Walter Isenberg on stage at The Fillmore for the Most Admired CEOs Awards.
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Denver, Colo. – Sage Hospitality, one of the nation’s leading hospitality investment, development and management companies, is thrilled to announce that Sage co-founder, president and CEO Walter Isenberg is a winner of the Denver Business Journal’s 2019 Most Admired CEO Awards. Out of the group of award winners, the award judges selected Isenberg as the recipient of the 2019 Pinnacle Award, signifying the notable impact of his career and leadership on the overall Denver business community.

“I am humbled to be recognized amongst this group of truly impactful and inspiring business leaders,” said Isenberg. “I am truly lucky to be passionate about what I do and have the opportunity to lead a team of amazing and talented people at Sage. I believe that if you love what you do and love who you do it with, no day will ever really feel like work. Being at the helm of this company is something I love, and the success of the company is thanks to the people I get to work with every day.”

The Most Admired CEO Awards recognize 20 leaders from a variety of Denver metro area businesses who are growing revenues, creating jobs, and bolstering the city’s economy. Winners were nominated by peers, employees, and Denver Business Journal readers and chosen based on their pursuit of excellence, persistence through adversity, commitment to the community through philanthropy, the profitability of their companies, and many other admirable traits. Recipients will be honored in mid-November at a gala hosted by the Denver Business Journal.

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