Jennifer Schubert-Akin

Jennifer Schubert-AkinCEO

Jennifer Schubert-Akin and her husband, Rick Akin, co-founded The Steamboat Institute in 2008. They have lived in beautiful Steamboat Springs, Colorado, since 1995. Jennifer is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma and received her M.B.A. from St. Edward’s University in Austin, Texas. Read More

Angela Lieurance

Senior Development Consultant

Angela has more than 25 years of fundraising, marketing, communications and management experience in the areas of higher education, health care and not for profit management. In 2014 she co-founded Relentless Pursuits…Revolutionizing Philanthropy, a multi-passionate, women-owned, solution-provoking boutique consulting firm. Read More

Kelly Seim

Special Events Coordinator

Shortly after graduating from the University of Colorado in 2004, native Kelly returned to her alma mater to begin her career in event planning. Having earned a certificate of Applied Business along with her Psychology Degree, Kelly was a perfect fit for the role of senior program manager for the … Read More

Erica Arguello

Special Events Coordinator

Erica has over 10 years of experience in creative event planning and hospitality management. She began her career working in hospitality and tourism while living in San Diego and most recently worked for a Colorado based experiential marketing and event planning company specializing in incentive trips and special events. She has … Read More

Amanda Cordsen

Graphic Designer

Amanda has a background in fine art and over 12 years of design and marketing experience ranging from agency work to directing in-house marketing and design departments. Her specialties are logo and brand work, print and front-end web design, and illustration … Read More

Ericka Andersen

Senior Digital Consultant

Ericka Andersen is a Senior Digital Consultant to the Steamboat Institute. She is currently the Digital Media Director at National Review and has a decade of experience in the digital and social media fields. Previously, she served as the Digital Media Manager at the Heritage Foundation and the Daily Signal … Read More

Antonette DeLauro Smith

Public Relations Consultant for Colorado

Antonette DeLauro Smith is branding, communications, marketing, public affairs and community relations specialist. Her work provides a broad foundation for corporate growth, business development and reputation management. Before starting her own consulting practice, Antonette held several senior marketing and communications roles including SVP Communications & PR at Sage Hospitality, Director … Read More

Cherish Schaffer

Director of Special Projects

Cherish St. Denis Schaffer has 20 years of experience working
with state-based think tanks and non-profit organizations. She
lives with her husband and children in Colorado Springs.