The Limb Preservation Foundation is governed by a Board of Directors comprised of philanthropists, medical professionals, and business and community leaders.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Rick is a long-time supporter of Limb Preservation Foundation. In 1985, Rick was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, and after six total knee replacements, has achieved a full recovery. Rick is retired from S&P Global where he served as Executive Director, Global Gas and LNG Consulting. Rick is an avid cyclist and alpine skier.
Beth ForsythVice President
Beth Forsyth is a retired Chief Operating Officer with a 39-year tenure with SCL Health, spending the past 15 years at SCL Health Good Samaritan Medical Center. She has been responsible for clinical and support services, including key service lines, cancer, trauma, and surgery where patients benefit from the services of The Limb Preservation Foundation. Beth served on both the Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation and the Good Samaritan Medical Center Foundation. Beth is a member of the Broomfield Rotary and volunteers for A Precious Child.
Rob Davidson is a retired architect and former President of H+L Architecture based in LoDo. Rob was diagnosed with Synovial Sarcoma in 1996. He has been involved with the Limb Preservation Foundation for many years and was honored at the LPF 2020 Golf Classic. Rob enjoys fly fishing, watercolor painting, skiing and golf.
Melissa WhitmerPast President
Melissa has an extensive background in serving the banking needs for healthcare organizations for the past 16 years of her 27 year banking career. She has been involved with LPF for a decade, serving on the board for the past three years. Melissa has many volunteer interests in the healthcare sector, most recently serving as a past board chair for SCL’s Good Samaritan Medical Center and actively engaging with the MS Society, American Heart Association and other non-profits. Melissa has a son and daughter and lives in Broomfield.
Daniel Lerman, M.D. Physician Liaison
Dr. Lerman is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in the care of adult and pediatric patients with benign and malignant tumors of the bone and soft tissue. Dr. Lerman earned his medical degree at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases and two fellowships at the Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah in basic science oncology research and sarcoma surgery.
Landon Fine, M.D. Centura Health
Dr. Fine serves as the Director of Orthopedic Trauma at Parker Adventist Hospital and is part of the clinical faculty at Rocky Vista University. He did his fellowship in orthopedic trauma at Indiana University Methodist Hospital and his residency at McLaren/Michigan State University. Dr. Fine is passionate about the mission of LPF. LPF has served his patients and he is actively helping the organization form important connections.
Jonny Gent has a background in engineering and business. He retired from an executive role for QEP Energy Company where he managed the drilling dept, contracts and purchasing. Jonny is a former limb preservation patient of Dr. Wilkins and current patient of Dr Kelly. During the past year, Jonny has volunteered on the LPF Patient Assistance and Scholarship Committees. Jonny recently attended LPF’s “Cause for Celebration” in 2021 and Limb Symposium in 2022. Jonny received his undergraduate and graduate degrees from the Colorado School of Mines. He has published numerous papers in his field. Jonny has a passion for history, particular the Civil War and Gilded Age periods. He is married to Virginia Gent for almost 40 years. The two have adult children and reside in Centennial.
Guy Lev, PT, DPT, COMTUCHealth
Guy Lev is a Physical Therapist focused on Amputee care. He holds a doctoral degree in Physical Therapy and manages the Central Park rehabilitation clinic at UCHealth. He also directs the Osseointegration rehabilitation program as a team member of the UCHealth Limb Restoration program. Guy started the UCHealth amputee support group 10+ years ago. He lectures on amputee care at Regis University and the University of Colorado Physical Therapy programs. Guy has been a researcher in a variety of aspects of amputee care. He lives in Golden, CO with his wife, Rusha, who is a pediatrician and their four children.
Jennifer MoeThe Donor Alliance Foundation
Jennifer brings significant experience in both communications and philanthropy to Limb Preservation Foundation (LPF). Prior to her current role, she served as Rose Community Foundation’s Director of Marketing for three years and nearly fifteen years as both the Director of Communications/PR and as a Community Relations Coordinator for Donor Alliance. Donor Alliance has worked with LPF for many years, supporting its mission through events and partnerships. Jennifer serves on LPF’s Nomination/Governance committee. She is currently working on her Master of Business Administration, is married with two teenage daughters and camps and hikes regularly with her Australian Shepherd, Pearl.
Jenna McMullinLockheed Martin
Jenna McMullin is the vice president of Communications for Lockheed Martin Space. She leads the strategic development and execution of communications to support the nearly $12 billion Space business area at Lockheed Martin spanning space exploration, satellites and spacecraft, mission solutions, national security programs and strategic and missile defense systems. Jenna was named an Outstanding Woman in Business in 2022 by the Denver Business Journal and is a sought-after public speaker. She is also a survivor of Ewing’s Sarcoma, a limb-threatening bone and tissue cancer, and breast cancer. She is the beneficiary of limb-preservation surgeries and is a bone and tissue donation recipient.
Dr. William H TettelbachChief Medical Officer
As the Chief Medical Officer for RestorixHealth and Onsite Advanced Care, a Utah-based mobile wound care company, Dr. Tettelbach’s career has been dedicated to teaching providers and improving patients’ lives, in the areas of advanced wound care, hyperbaric medicine, and infectious diseases. Dr. Tettelbach is an active member of the CMS Advisory Panel on Hospital Outpatient Payment & Chair of the Data Sub-Committee, serves as a Board of Directors member for several wound care societies, and is a committee member for The Alliance of Wound Care Stakeholders. Bill lives in Park City, UT with his wife Laura and their three children.
Chad HartmannArea Sales Manager for AlloSource
Chad Hartmann is the Area Sales Manager for AlloSource, a not-for-profit tissue bank located in Centennial, Colorado. Chad has worked for AlloSource for over 14 years and has held numerous positions with increasing responsibility including, Operations Manager, Quality Control Manager and Business Development Manager. In 2021, Chad relocated to San Antonio, Texas to manage sales in the South Central Region which includes Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana.
Chad has been involved with LPF for several years, including many years of leading our fall fundraiser. Chad is a graduate of the University of Colorado and holds a Graduate Business Certificate in Finance from the University of Denver. Chad is married and has two sons, Luke and Harrison.
William Brown, MD Robert Bruhn Tom Cycyota Larry Fine Kyle Fink, MD Cyndi Kelly, MD Jim Martin Jon Schutz Tom Tucker Stephen Withrow, DVM
FOUNDER Ross Wilkins, M.D.
Marcy RubicExecutive Director
Marcy Rubic has 25 years of experience with health-related nonprofits. She previously served as the executive director for two hospital foundations and has held leadership roles with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation and Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered. She has held the Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) credential since 2003 and earned a master’s degree from DePaul University with the focus of advancing development for health-related nonprofits. A Chicago native, Marcy and her husband live in the Roxborough area. She is thrilled to be part of the LPF community.
Jillian ColburnDevelopment and Marketing Specialist
We would like to introduce our newest addition to the LPF team, Jillian! Jillian will be working as our Development and Marketing specialist to drive LPF’s mission forward. Jillian is from Milwaukee, Wisconsin and moved to Colorado to work for an environmental NGO where she gained valuable experiences that she has brought with her to LPF. During her free time, she enjoys being outside, fostering puppies, and trying out new recipes. Welcome to the team, Jillian!
Mary Gately Administrative Manager
Mary Gately will be working as LPF’s Administrative Manager! She crossed over from the East Coast to the Rocky Mountains after working her first role in higher education. With the ambition to take on a new chapter of her life, she plans to take the same initiative in working towards LPF’s goals. Part of her reasoning of moving to Colorado was to compliment her lifestyle. She plans to take on trail running, hiking as well as exploring the art scene in Denver.
Christine LentzProgram Manager
Christine Lentz has a Marketing degree and an MBA from the University of Colorado at Boulder. In addition, she spent two years as an undergrad at Boston College. Christine began her career as a telecom Sales Manager for AT&T in both domestic and international accounts. After enjoying a career with AT&T, Christine took a break to raise her three sons, along with her husband. During that time, she obtained her Real Estate license and worked with both a local Land Management Company and a Real Estate Developer. As Christine’s children grew, her family enjoyed a very active lifestyle, including competitive skiing and snowboarding.
Laurie GillmanVolunteer & Program Services Manager
Laurie Gillman has worked in the non-profit industry for 16 years. After starting her career focused on environmental education, she realized her own passion for meaningful service and helping people achieve their goals and shifted her focus towards volunteer management. In her personal life, Laurie is an active volunteer herself. She loves any opportunity to be outdoors, doing a variety of crafts with varying levels of success, and is a voracious reader logging over 100 books per year.