Before founding Colorado Springs-based Summit Technical Solutions in 2001, Kelly Terrien spent 10 years in the Air Force and Army Reserves, earning an associate’s degree in Electronics Systems Technology and supplementing that after her service with a bachelor’s in Management Information Systems and an MBA.
Chosen from hundreds of nominations by a judging panel of editors, business leaders and former winners, ColoradoBiz magazine's 2018 Top 25 Young Professionals are standouts not only in their companies, but in their communities as well.
The company currently has 26 employees and more than 60 customers worldwide, half of which are Fortune 500 companies
Before he even graduated from the University of Denver, this fifth-generation Coloradan started his career in commercial real estate with a focus on often-overlooked rural communities throughout Colorado, Wyoming and Kansas
Matt Talbot serves as a hands-on adviser for Art Street, a Denver organization that uses the power of creativity to help youth break the cycle of generational poverty in Denver communities by gaining personal and economic stability through education, arts and technology, and employment training.
Sean Maley’s knowledge of the intricacies of Denver’s planning and zoning codes made him a participant in creating the city’s first-ever form-based zoning code and multiple other area plans completed in the last decade.
In 2014, Alexandra Metzl conceived and co-founded the firm’s Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) to develop the firm’s female attorneys and policy professionals into leaders in their respective practice groups, the firm, the communities where they live and the larger legal and lobbying professions.
In her four years at Downtown Partnership, Humbargar has created and honed numerous new policies and processes that have resulted in demonstrable economic growth for downtown Colorado Springs.
As the first in his family to graduate from college and only the second to graduate from high school, Phillip Hutcherson understands the challenges that students face when it comes to breaking the cycle of poverty.
The company offers a unique technology platform and plans to launch a new fintech-bank partnership program that will revolutionize how young, high growth companies access growth capital.
A licensed private investigator, Melissa Kelley-Hilton has helped shepherd her investigations firm through the adoption of significant technology enhancements and a nearly nationwide direct-access portal into the court records system.
Xakema Henderson was a key member of the defense team that successfully secured the dismissal of a federal data breach class action pending against a fast-casual restaurant chain in July 2017.