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Janet Lombardi

Owner Shear Productions Salon for 45 years. Licensed Cosmetologist since 1970 making Denver/Lakewood beautiful one person at a time. When you look good you feel good! Active Member of the IABA for 14 years including Past Vice President and board member for the last 3 years. Member of the Professional Hairdressers Assoc., West Metro Chamber. Salon owners coaching team, educator for cosmetologists across the country. Licensed Cosmetologist since 1970. Colorado native.

 Gina Molinaro Hallisey

Vice President

With over 25 years of experience as an event consultant, Gina’s company Get Connected Events, has been creating and producing innovative events since 2000. For the last 10 years Gina has produced a vintage Italian Circus in Colorado and recently took over as Director of the Automezzi, a Celebration of Italian Motoring. Gina’s love of music finds her focusing on supporting music venues, festivals and concerts across Colorado as a talent agent. Her favorite is a fundraising concert for Blue Star Connection, a charity dear to her heart. Gina is a native, raised in Welby, Colorado on a property her family acquired when arriving from Italy in the 1930’s. She enjoys spending free time with family and is “Noni” to two grand children that she adores. Gina has been a member of the IABA since the beginning and has served on the events committee. 

Ann Bosso-Johnson


Ann has worked in a variety of industries including manufacturing, retail, financial services and biomedical as an Accounting Manager/Controller.  

She formed her Accounting and Tax business in 2013 and enjoys applying her experience to helping clients meet their business goals.  She received 

her Bachelor of Science with an emphasis in Accounting from the University of Colorado at Denver and  is currently a member of the National Association of Tax Professionals and National Association of Enrolled Agents.

When not at work you will find Ann hiking with Max and Toci, two black Labrador Retrievers, traveling to Italy, where she still has immediate family,  or photographing the beautiful scenery Colorado has to offer. 

Joannie Flynn


Joannie has been a member of IABA for over 12 years. Having been on the board as secretary, membership chair and now member at large. A great organization she enjoys all activities. Her heritage  is 100% Italian (confirmed by

DNA).  So proud of her family heritage .She is retired from her career job in sales. 

         Terry Cervi

Alfred Gizzo


My grandparents arrived at Ellis Island from Casino Italy as Izzi’s, where the name was Americanized into Gizzo. They settled in Detroit to work in the auto industry in the 1920’s, where I was born and raised. I’ve been a resident of Colorado for 40 years. I own a digital marketing agency, Arrivo LLC, specializing in online marketing. With an emphasis on performance through SEO strategies, website enhancement & development, and Google Business Profile optimization. I enjoy getting together with my buddies for walks and conversation, working out 6 times a week at a local gym and hiking in the mountains with my wife Jeannie.

  Simona Fava 


Born and raised in Italy, she's  the founder of Simo Altitude, a graphic and surface design studio based in Denver. Simona has a 20 years background in the design field. She provides graphic design solutions for clients in the US and Europe;  Her clients include Red Bull Media House, Costa Cruises, Archdiocese of Denver, U.C. Sampdoria and much more. As a surface designer, she illustrates products within home decor, textile, stationery, and giftware. 

IABA Colorado - Italian American Business Association
Incorporated in 2006 as a Colorado Non-Profit Corporation and under the U.S. Internal Revenue Code as a 501(c)(6) Business League, the same classification as chambers of commerce. Our corporate headquarters is in Denver, Colorado.

P.O. Box 151165

Lakewood CO 80215