Emily Griffith Graduation Ceremony

Our graduation ceremony this year will be live on Facebook!
Date and time:
Friday, July 10, 2020

The 2020 graduation will be held on July 10 on Facebook Live!

Emily Griffith Graduation at Boettcher in Denver

Details for the 2020 Graduation:

Watch the Ceremony Live on Facebook

This year our graduation ceremony will be virtual! It will be broadcast live on our Facebook page. The cermony will begin at 9:30 am on Friday, July 10th and feature keynote speaker Danielle Shoots. 

Graduates, be sure to share the feed so your family and friends can watch!

Out of an abundance of caution, we have decided to postpone our drive-thru graduation celebration on Friday, July 10th. As coronavirus cases continue to rise, we want to keep everyone safe and avoid inviting larger crowds to campus than absolutely necessary. 

About Our Keynote Speaker

Danielle Shoots

Danielle Shoots is the Founder and CEO of the Daily Boss Up, a digital startup that provides coaching, mentoring and consulting for leaders at every stage of their professional development.  A proud Colorado native, Danielle is a graduate of the University of Colorado at Denver, where she earned a degree in Business Administration. Danielle is also the Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for The Colorado Trust, a private health equity foundation supporting Colorado communities. 

At the age of 26, Danielle embarked on her executive leadership path ascending to the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. After the state, Danielle served as the Vice President of Finance and Business Operations for the West Division of Comcast, managing a billion-dollar capital portfolio and a team of sixty employees located in seven states.

Danielle’s youthful exuberance, distinguished business acumen and tenacious work ethic have garnered her numerous accolades, including inclusion on the prestigious 2019 list of the Top 25 Most Powerful Women in Business from the Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce, The 2018 Woman of the Year Award for her work with youth in the community, and a recipient of the 2017 Denver Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 award. 

Often the youngest executives in the boardroom, Danielle possesses a unique insight on leadership dynamics, millennial engagement and handling the nuances of a rapidly evolving workforce. From entrepreneurial Tech CEO's to VP's of Fortune 500 companies; people from diverse industries seek out Danielle to network and think-tank ways to improve their organization. Danielle's distinct industry perspective has made her a highly regarded Keynote speaker. During her remarkable career, she has been featured at TedxMileHigh, Women of Telecommunications Tech It Out Talk, the Black Women Lead Summit and The Women of Denver Summit – to name just a few.

As a mother and community advocate Danielle is passionately involved giving back to the community. She has been long-time mentor with the Challenge Foundation. She is also the President of the Board for Mile High Ministries, and an Executive Board Member for the Women’s Foundation of Colorado.