Grant Murphy – President
Born in Tallahassee Fl. while his mother was attending college at FSU, they moved to Miami where he spent his childhood.
Grant attended the University of Florida and received an A.A. degree. After working for a few years he then decided to complete his education.
His girlfriend, now his wife (Willow), came to Colorado to visit her mother and before he knew it Grant was living in Grand Junction. After working at Coors Ceramics on a swing shift and attending Colorado Mesa University during the day, Grant graduated with a degree in marketing and was hired by Alpine Bank.
He has now been with Alpine Bank for 15 years and is happy to be able to live in the Vail Valley and be a part of this wonderful community.
Grant is currently Vice President of Alpine Bank in Eagle.
Rick Beveridge – Vice President
Owner Beveridge Real Estate.
Michelle Friedman – Secretary
Born and raised in Central New York, she moved to Colorado at 19 years old, where she received an Associates Degree in Travel and Tourism Management, and then she moved to Alexandria, Virginia to work in hospitality. Michelle moved back to Colorado after 2 years as she missed everything about it. After a year in Denver, she was very fortunate for her company to move her to the valley in 2000 and has lived in Eagle ever since and really love being here.
Michelle soon changed careers into Media Marketing in 2004 and currently works with The Rocky Mountain Radio Group; KZYR, The Zephyr 97.7, KKVM, The Mile 104.7 and their newest radio station is El Puente 102.1 (The Bridge).
She really loves that her career enables her to meet new people, learning about their business and helping them to grow their business with the right message to the right audience, as well as growing the relationship and continue working together for many years.
Michelle has served on the Eagle Chamber of Commerce’s Board since 2010, and chairs both the Leads Group and Ambassador Committee; she really enjoys the networking events the most.
Although she’s not a skier, she loves to camp and get on the river on with her duckie!
Jim Bolton – Director
Jim is a native Bostonian. (Go Sox!) He and his family (spouse Denise and children Sam & Kate) purchased property in Eagle Ranch in 2003 and moved here full time in 2012.
Jim is a Senior Partner and Wealth Manager with the Commonwealth Financial Group and splits his time between offices in Eagle Ranch Village and the financial district of Boston.
Jim is a graduate of Stonehill College in North Easton, Massachusetts as well as the Boston University program for financial planners. He serves on the Stonehill College Alumni Council as well as the board of directors of the MassMutual Financial Group’s Advisor’s Association. Jim and his family are communicants of Calvary Chapel Vail Valley and they are passionate supporters of the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America and Habitat for Humanity. Jim also enjoys teaching local students about financial literacy through Junior Achievement of Colorado.
Amy Ciszek – Director
Patty Hood – Director
Patty grew up in a small farming community in Indiana where she learned to love the great outdoors. She moved to Colorado in December of 2000. When not working she can be found hiking with her 2 dogs Cowboy and Woody or camping. One of her favorite outdoor activities is pack trips to the Flattops Wilderness Area.
Patty holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Langston University. She opened her independent insurance agency in February of 2011. As an independent agent Patty feels she can give her clients to flexibility to find the best insurance products for the best price.
Patty is very committed to the community and supports Eagle thru sponsoring various non profits such as The Cycle Effect. She also supports Eagle County 4 H. She sits on the Board of Directors for the Eagle Chamber of Commerce, is an ambassador for the chamber as well as a participant of the Chamber’s Lead Group.
Mary Ann Morrison – Administrator
Mary Ann has more than 30 years of experience in Chamber management.
Prior to joining the Eagle Chamber in 2014, she served as the President & CEO of the Greenwich CT Chamber of Commerce and the Executive Director of the Darien CT Chamber of Commerce.
She is a graduate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for Organizational Management, a multi-year educational program for chamber and non-profit association executives.