Thank you to our Corporate Sponsors for supporting Colorado Young Leaders. We are grateful for your contributions and we appreciate everything that you do for us.  By supporting us you ensure that we are helping our leaders be the best that they can be.



Unself is a social, Colorado company dedicated to helping youth (14-18 year old students) make a difference in their local community by facilitating their engagement in volunteer service opportunities.  

Unself’s mobile application enables participants to identify and cultivate local volunteer opportunities while satisfying the service needs of community organizations. It also enables youth to more effectively document volunteer hours for college applications, scholarships and other personal and academic needs. 

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OneMain_FinancialSince 1912, OneMain Financial has been helping people realize their financial goals and dreams. With branches nationwide, we are part of the communities in which we serve. Our branches are staffed with friendly, knowledgeable loan specialists who live and work right in your neighborhood. We understand your needs and are available to meet with you one-on-one to discuss your loan options. Website 



Breck Grand Vacations

Formed in 1989, Breckenridge Grand Vacations is the developer, owner and operator of four Breckenridge Resorts; Gold Point Condominiums, Grand Timber Lodge, the Grand Lodge on Peak 7 and our newest resort, the Grand Colorado on Peak 8. 

Winner of the ARDY Employer of Choice award in 2005 from the American Resort Development Association (ARDA), Breckenridge Grand Vacations has also been recognized as one of the most successful independent developers in the industry.  Named Top Company in Colorado by Colorado Biz Magazine.  For more information, head to www.breckenridgegrandvacations.com.


The Paul Mitchell XTERRA Trail Run Colorado Series, REAL. AUTHENTIC. RACING.

XTERRA Trail Run Colorado Series are located in Colorado Springs and Castle Rock Colorado catering to beginner trail runners and competitive athletes. Runners will ascend to peaks offering spectacular views and all distances will include breathtaking single track trails. While experienced runners will enjoy the challenge and exploration of new territory, those new to the trails will discover a whole new world of running. Ready to embark on a challenging and rewarding off-road adventure? It’s time to enter the world of XTERRA.  Learn more at www.xterraplanet.com.


Burns & McDonnell has earnburns___mcdonnell.pnged a reputation for helping numerous communities in Colorado and the surrounding Rocky Mountain region solve some of their most pressing infrastructure challenges. From water and wastewater treatment to improving energy reliability and efficiency, Burns & McDonnell-Denver has been a key player in improving the quality of life for the region’s people.  Visit www.burnsmcd.com to learn more.


  Dietmeier Hand LogoDeitmeier Orthodonics is an incredible provider to many young adults within the Denver area. The office of Gregory W. Dietmeier, DDS, MS, PC is conveniently located in Denver, Colorado, we are proud to offer outstanding, highly individualized orthodontic care for patients of all ages, including children and adults! Dr. Dietmeier and his staff work to make each patient’s experience fun, convenient and comfortable. We are committed to excellence not only in the final result, but also in our relationship with you while you are in treatment. To learn more about this fabulous organization, please visit www.dietmeierortho.com here.



Hosting_Logo.jpgHosting delivers secure, compliant, highly available cloud solutions that empower companies to increase their revenues, reduce their expenses and manage their risk. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, HOSTING owns and operates six geographically dispersed data centers under an ITIL-based control environment validated for compliance against HIPAA, PCI DSS and SOC (formerly SAS 70) frameworks. Its superior infrastructure, expert cloud architects and Gartner in the Managed Hosting Magic Quadrant has consistently recognized industry-leading customer satisfaction scores. Learn more at www.hosting.com.


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Castle & Cooke Mortgage feels that we have a good idea of what people are looking for in today’s cluttered and confusing home mortgage marketplace. We know it isn’t merely a matter of finding a company that can deliver a better rate, it’s also a matter of finding a team of people who can deliver a better mortgage experience. Learn more at www.castlecookemortgage.com.


Joe Massey PictureJoe Massey —Senior Loan Officer for Castle & Cooke Mortgage. Joe is a graduate of the Colorado School of Mines with a degree in Economics and Business. Joe has been a lender since 2002; he has been recognized as a “Million Dollar Loan Officer” since 2007 and recognized by 5280 Magazine as a Five Star Mortgage Professional in 2012 through 2016. Prior to working with residential mortgages, Joe was a commercial lender, underwriter and financial analyst which prepared him for his mortgage career and taught him the specifics of how to get loans approved and how to find the best terms for the customer. Visit Joe Massey here.




Real Estate is our business at the The Giving Back Group and we are committed to providing clients with exceptional service through the entire selling or buying experience. Whether it’s helping a seller to market theirhouse so they get top dollar or helping buyer’s to find the “Perfect” home, we will be at our client’s side every step of the way until the transaction is closed.
Rick_Avery_PictureBut, there’s more to life than just taking care of business…it’s important to help take care of others by Giving Back to those who need help the most. That’s why we formed The Giving Back Group. Whether we are working with a seller, a buyer or both, we donate 20% of our commission to the 501(c)3 charity or non-profit of our client’s choice in their name. No strings, no exceptions!

To learn more about this program, click the Giving Back Group Introduction here.   To contact Rick Avery click rick.avery@GivingBackGroup.com or call 303-881-4881.


Esposito_LogoDr. Esposito and his team have been providing Oral and Maxillofacial surgery and care in the southwest Denver area since 2000. He earned his Doctorate of  Medical Dentistry at the University of Connecticut and his undergraduate degree from Cornell University. During his many years of education,
Dr. Esposito received additional training in Craniofacial Surgery, FacialTrauma Surgery and Plastic and Reconstructive surgery of the face. Dr. Esposito is dedicated to serving the local community.  Dr_Esposito_ImageHe lectures at various symposia at both local and national venues.  He has been recognized nationally for excellence in continuing education and leading the mentorship dental implant lecture series here in Littleton.  For more information, please click




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Trent Peaker has been a home mortgage loan originator for over 18 years and helps everyone from first time homebuyers to those seeking to purchase 2nd homes and investment properties.  With superior customer service skills and a drive to get his clients what they need, he has set himself apart as a leader in his field.  Backed by MegaStar Financial Corp, America’s most trusted mortgage company,
he is happy to discuss your lending needs.Trent Peaker BW 637T For more information, click here.





Kephart LogoAs Denver residential architects and land planners we believe that everyone deserves a well-designed place to live. It is this passion that drives us to continually up our game to create thoughtful homes and communities that people are proud to call home. Based in Denver, Colorado, we have been designing inspiring places since 1974. With the design of more than 400,000 units under our belts, you can trust our team to create innovative, award-winning homes and communities no matter where your parcel is located. To learn more click here.


State Farm Logo SmallState Farm, well known for being a “good neighbor” by “being there” for our customers, we now insure more cars and homes than any other insurer in the U.S. A mutual company focused on its policyholders, State Farm is currently ranked number 41 on the Fortune 500 list of largest companies. State Farm is a family Lucy_Buck_Profile_Pictureof insurance and financial services companies that together serve tens of millions of customers in the U.S. Our many lines of business together offer over 100 products.  Lucy Buck, a well-known State Farm insurance agent in Denver metro area, will gladly help you with your insurance needs. Visit Lucy Buck here.






Base. Push. All Out. Fitness, meet science. The idea of Orangetheory is this: a 60-minute workout designed to push you into the Orange Zone. This creates “Excess Post-Exercise Oxygen Consumption,” or EPOC. It’s what burns calories after your workout and gives you noticeable, lasting results with Orangetheory Fitness. Are you at the beginning of your fitness journey? Or maybe a fitness enthusiast or even a professional athlete? Either way, Orangetheory Fitness sessions are made for all fitness levels. During each class, you’ll switch between treadmills, indoor rowing and weight room/resistance training blocks. We change up the workout, so you’ll never get bored or plateau. To learn more, click here.


Cardel_Homes_LogoCardel Homes is a leading Denver new home builder with a 40-year history. We offer a full range of single-family homes as well as multi-family townhomes and condos designed for today’s families. Cardel’s new homes are built for real life in top communities, and we’re proud to be one of the best new home builders in Denver. Discover why more people choose Cardel. Visit Cardel Homes to learn more.



These companies provide ongoing support to CYL Young Leaders through their generous in-kind support.  Leadership Exploration Meetings and Service Adventures could not happen without their investment.  CYL is so grateful that they are part of the team.


sdlogo-219x300.jpgS&D Marketing | Advertising is a women-owned marketing and advertising firm serving the ever-evolving needs of local and national businesses since 1997.  Offering extensive expertise in multiple disciplines from integrated marketing campaigns and strategic consulting to complex project management and communications plan development. The S&D difference is reflected in the strength and duration of the relationships we create with our clients.

There is no advertisement as powerful as a positive reputation traveling fast –Brian Koslow

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Located in Englewood, CO, Statera is a leading business and technology-consulting firm. Statera has completed over 1,000 successful engagements by delivering the right solutions, delighting our clients, supporting our communities, and by providing interesting and productive careers for our people. Our methods focus on process over platform and talent over technology.  We are experts in moving our clients to the cloud, and delivering CRM, web, mobile, collaboration and custom solutions. Learn more at www.statera.com.


uBack logoYou’re busy. You want to help. uBack makes it easy. uBack is a mobile marketplace for people who want to “do good.” This smartphone app allows nonprofit supporters to stay-in touch with causes (like Colorado Young Leaders) they care about and securely donate anytime, anyplace – – by bringing modern/ mobile capabilities to the social sector – for good. uBack’s promise to donors is to enable you to donate in 8 seconds or less while providing you a secure, simple, personal way to give back to the charities they care about most. Learn more at www.ubackforgood.com.



Bosho Creative Co. is  a film production company and design studio in Denver, Colorado.  We have been influenced by the power of good storytelling and design. It’s our goal to make sure our creations leave a positive mark on humanity. We want to understand the world from your perspective in order to visual communicate the rest of the world through film and design. To learn more go to Bosh.co.


KindSnackslogo.jpgThere’s healthy. There’s tasty. Then there’s healthy and tasty. At KIND®, we believe you deserve both—we call it our brAND philosophy. What began with just 8 bar varieties in 2004 has grown to over 22 bars and 6 Healthy Grains snackable clusters, and a multitude of new recipes being perfected and refined to our standards in the KIND® kitchen. For more information go to www.kindsnacks.com.




We believe that the foundation of a sound mind, body and spirit is derived from what you eat – and what you eat is most delicious and satisfying when it’s in a whole, natural state. Larabar is a delicious gluten free blend of unsweetened fruits, nuts, and spices. Made from whole food, each indulgent flavor contains no more than nine ingredients – minimally processed, and as close to their natural state as possible. For more information at www.larabar.com.


food_should_taste_good.jpgMade from wholesome ingredients, Food Should Taste Good™ chips have been recognized with over 40 awards and are created with real ingredients, zero trans fats, and no cholesterol. Beyond their award winning taste, these chips are certified gluten free and Kosher, and are the perfect anytime snack. For more information at www.foodshouldtastegood.com.



Located in Winter Park, CO, The Library produces grub and pub style cuisine at an affordable price, in a kid-friendly atmosphere. For more information, go to  wp.librarysportsgrille.com.




We have locations in Englewood and Winter Park, Colorado. Whether it’s a meeting, office party, family get-together or a school function, Rudi’s Deli has you covered with all of your catering needs! If you don’t see what you are looking for on our catering menu, please call and let us know. Our full service kitchen can produce almost anything you need. For more information, go to www.rudisdeli.com.




All of our meats are dry rubbed and slow smoked with natural applewood at The Smoke House BBQ. Whenever possible we source locally and strive to be all natural. We make just about everything in-house. For more information, go to www.wpsmokehouse.co.


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Grist Brewing Company aims to brew classic styles for those just starting to dabble in craft beer consumption while challenging others with hints of experimentation with Belgians, spiced stouts, barrel aging and the ever changing scope of hops and malt builds that give all great craft beer their character.

They have a 20-barrel brew house with 4 x 20 barrel bright tanks from WM Sprinkman Corporation, an American brew house manufacturer. Located in Highlands Ranch, CO, Grist is all about innovation, dedication to flavors and quality, collaboration, and contribution to our community by job creation and charitable donation.  Learn more at www.gristbrewingcompany.com.