VIDEO: Southwest Colorado Women in Business 2019

Meet the 2019 Southwest Colorado Women in Business award winners: Ellen Shinkle, Maegan Crowley, Andrea Avantaggio, Vivienne McIntyre, Grace Shepard, Christina Rinderle, Joyce Humiston, Kelsea...

DATE: March 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Women in Business

Letter from the Editor

Encouraging. Inspiring. Empowering. These words can be applied to each of our honorees in this inaugural edition of Southwest Colorado Women in Business. When this magazine was a small idea, we...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Women in Business

Outstanding Woman: Rose Jergens

Rose Jergens is an advocate for children who suffer from abuse, neglect and violence. Day after day, she breaks barriers built by, and between, families, their communities and the social justice...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Women in Business

Being Outstanding

This magazine is dedicated to the women who make our community special. The women on these pages give back, support others and are fearless in their leadership. We asked our selection committee,...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Women in Business

Military careers offer opportunities

When Darla Sanders was deciding what to do after high school, there weren’t a lot of options, so she worked as a clerk. Not wanting to continue down that career path, she joined the military. “I...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Women in Business

More women pursue careers in STEM

In 1984, Laurie Williams was one of only five women graduating from the college of engineering when she got her bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Colorado State University. “When you...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Women in Business

Fitness: Ellen Shinkle

Ellen Shinkle lies on her stomach in the middle of her studio, surrounded by eight sweaty students. Today, the strength skill focus is strict pushups. As the class takes a breath, Shinkle...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Women in Business

Sales/Professional: Kelsea Ferrato

It is hard to have a bad day selling chocolate, according to Kelsea Ferrato. She’s the director of marketing at Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, where she started her journey in marketing and...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Women in Business

Nonprofit: Sheila Casey

When Sheila Casey was hired as the director of Senior Services for La Plata County in 1999, there were only two employees working to provide support and assistance to seniors and caregivers living...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Women in Business

Business Owner: Andrea Avantaggio

Word on the street is Andrea Avantaggio is a master matchmaker. Share your interests and passions with her, and she will have you falling in love by the end of the night – with a good book, that...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Women in Business

Arts & Culture: Maegan Crowley

Maegan Crowley is a fiery spirit. She is an artist, blacksmith and educator, as well as owner of Iron Maegan Metalworks in Dolores. Crowley specializes in creating custom metal structures: signs,...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Women in Business

Tourism: Grace Shepard

Every month, thousands of visitors stop by the Durango Welcome Center at the corner of Main Avenue and Eighth Street in downtown Durango, where Visitor Services and Operations Manager Grace Shepard...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Women in Business

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