Class of 2000

The Boulder County Business Hall of Fame is pleased to present its Hall of Fame Inductees 2000

Stan Elmore – A graduate of Lafayette High School, Stan Elmore began his business career at the early age of 20. He and Lafayette business owner Wally Prather established Stan’s Tire & Auto in 1973. Stan eventually purchased all of the shares and has successfully developed the business into one of the top 10 independent auto repair facilities in the nation. Stan serves on several local and national advisory boards and is a “Business Coach” to other small business owners.

Tom & Caroline Hoyt – Tom and Caroline Hoyt met and married in 1963 while architecture students at the University of Colorado. While in school, they realized they had a shared vision to build design-driven communities. They started McStain Enterprises with two partners in 1966 and have built and sold more than 4,000 homes and planned more than 20 communities across the Front Range. McStain’s mission, to “Build a Better World,” has made the company a leader in environmental planning and building.

Bob Greenlee – Bob and Diane Greenlee moved to Boulder in 1975 to purchase a small radio station which was built into KBCO – one of the top rated stations in the Denver-Boulder market. In addition, Bob co-founded the Rock Bottom Restaurant Group and a number of other local ventures. He served on Boulder’s City Council for 16 years and was appointed as mayor in 1997. Bob and Diane organized and funded Boulder County’s “I Have a Dream Foundation” and in 1996 funded the Greenlee Family Foundation, a private non-profit foundation.

John Sackett – John Sackett served as the first CEO for Avista Adventist Hospital, which opened in 1990. Building a new hospital in Louisville, Colorado was a pioneering move since most of east Boulder County was not yet developed. John served in the Louisville City Council for six years, in addition to serving as the chairman for the Boulder County Republican Party, and as a board member to the Louisville Chamber, Boulder’s Community Food Share, the Boulder YMCA and the Foundation for Boulder Valley Schools.

Richard Salberg – Richard Salberg, president of The First National Bank of Longmont, was born in Longmont in November, 1937, and was raised in nearby Johnstown. He is a graduate of Johnstown High School, the University of Colorado-Boulder and the Colorado Graduate School of Banking. His accomplishments include receiving the Del & Doris Scott award from the Colorado Banking Association, along with his wife Anne; and receiving the 54509 Lester W. Bevins vocational service award from Rotary International. In addition to serving on the Boulder County Hospice board, he has served on several local service boards.