|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.
Frank Marinaro, Vice Chair
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.
Born in Austin, Texas, Stephen is an international entrepreneur who over the past three decades has started multiple companies and worked with brother David on oil and gas deals. Stephen co-founded international retail/adventure travel company Westbank Anglers in 1986, which included a worldwide network of fly fishing lodges that spanned over a dozen countries. Stephen sold Westbank in 2002 to focus on new ventures in Argentina; a hotel and wine tourism company, Postales del Plata, and Southern Cross Land, a real estate investment company, both based in Mendoza. In 2010, when Stephen joined David at Eagle Production, Inc., Stephen took the lead in providing financial management and project planning necessary to bring together larger and more complex drilling ventures. Stephen holds degrees in Cognitive Psychology and American Literature from the University of Southern California. He speaks fluent Spanish.
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. 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.
Bruce A. Hawtin
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.
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.
Juan Morales, interim secretary
Daniela Botur is the founder of INTENCIONS, a high vibration gallery and studio in downtown Jackson and owner of Aromaje, Inc., a jewelry design company. She has been a member of the LRC Board of Director since 2012. Daniela lived in Tepotzlan, Mexico for 15 years where she raised her 3 children. During her time in Mexico she worked closely to build local community outreach in areas of education and children's orphanages. Daniela earned her bachelor's degree in history at the University of Colorado.