NEXT Emerging Leaders

A Vail Valley Works Signature Course

Course Details

Course Name: NEXT Emerging Leaders – Session 10

Leadership Pillar: Expand your leadership network.

Facilitator(s): A Different Community Leader Each Session (See schedule below)

Format: In-Person

Timing: Six (2)-hour Sessions, Monthly (February – July, 2022)

Cost: $500 (VVP Members)/$750 (Public Price)

Intended For: 

  • Professionals with a ‘mentee’ mindset who seek to learn from and be inspired by established community leaders in the Valley while connecting with other emerging leaders.
  • Professionals who consider themselves as part of the NEXT generation of leaders in Eagle County.

Course Description: The NEXT Emerging Leaders program is designed to support and advance emerging leaders in our community. It provides an opportunity for 12 professionals to meet, converse and engage with a community leader in a group setting. The group will meet with a different community leader each month. During these sessions, NEXT participants will have 2 hours to inquire and converse with the leader in a group setting about the topics of their choosing.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the challenges and lessons learned from established community leaders
  • Gain more knowledge around each community issue and the leadership strategies necessary to navigate
  • Strengthen relationships with peers from different backgrounds and industries
  • A network of fellow emerging leaders

Community Leader Schedule for NEXT Session 10:  

  • February 2022 – Bratzo Horrunitiner – Executive Director, My Future Pathways
  • March 2022 – Mark Hoblitzel – Business Services Coordinator, CO Department of Labor & Employment
  • April 2022 – Tiffany Ingoldsby – CFO, Shaeffer Hyde Construction
  • May 2022 – Heath Harmon – Director, Eagle County Public Health & Environment
  • June 2022 – Melina Valsecia – Executive Director, Eagle Valley Community Foundation
  • July 2022 – Lisa Mattis – CEO, CanDo Multiple Sclerosis

Click here to view previous Community Leaders




  • Six (2)-hour Sessions, Monthly (February – July, 2022)
  • Group determines final schedule


  • VVP Members*: $500
  • Public Price: $750
    • *VVP Member Nonprofits Receive a 40% discount
    • Limited scholarships are available – please complete the form below to request more information!

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