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.
Director of Programming
Bike Tech and Former Youth@Work Intern
Service Manager, Lucky Bikes Re-Cyclery
Shop Manager, Lucky Bikes Re-Cyclery
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 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.
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 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 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.