Welcome to the 13th Annual Economic Summit!

Featured Speakers

avatar for Dr. Tom Stritikus

Dr. Tom Stritikus

Fort Lewis College
avatar for Tim Kirkland

Tim Kirkland

Renegade Hospitality Group
avatar for Aaron Fernandes

Aaron Fernandes

Open Sky Wilderness Therapy
avatar for Lisa Branner

Lisa Branner

Town of Silverton
Community Relations Manager
avatar for Gary Masner

Gary Masner

Advanced Mobile Propulsion Testing
avatar for Tami Graham

Tami Graham

Executive Director
avatar for Steve Sprunger

Steve Sprunger

Clutch Hemp Holdings
Director of Sales & Marketing


avatar for Anne Beach

Anne Beach

Creative District, Mancos
Executive Director
avatar for Bert Carder

Bert Carder

Local News Network
COO & Co-Founder
avatar for Trennie Collins

Trennie Collins

Southern Ute Drum
Public Relations Coordinator
avatar for Christy Costello

Christy Costello

Colorado Creative Industries
Program Manager
avatar for Sharon Craig

Sharon Craig

Town of Ignacio
avatar for Bryan Dear

Bryan Dear

The Payroll Department
avatar for JR Ford

JR Ford

Forest Health Company
avatar for Miriam Gillow-Wiles

Miriam Gillow-Wiles

Southwest Colorado Council of Governments
Executive Director
avatar for Kevin Hall

Kevin Hall

City of Durango
Assistant City Manager
avatar for Meade Harbison

Meade Harbison

Southern Ute Indian Tribe Growth Fund
Business Development Specialist
avatar for Dan Harms

Dan Harms

La Plata Electric Association
Manager of Rates, Technology, and Energy Policy
avatar for Deanne Idar

Deanne Idar

Top Seed Leadership Coaching
avatar for Hayley Kirkman

Hayley Kirkman

Creative District, Durango
Interim Director
avatar for Dan Korman

Dan Korman

Alpenglow Properties, LLC
avatar for Eric Malone

Eric Malone

The Payroll Department
avatar for Elizabeth Marsh

Elizabeth Marsh

avatar for Mike McVaugh

Mike McVaugh

Colorado Department of Transportation
Region 5 Transportation Director
avatar for Erin Neer

Erin Neer

avatar for Barbara Noseworthy

Barbara Noseworthy

Durango City Councilor
avatar for Colleen O'Brien

Colleen O'Brien

Wanderful Wheels
avatar for Derek J. Padilla

Derek J. Padilla

San Juan National Forest
District Ranger on the Dolores Ranger District
avatar for Michael Preston

Michael Preston

Dolores Water Conservancy District
General Manager
avatar for Tim Reader

Tim Reader

Colorado State Forest Service (CSFS)
Forest Product Utilization and Marketing Program Specialist
avatar for Ellen Roberts

Ellen Roberts

Natural Resources Consultant
avatar for John Shaw

John Shaw

Shaw Solar
avatar for David Sitton

David Sitton

Aspen Wall Wood
CEO/Principal Owner
avatar for Sandhya Tillotson

Sandhya Tillotson

Sagebrush Ltd.
avatar for Loretta Velasquez

Loretta Velasquez

Southern Ute Indian Tribe Growth Fund
Small Business Specialist
avatar for Tony Vicari

Tony Vicari

Durango-La Plata County Airport (DRO)
Director of Aviation
avatar for Jeff Vierling

Jeff Vierling

Tailwind Nutrition
avatar for Roger Zalneraitis

Roger Zalneraitis

Southern Ute Indian Tribe Permanent Fund
Economic Development Manager
avatar for Christi Zeller

Christi Zeller

La Plata County Energy Council
Executive Director