February 20, 2012

Business Hall of Fame names class of 2012

LONGMONT — Civic leaders and one of the founders of the local craft brewing industry are among the six prominent business leaders who will be inducted into the Boulder County Business Hall of Fame this year.

The Hall of Fame, which is located at the Plaza Hotel in Longmont, will honor Eugene Caranci, Charles Sisk, B. Scot Smith, Diane Stow, Nathan Thompson and Eric Wallace at an induction luncheon, Wednesday, April 25, at the hotel’s conference center.

Caranci is the former executive director of the Louisville Chamber of Commerce, where he worked for 22 years. Caranci was instrumental in establishing Avista Adventist Hospital, Coal Creek Golf Course, the Tri-City Elks Lodge and Monarch High School, all in Louisville.

Sisk is a partner at Hurth, Sisk & Blakemore LLP law firm in Boulder. He is a former mayor of Louisville.

Smith is the founder, principal and broker associate of The Colorado Group commercial real estate brokerage, and has been involved in more than $500 million in sales and leasing transactions.

Stow is an independent real estate agent with Re/Max Real Estate. Stow has been president of the Longmont Association of Realtors, on the board of directors for the Colorado Association of Realtors, and a representative to the National Association of Realtors.

Thompson is the chairman, chief executive officer and founder of Spectra Logic Corp., a data-storage company in Boulder that employs more than 400 people worldwide.

Wallace is president and co-founder of Left Hand Brewing Co. in Longmont. He also is the president of the Colorado Brewers Guild.

The Boulder County Business Hall of Fame’s mission is to research, document and recommend leaders in the county who have been instrumental — through business related efforts — in shaping the community.

Hall of Fame tickets may be purchased for $55. Corporate tables and sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information visit www.halloffamebiz.com or call event manager De Dahlgren at 970-232-3132.

LONGMONT — Civic leaders and one of the founders of the local craft brewing industry are among the six prominent business leaders who will be inducted into the Boulder County Business Hall of Fame this year.

The Hall of Fame, which is located at the Plaza Hotel in Longmont, will honor Eugene Caranci, Charles Sisk, B. Scot Smith, Diane Stow, Nathan Thompson and Eric Wallace at an induction luncheon, Wednesday, April 25, at the hotel’s conference center.

Caranci is the former executive director of the Louisville Chamber of Commerce, where he worked for 22 years. Caranci was instrumental in establishing Avista Adventist…

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