Our Team

We are an organization of cyclists, educators, and community leaders who believe we can make an unquestionable difference in the lives of children by opening their minds to new possibilities and arming them with greater self-esteem.


Jon Pasquini

Executive Director

Jon has 30 years of experience working with youth as an educator and coach. He has more than 10 years of experience working in marketing and branding. Jon has been in Colorado for 12 years having moved here for the many outdoor activities, the weather and the laid-back, nice people. Riding his bike defined a lot of Jon’s childhood. His bike represented freedom, adventure, responsibility and fun. Jon’s skills and experience are complemented by his commitment to motivating youth to reach their full potential through outdoor education. Jon loves working with Lucky to Ride and sees how the organization enhances kids’ lives. He believes the bicycle is a magical tool for teaching life lessons.

Anna Shea

Director of Programming

Anna was born in Denver and grew up exploring the Front Range hiking, biking, and skiing. She has a BA in Linguistics from Lawrence University in Wisconsin, and a MS in Organizational Leadership from Regis University in Denver. She has always been drawn to bikes and has worked in the bike industry off and on for 10 years, eventually landing in the nonprofit world at Lucky to Ride. There she gets to focus on the important aspects of cycling like access, education, and most of all fun. Anna continues to ride all manner of bikes, and loves sharing her enthusiasm for two wheels with everyone at Lucky to Ride.

Megan Wayne

Development Manager

Megan moved to Denver in 2014 from Buffalo, NY and Indianapolis. Like so many, the outdoors and mountains kept calling her until she finally made the move to Colorado. Megan has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Dayton in Sports Management and has spent over 20 years working in nonprofit. She loves being a part of Lucky to Ride and seeing the long-term impact the organization’s programs have on its youth participants. She sees the power of biking and how learning to ride can change a young person’s life allowing for greater freedom and independence. When not at Lucky to Ride, Megan can be found trail running, hiking, volunteering or hanging out in the mountains.

Fernando Ibarra

Bike Tech and Former Youth@Work Intern

Fernando is a Colorado native and grew up near Lucky Bikes Re-Cyclery. He started at Lucky Bikes Re-Cyclery through our Youth@Work program where he first developed his excellent bike mechanic skills. Fernando has excelled as a bike tech since joining the team and brings energy and a positive attitude to work every day. As a graduate of Youth@Work, Fernando realizes that he can be an example for the new Youth@Work Interns that work in the shop. When he’s not at Lucky Bikes, Fernando is either on one of his bikes riding or hanging out at the shop.

Richard Tischler

Service Manager, Lucky Bikes Re-Cyclery

Richard grew up vacationing in Colorado, visiting his family on the Western Slope. Although he grew-up and lived in Florida for many yearsthe Colorado mountains kept calling. So, in 2007, he finally made the move to Colorado to pursue a lifestyle centered around mountain biking. Richard has been working with Lucky Bikes since 2016 and is energized by teaching people the basics of a bicycle,how it should fit, styles, types, and riding disciplines. His passion and knowledge of different bikes and bike parts is unmatched, and customers will always leave having learned something new from Richard. When he’s not at Lucky Bikes, Richard is home with this wife and young son who keep him on his toes.

Teresa Gotlin-Sheehan

Programming Coordinator

Teresa is a lifelong Denver resident who discovered the joy of biking in her adolescence, becoming an avid bike commuter in her college years. Teresa studied Geography and Environmental Studies at CU Denver before joining the Peace Corps and serving as a community development volunteer in Burkina Faso, West Africa from 2012 to 2014. Upon her return to the U.S., Teresa pursued a career in secondary education, earning an MA in Curriculum and Instruction from CU Boulder, and has worked in secondary education as a classroom teacher for the past 5 years. This past year, she took a part-time job in a local bike shop, learning how to repair and maintain all types of bikes–a lifelong dream. Teresa is thrilled to combine her passions for education, community and youth development, social advocacy and bicycles in her new role at Lucky to Ride!

Sam Jensen

Shop Manager, Lucky Bikes Re-Cyclery

Sam spent the early years of his life enjoying the great outdoors in Utah, Arizona, and Washington. After studying Molecular Biology for two years at Brigham Young University Provo, Sam decided to pursue a field more oriented towards his passion for the outdoors and began working as a mechanic at the local bike shop. After a move early in 2022 brought him over east of the Rockies, Sam was excited to contribute to the mission of Lucky to Ride, combining his passion for outdoor recreation and local community. An avid cyclist, runner, and rock climber, Sam quickly fell in love with the natural beauty of the Front Range and spends every minute not at the shop outside.




A Denver native, Tony graduated from the University of Denver with a degree in Business Management. He is an EVP at FirstBank and has been with the company since 2007. Tony has been on the Board of Lucky to Ride since 2016. Tony dedicates much of his time to nonprofits serving on several boards and volunteering. As a kid, Tony’s aunt took him on his first mountain bike ride, and he was hooked! He’s grateful for the places his bike has taken him and wants to share that excitement and passion with others. At Lucky to Ride, he sees how the youth tap into a new source of confidence and knows this newfound confidence will carry over to other facets of their lives. Tony, his wife and three boys love hiking, camping, fishing, riding, and skiing in the Colorado mountains.



Peter hails from Wyoming, where he grew up road and mountain bike racing and working as a mechanic in local bike shops. He’s a graduate from the University of Wyoming and University of Virginia School of Law. After college, Peter spent a year teaching in Japan and served in AmeriCorps where he ran a bicycle recycling program for underserved youth. Peter and his wife moved to Colorado in 2007, where he worked at Bryan Cave Law before becoming Legal Counsel at Suncor Energy. Peter’s enthusiasm and excitement for bikes and giving back led him to Lucky to Ride. He spends as much of his free time as possible cycling and enjoying the Colorado mountains with his wife, daughter and two dogs.

Will Soper


Will joined the board in 2021. Will currently practices law as a real estate attorney for the Denver-based firm Davis Graham & Stubb LLP. However, in his previous career as an urban planner, he focused on bicycle-, pedestrian- and transit-based transportation projects. Long an advocate for expanding access to multi-modal commuting options, Will firmly believes in the mission of Lucky to Ride: get kids on bikes. As a new parent himself, Will and his wife are excited to share their love of all things outdoors with their daughter, whether it is skiing, biking, hiking or camping.



Ryan joined the Lucky to Ride board in 2018. Growing up in Plymouth, Massachusetts, Ryan earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the University of Colorado, Boulder, in 2004. Professionally, Ryan is an independent digital marketing consultant focused on marketing strategy, social media and e-commerce. Ryan has been mountain biking since the early ’90s and credits the bicycle for completely changing his life for the better. He 100% believes in the mission of Lucky to Ride. His motivation to join the board was to give back to the organization so more kids could experience the fun and freedom of biking and have a positive, life-changing experience like he had. You’ll find Ryan riding with his wife and daughter on trails or around Denver.

Jodi Tompkins

Board Chair

A Colorado native, Jodi grew up in Grand Junction. She graduated from Colorado State University and had a successful career in pharmaceutical sales. Now retired, Jodi focuses on nonprofit work with the Wild Animal Sanctuary, different political campaigns, and volunteering with Lucky to Ride. She notes how fortunate we are to live in Colorado with so many great places to ride. Jodi discovered Lucky to Ride years ago when she donated a bike at Lucky Bikes Re-Cyclery. She loves the organization’s mission and believes it goes well beyond a bike ride; it’s the freedom, the great outdoors, the friends and the healthy lifestyle. Jodi and her husband enjoy spending time with family—especially the two grandkids. They are often out cycling, traveling, and going on cycling adventures.

Trevor Boss

Board Chair

Trevor is a Colorado native who graduated from Colorado Christian University in 2018 with a degree Business Management. At CCU, Trevor played basketball for two years and was the Director of Intramurals for the last two years. He is an AVP at FirstBank and has been with the company since 2018. Growing up in Elizabeth, CO, Trevor and his two younger brothers would ride their bikes everywhere they went. After college, he renewed his love for biking by mountain biking with his wife and friends by riding throughout the state. Trevor’s love for Colorado, being outside and active led him to Lucky to Ride, where is proud to serve the organization to get more kids on bikes.

Andrew Goodwillie

Board Emeritus

Andrew grew up exploring the woods outside of Grand Rapids, Michigan. He graduated from Miami University Ohio with a degree in Marketing. Andrew founded Trips for Kids Denver Metro in 2004 while teaching elementary school. While mentoring a student, he realized that his young friend’s troubles seem to melt away whenever he was hiking or biking out on a trail. This experience, and his desire to help underserved youth, inspired him to found the Denver chapter of Trips for Kids. The organization has expanded to include many different youth programs under the Lucky to Ride name. Andrew continues to support the mission as a board member, outreach ambassador, and enthusiastic cyclist. Andrew loves riding bikes and playing ball with his three adventurous, fun-loving boys.



Alina grew up outside Chicago where her biking career started on hand-me-downs from her older brothers. After completing her undergraduate degree at Harvard she joined the Harvard Teacher Fellows which brought her to Denver in 2017. She has worked as a high school math teacher in Denver Public Schools ever since and absolutely loves it. Alina joined the board in 2021 and feels lucky to connect more young folks to cycling and the outdoors through serving on the Lucky to Ride board. When Alina isn’t at school you can find her road biking, mountain biking, or generally running around outside in the front range.