GenXYZ 2015: Mickki Langston
35 | Executive Director
Mile High Business Alliance
Mickki Langston runs the largest organization of locally owned businesses in Colorado. The group brings together people, institutions and businesses to nurture a thriving and sustainable local economy that fosters a creative culture, wellbeing, equity and freedom. She recently launched NeighborhoodCatalyst.org, a crowd-funding platform focused on connecting people to projects in their neighborhoods to positively impact their lives. In addition to her position with the alliance, Langston is a member of the Mile High Connects Advisory Council.
Starting the Mile High Business Alliance.
“It’s a challenge to start something new,” Langston says. “It’s completely unpredictable.”
Making an impact
Arthur Brock, Mile High Business Alliance co-founder.
Independent women, artists such as Mexican painter Frida Kahlo and American painter Georgia O’Keefe.
Best advice received
Shake hands like you mean it.
Cooking – “kitchen science” (making things like soap and maraschino cherries), video games.