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.
In 2017, David Stauss co-authored the “Colorado Privacy & Cybersecurity Handbook,” the first book to focus exclusively on Colorado’s emerging privacy and cybersecurity laws, regulations and statutes.
Nicole Garneau has worked extensively to make the experience inclusive, and in 2016 was awarded a $1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to expand her innovative community model to both English and Spanish.
Justin Croft, who is now an equity partner in Zeppelin, supervised the build-outs of 15 independent tenants with demanding requirements and limited budgets.
Ethan Furtek’s passion for natural foods and recreation is reflected in his firm’s clientele, which includes companies such as Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Blue Moose of Boulder, noosa Yoghurt and Boa Technology.