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Rocky Mountain HR People & Strategy (RMHRPS) focuses on the needs of the most senior HR practitioners in organizations of all sizes. We have created a community where peers can get the information and the connections that they need to further their already successful careers. Our singular focus on top-level HR practitioners makes us unique among other professional organizations in this space and we will continue to focus on this audience.

Rocky Mountain HR People & Strategy was chartered in 2005 and is led by a board of top-notch HR practitioners and consultants who are constantly refining the programming and benefits of the organization. Please feel free to browse our site to learn more about who we are and what we do. We hope to see you at an RMHRPS event soon. We know you will find a welcoming community of HR Leaders who can help you advance your career and professional development. 

Board of Directors


Lauren Choate
VP HR, Li-Cycle


Julie Tschida Brown                                             CHRO, Zayo Group

Program Chairs

Robin Kane                                                                       SVP People, Aurora Organic Dairy

Tina Boeckenstedt                                                       HR Director, GHX

Membership Chair
Jacob Lawrence                                                      Office Leader, CO, UT, WY, Willis Towers Watson 

Marketing Chair
Lily Ruppe                                                                   President, LRC2

Sponsorship Chair     
Laura Roybal Holman                                   Director Talent Acquisition, Professional Case Management  

Professional Development Group Chairs
Amy Thrall                                                           Principal & Sr. HR Consultant, Talent Architecture

Cathy Hawley                                                               Co-Founder, Bolster 

Academic Advisor
Ken Pinnock                                                     Director of People Development, University of Denver

Association Manager

Kathleen Clevenger


Laura Belsten                                                          Founder & President, CEO Partnership

Jahnavi Brenner                                                 Founder, The Vivid Leader

Laurel Ditson                                                                    Sr. Director People Operations, Spectra Logic 


Lori Frasier                                                              CHRO, CPI Card Group

Denise Liebetrau                                              Founder and Principal Consultant, Prosper Consulting

Noel McMullen                                                           VP HR, Trinidad Benham Corporation

Pattie Money                                                      Owner, CEO Pinnacle Leadership

Keri Reisbeck                                                               VP HR, Effectv

Mieke Thorson                                               Manager, Deal and Advisory Strategy/HR People & Strategy, KPMG

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