Dick Monfort RICHARD L. MONFORT

Dick Monfort spent 20 years in the cattle business, primarily with his family's company. He became president of Monfort of Colorado, Inc. in 1987, and then joined ConAgra Red Meats in 1991 as president and CEO.

Today, Monfort owns interests in the Hyatt Grand Champions Hotel in Palm Springs, Calif., the Hilltop Steak House in Boston, and various commercial real estate ventures in Denver. Monfort helped to launch the Montera Cattle Co. in 1996 and, one year later, the first Brett Favre Steak House in Milwaukee.

He became a vice chairman of the Colorado Rockies Dec. 8, 1997, joining his brother in the club's leadership.

In addition, Monfort sits on the board of directors of Denver's University Hospital as well as other community entities.

A Colorado native, Monfort lives in Greeley and is a 1976 graduate of the University of Northern Colorado, Dick has a bachelor's degree in business management.