2013 Luncheon Archives
ALL of the candidates for
Mayor and City Council. Moderated
by Steve Wickes
ALL of the candidates for Mayor and City Council. Moderated by Steve Wickes
4/26 Jon Peacock, County Manager of Pitkin County
Aspen Professional Mentorship
and Networking Program. Produced by
of The Aspen Democracy Initiative
Aspen Professional Mentorship and Networking Program. Produced by Jill Teehan of The Aspen Democracy Initiative
who will discuss the Trans Mountain diversions that take
millions of gallons of our water
Ken Neubecker who will discuss the Trans Mountain diversions that take millions of gallons of our water
4/3 Mac Cunningham of Cunningham Mortgage, and Scott Gordon, President of Alpine Bank of Aspen: The Brave New World of Mortgage Lending
3/29 John. P. Calamos, Sr. Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Co-chief Investment Officer Calamos Investments
3/20 ALL ABOUT TAXES: Tony Nitti will discuss the recent “Fiscal Cliff” encounter and resulting changes in tax law.
3/13 Sudden Death: The story of why many in Aspen have died way too early
3/6 Dr. Wyatt Decker, head of the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix.
1/30 The Aspen Board of Realtors: Aspen/Snowmass Real Estate Market Overview
1/23 Dr. Robert Eckel from The University of Colorado
1/16 Growing Up In Aspen - Three Ranchers look back on the fun and games of their youth.
1/9 Aspen State Teachers College
2012 Luncheon Archives
12/19 THE DRC BROWN FAMILY, interviewed by former Mayor Bill Stirling
12/12 The Adventures and Misadventures of a Professional Writer. A Conversation with Clifford Irving
12/5 Business in Aspen: It's All About Skiing
11/28 It's All About Apple. Apple Store owner and chief Geek, Sto Stines.
11/21 Bob Beattie, in conversation with Mike Marolt.
11/14 We kicked off the season with a presentation from Whole Foods! Also Crystal River Meats, Alpine Avocado, In The Soup and Mrs. Barrs.
9/19 The Aspen Club - their two top trainers; one male, one female. Come learn how they stay fit and how they help their clients maintain tip-top shape.
9/12 The Changing American Audience and How Best To Reach It.
8/29 Mining the Gap – Perspectives, Commitments and Spending Habits of the Millennial Generation - When Living Large is Living Small.
8/23 Jerry Murdock, the co-founder and managing director of Insight Venture Partners, a leading global private equity and venture capital firm.
8/16 Thomas Friedman, a New York Times columnist and best-selling author, will be speaking at the luncheon with the Rocky Mountain Institute's Amory Lovins. View Aspen Daily News article here.
8/9 Secretary Madeleine Albright talked about all the hot spots in the world, including Europe, Syria, and China, among others. View Aspen Times article here.
8/1 Producing and Distributing Blockbuster Movies and Television Series.
7/25 Denny Sanford, chairman and CEO of South Dakota-based United National Corp. - When a former member of the Forbes 400 list of the wealthiest people in America makes a public appearance in a place like Aspen — especially a man who has given away more than $800 million to various philanthropic causes — people are bound to turn out to hear him speak. View Aspen Times article here.
7/18 Three longtime Aspen lawyers, Art Daily, Ron Garfield and Joe Edwards reminisce and tell tall tales about Aspen in the 70s.
7/11 Colorado Mountain College panel including President Stan Jensen; Aspen and Roaring Fork Campus VP Joe Maestas; Foundation CEO Matt Spencer; and faculty member Rick Johnson shared exciting happenings at CMC.
Tam Dang, Chairman of Saigon
Invest Group, one of the leading companies in Vietnam.
Conversation with Bill Stirling," former Mayor of Aspen.
6/20 Mead Metcalf - In Concert - Playing the Piano for an Hour!
6/13 Meet the Candidates for Pitkin County Board of County Commissioners
6/7 Chris Crowley Younger Next Year
4/11 The Early Years: Tales from the wonder years of the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s. View Aspen Times article here.
4/4 Foundations For Change: Aspen leaders helping our communities, at home and abroad.
3/28 Andy Mill - Andy had some stories to tell! The growing years in Aspen
3/21 Dr. Ann Mass and Dr. Jim Ehrlich High Tech Personalized Medicine: Breakthroughs in the Early Detection and Prevention of Disease
3/7 Teddy Davis, Ventriloquist, Showbiz, Ventriloquism and the Cruise Industry
2/29 Ryan Slabaugh - Editor of The Aspen Times
2/22 Dr. Dave Jensen - Technology in Natural Healthcare for 2012 and Beyond
2/15 Rikka Zimmerman - Author and Speaker
2/8 Dick Butera - In Conversation with Scott Davidson
2/1 Dr. Alan Altman - The Super Bowl of Sexuality, For men and women.
1/18 Hydro Electric Generation - A Discussion The Pros and Cons View Aspen Times article here.
1/11 Dr. Kenton Bruice - The benefits of hormone replacement for both men and women.
1/4 Aspen Women of Influence
- Catherine Anne Provine, Executive
Director - The Buddy Program
2011 Luncheon Archives
12/28 Richard Braddock - Entrepreneur, Private Equity Specialist
12/21 Andrew Todd - Executive Director, Aspen Public Radio
12/7 Dr. Gordon Gerson, Cardiologist
11/22 Aspen Valley Ski and Snowboard Club - Mark Cole, Executive Director
11/15 Aspen Skico Executives - David Perry, Sr. Vice President, Mountain Division and Christian Knapp, Vice President Marketing
9/28 Aspen Education Foundation Executive Director Helen Ward and Dr. John Maloy, Superintendent of Aspen School District
Former Photographer for
Robyn Myler, Executive
Director and Laura Thielen,
Artistic Director -
Anderson Ranch Arts
Pevny, Aspen Orthopedics
Anderson Ranch Arts
Center - Barbara Bloemink,
8/25 Starting a Business in Aspen - Perspectives from Aspen's Young Entrepreneurs.
USA Pro Cycle Challenge - The Aspen Stage
Aspen Snowmass Women's Pro Stage Race.
Aspen Technical Director for the Race
8/10 Dr. Keith Stewart, Dean for Research Professor of Cancer Research - Mayo Clinic in Arizona
8/3 Aspen Sojourner, Nancy Mayer, Publisher Michael Miracle, Editor
7/25 The Owner of the EMPIRE STATE BUILDING, Tony Malkin; and Armory Lovins, Chairman and Chief Scientist of The Rocky Mountain Institute
7/20 Jean-Philippe Malaty, Executive Director Aspen Santa Fe Ballet
7/13 David Dreman of Dreman Value Management.
7/5 Walter Isaacson, CEO - The Aspen Institute.
6/24 Alan Fletcher, President and CEO, Aspen Music Festival and School
6/21 Dr. Kirk Johnson, with THE SHOWMASTODON PROJECT, a presentation of amazing finds in Snowmass
6/12 Christina Grdovic, Vice President and Publisher - Food & Wine Magazine
6/5 Read about Aspen Business Luncheon in Aspen Business Journal. View article
4/22 The Mayoral and City Candidates Forum, moderated by Steve Wickes
4/13 The Aspen Community Plan - What it means to Business in Aspen
4/6 Dr. Melvin Spira, Plastic Surgeon To The World
3/30 The Aspen Historical Society with Georgia Hanson, Executive Director
3/23 Houston Cowan, Co-Founder and CEO of Challenge Aspen. Making possibilities for people with disabilities.
3/16 Boogie Weinglass, His Stories, His Life, His Generosity.
3/9 Logan Hood, Executive Director, Koman Aspen, and Riggs Klicka, Executive Director, Aspen Cancer Center.
3/2 Gram Slaton, Executive Director, Wheeler Opera House.
2/23 Steve Ayers, Pitkin County Coroner since 1988. Aspen Valley Hospital Emergency Physician, Aspen Valley Hospital Basalt After Hours Clinic Medical Director. Interviewed by Terry Hale.
2/16 John Bennett, Executive Director of For the Forest, a non profit organization that promotes the health and sustainability of Western forests. Mayor of Aspen in the 1990s.
2/9 Jim DeFrancia, CHINA FROM A PENTAGON INSIDER: A Washington, DC expert on the US Navy and the US relationship to China. Court Appointed Receiver for Base Village and Dancing Bear. View news article #1 View news article #2
2/2 Bill Tomcich, Stay Aspen Snowmass: The whole story about airline travel into Aspen, and the behind the scenes story of the hotel business in Aspen.
1/19- Dr. Robert Eckel, LIPIDS AND HEART DISEASE - CHOLESTEROL: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly - AND BEYOND.
1/12- Klaus Obermeyer, the foremost expert on ski industry clothing. THE HISTORY OF A SKI ENTHUSIAST - His Story.
1/5- Mike Marolt, High-Altitude Ski Mountaineer "SKIING EVEREST".
2010 Luncheon Archives
12/29- Harvey Mackey, Author of Swim with the Sharks without Being Eaten Alive. Six #1 NY Times bestsellers. - View news article
12/22- Amanda Boxtel, Co-Founder of Challenge Aspen - Her Story - View news article
12/15 - Amy Margerum, Executive Vice President,
The Aspen Institute
12/10 - Chris Klug, Olympic Snowboarder - To the Edge and Back. Founder of Summit For Life.
12/1 - Peter McBride, Photographer and
Jonathan Waterman, Author
11/24 - Auden Schendler, Vice President of Sustainability at Aspen Skiing Company
11/17 - News from the City of Aspen
10/27 - Tax reduction measures: Colorado Amendments 60, 61 and Proposition 101 - View news article
10/20 - Aspen Art Museum controversy
10/13 - State Senator Candidates Debate - Bob Rankin and Gail Schwartz - View news article
10/6 - Chris Davenport and Tony Caine - the business of fun
9/29 - Darryl Grob, Fire Chief, Aspen Fire District
9/22 - Hidden Gems Debate -
Forest Supervisor, White River National Forest
9/15 - Scott Kasin and Dr. Greg Feinsinger
9/08 - County Commissioners Debate - Jack Johnson and Rob Ittner
9/01 - Elizabeth Milias, Activist
8/25 - John Oates - The Business of Music
8/18 - William Mayer, Chairman Emeritus, The Aspen Institute
8/11 - Chip Comins, AREDay
8/04 - Phil Verleger, Economist
7/28 - Amory Lovins, Chief Scientist, The Rocky Mountain Institute
7/21 - Peter Wallison, American Enterprise Institute
7/14 - Mike Kaplan, CEO Skico
7/07 - David Ressler, CEO Aspen Valley Hospital
6/30 - Charles Cunniffe, Renowned Architect
6/23 - Jim Horowitz, CEO Jazz-Aspen