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Professional Builder 40 Under 40 winner - Monica Wheaton
Monica Wheaton, 36
CEO, Builder Partnerships, Littleton, Colo.
BS, Psychology, Colorado State University; MIM, Thunderbird School of Global Management; MBA, University of Colorado
Helped create and launch builder-manufacturer networking and partnership group
Grew organization from 30 builder and five manufacturer members in 2006 to more than 500 builders and over 75 manufacturers and service providers in 2011
Managed the development of transactional Web site and database that serve as hub for organization
Organizes and hosts more than 40 educational webinars annually
OFF THE CLOCK
Hobbies include running (completed seven marathons, including Boston), traveling, and new adventures, such as hot-air ballooning and paragliding
On the nightstand: “Water for Elephants” and “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo”
Fave food: sushi
Related to a pirate, Renato Beluche, who was instrumental in defeating the English at the Battle of New Orleans
Lived in Prishtina, Kosovo for three years while working on a USAID project
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