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Franco Marini
Daniels 335J
Adjunct Faculty
Executive MBA, Executive Education
Franco Marini

Biography at a Glance

Franco Marini is an adjunct professor at the Daniels College of Business and works with the University of Denver on several educational experiential projects. He is the owner and director of Peak Empowerment, an organization committed to empowering individuals and organizations through exciting programs, activities and unique group challenges. He also created and operates Global Journeys Inc., a travel-based company providing personal and professional growth through specialized travel offerings. One of Marini’s strongest attributes is his ability and knowledge of how to empower human development as it impacts the productivity and results of an organization. One of his primary focal points is working with the strengths and contributions of individuals and empowering each participant to effectively communicate and powerfully work with each other in ways that support highly productive and healthy organizations. As director and president of Peak Empowerment for the past fifteen years, Marini has a distinguished record of providing quality training to thousands of individuals. Some of the clients he has worked with include: Phillips Petroleum, McREL, BP, Novartis, Intermountain Health, Colgate Palmolive, F.M.I., Daniels College of Business, the U.S. Air Force and Army, DeVry University, BNP Paribas, South Pole Expedition Team, Spectrum Health, Rocky Mountain Orthodontists, Castlewood Fire Department, Vital Yoga and others.

Community and Professional Activities

Marini has led and supported several community projects including: Denver Victims Center Trainings, Costa Rica Public School Support, International Six-Day Symposium, Gun Violence Control Project, consultant with “Mi Casa,” Restorative Justice Symposium, “Habitat for Humanity,” “Colorado Horse Rescue,” “Peace Jam” Nobel Peace Prize Laureates supporting communities, “Just Go” youth connecting with others around the world, “Drumming for Unity,” Aurora and Littleton police and fire departments.