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CBCA Awards 2022: Roopesh Aggarwal


Colorado Business Committee for the Arts (CBCA) celebrates innovative partnerships, generous philanthropy, creative businesses, and stellar leadership across the Colorado — as recognized at CBCA’s Business for the Arts Awards, presented by EY and PNC Bank, that took place on March 15, 2022.

As part of the CBCA awards and celebration, the PNC Bank Cultural Leadership Award recognizes an outstanding graduate of CBCA’s Leadership Arts program who had made an impact on arts and culture in Colorado.

Meet: Roopesh Aggarwal.

Roopesh Aggarwal, Senior Director of Business Innovation at Xcel Energy, joined the Board of  Central City Opera after graduating from CBCA’s Leadership Arts program in 2016. Aggarwal has provided extraordinary leadership, guidance, and vision as Board President — and now, Co-Chairman during a transformative and challenging time for the organization.

Emceed by CBS4 Anchorman and Award-winning Journalist Jim Benemann, and introduced by long-time Coloradan, Aggarwal, discover how becoming a patron of the arts and time treasured in Central City has proven beyond the financial aspect of business:

View the 2022 Business for the Arts Awards Luncheon presentation, full program: Digital Edition. View the playlist to see all 12 honorees from the 2022 Business for the Arts Awards and more, on YouTube: Awards Playlist.

Information and media courtesy of Meredith Badler, Deputy Director for Colorado Business Committee for the Arts (CBCA).