Theresa Szczurek joins Western Colorado University board

Top Quote Theresa Szczurek, consultant and technology entrepreneur, was appointed by State of Colorado Governor Polis to Western Colorado University board. Szczurek most recently served on Governor Polis' cabinet at the State of Colorado Chief Information Officer. End Quote
  • Denver, CO (1888PressRelease) January 18, 2021 - Technology and Management Solutions, a management consulting firm, announces that Theresa M. Szczurek, CEO and Certified Management Consultant, has been appointed by Governor Jared Polis to the Western Colorado University Board of Trustees. Most recently, Szczurek served on Governor Polis' cabinet as the State of Colorado Chief Information Officer and Executive Director of the Governor's Office of Information Technology.

    The Board of Trustees makes policy and provides oversight for the operations of the institution. This new trustee appointment enhances the representation of women on the board, which now comprises seven men and four women. Annelise Mae Loevlie, founder and CEO, Golden-based Icelantic Skis was also appointed. Both four-year appointments began December 31, 2020. More information here:

    “Education is a game changer. I am impressed by the university’s strides in both engineering and business, and by its entrepreneurial spirit. I like the initiatives that Western is pursuing with STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) and with connections to other institutions. There is a big need for more people in the workforce with a technology foundation,” said Szczurek.

    About Western Colorado University
    Western Colorado University delivers career preparation, computer science and engineering, other sciences, business, and liberal arts curriculums to 2,900 intellectually adventurous undergraduate and graduate students in the Rocky Mountains. U.S. News & World Report has named Western as No. 35 in the Top 100 Public Regional Universities West (RUW) category. Visit

    Theresa M. Szczurek, Ph.D., a serial technology entrepreneur, is a global C-level executive and strategist who has led organizations and serves on Board of Directors. As a former Bell Labs engineer, she then co-founded and led three technology ventures. Most recently she served on Governor Polis' cabinet as the State of Colorado Chief Information Officer and Executive Director of the Governor's Office of Information Technology. Currently, she is the CEO and founder of Technology and Management Solutions and a Certified Management Consultant®. An awarded business leader and speaker, she wrote the Amazon-bestseller, Pursuit of Passionate Purpose (Wiley), which provides her proven, step-by-step formula for success. Visit Twitter: ( @ ) TheresaSzczurek dot

    Technology and Management Solutions, LLC, a management consulting firm,
    helps organizations and leaders produce extraordinary results. Services include: oversight of Information Technology transformation, interim executive positions, board governance, strategic planning and execution, people and process alignment, customer relationship management, and ongoing performance improvement providing a triple bottom-line impact with economic, environmental, and social benefits. Visit

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