Christina Lomasney, previous part-time resident of Pagosa Springs, has been named one of Fortune’s 2015 most promising women entrepreneurs. According to a Sept. 9 article, the top 10 winners, “from drones to metal alloys to snack foods … share a knack for spotting unfulfilled needs and a will to succeed.” They will be honored at Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Conference in Washington, D.C., Oct. 12-14.

Lomasney is the daughter of Henry and Jane Lomasney, of Pagosa Springs. Her company, Modumetal, based out of Seattle, Wash., has developed a metal product that is lighter and stronger than steel due to a manufacturing process that nanolaminates metal alloys on a massive scale.

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