Board of Directors

The Adaptive Adventures Board of Directors is comprised of individuals with diverse backgrounds, culminating in a wealth of business experience.

Our organization is governed by a Board of Directors. The Board of Directors ensures operations are aligned with our mission statement and meeting the needs of our community. The Board of Directors provides financial, in-kind and volunteer support, as well as development support in fundraising, sponsorships and grants.

The board meets four to six times per year. Each board member serves a term of three years, with the opportunity to serve additional terms.

Sharon Ladin

Board President

Principal, Summit Strategies, Former National Association of Children’s Hospitals

Honey Hendesi, P.h.D.

Vice President

Instructor at University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Steve McCarley


Senior Consultant, NeoTreks

Eugene Grib

Data Analytics Consultant, PricewaterhouseCoopers

Jeff Galowitsh

Retired Purchasing Aircraft Maintenance, Colorado Corvette Club

Gary Verrazono

US Marine Corps, Lim359, Limb Preservation

David Ortiz

CO HD38 Representative, Program Director and Jr Vice President at VFW Post 1, Retired US Army, Paralyzed Veterans of America

Robert Johns

Managing Principal of Summit Growth Solutions, LLC

Thomas Sauder

Director of Actuarial Services, Strive Health

Get Involved!

Interested in becoming a board member? Email your resume to and complete our Board Member Application.

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