People

Meet Studio Shed's Jeremy Nova

Studio Shed is a great example of a Colorado business started not on purpose, but as an outcome of necessity. One persons problem and inability to find a solution on the market turned personally created solution. Jeremy Nova, a professional bike racer and Olympic athlete, needed a way to store his many mountain bikes. His answer to the question of how, is what we now know as the thriving Studio Shed.

Joni Klippert's career of "building software for software engineers"

"The way we build software and procure software has to change," says the 38-year-old Klippert. "The code is changing so fast and so often, the idea that a third party who hasn't seen the code before could actually fix it was no longer true." StackHawk takes a different approach. "We help software engineers find and fix application and security bugs before they deploy to production,” Klippert says.

Joe Goorman works hard and gives back

Since starting Commercial Concepts by American Furniture Warehouse five years ago, Goorman has built a successful portfolio of over $40 million in project sales and has won ColoradoBiz’s “Best of Colorado” office furniture dealer three years running. His dedication to community service is a result of his mission to give back.

Jordan Deifik's coworking space and mentoring program for Colorado attorneys

As the co-founder of LawBank, the largest and first-ever coworking space for attorneys in Colorado, Deifik has brought together more than 115 lawyers from diverse backgrounds and experience. LawBank initiated and created the first-ever Mentoring Circle group for solo and small law firm attorneys through the Colorado Attorney Mentoring Program supported by the Colorado Supreme Court.

Joe Montoya brings his best to everything he does

Joe Montoya supports a team of 75 as one of Namasté Solar’s senior leaders. In 2019, Montoya oversaw the installation of 6.25 megawatts of home solar in Colorado—the equivalent of removing the CO2 emissions from 4,869,132 pounds of coal. His division hit a sales record, and his improved service division repaired nearly 1,000 systems, many of which were not originally installed by Namasté. In addition, Montoya has added more women to his teams and in leadership roles in support of a company effort to diversify Namasté Solar and the industry.