Welcome to

Colorado Career Connectors


About Us

Our Vision

Connection. Collaboration. Community. 


Building connection, collaboration and community for Colorado's workforce and employers.

Our Approach


Provide outreach programs offering career connections, hiring companies, education workshops, networking, resources and job leads in targeted networking groups.  

Our Mission


To empower, inspire and create growth opportunities and professional development for Colorado's diverse and inclusive workforce, and provide Colorado employers with amplified opportunities to connect, learn and integrate best practices.

Our Core Values


  • We will provide bi-weekly core networking events at no charge.

  • We will maintain world-class quality.

  • We will have a heart of service to empower inclusivity.

  • We will be soul-inspired and assure integrity and ethics in our practices.

Upcoming Events

Colorado Career Connectors online events are hosted twice-monthly on Zoom.

  • The Candidate's Market - Hot Talent Topics for 2022
    Jan 24, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM MST
    Four million people are leaving jobs monthly; 55% of American workers plan to look for a new job. Does this include you?
  • Maximize Your Pay Through Effective Negotiation
    Feb 07, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM MST
    One of the secrets to maximizing your pay and benefits is knowing what you are worth and asking for it. Do you know what to say and when to say it? Do you know how to ask?

Recaps & Recordings

Recordings are available on demand on Youtube or you can view our recaps here.

Community Events

Community events are not hosted by Colorado Career Connectors, but may be of interest to members.

  • Amplify Your Awesome
    Tue, Jan 18
    Best You Career Advantage
    Jan 18, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM MST
    Best You Career Advantage
    This 1 hour webinar is for job seekers or professionals who no longer want to tolerate disengagement, disconnection, and insignificance in their career.
  • 2022 Economic Outlook
    Tue, Jan 18
    Denver Business Journal
    Jan 18, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM MST
    Denver Business Journal
    CIBC Chief Economist Avery Shenfeld will present a national perspective on the economic outlook. This will be followed up with a panel discussion with local market leaders about how this translates to the Denver marketplace.
  • The Road Ahead: A Conversation with CFOs
    Mon, Jan 24
    The Business Journals
    Jan 24, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM MST
    The Business Journals
    The National Observer CFO forum features exclusive, one-on-one interviews with chief financial officers from major U.S. companies sharing insights on front-of-mind issues facing C-suite decision makers in the coming year.
  • State of the Cities Virtual Mayoral Panel 2022
    Thu, Jan 27
    Denver Business Journal
    Jan 27, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM MST
    Denver Business Journal
    Join us for a candid conversation with metro-area mayors in an unscripted panel discussion addressing the challenges and opportunities of the region’s explosive growth — including affordability, land-use regulation and quality of life.
  • Bizwomen Mentoring Monday Virtual Event 2022
    Mon, Feb 28
    Denver Business Journal
    Feb 28, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM MST
    Denver Business Journal
    MEET YOUR MENTOR at one of Denver's most popular events - BIZWOMEN MENTORING MONDAY. Attendees have the opportunity to meet with some of the top business professionals in the metro area for intimate coaching sessions.

Our Team

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Chelle Johnson

CEO & Founder

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Chelle is a former corporate Talent Acquisition Director, HR Executive and industry insider. At the height of her 20+ year corporate career, she recruited, launched and advanced thousands of professionals at Fortune 50 companies. 

In 2020, she decided to make a massive shift and launch her coaching business, Best You Career Advantage. Now, she guides high-achieving but under-fulfilled professionals who are ready to dig deep and do the work, to make their own transformational journey. 

In February 2021, Chelle founded Colorado Career Connectors with a goal to bring the top Talent leaders and speakers from around Colorado to the diverse workforce and job seekers within the state who would usually never have access to these individuals.  CCC is now a nation-wide community focusing on career and professional development.  

Learn more about Chelle and Best You Career Advantage at www.bestyoucareeradvantage.com.

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Yvette Bell

Director of Operations

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Yvette is a specialist in running small business operations with limited resources. She has been working with startups and young companies for nearly two decades, managing front office, back office and everything in between. 


After taking a job running corporate operations projects in a larger company, she knew she didn’t quite fit the mold. In 2019, she made the leap to entrepreneurship. Yvette now runs her own business helping other entrepreneurs be great at what they do and amplifing missions that matter.

Yvette thrives on project-based design work and brand consulting. She can be contacted through www.yvettebell.com.