2021 Women of Distinction Nominees

Banking & Finance

  • Kristen Bernhardt, FirstBank
  • Teresa Fitch, Eger CPA
  • Lindsey Galindo, FirstBank
  • Marcia Romero, US Bank
  • Nicole Staudinger, FirstBank
  • Nicole Walusis, FirstBank

Business & Business Services

  • Cindy DeGroot, Markley Motors
  • Erica Feucht, On Point Communications
  • Brittany Hull, UberChic
  • Rachel LaFollette, Madwire
  • Farra Lanzer, Madwire
  • Deb Montgomery, Ft. Collins-Loveland Jet Center
  • Jenny Morse, Appendance
  • Brandi Nieto, The Law Office of Brandi L. Nieto, LLC


  • Jessica Thrasher, CSU Colorado Stormwater Center

Exceptional Volunteer

  • Suzanne Miller, United Way of Larimer County
  • Debby Baker, Community Grief Center

Government, Energy & Utilities

  • Alyssa Clemsen Roberts, Platte River Power Authority
  • Alicia Johnson, Evans City Council
  • Leah Johnson, Leveraging Local Leaders (L3)
  • Stacy Miller, Town of Windsor

Health Care

  • Jane Brewer, Precision Chiropractic
  • Vicki Einhellig, Good Day Pharmacy
  • Barb Hardes, Orthopaedic & Spine Center of the Rockies

Leading Lady

  • Debby Baker, Community Grief Center
  • Julie Piepho, Adams Bank & Trust


  • Heidi Hostetter, H2 Manufacturing Solutions
  • Sylvia Robinson, Tolmar, Inc


  • Jenna Clinchard, Rise Against Suicide
  • Allison Hines, United Way of Larimer County
  • Alicia Johnson, Hispanic Women of Weld County
  • Lyndsay Whitlock, Dance Express
  • Ana Yelen, Healing Warriors Program

Outstanding Mentor

  • Tom Cossitt, Cossitt Family Law
  • Linae Warden, Northern Colorado Networking Group

Real Estate, Construction & Development

  • Courtney Bickford, Ward Electric Company, Inc.
  • Erin Brady, C3 Real Estate
  • Julie Brewen, Housing Catalyst
  • Selina Cook, ECI Site Construction Management
  • Ilde Dominguez, New Horizons and Associates
  • Amy Rushing, Kittle Real Estate