BCBR names Forty Under 40 honorees

BOULDER – Forty young businesspeople have been named to the Boulder County Business Report’s Forty Under 40 class of 2011.

Members of the group are young emerging leaders under the age of 40 in the Boulder Valley. They will be recognized during a networking event from 5:30 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Feb.15, at the Boulder Theater, 2032 14th St. in Boulder. The event is open to the public.

Honorees also will be profiled in a special section published in the Boulder County Business Report’s Feb. 18 issue.

The group was selected by members of the Business Report’s editorial staff from a field of 85 nominees.

“We were very impressed by the quality of the nominations and the caliber of the individuals nominated,´ said Christopher Wood, Business Report publisher. “The Boulder Valley is very fortunate to have these dynamic young professionals poised to assume leadership roles – and many who have already done so.”

Tickets for the event are $39 if purchased prior to Feb. 8, after that cost is $49 each. Purchase tickets online at http://www.regonline.com/Fortyunder402011. For information on event sponsorships or the event in general, contact Kevin Loewen at 303-630-1945, or e-mail kloewen@bcbr.com.

Members of the Forty Under 40 class of 2011 are:

Ingrid Alongi, 36, principal/senior software engineer, Quick Left Inc.; Philip Anson, 32, founder/chief operating officer/chef, Phil’s Fresh Foods LLC, dba EVOL Foods; Jennie Arbogash, 37, executive director, Social Venture Partners Boulder County; John Arnold, 39, president, DAMA Sales & Marketing LLC, dba Aveta Marketing; Rustin Banks, 30, co-founder/chief executive, BlogFrog Inc.

Scott Brown, 39, founder/chief technology officer, Kronovia Inc. Joe Buczkowski, 36, president, chief executive, Trajan Capital, LeaseRunner.com; Nicole DeBoom, 38, founder, chief executive, Skirt Sports Inc.; Paul DesRosiers, 38, creative director, Vermilion Design Group LLC; Jennifer Emich, 36, co-executive director, Bliss Sisters.com.

Jessica Emich, 36, co-executive director, Bliss Sisters.com; Jill Emich, 36, co-executive director, Bliss Sisters.com; Gretchen Fapore, 39, senior vice president/business banking manager; Helen Gemmill, 33, chairwoman of the board of trustees, The Community Foundation Serving Boulder County; Kyle J. Heckman, 32, president, Flatirons Bank,

Curtis Hilty, 39, executive vice president instruction and marketing/broker associate, Van Education Center/Hilty Real Estate; Stephanie Iannone, 39, owner/managing broker, Housing Helpers of Colorado LLC; Darren Johnston, 36, president, Unless Holding Group LLC, dba UHG Consulting; Jeff Knobel, 39, treasurer, Ball Corp.; Beth Krodel, 39, co-owner, Insight Designs Web Solutions LLC.

David Marks, 34, marketing manager, Caplan and Earnest LLC; Timothy McMurray, 36, operating partner, Mountain Sun Pub & Breweries; Kevin Menzie, 35, chief executive, Slice of Lime LLC; Jay Millard, 39, chief marketing officer, Amadeus Consulting Group Inc.; Sarah Noe, 23, social media and affiliate manager, TransFirst LLC.

Eric Olden, 38, chairman/chief executive, Symplified Inc.; Eric Olson, 32, general manager, The Active Network Inc., RegOnline Division; Claire Pearson, 35, senior manager, Clifton Gunderson LLP; Molly Rector, 35, vice president of marketing and product management, Spectra Logic Corp.; Niel Robertson, founder/chief executive, Trada Inc.

Amanda Rubino, 31, co-owner, Frisk Jewelry; Jessica Rubino, 25, co-owner, Frisk Jewelry; Kelli Rucker, 32, vice president community impact, Foothills United Way;  Isaac Saldana, 31, co-founder/chief executive, SendGrid Inc.; Brad Schoenfeld, 39, partner, Kendall Koenig & Oelsner PC.

Lee Shainis, 33, executive director, Intercambio de Comunidades; Jeanine Snyder, 34, financial adviser, Northwestern Mutual Financial Network; Brendan Synnott, 32, founder/chief executive, Revelry Brands LLC; Brady Van Matre, 36, owner/manager, Van Matre Construction LLC; David Wolf, 36, partner/chief investment officer/chief operating officer, BSW Wealth Partners Inc.