Bravo! Emerging Entrepreneur: Bruce Golden, Bernard E. Rollin, and Ralph V. Switzer – Optibrand Ltd., LLC

From our archives: Optibrand quick to make mark with its livestock tracking tool

Regional Spirit Award: Kaye Ward, Monfort Family Foundation

From our archives: Monfort Foundation lends weight to charitable efforts

Lifetime Achievement Award: Bill Neal, Wheeler Commercial Property Services, Inc. and Leo Schuster, Progressive Living Structures

From our archives: Neal, Schuster shared zest for business, communities

Bravo! Entrepreneur – Fort Collins: David Bethune, Atrix Laboratories, Inc.

From our archives: Bethune rides hard to rescue Atrix Laboratories from slump

Bravo! Entrepreneur – Greeley: Tim and Sally Warde, Northern Colorado Paper

From our archives: Energetic Wardes can’t settle for the status quo in business

Bravo! Entrepreneur – Loveland: Mark Burke, Burke Cleaners and Mister Neat’s Formalwear

From our archives: Burke avoids bad advice, finds perfect fit with formalwear idea

Bravo! Entrepreneur – Outlying Communities: Mark Hopkins, Peak Industries, Inc.

From our archives: Ex-HP engineer helps company scale peaks in competitive sector