Staff and Board

Staff and Board

Andy Vick

Executive Director

Andy Vick is an experienced leader and arts administrator who believes in the power of the creative sector to drive economic development, build community, grow tourism, 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 financial management of the nonprofit, local arts agency that serves the City of Colorado Springs and the surrounding two-county region. In conjunction with his work at the Cultural Office, Andy has been appointed by the Governor of Colorado to serve as a Council member for Colorado Creative Industries (the State Arts Agency), and as a Board member for the Colorado Educational and Cultural Facilities Authority. At the national level, he serves as the Vice-Chair of the United States Urban Arts Federation (an advisory council for Americans for the Arts). Locally, Andy is an ex-officio Board member of the Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce and EDC, and is a member of the Regional Leadership Forum and the Downtown Colorado Springs Rotary Club. In addition, Andy is a graduate of the 2016 Colorado Springs Leadership Institute program, the 2015 Leadership Pikes Peak Signature program, and the 2015 Colorado Creative Industries Change Leaders program. Andy is also an experienced public speaker on the topic of leveraging the arts as a tool for economic development and community vitality.

Angela Seals

Deputy Director

Angela is an arts manager with 16 years of experience at diverse creative nonprofits. As Deputy Director, Angela leads communications, partnerships, grant writing, and several programs. She produces and hosts the “Peak Radar Live” online show and “Peak Radar Live: Later” podcast, coordinates the Cultural Office’s arts funding program, Peak Arts Prize, and co-coordinates the annual Business + Arts Lunch with the Colorado Springs Chamber & EDC. She is project manager for the Arts Vision 2030 cultural planning initiative across the region that will launch once the pandemic passes. She currently serves on the City of Colorado Springs’ Lodging and Auto Rental Tax committee and Public Art Master Plan steering committee. She is a graduate of Leadership Pikes Peak and the Arts Education Collaborative Leadership Academy. Before joining the Cultural Office staff in early 2013, she was Program Manager at the award-winning Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh, and has also worked at The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, Carnegie Mellon University, and Corcoran Gallery and College of Art + Design in Washington, D.C.

Jonathan Toman

Peak Radar Manager

Jonathan Toman leads the Cultural Office’s flagship audience development program, Peak Radar, and its multi-faceted presence across digital, print, and in-person platforms. Jonathan’s content management, editorial, strategic communication, and public speaking skills from his UCCS degree in Communications have helped to steer PeakRadar.com into one of the largest platforms of its kind in the United States.  He also coordinates the popular free First Friday Shuttle Bus to strengthen local art walks, and presents in the community on behalf of the Cultural Office in person and on weekly KRDO radio spots. You may see Jonathan’s name in bi-lines across the region, as he moonlights as a freelance writer for local publications on arts, culture & sports.

REBEKAH HIRE

cultural office assistant

Rebekah Hire grew up in Columbus, Ohio, but after graduating from high school moved to the Chicago suburbs to pursue a degree in Intercultural Studies with a double minor in Political Science and Sociology from Elmhurst College. While earning her degree, she discovered a passion for arts and culture and knew  she wanted to work in a field that advocated for the arts community in all ways. After graduating from Elmhurst, she relocated to Colorado Springs where she now works for the Cultural Office, as the Cultural Office Assistant, ready to help in whatever way she can. She loves to read, write, travel, and hang out with her cats Louie and Leo.

2021 Board Officers

Peter Maiurro, President
Chief Communications and Business Affairs Officer
United States Olympic and Paralympic Museum

Jeff Mohrmann, Vice President
The Pikes Peak Group

Morgan Stanley Wealth Management

Erin Hannan, Secretary
Vice President of Communications
El Pomar Foundation

Holly Flores, Treasurer
Financial Advisor
Wells Fargo Advisors

2021 Board Members

Chris Alvarez
Director/Instructor
Alvarez Gallery Art School

Betsy Brown
Culture, Character and Leadership Mentor
Exponential Impact

Hunter Chambers
Arts Educator
Atlas Preparatory School

Krithika Prashant
Consultant
Communications, Marketing and Public Relations

John Romero
Vice President of Industry Solutions
Landis and Gyr

Mundi Ross
Owner
Colorado Collective and Kindred Hospitality Group

John Spears
Chief Librarian and CEO
Pikes Peak Library District

Kathy Stults
Director of Engagement and Outreach
Youth Documentary Academy

Danielle Summerville
Diversity and Community Outreach Programs Manager
City of Colorado Springs

Beth Ann Taylor
Vice President of Economic Development
Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce & EDC

Laurie Wilson
Deputy for Community Engagement
United States Air Force Academy

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