Board of Directors

The American Marketing Association Colorado Chapter is run by an all-volunteer Board of Directors. The Board works with marketing leaders throughout Colorado to shape events and connect marketers with the overall goal of elevating the Colorado marketing community.

Luke Schoenbeck

Luke Schoenbeck


Born and raised in the small town of Watertown, South Dakota, Luke attended South Dakota State University earning a BA in Entrepreneurship with a minor in Marketing...


Logan Hale

Immediate Past President

Logan Hale is a Past President of AMA Colorado and the Creative Director at V3 Media – a video-focused marketing agency...


Blake Meikle

President Elect

Blake is a native of Denver, Colorado. While attending the University of Denver and pursuing a degree in marketing, she began volunteering for Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc. (JA)...


Julie Christiansen

VP Finance / Treasurer

Julie Christiansen, is the founder of Know Better Time, a consulting firm that helps families find resources and understand the legal, medical and practical issues surrounding estate and end of life planning.

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Brooklyn Schacht

SVP of Operations

Brooklyn Schacht leads the account team at Warehouse Twenty One as our Account Strategy Director. Warehouse is a full service marketing, advertising, and event agency...

Dr. Theresa Meier Conley

Dr. Theresa Meier Conley

VP of Volunteers

Dr. Theresa Meier Conley joined the Department of Marketing at the Daniels College of Business, University of Denver in 2001. Dr. Conley came to DU after a lengthy career in product development...

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Lindsey Ritter

Director of Operations

Lindsey Ritter is currently an MBA Candidate at the Leeds School of Business at The University of Colorado, Boulder. She is studying marketing management and is the President of the Leed’s MBA Marketing Club.

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Jeanette McMurtry

Board Member at Large

Jeanette McMurtry has been helping brands in all industries and of all sizes grow sales, loyalty, and ROI by tapping into the psychology of choice for all aspects of marketing.

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Corey Lakow

SVP of Community

Corey Lakow is serving his second year on the AMA Colorado board as the Senior Vice President of the Community Team. He loves connecting with marketing...


Melissa Schaaf

Senior Director of Community

Melissa thrives on the intersectionality of data, creativity, and strategy. Her experience includes marketing and business development for...

Laura Apodaca

Laura Apodaca

VP of Membership

Laura Apodaca is originally from Texas and graduated from the University of Texas at El Paso with her degree in Journalism. After working five years as a Journalist...

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David Drewitz

VP of Partnerships

David Drewitz is the Owner/President at MindEcoloy, a unique business intelligence and advertising agency. David’s marketing expertise...

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Keefer Caid-Loos

VP of Career Development

Keefer is a Texan born and raised. He received his master’s degree in marketing and bachelor’s degree in communication...


Brinton Taylor

SVP of Marketing and Communications

Brinton has worked for various companies in the Outdoor Industry in sales and marketing roles, in addition to working for...

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Gina Masciotro

Senior Director of Marketing and Communications

Gina is a freelance and contract marketer currently working with Schwab Charitable as their Marketing Communications Manager.


Matt Givner

VP of Email Marketing

Matthew Givner graduated from Wesleyan University in 2010 with a degree in International Relations. Givner spent...

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Kelsey Mast

VP of Social Media Marketing

Kelsey is an experienced Digital Project Manager with a demonstrated history of success working in marketing and advertising across...

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Michael Mierendorf

VP of Website and Technology

Born and raised in Wisconsin, Mike attended UW-Milwaukee graduating with a BA in Journalism and minor in modern US History in 2006. He began his career with The Onion...

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Sara Kohles

Director of Website and Technology

Sara is a strategic, data-driven marketing professional with over four years of agency experience in both B2B and B2C industries.

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Sarah Zaepfel

Director of Email Marketing

Sarah Zaepfel is a Colorado State University alum with a Bachelors in Communications Studies and a minor in Business Administration. She currently works in...


Federica Bologna

SVP of Programming

Originally from Italy, Federica attended the University of Trieste earning a Bachelor in Business and Economics. After graduation, Federica decided to move...

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Sammy Berger

Senior Director of Programming

Sammy is a Project Manager for a Denver-based market research firm, ROI Rocket. Prior to ROI Rocket, she was the Web Developer for Howell Construction and...

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Chloe Edwards

Director of Programming

A world traveler settling down now in Colorado. Originally, from the state of Minne-SNOW-tah, she graduated with a B.S.B. in Marketing at the University of Minnesota.

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Ericka Patten

Director of Programming

Through her background in live entertainment, digital marketing, and account strategy, Ericka Patten has found passion in discovering ways in...

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Mike Green

Director of Programming

Born and raised in New York, Michael moved out to Colorado in 2013 to earn his bachelors degree in marketing with a minor in international business.

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Marie Knowles

Director of Programming

Marie Knowles brings a wealth of digital and corporate marketing communications expertise to her programming role at the Colorado AMA.


Lyubov Strauss

VP of Design

Lyubov is a solopreneuer, business owner, creative at LS DESIGN MARKETING. Squarespace Website Designer, Senior Marketing Graphic...


Deemah Alkheraiji

VP of Data Processes

Deemah graduated from the University of Denver with a Masters in Business Analytics and a Master of Business Administration with...

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