Board of Directors

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Shane McWatters

Director of Major Events

Birthplace: Moore, OK

Shane graduated from Abilene Christian University with a degree in Sociology. Shane has lived in Loveland for over 10 years with his wife Sara and two children Avari and Keegan. Together they operate Sweetheart City Racing where they put on many events in Loveland. He enjoys serving the communities he lives in and has been on multiple boards and commissions, including Former President of Malachi Winter Guard, Former Board Chair for Loveland Parks and Recreation Commission, as well as several other non-profits. He...


Nicholas Dunagan

Co-Founder, President & CEO

Birthplace: San Diego, CA

U.S Army Combat Veteran

Service & Bio

  • Military MOS: 88M2P Motor Transportation Operator / Parachutist
  • A co. 201st BSB, 3rd BDE 1 INF DIV, Fort Knox, KY (09' - 12')
  • Operation Enduring Freedom 2011
  • E co. 1-504th PIR, 1st BDE 82nd ABN DIV, Fort Bragg, NC (12' - 14')

Nick was born in San...

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Mary Scott

Co-Founder, Vice-Chairman, Retreat Program Director

Birthplace: CT

US Civilian, Consultant & Founder Pivotal Impact LLC

Adopted by a WWII Veteran (USN, Pacific), Mary grew up on the East Coast. Always at home outdoors, she moved to Boston to enjoy the ocean and mountains further North, working as a copywriter and Master Social Worker. Gaining experience in hospitals, mental health clinics and inner-city Housing Projects, she then headed West and established a counseling and retreat...


Judy Baringer


Birthplace: Minnesota

US Civilian, Tax Specialists of Northern Colorado

Judy has been a tax professional for over 30 years, with 10 years in the financial services industry. A resident of Loveland, CO since 2003, she was born and raised in Minnesota, after which she lived in NW Iowa for 15 years. Judy has been with Tax Specialists of Northern Colorado since 2015, after an eight year employment with a small, local CPA firm. She specializes in all types of tax filings, from Individual and...


Lee Cooper

Director of Veteran Support Services

Birthplace: Laramie, Wyoming

US Army Veteran, Larimer County Veterans Service Officer

Operation Iraqi Freedom, Enduring Freedom

Lee attended high school in Hillsboro, Oregon and obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Wyoming in International Studies. Lee was working procurement and supplier management at Hewlett-Packard when the events of September 11, 2001 radically altered the trajectory of his life. Never having seriously considered the...