Profile |Minority Business Office for the State of Colorado
Rosy Aburto McDonough has been a business consultant and mentor throughout her professional career. Rosy was recently named Director of the Minority Business Office for the State of Colorado. She has extensive experience as an independent consultant for the Colorado SBDC office in the Disaster Recovery, Connect2DOT, and general consulting programs state- wide. She is also an affiliate faculty at Regis University Dual Language Program, where she teachers strategic management, business sustainability, and accounting. She is the former Associate Director of the Denver Metro SBDC and lead finance consultant and trainer in the areas of strategic financial and operations decisions, financial analysis and finance, credit, and business development. She facilitates Leading Edge Programs, financial literacy, QuickBooks, and principles of accounting courses for various SBDC’s throughout the state.
Rosy achieved her bachelor’s degree in Actuarial Science (Applied Mathematics) at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. Her graduating dissertation was in Risk Management. Rosy completed an MBA with emphasis in Finance and International Business at the University of Colorado at Denver.
Rosy has an entrepreneurial spirit and as a result has owned several businesses throughout her life. Her latest initiative, a credit reporting agency serving the mortgage lending and real estate tenant screening industries; using her extensive international and credit experience the company operated in the U.S., and various Latin American markets. Her banking experience includes community development, minority markets, corporate relations, credit analysis, lending, and business banking.
Rosy was born and raised in Mexico providing her with a deep sense of biculturalism. She spends most of her free time with her three girls and husband. Her interests include learning languages and diverse Chinese and Latin cultures and traditions.