Tyler Kerr

My one wish would be for young professionals to stay in town after graduation. My hope is that ENDOW, IIE, and the work of the creative communities in town (our makerspaces included) will inspire talented, career-driven UW graduates to establish exciting new businesses in Laramie, drawing on the many tools at their disposal.

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20 Under 40Jacob Chavez2018
Tony Layson Jr.

Laramie is a dynamic city with a good start in economic diversity and a core group of people who are passionate about being here and making it better. Laramie also has many great ways to engage and develop youth. I am a leader for my son's cub scout den and feel blessed to be able to see the positive influence that scouting has on our local boys and girls.

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20 Under 40Jacob Chavez2018
Taylie H. Carlson

I have an ongoing goal for myself: to always stay hungry. My personal goal intertwines with my professional goal, and that is simply to grow. I have a vision of taking our family business to the peak of it's potential, and then going even further every year.

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20 Under 40Jacob Chavez2018
Stacey Cook

My biggest philanthropic achievement most recently has been volunteering with Donate life Wyoming and Children's Hospital in Denver; after my youngest son had a medical condition when he was born, these two causes became very dear to me.

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20 Under 40Jacob Chavez2018
Rachel Crocker

As an undergrad at the University of Wyoming, I really had no idea where my International Studies degree would take me. I certainly never imagined it would take me on an adventure that included working with libraries and librarians on four continents, and then happily back to Laramie.

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20 Under 40Jacob Chavez2018
Paula Vasek

Having a business in Laramie can be challenging. Our population is diverse and constantly changing. Be committed to your passion and to the people of Laramie. It is so obvious when one is committed and loves what they do. Your business will thrive if you are dependable, kind, compassionate, and real with others.

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20 Under 40Jacob Chavez2018
Matthew Miller

Born and raised in Wyoming makes you appreciate the state for what it is and what it has to offer, a big part of that is the people that live here. My biggest accomplishment is finding and accelerating in a career that allows me to give back to those people, in doing so helping to make Wyoming a great place to live.

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20 Under 40Jacob Chavez2018
Mariah Learned

Over the past three years, I have been a part of more than a dozen policy committees with the superintendent and members of the school board to make Albany County School District # 1better for students and employees.

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20 Under 40Jacob Chavez2018
Kelly Milam

Professionally, I'm most proud to be COO of two businesses that I built from the ground up along with my husband and brother-in-law.  In a sense, every day is an accomplishment, as I'm able to work at growing my business and balancing a healthy personal life filled with family and friends.

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20 Under 40Jacob Chavez2018
Kayla White

The personal accomplishment I am most proud of is that I am a mother. This may seem ordinary but my daughter is the reason I strive so hard every day in my personal and professional life. Showing her how important it is to have integrity and motivation in life is extremely valuable.

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20 Under 40Jacob Chavez2018
Jenna Scozzafava

I take a lot of pride in making sure the care of my patients always comes first, regardless of personal or financial constraints. Insurance companies, costs of medical care, and access to healthcare are major barriers to many people receiving the care they need.

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20 Under 40Jacob Chavez2018
Jacqueline Grimes

The future is limitless here. Laramie is not bound to any one industry and the possibilities are endless. We have our own canvas and can invest and expand to community needs and interests. I think there are a lot of hardworking, passionate, and dedicated individuals who are taking the lead in Wyoming's future.

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20 Under 40Jacob Chavez2018
Faryn Babbitt

I've cried with moms in our shelter. I have watched as people have faced the world, head-on, forcing themselves to move forward when their circumstances should have knocked them down forever. This work has humbled me and has shown me the very best - and the very worst - of humanity.

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20 Under 40Jacob Chavez2018
Emmalee Moore

My biggest personal accomplishment would probably be working full-time, going to school full-time and raising my family. One of my long-term goals while growing up was to graduate with my master's degree.

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20 Under 40Jacob Chavez2018
Devin Stalder

In my career, I want to continue to grow as a Parks and Recreation Professional. I have learned that it takes a multitude of skills and experience to operate in this field and want to continue to hone those. I love serving Laramie and wouldn't want it any other way.

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20 Under 40Jacob Chavez2018
Caitlin White

I am most proud of being a non-profit leader in our community. Like many in our community, I work passionately everyday to make an impact. Each day I get to see how the public library positively changes lives in Laramie, while forming fulfilling relationships with community members who clearly see the library’s importance.

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20 Under 40Jacob Chavez2018
Caitlin Beck

One of the most beautiful aspects of nursing is the opportunity it provides me to work with a variety of different patients, providers, students and other professionals.  The ability to advocate and care patients in what is often one of the most vulnerable times of their life has been a blessing to me.

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20 Under 40Jacob Chavez2018
Brittany Marlow

The accomplishment that comes to mind is the first time I finished the century ride during Bike MS. It might seem like more of a physical accomplishment, but for me, it was the first time I realized how my own efforts can impact not just myself and my community but the world as a whole.

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20 Under 40Jacob Chavez2018
Alexia Jones

I started as an escrow assistant right out of college with no knowledge of the industry. I wanted to be successful in my career so I have worked very hard to get to where I am today. I am currently the assistant manager and senior escrow officer.

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20 Under 40Jacob Chavez2018
Alexandra Jacobson

I am most proud of pushing myself to find new opportunities in my college career, even when I felt intimidated. I always had a plan for what I thought college would be like, but I don't think I could have imagined the amazing support system or work environment that I have now.

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20 Under 40Jacob Chavez2018