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Centennial Software Solutions

Centennial Software Solutions is the embedded systems experts of choice for medical, aerospace, defense, and industrial applications. We understand the importance of delivering high-quality embedded systems that are reliable, efficient, and robust. We offer an enhanced service encompassing every aspect of embedded systems design, debugging, and maintenance. We aim to provide tailored solutions that meet your unique requirements, ensuring optimal performance and long-term stability.

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Zach Pfeffer, CSS Founder + President

Zach’s contributions to some of the world’s most innovative companies, like Qualcomm and AMD-Xilinx, include helping to launch the first Android phones and pioneering software for the first integrated FPGA SoCs. Zach co-chairs the Aerospace Sector Partnership, advocating for a well-trained engineering workforce and bringing together the resources needed to support a thriving aerospace industry in Colorado.

Colorado APEX Accelerator (Colorado PTAC)

The Colorado PTAC is a 501(c)(3) Corporation that has operated the Colorado Procurement Technical Assistance Center predominately as a recipient of a cooperative agreement from the Defense Logistics Agency. This past year, the responsibility for overseeing the cooperative agreement was transferred from DLA to the Department of Defense (DoD), Office of Small Business Programs (OSBP). The DoD OSBP has determined that the center names will be changed from Procurement Technical Assistance Centers to APEX Accelerators. You will see changes in the name and logo but the Colorado PTAC’s mission to educate and support businesses in Colorado has not changed.

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Lorna Gunning, Senior Procurement Counselor

orna Gunning joined the Colorado PTAC in April 2017 after retiring from the Federal Government. She served for 33 years with the Department of the Interior, 29 of those years with the National Park Service and 4 years with the Bureau of Land Management. During her time with the federal government, Lorna served as a Contracting Officer; National Park Service Northeast Region Division Chief of Contracting and Property Management; National Park Service Deputy Bureau Procurement Chief; and National Park Service Bureau Procurement Chief among other titles and responsibilities. She was FAC-C Level III certified and held an Unlimited Warrant. Lorna’s experience in Acquisition and Financial Assistance includes Construction, A/E, Professional Services, Services under the SCA, IT Development contracts, Specialized Procurement, and DOI-Level Procurement. Financial Assistance experience includes Grants, Cooperative Agreements, and Partnership Agreements. Education includes graduating Summa Cum Laude from Stonehill College in Massachusetts and the Harvard University Kennedy School of Government Senior Executive Fellows Program.

Tom Thompson, Senior Procurement Counselor

CoCal Landscape Services Inc.

If you’re looking for a commercial landscaping service that can handle your landscape redesign from start to finish, you’re in the right place. CoCal Landscape is a local commercial landscape maintenance and design company that serves the greater Denver, Colorado, area. We build and maintain landscape architecture for companies that value sustainable landscape.

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Carlos Medrano, Vice President of Operations

Carlos has been working in the business since 2002 and has worked in all areas of the maintenance department. He earned his BS in Business Management from Metropolitan State University of Denver in 2004. Previous positions include Branch Manager of the Longmont Co branch, Account Manager, Irrigation Technician and Maintenance Crew Member. Carlos is certified as a Landscape Technician, Backflow Preventer Tester and is a Qualified Supervisor for Chemical Applications with the Colorado Department of Agriculture. Carlos is also certified in Sustainable Landscape Management (SLM).

Rex Environmental

Rex Environmental is proficient in the testing of hazardous materials (specializing in Asbestos, Mold and Lead) from residential, commercial, and multi-family properties. Our priority is ensuring optimum safety and habitability. Our certified inspectors have several years of hands-on experience in the environmental safety field. We put your family’s safety first with immediate results, giving you peace of mind with our knowledge and experience.

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Josue Iniguez, CEO

Josue Iniguez as founder and CEO of Rex Environmental, he is driven by a deep understanding of the challenges and opportunities that come with running businesses. As our esteemed founder Josue has spent more than 15 years successfully navigating the intricacies of various industries. His hands-on experience has honed his business acumen, allowing him to develop keen insights into what it takes to thrive in today’s competitive landscape.

With a proven track record of running multiple businesses, Josue brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to Rex Environmental. His passion for entrepreneurship and his commitment to helping others succeed, building a strong team, and creating strong core values. Drawing upon his extensive experience, Josue is dedicated to guiding our team towards sustainable growth and exceptional results, while maintaining high standards to provide our clients the best possible experience.

Gilmore Construction Corporation

Since our establishment over two decades ago in Denver, CO, Gilmore Construction has risen to become known in the construction industry for our consistently high standards and reliability, and for creating the best possible construction experiences and outcomes for our clients.

Gilmore not only gets it right, but is also one of Colorado’s largest minority-owned, commercial construction companies. We are dedicated to ensuring our executive ranks and construction teams truly reflect the communities we serve.

Gilmore specializes in design/build, pre-construction and construction. We invite you to review our full range of services, our signature projects and the industries where we have rich experience.

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Justin Gilmore, Business Development Director

 Justin Gilmore leads the company’s opportunity, community and client relationship management initiatives. He provides strategic direction for Gilmore to navigate and expand brand presence in the Colorado construction market. Gilmore’s foundation is rooted in the communities where we work, live and play and giving back is a core value in our organization. Justin will build upon his management and field experience to support and connect small, minority/women-owned and emerging business to opportunities and resources as well as identify potential partnerships. Justin’s community service and outreach efforts support Denver’s youth and career pathways, and he is actively involved in the Colorado Association of Black Professional Engineers and Scientists (CABPES), Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO), Hispanic Contractors of Colorado (HCC) and the Associated General Contractors of Colorado (AGC).

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