March 29, 2013

2013 Boulder County Business Hall of Fame

Jon Kottke, right, president of the Boulder County Business Hall of Fame’s board of directors, introduces the class of 2013 during a reception March 20 for inductees, members of the Hall of Fame and sponsors of the event. At podium with Kottke is inductee Scott Nix of Nixcavating Inc. From left, are inductees Courtland Dixon, Kinsley & Co.; and Linda Cain, The Cain Travel Group Inc. Inductees not pictured are Tom Chapman, First MainStreet Insurance Ltd.; Jirka Rysavy, Gaiam Inc.; and the Hover family — Charles and Katherine Hover and their daughter, Beatrice — who will be inducted posthumously. The Hall of Fame luncheon will be April 24 at the Plaza Conference Center in Longmont, home of the Hall of Fame. Tickets to the luncheon are available online at

Christopher Wood
Christopher Wood is editor and publisher of BizWest, a regional business journal covering Boulder, Broomfield, Larimer and Weld counties. Wood co-founded the Northern Colorado Business Report in 1995 and served as publisher of the Boulder County Business Report until the two publications were merged to form BizWest in 2014. From 1990 to 1995, Wood served as reporter and managing editor of the Denver Business Journal. He is a Marine Corps veteran and a graduate of the University of Colorado Boulder. He has won numerous awards from the Colorado Press Association, Society of Professional Journalists and the Alliance of Area Business Publishers.
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