January 21, 2018

Microchip’s Malinaric Leads 2018 Chamber & EDC Board of Directors

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Dan Malinaric

Dan Malinaric, vice president of Fab 5 operations for Microchip Technology Inc., is serving as the 2018 chair of the Colorado Springs Chamber & EDC’s Board of Directors. Two new members are joining as directors: Jay Jesse, president of Polaris Alpha, and Greg Raymond, regional vice president for Children’s Hospital Colorado in Colorado Springs.

Malinaric is responsible for the Colorado Springs site operations, which employs more than 1,200 professionals that support the manufacturing of micro-controllers, memory, automotive and analog products. Malinaric, who has worked at the site for 22 years, holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Colorado Colorado Springs and a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Carnegie Mellon University.

At Polaris Alpha, Jesse oversees strategic development processes for the growth and execution of the company’s business plans. Prior to Polaris Alpha, Jesse founded Intelligent Software Solutions, and served as its CEO and chairman of the board for more than 18 years. He holds a master’s degree in computer science from Denver University.

Raymond joined Children’s Hospital Colorado in 2001 and is currently overseeing the planning and development of the new Children’s Hospital Colorado in Colorado Springs, which is planned for completion in 2019. He is also responsible for the organization’s work throughout southern Colorado. Raymond holds a Master of Health Administration from the University of Minnesota and a bachelor’s degree in chemistry and biology from Utah State University.

In addition to Malinaric, the Chamber & EDC’s Board of Directors’ Executive Committee is comprised of past chair Matt Coleman (HUB International Insurance Services), vice chair Jacob Pruitt (T. Rowe Price), treasurer Lynne Telford (Care and Share Food Bank for Southern Colorado), secretary Guy Childs (La Plata Communities), and at-large directors Kathy Boe (Boecore) and Holly Kortum, Pharm.D. (Kaiser Permanente).

Joining as ex-officio is Jeremy Wimer, chair of the Colorado Springs Rising Professionals Board of Directors and manager of admissions services at Colorado Technical University. Bob Lally, chair of the Chamber & EDC’s Military Affairs Council and chief of staff at the YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region, serves as an advisor to the board.

For a complete list of the Chamber & EDC’s Board of Directors, visit click here.