Our Board of Advisors

Zach Mercurio

Chair of Purpose

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Zach Mercurio is a purpose and meaningful work consultant, speaker, and researcher. He also serves as an Adjunct Faculty and Ph.D. candidate in the Organizational Learning, Performance, and Change program at Colorado State University. 

Jana Sanchez

Chair of Clarity

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Jana is the Executive Director of LaunchNo.CO, a nonprofit organization helping companies form, grow, and stay in Northern Colorado. She is deeply passionate about growing her community, building long-term sustainable companies, and single malt scotch. She uses her extensive background in organizational management and marketing to help companies get clarity around where they need to go and the confidence to find the right path to get there.

Kate Spruiell

Chair of Authenticity

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Kate is the Director of Community Relations for Ability Home Health Care in Fort Collins, CO. Having grown up as a military "brat", she is driven to participate fully in her community and to inspire others to do the same. Kate is the owner of Lovefully, LLC. 

Jessie Stewart

Chair of Possibility

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Jessie Stewart has a deep interest in the creative power of undoing. What happens when people disengage with old thought patterns and venture into new territories? Possibility flourishes.


Jessie earned a Masters Degree in Communication Studies and a PhD in the Philosophy of Rhetoric for fun. She enjoys working at Colorado State University as an academic advisor. 

Anna Smoot

Chair of Community

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Anna is a healthcare fundraiser, passionate parent, volunteer and Rotarian, Colorado culture connoisseur, music lover, and relationship builder. 

Raised in Colorado, Anna graduated from the University of Wyoming and has worked in the non-profit sector since 2007 raising community support and philanthropic dollars for a mental health center, school for at-risk students, and since 2012, for UCHealth's flagship hospitals PVH and MCR. She is currently the Manager of Individual Giving at Bozeman Health Foundation.

Faye Kirk

Chair of Hospitality

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Faye Kirk has a 20+ year career in education, with a focus on Montessori pedagogy. She hails from Pensacola, FL and is an expert in southern hospitality.

Donnyale Ambrosine

Chair of Elevation

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A globally mobile Afro-Latina who lived on five continents & identified with seven cultures by age 19, Donnyale is passionate about creating community for cross cultural populations. She has presented around the globe at conferences, universities & in media as a lifestyle expert focused on entrepreneurship, marketing, branding &  cross-cultural excellence. She is the creator of CULTURS, the first-ever digital-first print publication & product marketplace of its kind - one that addresses global and mobile cultural identities, with emphasis on hidden diversity. 

Tammy Carpenter (1976-2018)

Chair of Resilience

Tammy Carpenter was a wife, mother, roller derby queen, fashionista, lampwork bead artist, successful professional, and passionate champion for the underdog. She was also my mentor and dear friend.

Though she has left the physical world, her lessons and example continue to guide everHuman, as a business and Andrea, as a leader.