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I am proud to be the newest member of the Mountain Range High School of Business (HSB) instruction team. This year, I am teaching HSB Principles of Business, Business Economics, Principles of Management, and Business Strategies. I am also a DECA advisor and a certified Career and Technical Education (CTE) instructor. I have an MBA—Marketing and am earning my teaching license through the Metropolitan State University of Denver. 

Prior to teaching, I worked in several marketing & branding firms across the midwest, started my own business in Broomfield, taught a communications course at MSU-Denver, and went to work directly for a restauranteur client. This is where I helped open and create several restaurant concepts where we won Restaurant Hospitality's 25 Coolest Multi-Concept Companies in the U.S. After several years in the Kansas City area, we decided to move back to Denver Metro where I opened my second business: a marketing consultancy serving small businesses and entrepreneurs. Teaching and mentoring young business and marketing leaders has always been a passion of mine, and I am excited to meet the 2021-22 HSB and DECA students! 

I live in Thornton with my husband (Mr. Van Loenen, English teacher at MRHS), and our son who is a 4th grader in the Adams 12 school district. 

It's going to be a great year!

Ms. VL

Classroom Schedule 

1st - Business Economics C132

2nd - Business Economics C132 / School-Based Enterprise

3rd - Plan C132 / School-Based Enterprise

4th - Business Strategies C132

5th - Lunch

6th - Business Strategies C132

7th - High School of Business coordination C132 / School-Based Enterprise

8th -  High School of Business coordination C132 / School-Based Enterprise

Office Hours: 3rd period and Wednesdays during Academic Support. Also: 5th, 7th, and 8th periods by appointment.

School Supplies Needed: Notebook, Folder, Pen/Pencil, Laptop Computer