Your Facilitators


Simon Zryd

Business Coach and Strategist

Simon Zryd is the founder of Denver Business Coach, a business strategist and mentor at heart.

Since 2011, Simon helped over 100 local business owners and professionals substantially grow revenue and increase profitability through personalized business coaching. Hundreds more have benefitted through workshops, seminars and presentations.


Simon specializes in coaching driven small and medium-sized business owners, who are looking to get out of the hamster wheel of running their business. 


He helps them implement critical changes in the areas of marketing, time, team and system management, so they can finally have a business they love leading and a life they love living.


He works with fun and inspiring individuals who understand the power of commitment and are making, or are ready to make, a big impact in their community. 


He also facilitates various classes and workshops on goal setting, personal and business growth and published his first book, “Successify Your Business – 12 Business And Marketing Secrets all Entrepreneurs Must Know To Build A Thriving Business.”


When he is not coaching, Simon supports the small business community by forming and supporting local BNI chapters, which have created more than $5,000,000 for its members.


His passion project is to bring the benefits of meditation to the business community.


Originally from Switzerland, Simon moved to the United States in 2005 and is happily married to his wife Sharon with whom he is raising a beautiful daughter.

Cameron Kolb
Business Broker

Cameron Kolb is Founder and Managing Member of Rocky Mountain Business Alliance where he helps small to mid-sized business owners sell their businesses to outside parties.  Prior to founding Rocky Mountain Business Alliance, Cameron was a financial advisor with Northwestern Mutual where he helped business owner create exit plans from their businesses.  Cameron's vision is to combine his wealth of financial and business planning experience to help business owners maximize the value of their businesses and make the sale as smooth as possible.


Cameron has a bachelor's degree in business administration from Colorado State University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude.  He also has his Charted Financial Consultant (ChFC) designation and Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) designation from The American College and his Certified Value Builder (CVB).


Cameron and his wife, Jamie, live in Centennial.  In their spare time, you'll likely find them outdoors or traveling.  They enjoy skiing, hut trips, hiking, backpacking and new adventures.

Steven Kohnke

Leadership Coach & Business Strategist


Steven is a Chicago native, a CU graduate with a degree in Psychology & Neuroscience, a Certified Change Management Practitioner, and currently pursuing a Masters of Science in Organizational Leadership. He discovered his passion for small business during his undergrad at the University of Colorado at Boulder bootstrapping a summer house painting business. From that point on, he made sure that his studies and experiences lead him down the career path he set his eye on: to help small business owners achieve their own success in however which way they define it.


Each organization is unique in its own way and encounter unique obstacles. That is why Steven takes the time to first and foremost get to know you and your business inside and out. It is necessary to fully understand each unique situation so that the most effective and efficient course of action can be taken.


While each project is unique, his ultimate goal is to set you up for success by working with you to familiarize you with the right processes and systems you need to achieve success in your business for years to come. The world is a better place when small businesses succeed – we’re changing the world, one small business at a time!


Whether your need is in sales & marketing, operational strategy planning, business analysis, leadership development, change & implementation management, or have a must-win project, Steven will work tirelessly to help you and your organization achieve the full potential of your success.