Enjoy our Storytelling videos and PIVOT PANEL Interviews with local business owners and non-profits in Chaffee, Lake and Park Counties. Each business shares their stories on how they pivoted their businesses concept during and after the COVID-19 Pandemic. Thinking of relocating or starting up a business here enjoy a video on our area and behind the business stories. Links of videos and interviews are off of our YouTube channel. Let us know if we can help you begin your own Central Mountain Colorado business adventure.

Soulcraft Brewing
Salida, Colorado

Hear from Danielle DeForest, Tasting Room Manager of Soulcraft Brewing on she changed and evolved her business model. 

Sweeties Sandwich Shop
Salida Colorado

Join Sarah Gartzman, owner of Sweeties Sandwich Shop as she explains the why of her business and her love of community.

Salado Restaurant
Fairplay, Colorado

Kristin Farr, owner of Salado Restaurant shares how she and her husband addressed the required closures and explored funding options.

Oveja Negra Bike Packing
Salida, Colorado

Lane Willson, owner of Oveja Negra Bikepacking company shares her experience on a maintaining her sustainable and quality values during a pivot. 

Chaffee County Community Foundation
Chaffee County, Colorado

Joseph Teipel, the Executive director of the Chaffee County Community Foundation about how it started, whom it serves and how county individuals and non-profits in need can access support through the Emergency Response Fund.

Woods High Mountain Distillery
Salida, Colorado

This episode is with P.T. Wood, owner of Woods High Mountain Distillery who shares a collaborative multi business pivot made to support our community.

Alpine Furniture
Leadville, Colorado

Hear from Jason Hall, owner of Alpine Furniture Company on he pivoted with online auctions of his product assortment and moved his location!

CKS Main Street 
Buena Vista, Colorado

Here from Megan Kingman, owner of CKS Main Street in Buena Vista on she focused on keeping her staff working for her and explored funding and finance options. 

Experience Central Mountain SBDC
Chaffee, Lake & Park Counties

Live, Work and Play in the Central Mountain’s of Colorado.  Home of 15 fourteen thousand foot mountains! Enjoy our local Rapid Grass song, “Cottonwood Pass.”