For Immediate Release: December 14, 2011

Colorado Business Committee for the Arts (CBCA) Names New Board Members

DENVER, CO – Colorado Business Committee for the Arts (CBCA), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit with the mission to serve as a catalyst for Colorado’s business community to leverage the arts for economic vitality, has named the following three new Members of their  Board of Directors to  two-year terms:


Wayne Barrett, Vice President and Market Officer for Denver Market, ProLogis

Wayne Barrett joined ProLogis in 2003 and manages the Denver market and operations expansion in the area of facility and land acquisitions. Prior to ProLogis, Barrett worked for industrial real estate companies including Lincoln Property Company, Equitable Real Estate Investment Management, Inc., Compass Management and Leasing Inc., Catellus Development Corporation and Trammell Crow. Responsibilities included marketing, leasing, development and asset management of both speculative and build-to-suit industrial projects. He has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the State University of New York, College of Oswego, is a Licensed Real Estate Salesperson for the State of Colorado and a member of the National Association of Realtors and the National Association of Office and Industrial Parks (NAIOP).


Mark Davidson, Partner, Holland & Hart

Mark Davidson specializes in public utilities law and has represented all facets of utility regulation including utilities, their customers and the agency that regulates them in Colorado, Louisiana, Washington and Wyoming. Davidson has participated in every significant electric utility rate, resource planning, transmission siting and cost recovery case in Colorado over the past 20 years. He has also represented clients before the Louisiana Public Service Commission, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Louisiana, the U.S. District Court, and the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals. Davidson received a BA from Miami University (Ohio) and JD from Ohio Northern University. He is a member of the American, Colorado, Denver and Washington D.C. Bar Associations, serves on the Board of Trustees of Historic Denver, Inc. and is president of Colorado Arts and Crafts Society.


Allison Hamilton, Senior Director, Venue Operations, Kroenke Sports Enterprises

Allison Hamilton began her career at Kroenke Sports Enterprises in 2003 and currently oversees business development and day-to-day operations for Dick’s Sporting Goods Park and the Paramount Theatre. Hamilton also developed customer service training programs, greening initiatives, managed the Guest Relations department and orchestrated a wide variety of events at the Pepsi Center. Prior to joining Kroenke Sports Enterprises, Hamilton was responsible for facility rentals and the summer concert series programming at the Lakewood Cultural Center and coordinated public events for the City of Northglenn. Hailing from the United Kingdom, Hamilton graduated from Metropolitan State College of Denver with a Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Communication.


Deborah Jordy, CBCA Executive Director, comments, “CBCA is honored to have these talented professionals joining our Board. They understand the importance of the arts and creative industries to Colorado’s economic development and the community benefits from their involvement.”


Colorado Business Committee for the Arts (CBCA) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that serves as a catalyst for Colorado’s business community to leverage the arts for economic vitality. CBCA is a member organization of leading companies that have a philanthropic commitment to the arts and recognize the link between cultural vitality and creative and innovative success. Established in 1985 by local business leaders, CBCA is now an affiliate of Americans for the Arts and formerly of the National Business Committee for the Arts founded by David Rockefeller in 1967.


For more information contact:

Deanne Gertner
CBCA Administrative & Program Assistant