Patricia Kelly


Patricia is marketing director at Prospect Ridge Academy. She has owned and operated a marketing agency and held executive leadership roles with the Nielsen Company, Meritech,, Pikes Peak Community College, and the University of Colorado.  Patricia has a Masters of Integrated Marketing Communications from UC, Boulder, a BA in Fine Arts/graphic design from CU. Awards include: AIGA design award, Ozzies Best Web Design, Eddies Best Editorial Content, DMDF Direct/Interactive recipient from the Direct Marketing Educational Foundation, International Rotary recipient, Public Choice award for Public Arts, City of Lafayette See and Respond Honoree 2017 & 2019. She currently serves as treasurer on the City of Lafayette Arts and Culture Commission. 

Ellen Yi-Luen Do


Ellen Yi-Luen Do is a Professor, ATLAS Institute & Computer Science at CU Boulder. She works on computational tools for design, tangible and embedded interaction and computing for health and wellness. She holds a PhD in Design Computing from Georgia Institute of Technology, a Master of Design Studies from the Harvard Graduate School of Design and a bachelor’s degree from National Cheng Kung University in Taiwan. She has served on the faculties of University of Washington, Carnegie Mellon University and Georgia Institute of Technology. From 2013 to 2016, she co-directed the Keio-NUS CUTE Center in Singapore, a research unit investigating Connected Ubiquitous Technology for Embodiments. 



Peter Vitale

Lawyer, entrepreneur, real estate developer, impresario, foodie, Peter blends legal and business advisory services with an emphasis on environmentally and socially responsible business practices. University of Notre Dame grad with a real estate entertainment law degree from  CU Boulder he continues on social and environmental issues, with a “real food” focus, while working in Chicago with Elon’s brother Kimbal Musk on his childhood health and school garden nonprofit. He serves on the city’s Planning Board while spearheading cultural extravaganzas with Kaleidoscope Collective.

Don Murray

Don is a Professional photographer with ten CARE Awards and Black & White Magazine’s Award for Photojournalism.
He studied photography with also a B.S. in Marketing and an MBA. He has been a board member on local chapters of the American Society of Media Photographers, Art Directors Club, Irish Network and the CU Alumni Association.

Noah Anast

Noah Anast is an entrepreneur who began as a transformation coach then segued to real estate education sales under his company Accedium Ltd. He has worked in the aerospace industry and restaurant industry. He holds a BS in hotel and restaurant management. He serves on the board of Feed the World Yoga Tour whereby proceeds go toward alleviating hunger around the world.

Kate Nicholson

Kate Nicholson is a nationally-recognized expert on the American’s with Disabilities (ADA).Kate served as an attorney and manager in the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division for twenty years. She supervised thousands of cases and initiatives in 80 U.S. Attorney’s Offices across the country, training Assistant U.S. Attorneys.Kate acted as Deputy Chief for the Disability Rights Section, where she focused on accessibility in healthcare and colleges and universities, current HIV/AIDS policy, discrimination in Employment, and Transportation, and accessible techology. She is President and founding member of the Denver arts non-profit, Tilt West, recently named in Best of Denver 2017 “Best Think Tank for Arts and Culture.”

Christopher Carruth

Artist, educator and technologist with a Masters in Technology, Media and Society, Chris is truly cross-disciplinary in his life, merging  business, technology and digital photography talents into socially-engaged cultural activity. Boots on the ground with an academic head, Chris is a community organizer with his non-profit, VOX to promote digital literacy and empower marginalized communities  in Boulder.