Business spotlight: Mountain Chevrolet of Glenwood Springs

Rifle Area Chamber of Commerce
Mountain Chevrolet of Glenwood Springs was recently named the Rifle Area Chamber of Commerce business spotlight.
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The Rifle Area Chamber of Commerce would like to congratulate our chamber member business Mountain Chevrolet of Glenwood Springs. Did you know that the Rifle Area Chamber of Commerce represents 41 businesses from Glenwood Springs? That’s 13 percent of our chamber membership.

Employees of Mountain Chevrolet attended our March pop-up chamber day hosted at Grand River Health on March 30. Here’s a chance to meet this business:

Names of owners: Michael and Michelle Payne

How long have you been a member of the Rifle Area Chamber of Commerce?

Four years.

Why did you join the Rifle Area Chamber of Commerce?

Community involvement and network development opportunities.

What is your favorite / most used benefit that you take advantage of with your membership?

Networking with business owners/ fleet owners

Reason for starting your business?

Started so we could move our family to this great valley.

What do you sell?

Chevrolet new and used cars/trucks, along with outstanding service, parts & accessories.

What is unique about your business?

Only franchised Chevy dealer in the area.

What is the best thing about running a business here in the Rifle area?

The beautiful setting and the great, friendly people.

What was your biggest hurdle in this business and how did you overcome it?

Building a new facility three years ago.

What advice would you give to someone who wanted to follow in your footsteps?

The best fertilizer for a business is the owner’s footsteps.

What are you looking forward to most in 2016?

Another great year in the car business. We were up 15 percent in 2015, and so far in 2016 we are up 25 percent.

If your business would like to be featured as our chamber business spotlight, you must attend one of our pop-up programs. Join us on Friday, May 13, for the next pop-up event. We will rendezvous at Jay’s Steakhouse for our 19th Hole Golf Tournament after-party and the kick-off celebration to the 20th annual Rifle Rendezvous. If you would like to attend this program, call 970-625-2085 or visit

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