|Board of Directors|
Jim Gersack, Chair
Joined First Interstate Wealth Management in March 2006. Originally from Livingston, Montana, his professional career began in 1997 with Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. in San Francisco. In 2000 he moved to Bank of America Securities as head of Business Development for an internal hedge fund and later became Senior Vice President of the bank’s Wealth Management Group for the Idaho market. Jim earned his bachelor's degree in Finance & Economics from Montana State University in 1997.
Betty Andrikopoulos, Vice Chair
Betty Andrikopoulos is an owner of Solitude Management, LLC, a Jackson-based firm focused on real estate investment management and marketing strategy consulting. She is an active Board Member in local non-profit organizations that enhance the community through cultural and socio-economic diversity. Betty has served on the Latino Resource Center Board of Directors since 2007 and is presently its Vice Chair. Betty served on the Board of Directors of the Jackson Hole Community Housing Trust from 2005-2009,where she was a member of the Executive Committee.
Previously, Betty held several senior marketing and product development positions in the medical device industry. She has also worked in the commercial banking industry where she was a commercial loan officer. Betty lives in Jackson Hole with her husband and two children, Sophia and Alex. She holds a Masters of Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Florida.
Bruce A. Hawtin, Treasurer
Following school, Bruce worked in Denmark and in the District of Columbia area, then moved to Jackson, Wyoming in 1969. He opened his own office in 1971. Bruce has maintained a high level of involvement with the wide range of projects produced by this office. Bruce was recently made a Fellow in the American Institute of Architects. He just completed twelve years as a member of the State Board of Architects and Landscape Architects of which he was President five years and is the immediate past president of the Wyoming Chapter of the American Institute of Architects.
Rosslyn Read, Secretary
Rosslyn graduated from Purdue University with a philosophy degree and moved to Jackson Hole with her family in 2000. After graduating from Seattle University School of Law, she was employed as the Latino Coordinator at the Community Resource Center before joining the Trefonas Law office in Jackson as an associate attorney in 2009. She is a passionate immigrant rights advocate, particularly concerning immigration benefits and defense for victims of abuse and violence. In addition to her time with the Trefonas Law firm, she has worked with immigrants at the Domestic Violence Unit of the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project in Seattle, Washington, and spent four months in the Refugee Unit at the University of Witwatersrand’s Law Clinic in Johannesburg, South Africa, where she provided free legal services to refugees and asylum seekers. When Rosslyn is not in the office, she enjoys spending time with her family, playing her drums, and snowboarding, hiking, and climbing in the Tetons. She is also an active volunteer as a DJ and board member at Jackson's community radio station.
Lauren graduated from Michigan State University with a degree in Zoology. During her time at Michigan State, she ventured to Chile and Costa Rica for additional studies in Spanish, sustainable development, and international social sciences. Lauren later worked as a volunteer in an indigenous community in Ecuador, helping to empower community members to improve their waste management and education systems. Lauren is originally from Elk Rapids, Michigan, but has lived in Jackson for 8 years. She currently works as Assistant Director at Habitat for Humanity.
Goetz is the founder and CEO of Think Picture Productions, a digital marketing company in Jackson, WY. Recently, he produced "Latinos de Jackson", a short film featuring the Latino Resource Center. Originally from Durham NC, his entrepreneurial career began as a proprietary trader for T3 Trading Group, a hedge fund in New York City. In 2007, he co-founded T3 Live, an online financial media network that helps traders and investors make more money in the stock market. Mickey earned his bachelor's degree from Duke University in 2006.
A career Global Human Resources Leader with broad experience in Not for Profit leadership to include development of rural modern and balletic dance programs in West Virginia, creation of a SPARS a youth dinghy construction and sailing program in St Augustine Florida, creation of Clarksburg Kayaking Club providing basic skills courses and race promotion, and local chapter development for Society of Human Resources Management. Frank was elected and served on the Southern Berkshire Regional School District Board of Education on an activism ticket to save and celebrate education in historic one room schoolhouses where today children continue to learn in traditions steeped from the early 1800’s. Today, Frank is co-creator of INTENCIONS, a gallery and studio located in Jackson, Wyoming serving the spiritual and healing arts community. He holds a Master’s Degree in Industrial and Labor Relations from West Virginia University as well as completion of 60 credits towards a PhD in Learning Management from Walden University.
Daniela Botur, Bio and Photo Pending
Romualdo Liberato, Bio and Photo Pending