Panelist representing key sectors of Missoula’s emerging economy will answer those questions, and share the stories of their businesses, at City Club Missoula’s May 13 forum. Moderated by Missoula Economic Partnership CEO Grant Kier, the panel will include Fanny Diaz, cofounder and COO of DermaXon; Joe Fanguy, vice president of strategic development for Blackfoot; and Michelle Huie, founder and president of Vim & Vigr. These businesses, all of which were founded in and/or grew substantially in Missoula, provide higher wages and represent a growing sector of Missoula’s economy.
DermaXon is a biotech company working to slow the underlying biological mechanisms of aging and delay or prevent the onset of age-related diseases. This includes investigating the biology of skin, and the neurodegenerative diseases associated with the aging brain and pain.
Vim & Vigr manufactures high-quality, specially engineered, attractive compression socks.
Blackfoot is a technology company whose mission to improve its customers’ ability to communicate, collaborate and compete through superior technology solutions.
Missoula Economic Partnership facilitates increased prosperity through business development, while enhancing Missoula’s business environment and quality of life.