overview

    The Colorado Institute for Excellence (CIE), was recently created in partnership between long-time friends and Steamboat Springs residents Ellen Kendall and Heather Martyn. CIE is a development and improvement company whose purpose is to help organizations achieve excellence in all areas - people process and performance -through delivering engaging and impactful workshops, customized retreats, video courses, and on-going consulting support.

    The CIE combines Ellen’s 35 years of experience as an organization improvement consultant (ranging from work with Fortune 100 companies worldwide to local businesses and non-profits) with Heather’s 20 + years of experience in the private sector as a local entrepreneur and business owner, as well as in non-profit and government agencies.

    With their combined 50 + years of working and living locally, Ellen and Heather know Steamboat and are uniquely qualified to understand and respond to the critical needs of local organizations.

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