Boulder County Business Report – BCBR names Forty Under 40 group

BOULDER – Forty young businesspeople have been named to the Boulder County Business Report’s inaugural Forty Under 40 group.

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. 16, at the Boulder Theater, 2032 14th St. in Boulder. Honorees also will be profiled in a special section published in the Boulder County Business Report’s Feb. 19 issue.

The group was selected by members of the Business Report’s staff from a field of 77 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.”

To register for the event go online at Cost is $40 through Feb. 12 and will be $50 after that. Online registration will close at noon on Feb. 16. Tickets will be available at the event. For more information, contact Emily Trayers at 303-440-4950, ext. 115, or e-mail

Members of the Forty Under 40 group are:
Chris Barge, director of services, Community Foundation Serving Boulder County.
Jason Berv, founder/executive director, Watershed School.
Tyson Brawley, founder/chief executive, Goozmo LLC.
Lynn Brewer, sales and marketing coordinator, Hotel Boulderado.
Michael Christie, music director, Colorado Music Festival.
Dan Condon, associate director of professional development, Eagle Rock School.
Brook Eddy, founder, Bhakti Chai LLC.
Connie Eyster, partner, Hutchinson Black and Cook.
Matt Galligan, co-founder/president, SimpleGeo Inc..
Justin Gold, founder, Justin’s Nut Butter LLC.
Katherine Gregory, vice president of operations, Clementine Art Inc.
Brooke Gunn, account executive, ResourceMFG.
Gillian Hamburger, president, Alem International Management Inc.
Carly Hare, director of development, Native American Rights Fund.
Quayle Hodek, chief executive, Renewable Choice Energy Inc.
Blake Jones, president, Namaste Solar Electric Inc.
Keith Kanemoto, co-owner, Prudential Rocky Mountain Realtors.
Matt Kolb, founder, Pedal to Properties Inc.
Neil Littmann, vice president of operations, The Colorado Group Inc.
Ann Livingston, sustainability coordinator, Boulder County.
Arron Mansika, founder, Boulder’s Best Organics.
Kristin Macdonald, associate, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck.
Kimball Musk, co-founder/president, OneRiot.
Ari Newman, founder, president, FiltrBox.
Warren Ng, co-founder/chief innovation officer, Napkin Labs Inc.
Joshua Onysko, co-founder/president, Pangea Organics.
Christy Orris, owner, A-TEK Manufacturing Inc.
Brigette Paige, partner, Packard and Dierking LLC.
Omar Postigo-Martell, principal, Well Translated LLC.
Lisa Pedersen, chief executive, Humane Society of Boulder Valley.
Wendy Reynolds, senior vice president/director of market development, Flatirons Bank.
Morgan Rogers, civic forum director, Community Foundation Serving Boulder County.
David Rubin, president/general manager, A Spice of Life Catering Services.
Lisa Severy, director of career services, University of Colorado at Boulder.
Nathan Seidle, founder, SparkFun Electronics.
David Sinkey, principal, Boulder Creek Life and Home.
Heather Smith, founder, Lady Luxe Inc.
Tracy Taylor-Sea, event marketing director, Longmont Area Chamber of Commerce. Luke Vernon, chief operating officer, Eco-Products Inc.
Todd Walsh, broker associate, The Colorado Group Inc.