IN ORDER OF APPEARANCE ON SEPTEMBER 19, 2016
Acting Executive Director, Colorado Energy Research Collaboratory
Assistant Director, Center for the New Energy Economy
Maury Dobbie began her entrepreneurial career at the age of 19. Over a span of 27 years, she founded and operated six diverse companies, holding CEO or principal positions. Prior to joining the Center for the New Energy Economy at Colorado State University in 2011, Maury was president/CEO of a regional not-for-profit economic development corporation in Northern Colorado. While the CEO of the economic development corporation, Dobbie helped stand up the Northern Colorado Clean Energy Cluster and has participated in Colorado’s new energy economy movement since 2006. She worked with industry partners to create CSU’s Systems Engineering Program and the Clean Tech Certification Program at Front Range Community College. Ms. Dobbie splits part of her time as Executive Director of the Colorado Energy Research Collaboratory. In past years, she has received numerous business awards, including the Entrepreneur of the Year award from the Northern Colorado Business Report; the Woman Leader of Excellence award from the Colorado Women’s Leadership Coalition; Top 10 Women Making a Difference; Creative Vision for Women; the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Women in Business Champion of the Year; and Office Depot’s prestigious national Businesswoman of the Year award.