"Punch adversity in the face and get to where you want to be."

(Cheyenne, Wyo.) - Young business professionals are gathered in Cheyenne for a two-day conference at the new Radisson hotel for the Rocky Mountain Future Leaders Conference, Mar. 31-Apr. 1. The inspirational conference has been put together to encourage and motivate future leaders and professionals through developmental training, workshops, and other unique experiences to strengthen the local workforce. *Local business professionals gather for the Rocky Mountain Future Leaders Conference, Mar. 31. (Pitchengine Communities)* *Stephanie Meisner, with the Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce, speaks with local business professionals at the Rocky Mountain Future Leaders Conference. (Pitchengine Communities)* Account Representative with the Kansas City Chiefs, Bobby Adamson, opened up day-one of the conference with a welcoming speech describing his story from growing up in Midwest, Wyo. to now becoming an essential part of a national organization with the NFL. *Bobby Adamson, Account Representative for the Kansas City Chiefs. (Pitchengine Communities)* After explaining to the group about his experience dealing with adversity in life, as well as his small triumphs, he says "you're going to get hit with some road blocks, you're going to have people tell you you can't do what you want to do, but how you react to that is a testament to the kind of person you are going to be and how successful you are going to be." "Look beyond and focus on your goals, don't be afraid to take risks... success requires risk." " *Jamie Davis, Director at CollegeAmerica, Carl Denner, Alysha Wells, and Carolyn Rader, all students at CollegeAmerica. (Pitchengine Communities) * "Punch adversity in the face, and get to where you want to be," Adamson said while concluding his speech. Day two will begin with a speech from Gov. Matt Mead, followed by Melissa Luna, a professional career coach and motivational speaker. More information about the conference can be found here . *Feature photo: Kathrin Ryan, of the 153rd Airlift Wing, Halley Trembath, with the Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce, Monica Jennings, with Cheyenne Regional Medical Center, and Kathryn Boswell, with Visit Cheyenne.