The Region 9 Economic Development District of Southwest Colorado announces that Anthony Porambo has joined the group as a graduate intern.
A recent Fort Lewis College graduate, Porambo has a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration with an emphasis in business management and marketing. He is also a previous business owner of Chief on a Board, a local skateboard company that provided products to area retail stores including Boarding Haus and Concrete Sk8 Shop. As a full-time student, he developed the company while attending Fort Lewis College.
Porambo has participated in several business plan competitions including Hawk Tank; Global Battle Startup, sponsored by Google Entrepreneurs; and the Four Corners Startup business plan competition where he won first place. In 2016, Porambo won second place in the collegiate American Indian Business Leaders national business plan competition.
Region 9 has traditionally hired interns through their partnership with the FLC School of Business. Anthony Porambo can be reached at 247-9621 or firstname.lastname@example.org.