Heidi Hostetter

Few have gained the level of industry respect that Heidi Hostetter has achieved, as shown by her professional accomplishments and impressive track record of success. Heidi continues to strive for excellence in every area of her life and can be found hiking, biking, running, swimming, paddle boarding and skiing with her family in the beautiful Rocky Mountains when she’s off the grid.

Areas of Proficiency


  • Sales & Marketing Strategies & Consulting

  • Employee Management & Retention Programs

  • Operational Efficiency Expertise

  • Technical & DFM Knowledge

  • Additive Manufacturing Expertise


Career Accomplishments


  • Northern Colorado Women of Distinction - Business and Business Services, 2018

  • Co-Founder & Ambassador of Women in 3D Printing - Colorado Chapter (www.womenin3dprinting.com)

  • Chair, NoCo Manufacturing Partnership, 2017 - Current (www.nocomfg.com)

  • Founder and Industry Board Chair, Alliance for the Development of Additive Processing Technologies (ADAPT), 2016 - 2018 (adapt.mines.edu)

  • Awarded Platinum Supplier for Ball Aerospace 2014, 2015

  • Handpicked for Supply Chain Roundtable Discussions at the White House, Washington D.C., 2015

  • Holds a U.S patent for Outdoor Girl, 2015 (www.outdoorgirl.com)

  • Received Floyd King Entrepreneurial Spirit award, 2014

  • Successfully navigated recession at Faustson Tool, 2008 (www.faustson.com)

  • Instrumental in positioning Star Precision for a notably successful business sale, 2004

  • Received Datex Ohmeda Award for Kent Electronics, 2000

  • Achieved Top Sales Manager for Kent Electronics, 1999

  • Awarded The Fastest Company Growth on Record for the Utah Territory for Kent Electronics, 1999