Niki Lopez, Founder and Owner
Following a career as a producer and sports reporter for NewsRadio 850 KOA in the Denver Metro Area, Niki found her true passion—marketing—after accepting a position as the marketing director for a small, family-owned contracting company. Niki was then hired as a franchise marketing consultant for a large national franchise organization, which led her to discover her true talent and love for consulting with franchise owners on how to make their local markets work for them.
Niki founded Focus in 2009 after recognizing the need for a boutique online marketing and public relations firm in Denver. Using her extensive media contacts along with her native-born knowledge of Colorado and the Denver market, Niki built Focus to fit her original vision of helping business owners achieve their dreams and goals through smart and effective marketing and PR strategies.
Niki currently resides just north of Denver with her husband Cory, her three kids, Brooks, Teddy and Julian, and her golden retriever, Leo. In her free-time, she is an avid reader and enjoys yoga, coffee and being a baseball mom.
Cory Lopez, Account Manager
Cory Lopez, a native of Gering, NE, has over 30 years of experience in broadcasting news and sports. He currently serves as play-by-play voice of the University of Colorado Women’s Basketball Program. Cory joined the Focus Marketing & PR team in 2020 to bring his production and voice talents to the team. He also serves as an Account Manager for several of our marketing and public relations clients. In his personal life, Cory has three kids, aged 10, 7 and 1, and he enjoys golfing, coaching his son’s baseball team and playing softball.
Jo Jensen, Bookkeeper and AdWords Manager
Jo has several roles at Focus, but as Niki’s mother, she also deserves credit for Focus’s very existence! Jo was born in Philadelphia, but moved to Colorado at the age of nine. When Niki and her brother were small, Jo started an in-home daycare, which she ran for 14 years. Then she helped her husband run Genesee Heating and Cooling (GHC) for 20 years. After selling GHC in 2007, she started her own consulting businesses to help share her extensive knowledge of business operations.
April Slater, Copywriter
With a passion for writing and an itch to add more to her days than carpools and PTA, April joined the Focus team in 2017. Previously, she was solely devoted to managing the day-to-day of her family and keeping up with her husband’s travel schedule.
In a past life, April did national and international employee and sales communications for a multi-national telecommunications company and before that dabbled in media and industry relations at a Denver-area public relations and advertising agency. April holds a Bachelor’s of Arts Degree from Colorado State University, and has called Colorado home since she was two-years-old.
April lives in Denver with her husband, two daughters, a handsome pup named Walter and curious cat, Basil Blue. When she’s not wordsmithing, you’ll find April in a good book, jet-setting for a long weekend, rearranging dirt in her garden or soaking up the Colorado sun.