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Bonnie Watson

Telluride Venture Fund
Capital Advisor
Grand Junction, Colorado Area
Watson operates the Telluride Venture Fund, Telluride Regional Loan Fund and helps facilitate opportunity zone transactions. As a Colorado native who grew up in Evergreen, Colorado, Watson graduated from Colorado Mesa University with her B.A. in Finance and later received her Master’s degree in Finance from Colorado State University. Previously, Watson worked in the traditional financing industry as a portfolio lender and taught finance at Colorado Mesa University. Having lived on the Western Slope for the past 10 years, her and her husband have dedicated their lives to help small businesses flourish with her strong background in finance and as co-owners of Factory (a co-working space) in Grand Junction, Colorado. When Watson is not working, she can be found on the slopes of Colorado hiking, skiing, or camping with her husband Brian and their pup Oakley.