2023 20 Under 40

The Steamboat Pilot & Today will recognize 20 outstanding business and community leaders under age 40 during a special 20 under 40 celebration from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 22 at Olympian Hall.

This year’s celebration is sponsored by Alpine Bank and Rex’s Family of Restaurants.

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The Event

FRIDAY 22, September

Olympian Hall

8:00 – 9:30 am


Tickets include a celebration of each winner as well as breakfast.

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Our Class of 2023 extraordinary young professionals includes: 

  • Noah Price: Owner Operator, Mountain Bluebird Farm
  • Andrew Beckler: Owner/Founder, Grass Sticks
  • Hayley Berg: Teacher, Hayden High School
  • Fields Brown: Director, Steamboat Soccer Club
  • Libby Christensen: Statewide Food and Agriculture Specialist, CSU Extension
  • Tara Crosby: Owner, Grand Adventure Company
  • Alicia Kay Doolin: Realtor, Coldwell Banker Distinctive Properties
  • Tracy Gomez: Resource and Referral Coordinator, Integrated Community
  • Madison Keeffe: Commercial Lender, Mountain Valley Bank
  • Rachel Long: High Country Manager, Moniker Foundation
  • Gaspar Perricone: Principal, Freestone Strategies
  • Eric Samuelson: Post Machine Finisher, Moots Cycles
  • Morgan Bast: Director of Marketing, Steamboat Resort
  • Erin Swanson: Teacher, Sleeping Giant Middle School
  • Sierra Weld: Detective, Steamboat Springs Police Department
  • Jessica Whalen: Broker and Marketing Assistant, The Paoli Group, The Group Real Estate
  • Lili’a Luna: Director of Behavioral Health, Northwest Colorado Health
  • Elizabeth Skudneski: Resource Development and Public Relations Coordinator, Horizons
  • Noah Townsend: Real Estate Agent, The Group Real Estate
  • Erin Miller: Program Director, Partners in Routt County
  • Whitney Bakarich: Youth Resiliency Program Manager, Northwest Colorado Health

thank you to our sponsors: