President of Scholars Unlimited
Kathleen began her career as a teacher… but quickly determined that her talents were better suited to work outside of middle-school classrooms. She was named Scholars Unlimited’s president in June, 2010. As a young reader, Kathleen devoured all of the Nancy Drew mystery series.
Director of Operations
Rebecca has worked in technology education for over 30 years with many Corporations, Executive Training, and Industries, and have been designing programs instructing and delivering innovative hands-on courses for youth, ages 5-18, for fourteen years in the Denver area. Her background includes a BS in Media, as well as a MA-Education Curriculum Design, with a STEM emphasis. She has mentored and coached many robotics teams, as well as provided adult education in all areas of technology. Rebecca’s passion is to help students learn how to utilize technology of today, becoming inventors of new applications and devices, great problem solvers, and collaborative partners for the future that they are building.
Executive Board Member
Travis Luther is an Executive Board Member of Scholars Unlimited and a Co-Creator of the CodeSpire program. Mr. Luther brings 20+ years of entrepreneurial experience to the organization. He is the owner of Law Father, a technology firm focused on the legal community, and of Queen Anne Pillow Company, a high-end manufacturer of luxury pillows and bedding. From 2012-2015 Mr. Luther served as Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship in MSUD’s Center for Innovation, teaching three unique courses in entrepreneurship and business feasibility. He is also a member of EO Colorado and the former membership chair for the organization’s Accelerator Program. Mr. Luther believes that early education and enrichment programs are critical to success in adulthood. He believes CodeSpire to be an important opportunity for youth to engage in the technical languages of our day to prepare them for the challenges of tomorrow.
Tom has more than 17 years of marketing experience, starting his career as an art director at J. Walter Thompson in Chicago. He has produced award winning national and
international branding campaigns for Fortune 500 clients including Kraft, Motorola, Oscar Mayer, MillerCoors, Ford, Nabisco, and Dell to name a few. He has also worked with many non-profit and social causes like Second Harvest, Urban Peak, Gateway Battered Women’s Shelter, Big Brothers Big Sisters Of Colorado, and Girls Inc.
He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Communications from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago with additional studies at Northwestern University and Chicago Filmmakers Film School. Originally from Battle Creek, Michigan, Tom loves the Colorado outdoors, cycling, spending time with his two daughters, and French Fries.
Matt has spent the last 10+ years of his career building AdVision, one of Denver’s top digital marketing agencies. A proud, self proclaimed digital marketing dork, he’s also married to Amy, father to Peter, Jack and the family Chocolate Lab, Bentley. In his free time, he enjoys reading business books, jogging, and hanging out with his boys.
Leb is the Multimedia Development Manager at Law Father. Raised in the Pacific NW, he studied Music Composition at Washington State University before moving to Portland, OR, where he currently lives with his wife, dog and cat. On his days off, he plays bass for Portland cumbia band, Orquestra Pacifico Tropical, records original music under the name Quiet Countries, and spends as much time in his kitchen as possible.