2016 Boulder Valley 40 Under Forty honorees announced

BOULDER  — BizWest Media on Friday unveiled its 40 Under Forty honorees for 2016 in the Boulder Valley.

Forty of the top young professionals from Boulder and Broomfield counties will be profiled in BizWest and honored at an evening event to be held Feb. 17 at the Plaza Event and Convention Center, 1900 Ken Pratt Blvd. in Longmont. Selected by a panel of judges who are 40 Under Forty alumni, these best and brightest emerging leaders make a difference in their companies, industries and communities.

Registration for this event will be available soon at www.fortyunderforty.com/bouldervalley.

The 2016 honorees are:

Meghan Altman, director of operations for Natural Capitalism Solutions

Josh Ashton, senior director of people operations for SendGrid

Andre Becklund, vice president/commercial lender for Citywide Banks

Matt Bonoma, partner, general manager and food and beverage practice director at Red Idea Partners

Michelle Brietzke, owner of La Momo Maes Bakery

Jordan Bunch, associate attorney at Holland and Hart LLC

Emily Burks, senior counsel at Community Energy

Matthew Burks, vice president for strategy and products at ESource

Matthew Burnett, financial adviser, UBS Financial Services

Hana Dansky, executive director of Boulder Food Rescue

Caitlin Finn, Concept 3D Inc., Lacuna LLC and Colorado Poverty Law Project

Joshua Goldberg, community and events manager at Left Hand Brewing Co.

Bianca Griffith, chief executive at Agua Inc.

Beau Haralson, founder and chief executive, Clymb Marketing

Scott Kanemoto, commercial producer at TrueNorth Insurance

Emilie Kintner, regional campus director at Galvanize

Kate Larson, senior water program manager at the Center for ReSource Conservation

Sean Maday, program director at Patriot Boot Camp

Brandi Mason, vice president for philanthropy at Friendship Bridge

Chad Melis, marketing director for Oskar Blues Brewery

Alina Nisenzon, associate general counsel for Zayo Group

Rebecca Novinger, director of client relations for Imagine!

Tim O’Shea, founder of Engage Colorado and TMO LLC

Nick Rancis, chief technology officer at Clear Comfort Water

Jennifer Rosenthal, partner at Kendall, Koenig and Oelsner, PC

Ashley Rumble, assistant director of development at the Emergency Family Assistance Association

Shannon Sackmann, membership director at Social Venture Partners Boulder County

Laurie Chin Sayres, director of media literacy education at Labragirl Film Project

Rachel Scott, vice president for marketing at Quick Left

Dan Secrist, commercial relationship manager at First National Bank

Jeremy Shevlin, Director of Client Advisory Services at Crestone Capital Advisors

Amy Sigrest, director of digital marketing at Metzger Albee Public Relations

Laura Smith, Program and Grants Coordinator for the School Food Project in the Boulder Valley School District

Kirsten Snobeck,senior associate at Rodwin Architecture and Skycastle Construction

Claire Tindall, senior director of marketing and public relations at Sphero

Adrianne Tracy, senior vice president at Centennial Bank

Nia Wassink, executive director of Voices for Children/CASA

Benjamin Wilmhoff, president and founder of BluFlux LLC

Adam Wilson, founder and chief scientist at Sphero

Lea Yancey, community sustainability specialist for Boulder County.

Corporate sponsors for 2016 include the Plaza Conference Center, Best Western Plus, Boulder Blooms, Boulderopolis, the Boulder Chamber, the Longmont Area Chamber of Commerce, Boulder Young Professionals, and the Longmont Chamber’s neXt Young Professionals.