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.

  • Difficult Denver – local and global advice for a tough candidate pool
    Jul 11, 12:00 PM – 1:15 PM MDT
    Get ready for more candid advice and current tips as we dive into the latest and greatest in the Denver job market.
  • Financial Planning During Times of Transition
    Jul 25, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM MDT
    Shelly Schell of PRISM Financial Strategies, will be front and center to discuss important considerations and actions to take as you prepare or go through life transitions.
  • Craft Your Life
    Thu, Jul 28
    Jul 28, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM MDT
    Denver, 470 Broadway, Denver, CO 80203, USA
    Best You Career Advantage in collaboration with Colorado Career Connectors is excited to announce our first Summer Social event!

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.

  • BoulderNet job search networking & presentation
    Multiple Dates
    Thu, Jul 07
    Jul 07, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM MDT
  • M&A in 2022 – Time to Transform
    Mon, Jul 18
    Denver Business Journal
    Jul 18, 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM MDT
    Denver Business Journal, 1601 Wewatta St #900, Denver, CO 80202, USA
    Join us for an in-depth discussion with Colorado mergers and acquisitions leaders on the booming post-pandemic deal market and what both sellers and buyers should expect in order to get deals to the finish line in 2022 and 2023. Breakfast will be served.
  • BoulderNet Networking Meeting
    Multiple Dates
    Thu, Jul 21
    Mountain View United Methodist
    Jul 21, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM MDT
    Mountain View United Methodist, 355 Ponca Pl, Boulder, CO 80303, USA
    The 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month we provide networking time and a speaker who will address topics pertinent to job seekers
  • Top 25 Most Powerful Women Gala 10th Anniversary
    Aug 11, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM MDT
    2022 marks the 10th Anniversary of the Top 25 Most Powerful Women in Business Gala!
  • C-Suite Awards Celebration 2022
    Wed, Sep 21
    Denver Business Journal
    Sep 21, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM MDT
    Denver Business Journal, 100 W 14th Ave Pkwy, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Join title sponsor BOK Financial as we celebrate CFOs, COOs, CMOs & other C-suite executives (except CEOs) who have demonstrated vital leadership & business savvy to implement their company's vision.
  • Fast 50/Fire Awards Cocktail Reception 2022
    Thu, Oct 20
    Denver Business Journal
    Oct 20, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM MDT
    Denver Business Journal, 1345 Champa St, Denver, CO 80202, USA
    Meet Denver's fastest growing companies and innovative upstarts. Join Title Sponsor RSM as we introduce the leaders of today and rising leaders of tomorrow while celebrating the region's fastest growing companies and brightest entrepreneurs.

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.