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Steamboat Women's Leadership Summit

November 4, 2022 | 9 - 5pm | The Steamboat Grand

The Steamboat Springs Chamber and Alpine Bank are proud to present Steamboat’s premier women’s leadership summit, Thrive Together, a collaboration that promotes, motivates, and empowers women in all phases of life through personal and professional development.

“Women belong in all places where decisions are being made. It shouldn’t be that women are the exception.” – Ruth Bader Ginsburg

The climb to the top can be a hard road for anyone. Women, in particular, face a myriad of challenges that can make the journey upward toward a position of power especially challenging.  We bring you Thrive Together, a summit for women, by women, because we believe that talented, fierce, and disruptive women are good for business! 

After the success of the 2021 hybrid event and previously the 2020 virtual summit, we are thrilled to welcome our attendees back to a fully in-person event! Thrive Together will feature a variety of learning formats, including breakout sessions, workshops, general session keynotes, and an exhibitor area featuring event sponsors and local companies. Coffee and lunch are included.

Thrive Together uses an inclusive definition of “woman,” and we invite and encourage ALL women and women-identified persons to participate in the event.

Read about the 2021 event here.

2021 Speakers


Nicole DeBoom, Athlete & Entrepreneur
Molly Cuffe, Director, Corporate Responsibility Communications, VFC
Jennifer Doe, Facilitation & Planning Manager, Joining Vision & Action Consulting Firm
Tina Harkness, Esq., SPHR, SHRM Director, Northern Regional Office, Employers Council
Lizzie Larock, CAPP, podcaster, coach, and creator of the Life Feast
Lesley Mumford, Executive Director, Advocate for Victims of Assault 
Jessie Ollier, Founder & CEO Welluations, and Professional High Performance & Leadership Coach
Keely Pemberton, Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, Via Health Collective
Robin Schepper, President, Wayfinder Strategies
Via Health Collective


Sarah Coleman, Wellness & Recovery Coach, Via Health Collective
Laura Cusenbary, Private Wealth Financial Advisor, Senior Vice President-Investments, Wells Fargo Advisors
Mary Hendra, Nonprofit Executive and Founder, Move with Grace
Lizzie Larock, CAPP, podcaster, coach, and creator of the Life Feast
Dr. Anna Lundeen, Board-Certified Family Medicine Physician and Founder of Wellev8, LLC
Marci Mattox, Health & Wellness Coach, Via Health Collective
Randi Owens, Human Resource Manager, Yampa Valley Electric Association
Kathryn Pedersen, Local Mortgage Banker, Area Sales Manager
Joanne Schell, Founder Blueberry Nutrition



Lisel Petis
Executive Director, Advocates

Elissa Greene
CEO, Strings Music Festival

Kara Stoller
CEO, Steamboat Springs Chamber

Loryn Duke
Director of Communications, Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation


Stephanie Orozco
Executive Director, Old Town Hot Springs

Kim Smith,
CEO, Kim Smith Consulting 

Sarah Leonard 
Community Development Director, Steamboat Springs Chamber