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Saul Huerta's professional success stems from his philanthropy

Saul Huerta is one of the Top 25 Young Professionals of 2020


Photo by Jeff Nelson.

Saul Huerta, 30

Senior Associate | Greenhouse Family of Companies


First-generation college student Saul Huerta became a Greenhouse Scholar in 2008. Now, he’s in charge of finance and accounting for three different entities within the Greenhouse Family of Companies. 

At 26, Huerta was the youngest-ever recipient of the Greenhouse Partners’ “Golden Boot” award, which recognizes the most valuable contributor to the company’s success. When he became senior associate in 2016, he was the youngest person ever to reach that level.

“He possesses an unrelenting positivity and an unwavering calm in high-pressure, high-stakes situations,” friend and colleague Jessica Hogan says. 

Huerta’s philanthropic achievements include the creation of R.O.Y.A.L.L. (Retention of Youth and Latino Leaders), a mentorship organization that aims to reduce high school dropout rates for Latino males that has served more than 1,200 students so far. Since he became an alum in 2011, Huerta has volunteered more than 400 hours with Greenhouse Scholars and mentors a scholar himself.  

Hear from Huerta himself about his path to success: 

This article is part of the ColoradoBiz Magazine's 2020 Top 25 Young Professionals. 
Click here to read more about the latest class of up-and-coming movers and shakers

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Lisa Ryckman

Lisa Ryckman is ColoradoBiz's managing editor. Contact her at lryckman@cobizmag.com.

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