Achievers Driven by Ambition, Compassion
GenXYZ 2018 – Colorado's 25 most influential young professionals
Yes, they're young – and smart, driven and successful. 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.
They include Alisha Brown, who has dedicated her career to the health and well-being of the residents in low-income neighborhoods in northeast Denver. And math teacher Phillip Hutcherson, owner of Colorado Springs-based SAGE Affordable Tutoring, who understands the struggles of low-income students firsthand and seeks them out to offer free services. And there’s something more:
Many have worked to make their companies more diverse and inclusive from the inside out. Alexandra Metzl, a shareholder at Denver law firm Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, created a task force at the firm to identify ways to enhance gender diversity at all levels and firm offices. At Rubin Brown, Strategic Client Development Manager Molly Osadjan-Rudolf has helped expand diversity through the Women’s Inclusion Steering Council and her office’s
Read on to find out more about this select group of up-and-coming young professionals and their limitless potential.
ETHAN FURTEK, INTEGRIS PARTNERS
ISRAEL SANCHEZ, CD SPECIALTY CONTRACTORS
AMY ALDRIDGE, TRIBUTARY REAL ESTATE
SUDHA CHANDRASEKHARAN, LEARNSKILLZ LTD.
RYAN LANTZ, LOKAL HOMES
AMY BECKLEY, MFB FERTILITY
GIL SELINGER, FAIRFIELD AND WOODS
ALISHA BROWN, HEALTHY LIVING INITIATIVES, THE FOUNDATION FOR SUSTAINABLE URBAN COMMUNITIES
GRAHAM FURLONG, MADE
DEREK CONN, ETKIN JOHNSON REAL ESTATE
GARRISON ORTIZ, PUEBLO COUNTY
NICOLE GARNEAU, DENVER MUSEUM OF NATURE AND SCIENCE
MOLLY OSADJAN-RUDOLF, RUBIN BROWN LLP
DAVID STAUSS, BALLARD SPAHR LLP
MELISSA KELLEY-HILTON, BISHOPS SERVICES INC.
XAKEMA HENDERSON, BAKER & HOSTETLER LLP
PHILIP HUTCHERSON, SAGE AFFORDABLE TUTORING
KRISTA MORGAN, P2BINVESTOR
JUSTIN CROFT, ZEPPELIN DEVELOPMENT
ALEXANDRA METZL, BROWNSTEIN HYATT FARBER SCHRECK
SARAH HUMBARGAR, DOWNTOWN PARTNERSHIP OF COLORADO SPRINGS
SEAN MALEY, CRL ASSOCIATES
MATT TALBOT, GOSPOTCHECK
KENNETH MONFORT, MONFORT COMPANIES
PAUL LICHTY, FORGE NANO