Steve Hitchcock’s family has four generations of connection to Western Colorado dating back to the 1940s when his grandparents began vacationing in the region. In 1977 Steve first worked in western Colorado as a river guide and the connection was reconfirmed. After graduating from Macalester College and working in West Berlin for two years followed by another two years in Minneapolis, he moved to Colorado in 1988 and to Steamboat Springs in 1999 where they raised their two children. Steve and Denise relocated again in 2020 to Grand Junction.
Steve’s professional background includes 30 years in the outdoor, fly fishing and ski industries in roles including sales management, marketing, senior management, retail operations, site location and leasing. Steve was part of the management group that purchased the outdoor brand “Marmot” in 1992 and, as Senior VP of that company, oversaw worldwide sales, product development and production. He served on that company’s board until his departure in 1999. In 2000 Steve joined the outdoor brand leader “Patagonia.” At Patagonia, he directed a national sales force, developed product launch strategies and visual merchandising programs, mentored sales managers, identified retail sites and negotiated leases. He left Patagonia in 2006.Steve also has many years of experience in restaurant and retail ownership and small business consulting. He has completed the course of instruction and passed the exam from the Institute of Business Appraisers for the Certified Business Appraiser credential. Steve is a current or former member of the board of directors of several local organizations including MainStreet, the Chamber Resort Assoc. and the Steamboat Springs Rotary Club where he is a Past President. He is past board member of the American Fly Fishing Trade Association and has worked with a number of other community organizations. Steve has been a licensed broker in Colorado since 2007 and specializes in business opportunity brokerage and business valuation. He brings his business operating experience as a resource for buyers and sellers seeking a clear understanding of a business’s performance and potential.
Steve’s Recent Listings
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Popular Restaurant/Tavern – 20+ Years – 2 Million Revenue with Healthy Profits! – Avon/Edwards
Gross Revenue: $2,000,000
Discretionary Earnings: $470,000
Inventory: $20,000 (not included)
Stove & Fireplace Service & Sales – Gas, Propane, Wood, Pellet – Steamboat Springs
Gross Revenue: $1,900,000
Discretionary Earnings: $319,000
Inventory: $225,000 (not included)
Brew Pub Opportunity – 10 Barrel System – Steamboat Springs
Gross Revenue: $2,000,000
Inventory: $30,000 (not included)