About

Staff and Board

Andy Vick
Executive Director

Andy Vick Headshot 2015Andy Vick is an experienced leader and arts administrator who believes in the power of the creative sector to drive economic development, build community, and enhance quality of life for everyone. As the Executive Director of the Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region, Andy oversees the daily operation and management of a non-profit, local arts agency serving a two-county region with a population of almost 700,000. In conjunction with his work at the Cultural Office, Andy serves on the Colorado Springs Convention & Visitor’s Bureau Board of Directors, and is on the Executive Committee for the United States Urban Arts Federation (an Americans for the Arts council of local arts agency executives from the 60 largest US cities). He is also a member of the Regional Leadership Forum, the Downtown Colorado Springs Rotary Club, and the Downtown Colorado Springs Creative District Steering Council. Andy is a graduate of the Colorado Springs Leadership Institute Class of 2016, the 2015 Leadership Pikes Peak Signature Program, the Leadership Maryland Class of 2012, the Leadership Allegany Class of 2005, and has been certified through the Colorado Creative Industries’ Change Leaders Program. Previously, Andy had been the Executive Director of the Allegany Arts Council, located in Western Maryland. During his tenure with the Allegany Arts Council, Andy served on the Boards of Directors for Maryland Citizens for the Arts, the Maryland Tourism Development Board, the Canal Place Preservation and Development Authority, the Allegany County Chamber of Commerce, the Cumberland Rotary Club, and the City of Cumberland’s Downtown Development Commission. In addition, Andy is an experienced public speaker and consultant on the topic of using the arts as a tool for economic development and community vitality.

Angela Seals
Director of Community Partnerships

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Angela is an arts manager whose passion for community, innovation and quality has inspired over a decade of experience at diverse organizations. As Director of Community Partnerships, Angela oversees communications, advertising, audience development programming, and grant writing, and coordinates the annual Business & Arts Lunch with the Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance. She is a graduate of Leadership Pikes Peak and the Arts Education Collaborative Leadership Academy, and currently serves on the Colorado Springs Convention & Visitors Bureau Marketing Committee. In her previous role as Program Manager at the award-winning Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh, she managed over 400 live programs annually for 250,000 visitors, and founded the FINE Artist Residency Series and Pittsburgh Mini Maker Faire. She has served on the staffs of The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust and Corcoran Gallery and College of Art + Design in Washington, D.C., and volunteered for a variety of large and small arts nonprofits and community initiatives.

Brittney McDonald-Lantzer
Peak Radar Manager

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As web manager for the Pikes Peak region’s online cultural calendar, PeakRadar.com, Brittney combines her expertise with technology and media with great customer service. She manages the website and associated eblasts, weekly media PSAs, and social media. She is a 2014 graduate of Colorado State University Pueblo with a degree in Mass Communications, and previously used her skills volunteering at the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region and Jusani.com, a fashion website that supports the welfare of pets. Brittney serves on the City of Colorado Springs Human Relations Commission, and committees of CONNECT Colorado Springs, GalaxyFest, and Rocky Mountain Women’s Film Festival.

 

 

2016 Board Officers

Herman Tiemens, Chair
Senior Financial Advisor and Senior Vice President-Investments
Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC

Amy Triandiflou, Vice Chair
Owner
Amy Triandiflou Public Relations

Brenda Speer, Treasurer
Attorney
BL Speer & Associates, Local Musician

Sally Hybl, Secretary
Citizen-At-Large, Local Performer 

2016 Board Members

Andrea Barker
Partner
HB&A Architecture & Planning

Randy Doersch
Superintendent of Outreach
USAF Academy Band
 

Andrew Hershberger
Owner
Andrew Hershberger Creative

Christine Lowenberg
President & CEO
Lowlands, LLC

Deborah Mahan
Vice President, Loan Officer
Kirkpatrick Bank

Drew Martorella
Executive Director
UCCS Presents

Martha Marzolf
Realtor
ReMax Properties

Nathan Newbrough
President & CEO
Colorado Springs Philharmonic

Jill Robinson
President & CEO
TRG Arts

David Siegel
Executive Director
Bee Vradenburg Foundation