2013-2014 Leadership Fort Collins Class Members Announced

Thirty-two current and emerging leaders were recently selected to participate in the 2013-2014 Leadership Fort Collins program. The group is a diverse mix of professions with representative from education, large and small business, not for profit and city and state agencies.

Leadership Fort Collins, a program of the Fort Collins Area Chamber, educates and motivates leaders who are committed to shaping the future of our community while encouraging inspired and active involvement that contributes to community betterment.

Ann Hutchison, Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce executive vice president, announced the class on September 5. “The selection committee had a tremendous task when they were asked to select this year’s class. We had 63 fantastic applications for the program and as a result, have an outstanding class,” she said.

The 2013-2014 class members are:

  • Jim Broyles, Coloradoan Media Group
  • Carol Cochran, Horse & Dragon Brewing Company
  • Lauren Concialdi, Brinkman Construction
  • Jennifer Cooper-Miller, Touchstone Health Partners
  • Lindsey Corcoran, Hot Corner Concepts
  • Dr. Bethany Cox, Mountain Wellness
  • Mark Culloton, Austin’s American Grill
  • Craig Depperschmidt, Rebound Sports and Physical Therapy
  • Michelle Finchum, City of Fort Collins, Utilities
  • Katie Flint, Colorado State University
  • Heather Greenacre, City of Fort Collins
  • Joey Hansen, Waterstone Mortgage
  • Roger Harvey, American Eagle Distributing Co
  • Landon Hoover, Hartford Companies
  • Clint Jasperson, Thrivent Financial
  • Dean Klingner, City of Fort Collins
  • Christina Kraft, Wells Fargo
  • Kim Kuster Dale, Front Range Community College
  • Jesse Laner, C3 Real Estate Solutions
  • Jenny Maeda, Synergos, AMC
  • Jamie Martin, Foothills Gateway, Inc.
  • Luke McFetridge, NewMark Merrill
  • Michael Nagl, Warren Federal Credit Union
  • Lindsey Rohrbaugh, Visit Fort Collins
  • Ryan Sahd, FirstBank
  • Melanie Sedlak, Houtchens Houtchens & Greenfield, LLC
  • Doug Smith, Fort Collins Brewery
  • Andrew Stewart, Stewart Environmental Consultants
  • Rick Vander Velde, Poudre Fire Authority
  • Marcella Wells, Wells Resources, Inc.
  • Emily Wilson, Rocky Mountain Innosphere
  • Jason Wolvington, Fort Collins Museum of Discovery

The Leadership Fort Collins program will begin on September 12 with a day long experience at PingreePark and includes eight program sessions that run from October 2013 to May 2014.

Sessions for the 2013-2014 program are planned by the Leadership Fort Collins Steering Committee, which is made up of graduates from previous leadership programs. Committee members include:

Kate

Baker

Brinkman Partners

Pat

Barlow

Blue Mesa

John

Berkhausen

Cache Bank

Melinda

Brown

Alzheimer’s Association

Heather

Buoniconti

Food Bank for LarimerCounty

Gary

Clark

Humpal Real Estate

Shannon

Hein

AlphaGraphics

Ann

Hutchison

Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce

Diane

Jones

City of Fort Collins

SeonAh

Kendall

City of Fort Collins

Amy

Kolczak

University of Colorado Health

Sarah

Kruse

Lucky Penny

Colette

MacFarlane

SOS Staffing

Amanda

Miller

The Place Setting Company

Constance

O’Brien

KIRA, Inc.

Donna

Reiser

CSU Alumni Association

Rochelle

Reynolds

Ehrlich Motors

Jodie

Riesenberger

National Parks Conservation Association

Teresa

Sedlak

Touchstone Health Partners

Kirk

Silos

Austin’s Homestead

Brad

Ward

FRII

Dan

Weinheimer

City of Fort Collins

Emily

Wilmsen

City of Fort Collins

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