Rivers and cities and counties, oh my.
Conference planning for Startup Week, Local Governments, and Downtown Revitalization groups across Colorado.
Planning, scripting, research and stage-managing for Colorado Music Hall of Fame Jazz Masters Induction and Concert.
Research, lobbying and outreach for social justice, water and air quality concerns in Globeville/Elyria/Swansea.
Popup and experiential consultation at Denver’s Milk Market.
2013-2015: CEO, Unconventional Productions
Created a production company specializing in nonprofit events with clients ranging from Trust for Public Land to Denver Startup Week. Included production of marketing trade shows, tech seminars and social events.
2009-2012: Development Director, The Greenway Foundation.
Created and nurtured relationships with individual and corporate donors, foundation and government grantmakers, community leaders, press, board, staff and volunteers.
More than tripled annual donations, grants, and sponsorships.
Instituted new CRM/donor software, fully integrated with the organization’s activities.
Created a new signature event targeting the regional development industry, called Gala on the Bridge. It launched the River Vision Implementation Plan in partnership with City & County of Denver.
Marketing, software, web and email design, community outreach.
2004-2008: Associate Development Director, Jewish Family Service.
Worked with board and committees on sponsorships and major gifts, cultivated and stewarded the agency’s donors and prospects.
Spearheaded events that not only brought in hundreds of thousands of dollars each year, they also increased and broadened the donor base significantly.
Served as lead software person, creating complex reports and generating useful data analysis.
1981-2003: Vice President, Jim Sprinkle Productions, a family company.
Co-Founder and Producer, Denver Botanic Gardens Concerts, The Denver Post Performances, Evenings at Eight.
Concert and Event turnkey production for: Colorado Public Radio, Denver Botanic Gardens, Denver Options, Historic Paramount Foundation, Nevada Public Radio Corporation, Robert R. McCormick Tribune Foundation.
BOARDS, COMMITTEES, VOLUNTEER WORK
Board of Directors, Colorado Preservation, Inc. 2019-present
Endangered Places Nomination Reviewer, Colorado Preservation, Inc. 2018-present
Green Roof Ordinance Task Force, LoDo District, Inc. 2017-2018
Challenge Studio Facilitator, Town of Lyons, Downtown Colorado Inc. In The Game 2018
Urban Design Committee, LoDo District, Inc. 2016-present
Preservation Committee, Historic West Theater 2018-present
Preservation Committee, Trinidad Historic Temple Aaron 2018-2019
South Pearl Street Design Overlay Committee, Denver Council District 7 2018
Annual Luncheon Committee, Women’s Foundation of Colorado, 2016
Globeville/Swansea/Elyria Air Quality fundraising committee, Sierra Club Rocky Mountain Chapter, 2016
Board of Directors, LoDo District, Inc., 2011-2016
Economic Development Council, Downtown Denver Partnership, 2011-2016
Chair, Parks and Environment Committee, LoDo Cares, 2011-2015
Water Task Force, Transportation and Public Affairs Committees, Metro Denver Chamber of Commerce, 2011-2012
VP, Board of Directors, DU Art! (University of Denver School of Art and Art History), 2009-2011
Chair, Logistics Committee, Share Our Strength Chefs Up Front 2009
Event Committee, Brent Eley Foundation Kids Cure for Cancer 2009
Chair, Closing Ceremonies Committee, Komen Denver Race for the Cure 1998-2008
HONORS, AWARDS, PRESENTATIONS
Kellogg’s Volunteer of the Year
Denver DCPA and Red Rocks awards
Speaker, American Marketing Association Non-profit Marketing Conference
University of California, Irvine
University of Colorado, Boulder