Dave arrived to Vail from a small town in Kansas with ambition, drive, and integrity. Dave started with nothing except for his work ethic and built one of the most successful landscaping companies in the Vail Valley. He exemplifies the importan
Dante is a co-founder of Underscore Ave - a creative platform connecting creatives to paid opportunities. Dante and his team are driven by the belief that creative people should not have to sacrifice their dreams of pursuing creative work to co
Murray is the CEO and Chairman of Horizon Kinetics, a financial investment and research firm with billions of dollars under management. Murray is a human encyclopedia, author, and was an early investor in bitcoin, investing more than $700,000 i
Ken Schanzer, former president of NBC sports, played a key role in negotiating NBC's acquisitions of the Olympics, NFL, Nascar, and the Kentucky Derby. Ken shares the story of his career, the principles and values guiding his success, and provi
Bratzo is the Executive Director at My Future Pathways, a non-profit supporting the education of low income students in the Vail Valley through scholarship, mentorship, life coaching, and personalized attention.
Vail Valley Citizen of the Year, Ann Smead shares stories about being one of the first female system engineers at IBM and the first female partner at a commercial real estate development company managing over four million square feet. Ann overs
Dale went to college at 13 and graduated with two masters degrees by the age of 21. He oversaw the MRI lab at the University of Oregon and is currently developing machine learning software at a science technology company in Salt Lake City. We d
Mike is the founder of Bain Capital Ventures, the venture capital arm of Bain Capital, a private investment firm that manages $120 billion worldwide. Mike sits on nine company boards, contributes to multiple nonprofits and is a father of four.
Dave is the founder of D10, a broadcasted athletic contest where the winner is crowned "Wall Street's Best Athlete." Money raised through these events supports pediatric cancer research, for which $15 Million has been raised. Dave is also found
Taylor is a rising star in the film and audio industry. She's played a significant role in the production of trailers for major feature films including Black Panther, Wonder Woman, Coco, Baby Driver, The Jungle Book... Her work has appeared on
Owners of Dave & Matt's Vans, a 16+ employee company, share with us their story behind starting a Van conversion business (converting Vans to tiny homes on wheels) in the Vail Valley and their outlook on the future of a minimalist lifestyle.
Scott is an accomplished musician and owner of Shakedown Bar in Vail, a live music venue and bar in the heart of the Vail Village. Scott has toured around the world with artists like Lenny Kravitz, Dave Matthews, Ween, and Blues Traveler. We di
Haley is an athletic trainer at the Steadman Clinic, a world-renowned orthopaedic clinic in Vail, CO. She is also a fearless canoeist. We talk about emotions, her encounter with a wildfire on a Canadian canoe trip, her close call with a bear, a
Sarah is currently the Senior VP at the Vail Valley Foundation, founded a yoga non-profit to serve domestic violence survivors, practiced law in one of the most prestigious firms in Chicago, served as general counsel for Augustana College and s