KUSA - It is an extraordinary accomplishment to overcome obstacles in life and find great success. It is even more extraordinary to use that success to help others find opportunities too.

Marco Campos is the managing principal of Campos EPC - an engineering company working with pipeline operations.

You'll often see students spending the day in his beautiful office in Denver.

As of 2014, Marco Campos has reached more than 350 underrepresented minority and women students through his contribution to STEM education.

Marco Campos says he is equally passionate about growing his business through his leadership and growing the next generation of leaders.

Congratulations to our 9NEWS Leader of the Year, Marco Campos!

Watch Cheryl's feature on Marco in the video above.

9NEWS is hosting a Civic Leadership Luncheon Thursday, March 19. For more information go to: http://www.denverleadership.org/

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