ANGIE ANDERSON, IOM
President & CEO
Joined the chamber team in high school (1998 – 2000) and as a full-time employee in October 2007.
Angie Anderson has been a fixture at the chamber for over a decade. Recently named the President & CEO, she looks forward to continuing to collaborate with community leaders on a vision to make this the “ideal mountain community.” A “local” since she was in third grade, Angie can answer lots of random questions about Glenwood Springs. Outside of work, she can usually be found enjoying outdoor recreational opportunities in the area with her husband Scott and daughter Paige.
THING SHE LOVES ABOUT GLENWOOD: Her jogger’s stop on the Two Rivers’ Bridge at the confluence of the Colorado and Roaring Fork.
JONI BATES, IOM
VP of Membership Development
Joined the chamber team in December 2002.
Joni is the friendly face that greets new businesses to town, welcoming them to the community and the chamber. Her focus is anything that is member-related. She will assist in cultivating your business through referral groups, the Women Interacting & Networking or W.I.N. committee, Business After Hours networking, business-to-business leads-generation and advertising opportunities. After hours she is living it up in the “Most Fun Town in America” attending chamber member events, dining with friends at Glenwood’s exciting restaurant scene, and on those sunny Colorado weekends teeing it up at the scenic Glenwood Springs Golf Club.
THING SHE LOVES ABOUT GLENWOOD: Après golf at the Glenwood Springs Golf Club’s Greenside Grill.
VP of Special Events and Programs
Joined the chamber team in December 2018.
Originally from Illinois, Tara has called Glenwood Springs home for over a decade. Tara is exceptionally organized and is responsible for planning and executing special events and programs ranging from educational seminars to the annual Strawberry Days Festival. In her spare time, Tara loves to cook, ride her bike and spend time with her husband Jon and their two cats.
THING SHE LOVES ABOUT GLENWOOD: Being surrounded by mountains, riding her bike by the river and breathing fresh mountain air (no Midwest humidity).
Director of Tourism Promotion
Joined the chamber team in January 2012.
Lisa is in charge of the “Fun” in “The Most Fun Town” in America through her role in tourism promotion of Glenwood Springs. As a staff member of the chamber and a liaison between the city’s tourism promotion board and city council, her duties include management of the tourism budget, marketing plan and related staff and contractors. Lisa loves people and is passionate about promotion. She enjoys non-profit management and has a deep respect for volunteers. During off-hours Lisa kicks up her heals acting, singing and dancing in local theater productions.
THING SHE LOVES ABOUT GLENWOOD: The view from the top of Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park’s observation deck.
Tourism Promotion Project Manager
Joined the chamber team in January 2021
Heidi has over 30 years of tourism marketing experience and is passionate about sharing authentic experiences with visitors. As a member of the Tourism Promotion team, she supports Lisa with delivering the Visit Glenwood Springs message to the world via social media, website management, advertising campaigns and public relations. Heidi loves to travel and explore, especially in Colorado, and spends her free time recreating outdoors with her family and friends. Her first visit to Western Colorado included hiking to Hanging Lake and a soak at the Glenwood Hot Springs and precipitated a decision to relocate from Arizona to Colorado over 20 years ago.
THING SHE LOVES ABOUT GLENWOOD: The hot springs, the historic landmarks, and the Alpine Coaster!
Visitor Information Specialist
Joined the chamber team in January 2021.
Jackie is a native Coloradoan and moved to Glenwood Springs in 2011. She enjoys her family (especially her grandkids), friends, and neighbors. She enjoys taking in the "Fun" that Glenwood Springs offers including the local plays, festivals, the hot springs, music in the park and on the mountain top, and watching the surfers ride the wave on the Colorado River. With a BS in Public Relations, she brings experience with non-profit organizations in training, education, and website and print development.
THE THING SHE LOVES BEST ABOUT GLENWOOD: Rafting the Colorado River with her husband and dogs.