Ambassadors are a coveted position within the Glendale Chamber. They welcome new members, facilitate networking at events, and help plan the schedule of events. For many, they are the face of our chamber of commerce. Upon joining the chamber, each chamber member is assigned to one of our ambassadors who help them get acquainted with our organization, make introductions and assist them with any other needs they might have.
LIV Sotheby’s International Realty
Heather Brecl offers her clients savvy marketing skills and an extensive, first-hand knowledge of Denver’s suburbs. A Duke University graduate with a double major in Political Science and German, and an experienced marketing professional, Heather provides passion and local knowledge to pair homes with the lifestyles of her clients. A devoted supporter of the arts, Heather continues to be involved in philanthropy and her community. Her involvement with Central City Opera and the Glendale Chamber has been an important and rewarding part of her life that continues through LIV Sotheby’s. Based out of the Castle Pines office, Heather has access to all the leading-edge marketing and technical tools. This access, combined with her vast network of professional and industry contacts and resources, provides clients with the best opportunites for optimal real estate results.
Professional Tax Preparation and Accounting
Herb Glasser, owner of Professional Tax Preparation and Accounting, graduated with a Masters Degree in Accounting from the University of Colorado at Denver. He has been a Tax Accountant for the last 27 years. He grew up in the Hilltop neighborhood of Denver, just north of Glendale and feels privileged to still live there. He has owned his business for the last 19 years and likes helping people most.
He prides himself on great customer service at an affordable price. About 60% of his business comes from individuals and 40% from businesses. Mostly, the business clients come from small businesses and corporations, who are looking to save money and look at different kinds of available deductions. Since tax rules are always changing, he loves helping people and educating them on changing tax law. He likes to make tax experience pleasant and make understanding the tax code simpler for clients.
He feels the Glendale Chamber is the best Chamber out there since people are friendly, east to meet and want to build a relationship. Glendale being in the center of the Metro area, helps make it easy to meet a lot of people from all types of businesses.
Give him a call (303) 514-2496
Offering more than 12 years of experience as a business owner and franchise operations manager, Bob Liebhauser is involved in managing operations with franchisers, franchisees, and independent operators. His background includes 14 years in operations management with the number one fast food franchise, McDonald’s, and over ten years in the convenience store industry. Bob brings valuable insight and knowledge regarding leadership and management challenges faced by franchisees and independent operators, along with growing companies and brands.
Bob’s true passion is making businesses both profitable and successful, and growing entities. As a Business Coach, he helps business owners take their companies to their potential through the proven strategies of ActionCOACH. His second passion is running. He has run over 80 marathons including 24 Boston Marathons with a personal best time of two hours 48 minutes. Bob earned a BA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and has been married 45 years to Sherri. They have three daughters, all graduates of the University of Texas-Austin.
Born and raised in Miami, Florida, Laura grew up in the music business. Her family founded and operated a chain of record stores in Florida for 50 years and music has always been a significant part of her life. Laura moved to Colorado in 2002 to attend the University of Colorado at Boulder, where she earned her BA in English. While at CU, she wrote for two newspapers, a publicity company, and a band booking agency.
After graduation, Laura moved to Denver and began working as a reporter for the Glendale Cherry Creek Chronicle. Over the years she was promoted to Content Editor and then to Executive Editor. After seven years, she resigned from the Chronicle and moved to the Vail Valley where she runs her own business, Lieff Ink, which offers freelance writing, editing, and PR services for a variety of clients. In addition to working diligently for her Lieff Ink clients, Laura is an English and writing tutor, teaching assistant, and occasional substitute teacher at Colorado Mountain College. She also hosts a weekly radio show called Bite the Bullet on 107.9 Radio Free Minturn.
Ashley Minton, owner of Mintore Marketing, has 15 years of Marketing and Sales experiences; including 5 years focused on Social Media Marketing in a variety of industries including: Retail, Insurance, Oil & Gas Investments, Semi Professional Sports Teams, Clubs, Bars and Restaurants. She has always had a passion for connecting with customers and helping businesses thrive! Ashley started her business in 2020 when she saw the lack many businesses had when it came to Social Media Marketing. With all the ins and outs of running a business, Social Media/Marketing seems to be the first thing that gets pushed to the side. Despite it being a crucial part of having a successful business these days. Ashley takes the time to research and fully learn your business niche, and how to best connect you with the right audience to turn them into long-lasting customers.
Ashley is originally from Kansas and grew up being involved in her local Chamber of Commerce. She is excited to be a part of the Glendale Chamber and help local businesses be a part of what helps our city thrive!
Phillip Gira Insurance Agency
Inga has been providing Colorado businesses and individuals the insurance they need to protect their most valuable assets since 1987. Her agency, Phillip Gira Insurance, has been in Glendale since 2008 and they love the sense of community the city offers. A New York native, Inga came to Colorado for school, graduating with a BS in Business Administration from the University of Denver, and loved Colorado so much she made it her home.
Her agency holds licenses in all 50 states and they are able to support their clients by providing a single resource to evaluate and manage any of their insurance needs, no matter where they are located. Inga is a fully licensed insurance agent specializing in commercial insurance and also homeowners and auto insurance. She is involved with several organizations, volunteering or serving on boards at Cancer League of Colorado, Food Bank of the Rockies, the Gateway Battered Women’s Shelter, Arapahoe Community College and other professional organizations.
Inga can be reached at 303-945-2096.
Glendale Sports Center
Lynn has been with the Denver Metro YMCA since 2007, starting as an intern in health and fitness. She came to the Glendale Sports Center managed by the YMCA in December 2012 and is now the Experience Director. Lynn graduated from Iowa State University with degrees in Marketing and Health & Fitness Management.