JEFF AMBS MANAGING DIRECTOR
Jeff brings over 25 years of experience in growing nonprofits, strategic planning, building brands, and creating programs that move people to action. A skilled strategist and facilitator, Jeff loves working with teams to uncover their core values and drive organization clarity and direction. He is currently the Board Chair of Social Venture Partners Denver, helping individuals realize their potential as active and engaged philanthropists in the Denver Metro region. He received his Masters in Business Administration from Michigan State University and was a participant in the Denver Foundation's Asset Based Community Development training program, In addition, Jeff is mentoring start-up business owners through the MiCasa Business Breakthrough program.
BARBARA KOLB CREATIVE DIRECTOR
Barbara’s focus over the past two+ decades has been on enhancing and facilitating the delivery of information via compelling, engaging graphic design and illustration. Fields of expertise include higher education, cultural organizations, and nonprofits. Whether through branding, marketing, editorial or environmental design, she strives to create rich, clear, intuitive visuals that inspire curiosity. Barb graduated from the University of the Arts with a BFA in illustration. Other interests include live theatre, set design, outdoor adventuring, naturalist studies, dogs, chameleons, music, horticulture, and travel.
STEVE RALSTON DEVELOPER
His career in the IT industry has given Steve a broad range of development experience, from front-end to server-side, and many ways to connect the two. Totally self-taught, his passion for creating solutions is summed up in this quote, “I like solving puzzles. I like untangling knots.”
When he’s not banging away on code, you might find Steve painting, playing guitar, or working outside with his wife on their small country homestead.