Board of Directors

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Our Board

Andie Doyle

Chair

Andie Doyle holds more than 14 years of experience as Program Officer at Chapman Foundations Management, LLC, the entity that administers both the H.A. and Mary K. Chapman Charitable Trust and The Mary K. Chapman Foundation. She received a bachelor’s degree in human development and family studies from Colorado State University, and also completed a postgraduate program in philanthropy through the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.

Richard Celeste

Founding Chairman

Richard (Dick) Celeste was educated at Yale and Oxford before becoming Director of the Peace Corps and elected as a two-term Governor of Ohio. He also headed an economic development consultancy until 1997, and served as U.S. Ambassador to India. In 2002, Celeste became the 12th President of Colorado College, an office he held for nine years. He continues to chair a number of corporate and nonprofit boards.

Phil Lane

Acting chief executive officer
A graduate of Northwestern University and the JL Kellogg School of Management, Phil Lane is currently the owner of Culebra Properties. He currently serves on the board of the YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region, Colorado Springs Forward (chairman) and the Colorado Golf Foundation. Phil is married to Dr. Anita Lane and has three daughters.

Susan Edmondson

Secretary

Susan Edmondson is President and CEO of the Downtown Partnership of Colorado Springs, a nonprofit organization dedicated to ensuring that downtown serves as the economic, civic and cultural heart of the city. Previously, she served 10 years as executive director of the Bee Vradenburg Foundation, a private foundation supporting the arts in the Pikes Peak region. Prior to assuming that position in 2003, she served for seven years as arts-and-entertainment editor at The Gazette in Colorado Springs. Edmondson is a co-founder of the Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region, and currently serves on the boards of the Colorado Springs World Arena and Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center.

B.J. Hybl

Treasurer

B.J. Hybl joined Griffis/Blessing, Inc. a real estate investment and services firm, as an Associate Vice President in 1999 and has held the position of President and COO since 2006. Hybl received a bachelor’s degree from Colorado College and an MBA from Regis University in Denver. He also served in the United States Air Force as a Missile Launch Officer and Space Operations Officer.

Joey Cheek

Three-time Olympic speedskating medalist // gold 2006; silver 2006; bronze 2002
Joey Cheek is a two-time Olympian and a three-time Olympic medalist in speedskating. At his final Games in 2006, Cheek won two medals and was voted Team USA’s Closing Ceremony flagbearer. Following his Olympic career, he went on to found DailyHouse.com . Cheek graduated from Princeton University in 2011 after studying economics and Chinese. 

Rob Cohen

Robert Cohen is the Chairman and CEO of The IMA Financial Group, Inc., a diversified financial services company which is currently comprised of four primary businesses. Cohen received his bachelor’s degree in risk management and finance from the University of Texas at Austin. His professional memberships include Colorado Concern, the Colorado Forum, Assurex Global, Intersure (past chair), World Presidents’ Organization, the Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers (past chair) and World Broker Network. Cohen and his wife, Molly, have three sons and one daughter.

 

Benita Fitzgerald-Mosley

Olympic gold medalist, 100-meter hurdles

Benita Fitzgerald-Mosley is currently the Chief Executive Officer of the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation USA. Named a 2015 Game Changer by the Sports Business Journal, Fitzgerald-Mosley also serves on the International Olympic Committee Women in Sport Commission. She was named “Cable TV Executive of the Year” by Television Week Magazine for her leadership role as President and CEO of Women in Cable Telecommunications, the oldest and largest organization serving women professionals in the cable industry. A world-class athlete, Fitzgerald-Mosley won gold in the 100-meter hurdles at the Los Angeles 1984 Olympic Games. She graduated from the University of Tennessee with a B.S. in Industrial Engineering. She resides in Haymarket, Virginia, with her husband, Ron, and their two children.

Charlie Huebner

Charlie Huebner was named vice president of Paralympic development for the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Foundation in 2014 after serving as chief of Paralympics for the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee since July 2006. He joined the USOPC in 2001 as the director of the newly founded U.S. Paralympics division. In his current role, he leads a dedicated effort to generate financial support for the benefit of U.S. Paralympic athletes and works closely with USOPF trustees to enhance the profile and philanthropic efforts of the USOPC. Huebner is active in volunteer community service projects that impact children’s charities. In 1996, Huebner was one of 41 Americans to be named a Jefferson Award winner for community service.

Christopher S. Jenkins

Christopher Jenkins is President of Nor’wood Development Group, a locally-owned real estate and development firm in Southern Colorado for more than 40 years that has developed a prominent portfolio of planned communities, apartments, shopping centers and corporate centers. He also supports the Colorado Springs community with the the Nor’wood Foundation which focuses its philanthropic efforts on Christian initiatives for youth, the elderly, and regional arts and culture. He serves as a director on several boards including The Downtown Partnership, Downtown Development Authority, and the Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance. Jenkins holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration, finance and real estate from the University of Denver.

 

Dave Ogrean

Dave Ogrean retired in 2017 after 18 years as Executive Director of USA Hockey. He has been at the forefront of multiple initiatives over the last two decades, including USA Hockey’s National Team Development Program, the American Development Model for age-appropriate training and the Colorado Springs Sports Hall of Fame. Ogrean has vast connections in the sports world developed during a professional career that has included stops at ESPN, the College Football Association, the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee, the Colorado Springs Sports Corporation and USA Football.
 

David Evans Shaw

David Evans Shaw, managing partner of the Black Point Group and a well-known business and social entrepreneur, has made notable contributions to leading public and private institutions, including wide-ranging experience in public service and in building science-based companies. Shaw has served on the faculty of Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government and is chair-emeritus of The Jackson Laboratory, Treasurer emeritus of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, founding chair of the Aspen High Seas Initiative and Sargasso Sea Alliance, a trustee-emeritus of the National Park Foundation, and a founding Advisory Board member to Curiosity Stream.

R. Thayer Tutt

R. Thayer Tutt, Jr. is Vice Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of El Pomar Foundation. He is the chair of the investment committee for the United States Olympic & Paralympic Foundation, and also serves on the investment committees for Colorado College and the Geological Society of America. Tutt is treasurer for the Air Force Academy Foundation, and treasurer and past president for the National Recreation Foundation Board in New York City. He is on the board of directors and treasurer for the Colorado Springs Health Foundation. He sits on the boards of trustees for Colorado College, Broadmoor World Arena and The Hundred Club of Colorado Springs. In 2009, he received the Business Citizen of the Year Award from the Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce. Tutt is a graduate of Princeton University with a bachelor’s degree in geological and geophysical sciences, and earned his master’s degree from Duke University in business administration.

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