Start Up Challenge Important Dates
February 5, 2024: Application Opens
February 23, 2024: Application Closes
May 15, 2024: Pitch Day
IMPACT 307 provides deep expertise, coaching, and shared resources for founders to thrive.
Turning a great idea into a business can present many uncertainties and opportunities. IMPACT Carbon County is here to provide objective advice, professional expertise, and offer a sounding board for the many questions that arise when exploring a business start-up.
Meet the IMPACT Carbon County Team
Masters in Business Administration, Regis University
B.S. Finance, University of Wyoming
- Financial Analysis
- Business Development
BACKGROUND & ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Josh Keefe was selected as Assistant Director of IMPACT 307 in April 2023.
Previously, he was a Commercial Lender for Platte Valley Bank, and the Economic Development Finance Manager at the Wyoming Business Council, the economic development entity for the State of Wyoming. Over the previous eight years in these two roles, not only did he help business startup, but also expand their services. In addition, Josh spearheaded legislation to help Wyoming businesses transition smoothly from one owner to another; keeping jobs alive in small communities. Josh was also an integral part of the Business Relief Programs (BRP) of 2020, in which grants were made to help keep Wyoming businesses open during the COVID pandemic.
Josh was named one of Wyoming’s 40 Under 40 by the Wyoming Business Report in 2019. Josh volunteers on multiple boards across the State and helps coach youth sports teams. Josh enjoys golfing, traveling, attending concerts, and sporting events; especially UW. GO POKES! Josh is originally from Cheyenne, WY, loves classic cars and useless knowledge.