Meet the Alumni of Roaring Fork Leadership

2021-09-11T13:33:07-06:00

Adriano Minniti

Assistant Sergeant with Aspen Police Department Adriano graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Adventure Education from Prescott College and now uses it to help facilitate the climbing program for the Aspen Middle School 8th Grade Outdoor Education program! He joined RFL to improve his leadership skills as he [...]

2019-09-11T13:10:36-06:00

Alan Luu

Alan Luu, a founding partner in The Versant Co., graduated from Arizona State University with a degree in Visual Communications. Alan has enjoyed teaching at ASU, being a big brother, and mentoring under-resourced youths through outdoor wilderness experiences. The opportunities to learn and contribute back to the community [...]

2019-10-08T09:26:16-06:00

Alex Schrempf

Alex Schrempf currently serves as the Athletics Coordinator for City of Aspen Parks & Recreation, as well as the Head Boys’ Basketball Coach in a part-time capacity for the Aspen School District. He has been in the valley for nearly four years, after moving to Carbondale after completing [...]

2020-09-10T16:59:26-06:00

Amy Schuster

Program Assistant and Secretary of Board with Valley Life for All; part-time Floral Clerk at City Market Amy graduated from Colorado Mesa University with a degree in sociology and a minor in social work. Amy has recently enjoyed volunteering at the Commons of Hilltop assisted living facility in Grand [...]

2019-09-11T14:46:09-06:00

Anais Hernandez

Anais Hernandez is a Forensic Interviewer and MDT Coordinator at River Bridge Regional Center.  Anais graduated from Western New Mexico University with a degree in Psychology.  She has lived in the Roaring Fork Valley since 2001, when her family moved to the United States.  Her passion for learning, [...]

2019-09-11T13:06:36-06:00

Andrew Miller

Andrew is the Administrative Assistant II with the Aspen Pitkin County Housing Authority (APCHA). Andrew graduated from Michigan State University with a bachelor’s degree in Music Education and Music Performance. Andrew enjoys performing with local musical groups such as Aspen Community Theater, Symphony in the Valley, Aspen Choral [...]

2020-09-10T17:03:20-06:00

Andrew Treat

Andrew Treat is the Aircraft Rescue Captain at the Sardy Field Fire Department at Aspen/Pitkin County Airport. Andrew graduated from East Greenwich High School in 2007 and has attended the Rhode Island Fire Academy.  He has been in the fire service since he was 18 years old and has [...]

2021-09-11T13:39:03-06:00

Annie Pool

Financial Analyst with the City of Aspen Annie was born and raised in Aspen and has long enjoyed the plethora of outdoor activities the Roaring Fork Valley has to offer, especially hiking and mountain biking. At the same time, she loves traveling and experiencing new places and cultures. Annie [...]

2019-09-11T14:42:29-06:00

Ashley Mauldin

Ashley Mauldin; Licensed Professional Counselor and owner of New Awareness Counseling. Founder and CEO of Daring Women, LLC.  Ashley graduated with a double major BA in Psychology and Sociology from the University of Northern Colorado.  She then went on to get her MA in Clinical Counseling with a [...]

2021-09-28T12:02:50-06:00

Becca Holland

Associate Social Media Director with Backbone Media Becca grew up in the Roaring Fork Valley and graduated from Basalt High School. Her involvement in the community has encompassed everything from volunteering with groups like Girl Scouts and the National Honor Society to coaching a youth soccer team. She is [...]

2020-09-10T15:36:15-06:00

Ben West

Associate Broker with Integrated Mountain Properties.  Ben graduated from the University of Colorado with a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies. Ben is currently on the Planning and Zoning Commission for the City of Glenwood Springs, a position that he started earlier this year.  Ben is excited to integrate [...]

2021-10-10T11:48:44-06:00

Benjamin Johnston

Benjamin Johnston, RFL Academy 2016   How has your participation in RFL impacted your personal and professional growth? When I joined RFL, I have to admit that I joined with the goal of simply networking. On day one with Greg, I realized that the experience would be much [...]

2021-09-28T12:33:04-06:00

Benjamin Niefeld

Project Manager, Landscape Architect with Design Workshop, Inc. Benjamin graduated from Louisiana State University with a Bachelors's Degree in Landscape Architecture. He is passionate about nature, design, construction, and people. He's been heavily involved with the American Society of Landscape Architects, taking on leadership positions within the Section and [...]

2019-09-11T13:12:13-06:00

Carol Ott

Carol takes great pride that she was fortunate to be born and educated in the Philadelphia area. She continues to be inspired by her strong connection to the birthplace of American freedom and the City of Brotherly Love. As an undergraduate, she studied science and business graduating from [...]

2020-11-30T12:22:01-07:00

Caroline Bonynge

Caroline Bonynge is the Director of Operations, Safety and Security at Aspen Pitkin County Airport Caroline’s attended Northwood University (Undergraduate), and Embry Riddle Aeronautical University - Currently working on Masters) She is currently volunteer on several boards and aviation programs including: International Aviation Snow Symposium with the Northeast [...]

2019-09-11T15:02:30-06:00

Carrieann Angrisani

Carrieann Angrisani Owner/Coach/Facilitator at De-Vice Your Life and Talk With Each Other. Carrieann graduated from George Mason University, Fairfax, VA with a BSW - Bachelor of Social Work and a BA - Bachelor of Arts in Theatre. Carrieann has a lifelong commitment to being of service in many [...]

2021-09-28T16:55:27-06:00

Cathey Massey

Contract Manager with Medtronic Cathey grew up in Colorado and got her MBA at the University of Pheonix. She has been involved with Medtronic ASPIRE , a women in leadership program, for 6 years (serving as the Vice-Chair and Chair). She's been nominated twice for Women in Leadership! Cathey [...]

2019-09-11T14:33:19-06:00

Chris Beebe

Chris Beebe, Founder & CEO, Nexus Media Group, L.L.C. Chris is also a Managing Member at The B.C.S. Group, L.L.C. Chris has a B.S. in Political Science from Colorado State University and a M.A. Architecture from the University of Colorado at Denver. Chris is involved in the community [...]

2020-09-10T17:09:31-06:00

Chris Betts

Project Manager; Shaw Construction Chris graduated from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln with a degree in Construction Management.  Chris has been an active member of the Associated Builders and Contractors in Colorado which participates in numerous community improvement programs.  RFL appealed to Chris because he has a constant [...]

2021-11-23T20:18:00-07:00

Cole Langford

Utility Billing Supervisor with City of Aspen Cole received a degree in Economics from Colorado State University. He loves spending his time outdoors, specifically moving quickly through the mountains (cycling, mountain biking, and skiing are his top 3 sports). He is most excited to seek growth that's applicable to both [...]

2021-09-25T18:31:09-06:00

Dave Levine

How has your participation in RFL impacted your personal and professional growth? I was at a turning point in my role on a leadership team at a non-profit and needed a deep and transformative experience to help me lead authentically. I also needed to develop awareness around ways of [...]

2020-09-10T16:51:35-06:00

David Schnieder

David Schneider is the Operations Manager for the Aspen/Pitkin County Airport.  David graduated from Arizona State University with a degree in Public Policy and Public Service – Emergency Management and Homeland Security.  David has always been interested in finding ways each day to be better than he was the [...]

2021-09-13T12:58:03-06:00

Debra Bullock

Property Manager with The Romero Group Debra has a degree in Retail Management and has also received her certification as an Expanded Duties Dental Assistant and as a Personal Fitness Trainer and Nutritional Specialist. She enjoys many outdoor sports (like rafting and snowshoeing) and is passionate about personal development [...]

2019-09-11T15:25:03-06:00

Diana Cardenas

Diana Cardenas: Match Advisor and Program Coordinator with English in Action. Diana graduated from Colorado Mountain College with a degree in Business Administration. Diana enjoys being a voice for the Hispanic/Latino community. After graduating, she helped for two years as a secretary for the Rotary Club in Glenwood [...]

2021-09-28T17:14:10-06:00

Drew Slocum

Director of Development with Aspen Valley Hospital Foundation Drew attended the University of Georgia, graduating with a degree in Finance. Not long after joining the workforce, he was one of the youngest designees (at 28) in the country that held a CFP designation. Before moving to Colorado, he was [...]

2020-09-10T17:16:49-06:00

Emily Borkovec

Physician Assistant with Mountain Family Health Centers in Basalt Born and raised in rural Iowa.  Emily graduated from Minnesota State University in Mankato, MN in 2009 with a B.S. in Biology and Clinical Laboratory Science.  Obtained Physician Assistant training/certificate at Red Rocks Community College along with a Master of [...]

2020-09-10T17:22:15-06:00

Eric Mitchell

Restaurant Manager for Aspen Skiing Company Eric Mitchell has enjoyed leadership opportunities throughout the Roaring Fork Valley. Prior to operating on-mountain restaurants for the Aspen Skiing Company, he was Director/General Manager for True Nature Healing Arts and General Manager of Phat Thai. Eric earned his Bachelor of Science in [...]

2021-09-13T15:01:51-06:00

Feras Abdallah

Property Manager/Landscape Architect with Design Workshop Feras attended Ohio State University and received a Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture. He was the class representative and commencement speaker, and also received awards for digital innovation and leadership. His hobbies include plant/animal/fungi lover, digital illustration, ecological resilience, and more. He [...]

2019-09-11T14:23:45-06:00

Gabrielle Bailes

Gabrielle Bailes, Officer Trainee with Alpine Bank. Gabrielle graduated from Marietta College with a degree in Theatre and a minor in Philosophy. Gabrielle has loved volunteering for theatre and CARE events in Carbondale and Glenwood Springs. The synergy of self-improvement, leadership, psychology, and community has drawn Gabrielle to [...]

2020-09-10T17:25:39-06:00

Gardner Morrow

Rental/Retail General Manager Highlands & Buttermilk with Aspen Skiing Company. Gardner received a degree in Sociology from Colorado State University. He spends most of his spare time mountain biking, doing trail work with RFMBA and coaching youth soccer. RFL intrigued Gardner as a way to improve himself and continue [...]

2020-09-10T18:40:28-06:00

Greg Boyd

Airport Facilities Manager, Pitkin County Airport Greg graduated from LoEllen Park Secondary School and attended Cambrian College of Applied Arts and Technology with a degree in Business Administration/Marketing and Environmental Protection Technologies.  I am interested in RFL to broaden my skill sets as a Leader in my organization and [...]

2020-09-10T18:46:42-06:00

Hank Hays

Senior Property Manager with The Romero Group Hank graduated from New England College in New Hampshire with a degree in Business. He enjoys coaching for the Basalt Middle School basketball and baseball teams.  Hank is looking forward to improving his communication skills which is why Roaring Fork Leadership interested [...]

2021-09-15T17:01:20-06:00

Ignacio Murillo

Maintenance Supervisor with The Romero Group Ignacio has lived in the valley for 39 years. He became interested in RFL Academy in order to become a better leader. He's most interested in developing his communication and speaking skills, as well as learn decision-making techniques. In his free time, Ignacio enjoys [...]

2020-09-10T18:53:53-06:00

Jason Winokur

 Director of Programs & Operations at the Aspen Science Center Before relocating to the Roaring Fork Valley Jason was a professional scientist at the University of Colorado Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research for 7 years, investigating greenhouse gases in modern climate change. Prior to his professional research career, [...]

2019-09-11T14:17:31-06:00

Jeff Fletcher

Jeff Fletcher works as a Tree Crew foreman with Holy Cross Energy.  Jeff is a Colorado State University Graduate with a degree in Parks and Protected Areas Management.  As a father of two children under the age of 10, Jeff is constantly looking inward and trying to become [...]

2021-09-15T17:03:02-06:00

Jeffrey Barnhill

Planner I with City of Aspen  Jeffrey received a master's degree in City and Regional Planning from Clemson University. He recognizes that his career and professional life are just at the beginning and is interested in establishing a strong foundation to grow. That's why he became interested in RFL, [...]

2020-09-14T09:07:26-06:00

Jennifer Diamond

Dispatch Supervisor with the Pitkin County Regional Emergency Dispatch Center Jennifer graduated with a degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Northern Colorado. Retired Deputy Coroner from Pitkin County.  Jennifer enjoys doing community outreach to elementary children educating them on what to expect should they ever have [...]

2020-09-18T13:46:06-06:00

Jennifer Mitchley

Procurement and Accounting Specialist at Aspen Airport in Pitkin County Jennifer graduated with a degree in Business Management in California with a strong emphasis in Accounting. Jennifer does not currently participate in any programs or volunteering, but as time affords, integrating herself into the community is a goal. Roaring [...]

2019-09-11T14:08:14-06:00

Jerome Simecek

Jerome Simecek, Vice President of Operations, The Romero Group. Jerome has been a valley resident since 1993 moving from Seattle Washington where he received his Bachelor of Science in Botany from the University of Washington. He has been in association management, property management, guest services, and hotel operations [...]

2020-09-10T19:18:17-06:00

Jessica Gracia

Electrical Engineer with KLOK Group Jessica graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder with degrees in Architectural Engineering and Civil Engineering. Jessica moved to the Roaring Fork Valley with her partner and two young children in the Fall of 2019. Jessica recently completed the training to become a [...]

2019-09-11T15:13:44-06:00

Joanna Rybak

Joanna Rybak, MA, MCHES: Employee Health & Well-Being Specialist, Pitkin County. Joanna graduated from Montclair State University in New Jersey with Bachelor and Master degrees in Health Education. Joanna volunteers when opportunities arise (e.g. Highway 82 trash clean-up, Habitat for Humanity). Currently she doesn’t belong to any community [...]

2020-09-10T19:22:38-06:00

Jonathan Feldman

Assistant Vice President – Alpine Bank Jonathan graduated from the University of Colorado with a degree in Finance. He stands as a Board Member for Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers, Pitkin County Finance Committee, and Pitkin County Election Commission.  Many people have told me that RFL is a very rewarding experience [...]

2020-09-10T19:33:53-06:00

Josh Axler

Josh Axler is the General Manager at Ragged Mountain Sports in Carbondale He Has been in the Roaring Fork Valley since 2014. Josh grew up in Flagstaff, Arizona where he took a less traditional route through high school. Through an online homeschooling program, two Outward Bound Courses, and some [...]

2021-03-12T10:49:58-07:00

Julie Gillespie

Senior Operations Assistant for the City of Aspen Being employed through the City of Aspen has allowed me to become more involved with community-based events, the most recent being the 5 month Citizen’s Academy program that is offered. As a staff member with the City, this program allowed me [...]

2019-09-11T13:57:37-06:00

Justin Duchscher

Justin Duchscher is the Fleet Supervisor for Pitkin County.  Justin holds numerous master certifications in the automotive, diesel and emergency vehicle fields.  He studied at CMC Spring Valley campus in the area of advanced computer networking with an emphasis in Cisco systems. Justin volunteered with Garfield County Search [...]

2021-09-27T20:24:59-06:00

K. Darling

Volunteer with The Orchard K. Darling has volunteered with many schools throughout the Valley as a 4-H leader, assistant leader, and as a speaker, presenting on anti-bullying and giving inspirational talks about overcoming adversity. K. Darling joined RFL so that she could improve her self-confidence when [...]

2021-09-15T17:24:23-06:00

Katie Ralston

Development Manager with Aspen Music Festival and School Katie is a professional violinist and violin teacher in the Roaring Fork Valley through the Aspen Music Festival and School's Beginning Strings program and the Roaring Fork Youth Orchestra. She is also an avid marathoner and trail runner. After talking with [...]

2021-09-17T15:33:23-06:00

Keli Kirkpatrick

Child Welfare Supervisor with Pitkin County Adult and Family Services Keli attended CU-Boulder for her undergraduate degree and Adams State University for her Master's degree in Counseling. Professionally, she enjoys working with complicated family systems as a child welfare supervisor and holding group meetings. In her free time, Keli [...]

2021-09-15T17:40:56-06:00

Kent Wilson

Senior Vice President with Alpine Bank Kent went to Glenwood Springs High School, the University of Northern Colorado, and graduated with honors from the Graduate School of Banking at CU Boulder. He is on the board of LIFT-UP, Habitat for Humanity, Take a Minute, and Red Mountain Cross. He [...]

2019-09-11T15:29:15-06:00

Kevin Rayes

Kevin Rayes is the City Planner for the City of Aspen. Kevin has an Undergraduate Degree in International Government with a minor in Spanish from the University of Texas at Austin; Graduate Degree in Urban and Environmental Planning from Arizona State University. He currently volunteers as an English [...]

2019-09-11T15:32:45-06:00

Kristin Pride

Kristin Pride is a Manager for Eastwood, a commercial real estate management & development group in Aspen, CO and Toronto, Canada. She was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas and graduated from Southwest Texas State University (now Texas State) with a speech communication degree and business administration [...]

2021-03-12T10:48:10-07:00

Kristina Johnson

Communications Supervisor at Holy Cross Energy Kirsten attended the University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado with a B.S. Degree in Journalism, Specialty in Advertising and Art History. She volunteers with Mountain Valley Horse Rescue, Eagle, Colorado As an avid horse lover (but never having the means to actually own and [...]

2019-09-11T13:44:05-06:00

Li McBrayer

Li McBrayer is the Operations Supervisor at Alpine Bank in Carbondale.  Li graduated high school from Yampah Mountain High School and has taken some college classes at CMC.  Li really enjoys volunteering at Habitat for Humanity every year and is looking forward to an upcoming volunteer day at [...]

2021-03-12T10:44:30-07:00

Liesel Hadfield

Supervisor for the Pitkin County Regional Emergency Dispatch Center Liesel graduated from Fort Lewis College with a degree in International Business and Spanish. She is intertwined in the running an outdoor community as well as public safety in this valley; you’ll often find her volunteering for races and other outdoor [...]

2020-04-22T10:10:16-06:00

Lindsay Hoffmann

Lindsay Hoffmann is the Communications Manager for Roaring Fork Leadership. Lindsay was born and raised in the Roaring Fork Valley, and proud of it! The valley has provided her with incredible opportunities over the years, including her current role working alongside Andrea Palm-Porter as the Communication Manager of [...]

2021-03-12T10:40:10-07:00

Mackenzie Carroll

PR Director at rygr (Carbondale-based PR agency rooted in the outdoor and active lifestyle industries). She graduated from the University of Colorado, Boulder with a B.S. in news-editorial journalism in 2011 and moved to Aspen in 2014. Mackenzie served on the Spring Board from 2017-2019 and is eager to [...]

2021-09-17T15:32:09-06:00

Maggie McHugh

Design Engineer with Roaring Fork Engineering Maggie received her Masters of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Colorado - Boulder with a research focus in environmental fluid mechanics. She is an outdoor enthusiast and also enjoys volunteering for small community events. Maggie is always looking for ways [...]

2021-09-17T13:56:31-06:00

Maria Duenas

Food Coordinator with Valley View Hospital Maria loves being a part of the community and finds meaning in helping others. She became interested in RFL Academy as a way to learn and grow as a leader and is particularly interested in learning the values of being a great leader, [...]

2021-09-11T13:21:24-06:00

Maribel Obreque

Business Manager with The Arc of the Central Mountains Maribel grew up in the Roaring Fork Valley and is currently pursuing a business degree with an emphasis in nonprofit management. She has been appointed by Governor Polis to the Board of Directors of the Colorado Charter School Institute. [...]

2019-09-11T14:11:12-06:00

Marjorie Jerez,

Marjorie Jerez, Renewable Resources GIS Specialist at U.S. Forest Service – White River National Forest Marjorie is a native South Floridian and a graduate of Florida State University with a B.S. in Environmental Studies, a B.S. in Social Science, and a M.S. in Geographic Information Science. After graduation, [...]

2021-09-17T14:22:57-06:00

Mark Loertscher

Facilities with Pitkin County Airport Mark is a 3-time state champion for wrestling and went on one year to win the national championship. From there he was then selected, and participated, in the World Wrestling Championship in Mexico. His hobbies include hunting, fishing, and mechanics. He is a volunteer [...]

2019-09-11T13:58:35-06:00

Matt McGaugh

Matt McGaugh works for Pitkin County Human Services, as Adult and Family Services Manager.  He also works part-time with the University of Denver as an Adjunct Professor in the Graduate School for Social Work.  Matt graduated from Iowa State University in 2003 with a Bachelors Degree focused in [...]

2019-09-11T14:38:32-06:00

Maureen McNulty

Maureen McNulty: CEO/Founder of Bedrock Financial Health, LLC. Maureen graduated most recently from the University of Notre Dame with a Masters in Nonprofit Administration. She has a BA from Purdue University in Social Work and Psychology. Currently Maureen is working with a homeless shelter in her hometown of [...]

2021-09-17T14:30:21-06:00

Meg Kernahan

Senior Affiliate Manager with Backbone Media Meg attended the University of Washington in Seattle where she studied Environmental Science. She moved to Carbondale after living in New Zealand for 10 months and traveling to Southeast Asia.  meg first learned about RFL Academy from alumni coworkers who raved about the [...]

2021-09-17T15:30:58-06:00

Michael Braudis

Aspen-Sopris Ranger with USDA Forest Service Michael studied Environmental Education at Unity College and went on to work with the Forest Service. It was there he received professional recognition for his work mitigating the impacts of the Mountain Bark Beetle Epidemic - he enjoys seeing the fruits of his [...]

2021-03-17T17:05:04-06:00

Michael Koscielski

Operational Leader with Bedrock Financial Health Michael graduated in 2011 from the University of Dayton with degrees in Economics and Finance. He enjoys volunteering in the recovery community, including organizing events and sharing information with those in need. After watching the profound impact RFL had on someone in his [...]

2021-09-17T15:07:30-06:00

Michael Whiddon

Accounting Manager with Holy Cross Energy Michael received his MBA from the University of Phoenix. He volunteers as a treasurer for a local charity and recently began facilitating a high school scholarship program. Michael became interested in RFL Academy as a way to better himself so that he can [...]

2021-03-22T11:58:48-06:00

Michelle Skagen

Youth Coordinator at the Aspen Chapel and contract educator for World Leadership School. Michelle studied Sociology at the University of Colorado in Boulder, then obtained a post-graduate degree in Social Studies Education through the Roaring Fork Teacher Education Project, which was a CU-Boulder education program that examined social justice [...]

2021-03-22T12:07:27-06:00

Misty Richardson

Senior Controller at The Romero Group Misty graduated from the University of San Diego with a degree in Psychology, and from Colorado Mountain College with a degree in Business Administration. Roaring Fork Leadership is appealing to Misty for personal growth and development. Misty is looking forward to gaining valuable [...]

2021-09-17T15:29:47-06:00

Pamela Brigham

Senior Association Accountant with The Romero Group Pamela has a Bachelor's in Business Administration and a Colorado real estate license. She moved to Aspen, from Brazil, for the outdoors and for a better, healthier quality of life. She is looking forward to embracing new challenges and opportunities. Her co-workers [...]

2019-09-11T13:09:22-06:00

Perry Kleespies

Perry is the Assistant Project Manager at Shaw Construction LLC. Perry graduated from Colorado State University with a degree in Construction Management and a minor in Business. Perry is currently working on the new Aspen City Offices project.  Since moving to the Roaring Fork Valley, Perry has assisted [...]

2021-09-17T15:23:19-06:00

Rachel Schmidt

Program Coordinator and Marketing Associate with English in Action Rachel graduated from Cornell University with a Bachelor of Science in Textile & Apparel Design. She enjoys ultimate frisbee, skiing, hiking, and other outdoor pursuits. She is also a volunteer for English in Action.  Rachel is looking forward to meeting [...]

2021-09-17T15:44:09-06:00

Renee Espinoza

Business Support Technician with City of Aspen Renee graduated from Aspen High School and attended CU-Boulder for Hospitality Management and Tourism. She enjoys hiking, long walks with her baby, camping, and road-tripping. She has recently been helping as a translator for many of the municipalities in the valley to [...]

2021-04-07T11:18:21-06:00

Ritchie Zah

Detective with Aspen Police Ritchie graduated from the Juilliard School with his Bachelor’s and Masters in Violin Performance. Ritchie is a volunteer firefighter with the Aspen Fire Protection District. Ritchie was interested in RFL because of its inspirations and local ties within our community. Ritchie is looking forward to [...]

2021-09-13T12:44:54-06:00

Rochelle Norwood

Co-Owner and GM at The Redstone General Store Rochelle is passionate about leadership and became interested in RFL so that she could step more into her natural leadership role. She is most looking forward to gaining work/life balance and being able to promote wellbeing, cohesion, and motivation in [...]

2021-09-13T14:37:46-06:00

Ross Valentino

Airport Operations Security Supervisor with Pitkin County Ross graduated from Northeastern University with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice. He enjoyed fly fishing, rowing, hiking, exploring new areas, and learning new skills. Ross is interested in participating in RFL Academy to learn from other local leaders and develop [...]

2021-09-17T15:51:26-06:00

Sabrina van Doorn

Assistant General Manager with Aspen Alps Sabrina has a Dental Hygiene Bachelor's Degree and a Hospitality Management Degree. She enjoys biking, skiing, baking, and hanging out with her kids. She was a part of her companies Health Link and enjoyed learning how to help employees with their wellness. At [...]

2021-04-07T11:20:50-06:00

Samantha Hoffmann

HR Director at Aspen Skiing Company Sam is a native of the Roaring Fork Valley and returned to start her career after graduating from Elon University with a degree in Human Services and a minor in Spanish. Sam has been a Big Buddy with the Buddy Program, served on [...]

2021-09-18T11:47:11-06:00

Sandra Centofante

Economic Assistance Supervisor with Pitkin County Human Services Sandra attended Colorado Mountain College and has spent time volunteering for 9 Health Fair with Valley View Hospital and has assisted with several coat drives in the valley. Sandra first became interested in RFL Academy after noticing her fellow colleagues, that [...]

2020-02-25T16:57:24-07:00

Sandra Jaramaz

Sandra is the Housing Qualification Specialist with the Aspen Pitkin County Housing Authority (APCHA) / City of Aspen. Sandra graduated from the University of North Florida (Coggin College of Business) with a degree in Business Administration / Business Management. Learning more about the community needs and how she [...]

2019-09-11T13:21:01-06:00

Tasha Haselden

Tasha is a senior project engineer at Haselden Construction, currently working on a renovation/remodel of the Meeker High School, and recently completed the new W Hotel in Aspen. Tasha graduated from the University of Denver with a degree in Business Management and received her MBA from DU a [...]

2021-09-18T12:03:42-06:00

Taylor Miller

Marketing/Experience Coordinator with Koru Ltd Taylor received her BA from Colorado Mountain College in Sustainability Studies and spends each summer volunteering with Mountain Fair. She enjoys many outdoor activities (such as skiing, river SUP, and hiking) and is passionate about showing up for the people in her life. Taylor [...]

2021-09-18T12:16:59-06:00

Tracy Forristall

Seniors District Tax Accountant with The Romero Group Tracy grew up on a wheat farm and drove a tractor. She then went on to receive her Bachelor's degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting, CPA. Now, she is a Mom & Grandmother and enjoys pilates, road biking, [...]

2021-08-25T21:50:07-06:00

Tyler Newton

Implementation Coordinator at PubWorks/Tracker Software Corp. Tyler graduated from Colorado State University with a degree in Economics. A Carbondale native, serves on the Snowmass Village Community Outreach Board and has served as Board President of the Aspen Cycling Club (2016-2018). Wanting to continue his personal and professional growth is [...]

2021-09-18T12:25:02-06:00

Tyler Yocum

Airport Operations Security Supervisor with Aspen/Pitkin County Airport Tyler went to the Metropolitan State University of Denver and received a degree in Aerospace Operations with a focus on Airport Management. He enjoys backpacking, climbing, traveling, and paddleboarding. Tyler became interested in RFL Academy so that he could develop professional [...]

2021-09-18T12:31:51-06:00

Will Meyer

Project Engineer with Shaw Construction Will attended the University of San Diego and received his degree in Mechanical Engineering. He enjoys mountaineering, tennis, the outdoors, card games, and more. The Civic Project portion of RFL Academy is what drew Will to the program. He is eager to engage with [...]

2019-09-11T13:40:12-06:00

Yuani Ruiz

Executive Vice President with Alpine Bank – Basalt. Yuani graduated from the University of Iowa with degrees in Finance and Economics.  In the Roaring Fork Valley, Yuani has been involved with a number of organizations including the Basalt Chamber of Commerce, Basalt High School Wrestling, English in Action, [...]

2021-08-25T21:04:41-06:00

Zach Wilcher

Police Officer with Snowmass Village Police Department Zach graduated from the Colorado Law Enforcement Training Academy in May of 2017. Zach enjoys mountaineering, rock climbing, and rafting. Wanting to take his career to new heights and aiming to better himself in general, Roaring Fork Leadership was an opportunity that [...]

2021-09-18T12:37:24-06:00

Zeph Williams

Construction Manager with Koru Ltd Zeph went to Grand Junction High School and began working for a General Contracting firm shortly after. He loves backpacking, rafting, skateboarding with his dog, hiking with his family, and practicing sign language with his daughter. He is a volunteer board member for the [...]

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