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Friday, June 7 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Founders Stories LIMITED

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It's easy to see the end result of a successful business and gloss over the countless hours of hard work, small wins and sacrifice it took to get there. At one point, every home run business began as a startup with its own unique journey and story. This session is about those stories. If you're looking to launch your dream idea, if you’re searching for tips and tricks to accelerate your current business, or you simply want to commiserate about the highs and lows of blazing your own path, this session is for you.

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Jennifer Alsever

Partner, Campfire Content
I am a storyteller. For thirteen years, I've had the pleasure of living in Eagle, near Vail. And I've also been blessed by a rich journalism career that spanned more than two decades. During that time, I wrote for the Denver Post, Fortune Magazine, the Wall Street Journal, Inc Magazine... Read More →

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Tomer Alpert

Co-Founder and CEO, Felt
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Justin Bradshaw

CoFounder, REVER
I am an entrepreneur, brand builder, marketer and adventurer with experience in tech, action sports, media and publishing. I've been around the block (and the world) more than a few times honing my skills. Business Development, Digital Strategy, Marketing Management, Negotiation... Read More →
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Rick Taggart

Rick Taggart moved to Grand Junction in the early 80’s to lead and manage Marmot Mountain Works, a young dynamic outdoor company, as its CEO, Chairman and Co-Owner. After selling the business in the late 80’s, he went on to lead the International business unit of The Timberland... Read More →
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Steve Wood

formerly with CAPCO
Shortly after obtaining his Aero Engineering degree, Mr. Wood began his professional career with Cessna Aircraft Co. in Wichita, KS, where he worked as a Test Engineer, Propulsion Engineer, and Design Engineer on numerous aircraft programs, including all single-engine piston-powered... Read More →