TAC Executive Director Named 2015 Emerging Health & Wellness Champion

From Left to Right: Amanda Wagner, Andrea Stewart, Dr. Christine Ebert-Santos, Candy Elkind Emerson.

The Northwest SBDC Recognizes Top 2015 Local Business Women with the Mountain Town Business Women Awards

Colo., March 3rd, 2015 — The Northwest Small Business Development (Northwest SBDC) launched the Inaugural Mountain Town Business Awards to recognize prominent and upcoming women business leaders in Colorado’s mountain town communities. Five Award winners were honored in the following categories; Legacy Leader, Creative Innovation, Emerging Leader, Legacy Health & Wellness Leader and Emerging Health & Wellness Champion. Awardees were celebrated this week at private brunch at the Vail Chophouse.

Northwest SBDC Director, Lindsey Stapay remarked that nominations for the five awards stretched over 8 counties in northwest Colorado and shows that our resort and rural businesses owners are building a strong economy over snowy passes and long valley’s to create a healthy and thriving economy. 

Five women were awarded from over 100 nominees submitted for Northwest Business Leaders. This list of prominent community leaders is a showcase of the amazing talent we have in our communities. 

Amanda Wagner, Executive Director of The Aspen Clinic, was named the Emerging Health and Wellness Champion.  To read the full press release, please visit here.

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TAC's own Executive Director, Amanda Wagner, became the Health Links Lead Advisor for the Pitkin County area. This is part of the Workwell Collaborative in partnership with Eagle County Public Health and Environment, Northwest Colorado Council of Govenments Economic Development District and Health Links. The goal of this partnership is to create a coordinated system across Economic Development Region 12 to support employers to develop and sustain workplace wellness programs through the implementation of Health Links Colorado.
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