Business Relations Group

719.667.3700


Meet Your Business Relations Group

Business Specialists are your single point of contact for consultation, information, and services provided by the Business Relations Group. Each Business Specialist is assigned an industry and is the expert for that industry.

How does the Business Relations Group work with your business? Your Business Specialist will meet with you to:

1. Partner with you to conduct an in-depth analysis of your company’s unique workforce and hiring needs, resources and goals.
 
2. Next, your Business Specialist will prepare viable options and recommendations such as customized hiring events, candidate assessments, and possible grant participation.

3. As needed, your Business Specialist will help implement recommendations and follow through to ensure your success 

To get started, call Nathan Cull at (719) 667-3814 or email: ppwbrg@elpasoco.com

 
Felicia Barbera serves as a Business Specialist with a focus on the Healthcare Industry. A 2013 graduate of the Center for Creative Leadership’s Community Leadership Program, Felicia studied International Politics at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service and served in the United States Navy. After living abroad in Italy for many years teaching English as a Foreign Language to Italians, she returned to Colorado Springs and established a career in Real Estate. An officer for Toastmasters International, Felicia is an outstanding public speaker who enjoys sharing the message of the Pikes Peak Workforce Center with the World.

Robin Lovewell bio and picture Robin Lovewell serves as a Business Specialist with a focus on the IT, hospitality, tourism, non-profit, retail, services, and finance industries. Robin brings over six years of experience helping job seekers connect with employers. She was an integral part of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Transition Assistance Program (TAP) at Fort Carson as well as Peterson and Schriever Air Force Bases and the U.S. Air Force Academy. Because of her experience in the TAP program, Robin utilizes her deep network of contacts in order to connect vital businesses in El Paso and Teller Counties with the Workforce Center’s work-ready job seekers. She is a graduate of the National Veterans’ Training Institute, University of Colorado, Denver. Robin is a proud military spouse with an appreciation for different cultures and new experiences after having lived in three overseas locations for a total of eight years. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degrees in Political Science and Spanish from San Diego State University

Photo of Darlene Wolford Darlene Wolford serves as a Business Technician with a focus on the Manufacturing, Construction, Trade, Transportation and Utilities industries. Darlene brings over thirty years of combined experience in customer service, human resources/business relations to the Business Relations Group. She has been with the Pikes Peak Workforce Center for nearly two years, most recently serving as a member of the Customer Service team, and was named the Pikes Peak Workforce Center’s Employee of the Year in 2016. Her professional experience includes work for a national retail pharmacy company in Human Resources, Training and Development. She is passionate about driving results through process and performance improvement and change management. Darlene possesses extensive experience in results-focused coaching and feedback, and managing and facilitating leadership training and advancement programs.

Photo of Nathan Cull Nathan Cull serves as a Business Technician with responsibility for directly supporting new employers as they open accounts and post job listings in our statewide jobs database, "ConnectingColorado.com". Nathan arranges all details to ensure successful employee Hiring Events and provides crucial support to the entire Business Relations Group. Nathan has more than 13 years of experience in customer service and earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology with an emphasis in Criminology from Colorado State University-Pueblo. Nathan prides himself on providing excellent customer service to all employers and job seekers.