Melissa Wills

Melissa currently works for the Colorado River District as their Community Funding Partnership Program Manager. She manages the disbursement of over $4.2 million dollars annually to high impact water projects across the western slope of Colorado. Melissa has previously worked in nonprofit management and philanthropy for Vail Valley Foundation and El Pomar Foundation. Melissa first…

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Alan Luu


Alan started his career as a graphic designer, but soon evolved into a 360º brand builder with a keen eye for visual communications, and real-world business acumen. Alan helped CPG giants like Pepsi and scrappy startups like IZZE gain and steal market share during his time at Integer Group. Client interface, go-to-market strategies, interpersonal relationship…

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Jeannine Anders

Jeannine Anders has worked in high-end retail with Betteridge Jewelers in Vail, CO for 10 years. Over this time she has held roles in sales as well as office operations management. Jeannine has been passionately racing bikes for 7 years and has found success in the ultra-distance MTB world.  She has competed in 15 ultra-endurance…

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Patti Liermann

Patti Liermann Sacred Cycle BOD

Patti Liermann works with the Eagle County Housing & Development Authority assisting locals with affordable for-sale housing options, down payment assistance, and homebuyer education in our high-cost mountain community. Patti has been mountain biking for over ten years and enjoys the thrill, challenge, and playfulness that biking brings to an outdoor activity.  “Mountain biking has…

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Heather Russell, LPC

Sacred Cycle - Heather Russell - BOD

Heather Russell, LPC, founded Sacred Cycle out of a community need and attempt to join passions; cycling and helping others. A therapist trained in transpersonal counseling, sexual assault crisis, and mindfulness awareness, Heather works with adults struggling with severe and persistent mental illness. A survivor herself, Heather found healing through mountain biking, the outdoors, and…

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