Board of Directors
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DOUGLAS (DOUG) D. SIMS
As CEO of COBANK from 1994 through June 2006, Sims was responsible for implementing the bank’s strategic and business direction as set by the bank’s board of directors. During his tenure with COBANK, Sims successfully executed 15 mergers and acquisitions and grew the bank from a $9 billion financial institution to a $36 billion internationally recognized bank. COBANK is part of the $200 billion U.S. Farm Credit System, the nation’s single largest lender to U.S. agriculture and rural America. He joined the U.S. Farm Credit System in St. Louis, MO in 1969 and served in various lending and general management positions for over 37 years.
In addition, Sims was chairman of the Washington DC-based trade association, the National Council of Farmer Cooperatives, and a frequent participant in global trade meetings. He was also a member of the Finance Governors of the World Economic Forum, Geneva, Switzerland and the Dean’s Advisory Committee to the Kennedy School at Harvard University.
Sims has been an ardent supporter of programs for young leaders, often speaking to issues of integrity and leadership by example. He served as chairman of the Graduate Institute of Cooperative Leadership at the University of Missouri, the FarmHouse Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri and Lutheran Family Services of Colorado. Sims was inducted into the U.S. Cooperative Hall of Fame in Washington DC in 2006 and is the recipient of the “Builder of Men” award by FarmHouse Fraternity. Currently, Sims serves on the boards of Thrivent Mutual Funds, Minneapolis, MN, the Keystone Citizens League and the Keystone Science School in Keystone, CO.
A 1968 graduate of the University of Illinois, Sims holds a bachelor’s degree in agricultural economics. In 1992, he completed Harvard’s Advanced Management Program. Sims lives in Keystone, Colorado, with his wife, Nancy. They have two children, a son living in Toronto, Canada and a daughter living in Hoboken, NJ.
Jeff Campeau served as the FirstBank Summit County Market President from 1999 to 2016. He oversaw all management of the Summit County Market for FirstBank Holding Company, which was a $425M market at the time of his retirement on February 2, 2016. Jeff’s additional duties included serving on the Loan Committee, attending Funds Management Meetings, monthly meetings of the Board of Directors and Chairing the Customer Development Committee. He proudly served as a FirstBank employee for 30 years. Jeff graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the University of Colorado and obtained his master’s degree in Commercial Banking from the Graduate School of Banking Pacific Coast Banking School.
Having lived in Summit County since March of 1990, Jeff has been active in the community as a volunteer and/or Board Member for many non-profits such as the Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center, Summit Combined Housing Authority, Habitat for Humanity, Summit Medical Center Foundation and the Colorado Mountain College Scholarship Committee. His desire to get involved with Keystone Science School stems from his interest in youth and the outdoors as well as in working with other talented and committed community leaders.
Gretchen Davis graduated from the Mary Washington College of the University of Virginia with a BA in Mathematics and Physics. She earned a Master of Education in Secondary Administration from the University of Missouri, St. Louis. As an educator, she taught in Virginia and Missouri. She holds Missouri Lifetime Certification in mathematics, physics, and secondary administration.
Since leaving the field of education, Gretchen has devoted her time to volunteerism. She has served on numerous boards and in various leadership positions at the community, state, regional and national levels including but not limited to President of the Junior League of St. Louis, Chairman of Volunteers and Vice Chair of the Board for the American Red Cross, President of The Miriam Foundation, Chair of the Leadership Council for the College of Education at University of Missouri – St. Louis, Vice Chair of the Bi-State Regional Blood Board for the American Red Cross, and Grant Chair for the St Louis Komen Affiliate. Gretchen has received numerous awards for her volunteer work including: The Clara Barton Award from the American Red Cross, The President’s Award from The St. Louis Komen Affiliate, and The Mel Carnahan Service Award for exemplary leadership and service to the citizens of Missouri from the Missouri Community Service Commission.
Gretchen and her husband, Gene, have owned property in Keystone, Colorado for more than 30 years. Two years ago, when Gene retired from his practice of radiology, they made Keystone their permanent residence. Gretchen has continued her community volunteer work since the move and currently serves on the KSS Board of Directors, serves as President of the Board of Managers for The Pines Home Owners Association, and serves on the Keystone Citizens League Board. When not volunteering, Gretchen enjoys taking advantage of all that Summit County has to offer.
Tim Estes currently serves as the Vice President for Keystone and Breckenridge Hospitality for Vail Resorts. Tim’s past experience includes serving as the Vice President for Beaver Creek Resort Properties, General Manager at Cheeca Lodge in the Florida Keys and Director of Operations, Grand Teton Lodging Company.
Tim’s extensive involvement in his community has given him a broad spectrum of experience that he brings to Keystone Science School. He has served as a Board member for the Salt Lake City Visitors and Convention Bureau, an instructor at Mt. Hood College, Board Chair, Portland Oregon Visitors Association, and a Board Member for the Portland Regional Arts and Culture Council. Tim and his wife Alisa reside with their dog and cat in nearby Summit Cove. Both are active tennis players, cyclists, skiers and hikers.
Andy Main is the Chief Executive of Deloitte Digital in the USA and is on the Board for Deloitte Consulting. In this capacity Andy provides Board Member leadership for the overall business strategy for Deloitte Consulting (of which Deloitte Digital is a part). Andy has been a Partner with Deloitte Consulting since 1999, where he joined the hi-tech practice. He is a goal-driven, results-oriented guy with a keen entreprenurial spirit.
Andy brings deep experience and a solid track record of innovation, including the development of Deloitte’s Customer Experience Design method, launching Deloitte’s marketing practice, launching CloudMix - a cloud solution by industry sector, and building a business around a pre-configured solution to run hi-tech companies.
Andy loves being in Keystone and Summit County. He and his family have been active members of the Keystone community since 1999. Over the years, the Main family has participated in events and contributes financially to The Summit Foundation, Keystone Science School, The Snake River Foundation and Team Summit. The family are also founding members of SC Freeride, a ski-team that provides an alternative to alpine racing and allows kids to express their creativity in the terrain park and doing Big Mountain skiing. One of Andy’s goals is to become more deeply involved in the Keystone community, and to help sustain the vibrancy and ongoing re-generation of the community – both for the people who live here and those who visit.
In the winter you fill find him doing all forms of skiing – alpine, skinning, skate skiing, and cross country. In the summer he puts a few thousand miles on his bike, and goes from Dillon to Frisco on his paddleboard, and back again – never once has the water taxi been used! He also plays badminton and racquetball in fun/competitive leagues at the Denver Athletic Club. Andy also contributes financially and participates in events for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Light The Night program. When not at their place in Keystone, the Mains live in Genesee. Andy holds a MA in Geography from the University of Edinburgh and graduated in 1986.
Anna Dudick moved to Breckenridge in 1998 from Indiana University where she graduated with a Bachelors in Environmental Science and Minors in Business and Economics. Anna also played four years of varsity soccer at Indiana. It's here in Breckenridge where she met and married Mike Dudick. Mike and Anna have been married for over 11 years. They have their son Henry, eight, as well Anna's three older step children Michael, Sam and Chloe. After growing up in Cincinnati Ohio, four years in Bloomington Indiana, Anna now has lived in Summit County for over 15 years.
Anna served as both a board member and President for Little Red School House Board of Directors from 2008 - 2013. From 2011- 2014 Anna served on Family Intercultural Resource Center Board of Directors. She currently is on the High Country Soccer Board of Directors. Since their marriage in 2005, Mike and Anna together have been strong supporters of many organizations in Summit County. Among them are The Summit Foundation, BGV Gives Campaigns, Community Care Clinic, and FIRC.
Cathy Carleton is an involved community member and parent of three KSS campers who has lived in Breckenridge for 31 years. When she arrived in the county, she worked at the Breckenridge Resort Chamber welcoming and recruiting new businesses to town to build a more thriving town core. Her work there introduced her to the greater Summit County community including local governments, nonprofits, and businesses. Cathy has been an active volunteer supporting the Town of Breckenridge Junior Athletic Scholarship Fund, St. John’s Episcopal Church Vestry, Girl Scouts, Summit Hockey, Summit School District, The Summit Foundation, and the Summit Medical Center Health Foundation. She has served on the board of the Carriage House preschool as well. Cathy loves being active in the outdoors enjoying all of the incredible options the mountain environment has to offer! Her three children keep her busy with all of their school and sports activities, but she enjoys meeting new people through them and offering any help along the way. She loves to travel, read, and hang out with her dogs. Her knowledge of the Breckenridge community and commitment to youth activities is sure to be an asset to the KSS Board of Directors.
CHARLES MAGUIRE III
CH Maguire has been married for the past 50 plus years to Lorraine Lewis Maguire, has four grown children and eight grandchildren. He is a 1965 graduate of Centre College in Danville, Kentucky and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree. From 1969 until his retirement in 2004, CH worked in a sales and managerial capacity with Merrill Lynch and Company residing in such cities as New York NY, St. Louis MO, Atlanta GA, Louisville KY, Princeton NJ, Cincinnati OH and Charleston SC. After his retirement from Merrill Lynch, CH worked in the government of the State of South Carolina serving in various capacities such as Senior Advisor to the Governor, Director of Cabinet Affairs and Chief of Staff of the Department of Commerce. CH has served as a Trustee of a number of schools including Centre College, Seven Hills Schools, The North Carolina Outward Bound School and the Joy Outdoor Education Center. In addition to working with Keystone Science School, he also sits on the Board of Directors at the Cincinnati College Preparatory Academy. His hobbies include hiking, golf, skiing and biking.
Deb Kelleher Spiers moved to Breckenridge in 2010 with her husband Mark after retiring from Publicis Healthcare Communication Group, where she was Executive Vice President and Chief Strategic Officer. Previously, Deb was a Vice President at Cambridge Pharma Consultancy, a boutique consulting firm, and also worked for Bristol Myers Squibb Company in Pricing & Economics and Mergers and Acquisitions. During her career, Deb led the implementation of strategic planning processes across multi-layered organizations, designed and implemented new departments and introduced new analytic approaches for competitive analyses. She is currently Chair of the Board of Breckenridge Creative Arts and is a past Chair of CASA of the Continental Divide and Babes on Bumps, the Breckenridge women ski organization. Deb holds a BS in Finance and Accounting from Manhattan College and an MBA from the University of Virginia.
Howard retired from Ernst & Young (now EY) in June 2002 where he was serving as the Hartford, CT Office Managing Partner. He has more than 35 years of experience in management, auditing, accounting, financial reporting, and insurance. He also has substantial experience as a board member, board chairman, and auditor for civic/charitable not-for-profit organizations.
Since June 2002, Howard has been a member of the board of directors of Assurant, Inc. (NYSE) and currently chairs its Nominating & Corporate Governance Committee. Until their respective sales, he was a member of the board and chair of the audit committee for Open Solutions, Inc. and Phoenix National Trust Company. Since 2005, Howard has been a member of the board of StoneMor Partners L.P. and a member of its audit committee. In 2013, Howard was appointed by Governor Hickenlooper to the Pinnacol Assurance Board where he is Chair of the Board, chair of the Governance & Ethics Committee and a member of the audit committee.
Howard and his wife, Sue, have been involved with a variety of nonprofits with special emphasis on children, education, financial literacy and the arts. Currently, the Carvers are on the boards or committees of or work closely with Lake Dillon Theatre, The Summit Foundation, Breckenridge Music Festival, Continental Divide Land Trust and Mile High United Way as well as Bradley University and the University of Wisconsin.
Howard received his bachelor of science from Bradley University (‘66) and his master of business administration from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (’67).
Bill Caton served in a number of Senior Financial and Executive positions with notable manufacturing companies, including 3M Company, Pillsbury, Dover Corporation, and Navistar. In addition to a focus on finance and accounting responsibilities, his experience includes crafting long range vision, instilling strong values, and motivating and nurturing teams to achieve superior results. Bill has an extensive background in mergers and acquisitions, and successfully growing companies in a global environment.
Bill has a Bachelor's of Business Administration degree from the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire and an MBA from the University of Chicago. In his work with young people, he has promoted leadership and communication skills, and the importance of integrity in their personal and business life.
Bill currently serves on a number of non-profit Boards in Summit County, including the Summit Community Care Clinic, the Keystone Citizens League, and the Lake Dillon Theatre. Bill lives in Keystone Ranch with his high school sweetheart and wife, Vicci. They have two sons, and four grandchildren. The youngest grandchild, Bella, recently attended her first summer camp session at the Keystone Science School, and to quote her, she said "I just loved it!" Bill and Vicci are committed to giving back to the community, by volunteering and giving financial support to a number of organizations in Summit County. They enjoy traveling, golfing, skiing, and spending time with family.
ROBERT (Buzz) POTTS JR. MD
Copper Mountain, CO
Buzz recently retired from a long career in emergency medicine. He began his practice of medicine in the Mount Washington Valley in North Conway, NH, moved around a bit and returned to the mountains, living at Copper Mountain since 1996.
During his years in Summit County, Buzz has served as Chief of Staff at Vail Valley Medical Center, Medical Director at the St Anthony’s Keystone Medical Clinic, Chair of the Summit County EMS Board, and medical advisor to the Science School. Risk management and patient safety have been long time professional interests.
He and his wife, Hattit, enjoy skiing, biking, hiking and travelling. They have 3 adult children and 4 grandchildren, 3 of whom are veterans of the KSS Summer Camps.