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Lawfirm founder-partners grow a powerhouse in Colorado

Norm Brownstein and Steve Farber founded their law firm right after they graduated from the University of Colorado School of Law in 1968. They grew the firm to more than 250 attorneys and policy professionals in 11 offices across the West and in Washington, D.C., and Atlantic City, N.J. Brownstein and Farber have worked on telecommunications, financial services, tax and health care interests, resulting in the building of the Pepsi Center, the Denver Broncos stadium and funding for Denver International Airport.

Global difference-maker, Jamie Van Leeuwen, strives to empower others

Jamie Van Leeuwen founded the non-governmental organization Global Livingston Institute in 2009 to help students and community leaders form partnerships to find innovative solutions to poverty and unemployment in East Africa.

New Belgium, benchmark for clean air, water, human rights

New Belgium has a progressive set of workplace practices that includes giving employees a piece of the company.

Daniel Ritchie reimagines University of Denver for new millennium

He got involved with University of Denver in the 1980s, served as chancellor for 16 years and led a fundraising campaign that invigorated the campus for a new millennium, including the facility that bears his name — the Daniel L. Ritchie Center.

Quark founder, Tim Gill strives to support and advance equality

Quark software founder Tim Gill started the Gill Foundation in 1994 with the goal of advancing equality by supporting nonprofit organizations that serve lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) and allied individuals, as well as people with HIV/AIDS.

Publicly traded company provides programming and tech to 13 million

Today, the publicly traded company provides programming and technology to more than 13 million pay TV subscribers.

Kent Thiry runs global health care firm from Denver

HealthCare Partners, a DaVita Medical Group, provides integrated care management for about 749,000 patients.

Auden Schendler bets on winter in Aspen

Schendler has even testified before Congress on the impacts of climate change on public lands.

Tom Clark leaves lasting imprint on Denver's economy

Just retiring after 14 years on the job, Clark leaves an indelible imprint and big shoes to fill.

Josh Dorkin bets on social network for real estate investors

Josh Dorkin had a long list of real estate related inquiries, and when he couldn’t find the answers in the public domain, he started BiggerPockets, a one-of-a-kind social network for real estate investors.

Marijuana empire comes up green for serial entrepreneur

Greg Gamet has been busy since 2009. That was the year he launched DANK, a medical marijuana dispensary that became one of Colorado’s first recreational dispensaries on Jan. 1, 2014. While getting DANK off the ground, Gamet founded Kush Bottles, the state’s leading supplier of packaging solutions to the cannabis industry.

Entrepreneur of 2017: Taking interior design online

The consumer business centers on a smart algorithm that understands, through a survey, what a customer wants. It then plays matchmaker, putting a designer on the job. Clients can purchase their furniture and flourishes through the site’s shopping cart and the service tops out at $199 per room.
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