Board of Directors
a month ago
Andrew is Chief Digital Officer at Alpine Bank and part of the five-person Senior Executive Team responsible for all aspects of Alpine Bank's more than 130,000 customers and 800+ employees. Andrew’s experience includes leadership development strategy, corporate governance, compliance, and change management. He has extensive experience serving on various local boards since 1996 and is a volunteer cross country coach at Ross. He was awarded the 2021 Founder's Day Award and is the dad of a Ross graduate.
Erik Kushto, Treasurer
May 2021 - June 2023
Erik has 20 years of experience advising corporate and private equity clients globally on mergers and acquisitions, restructuring, strategic initiatives, and debt and equity financings as well as expertise in all aspects of financial review and analysis, including planning and budgeting. Erik served on the Board of Directors for The Peterson Garden Project which converted abandoned city lots into pop-up victory gardens, providing over 800 raised-bed plots to urban gardeners in Chicago along with educational programming focused on gardening, cooking, nutrition, and food security.
Michelle Skagen, Vice President
Paul Smith, President
May 2021-June 2024
Paul is a member of the State Bar of Colorado and the State Bar of New Mexico. Paul specializes in the areas of estate planning, business planning probate, trust administration, guardianships and conservatorships, elder law, and long-term care planning. Paul is published in Colorado Law periodicals regarding trust and estate law and has regularly presented to the Colorado Bar Association on trust and estate case law. Locally, Paul serves on the Valley View Hospital Foundation Internal Funding and Legacy Committees.
Growing up in Aspen and having worked in both the local government and non-profit sectors prior to becoming a lawyer, Sarah has an extensive understanding of the local community. Sarah also has strong local ties to Aspen. Sarah has served on the RMS board in the past and provides us with a community member's outlook.