Your Trip Planner

Click on a trip item for more information or click the 'X' to remove, or go directly to the Trip Planner

See Your Trip
    Tulips on Pearl Street

    Staff Directory

    Meet Our Team

    Mary Ann Mahoney

    Executive Director
    303-442-2911, ext. 116

    • Favorite hike or walk: Walden Ponds, near Gunbarrel, with binoculars for bird watching to check-off birds in my book
    • Most relaxing spot: Chautauqua Auditorium during Colorado Music Festival rehearsal — with a great book
    • Favorite place to take guests: After a walk through the Chautauqua historic neighborhood, walking/shopping on Pearl Street between 8th and 18th Streets, stopping at the split-rock installation on 1100 block. Feel the energy between the rocks?
    • Travel style: Book night one, then see where the road takes me!
    Kim Farin

    Director of Marketing
    303-442-2911, ext. 107

    • Favorite place to take guests: The visitor center at NCAR. It’s a beautiful road, on a beautiful piece of land. I especially like how the tall grass blows in the wind, and we see deer there fairly often.
    • Best meal in Boulder: It’s a toss up between the Eggs Jennifer at Lucile’s and the vegetable tasting platter at Salt
    • Favorite view: Boulder Valley as you drive into Boulder from Denver. To see the mountains in the distance, all the wide, open space that surround our town, and the red roofs of CU – whew!
    • Travel style: Small-town discovery
    Erin Byrne

    Communications Coordinator
    303-442-2911, ext. 105

    • Boulder beverage of choice: Egg-white whiskey sour from the Bitter Bar
    • Favorite Boulder hike: Royal Arch
    • Favorite weekend activity in Boulder: Brunch at the Buff followed by a bike trip to some breweries
    • Travel style: Globe trekker (I've been to 17 countries, and can’t wait to see more)


    Andrew Heidt

    Director of Group Sales and Marketing
    303-442-2911, ext. 115

    • Favorite place in Boulder to take visitors: Pearl Street to check out the wild street performers and see what music is playing
    • Boulder beverage of choice: Mojo IPA by Boulder Beer
    • Favorite weekend activity in Boulder: Cycling endless Boulder routes and canyons
    • Favorite view: Dropping into Boulder from the highway and seeing the Flatirons after a snowfall
    • Travel style: Play it by ear! Grab a brew in a pub and hear from the locals
    Angela Wirkler

    Group Sales Manager
    303-442-2911, ext. 131

    • Favorite place to take visitors: Pearl Street Mall and St. Julien Hotel & Spa terrace (the view is amazing)
    • Favorite weekend activity in Boulder: Boulder Farmers’ Market or North Boulder Park for playing bags and slack-lining
    • Best meal you’ve had in Boulder: Duck confit from The Kitchen or chicken tikka masala from Curry & Kebob
    • Travel style: Wanderlust-driven adventure junkie


    Angela Wirth

    Group Sales Coordinator
    303-442-2911, ext. 132

    • Favorite place to take visitors: Snooze for breakfast!
    • Favorite weekend activity: Morning hike at Chautauqua then head over to the Boulder Farmers Market for fresh veggies and lunch
    • Most relaxing spot: Running along the Boulder Creek Path
    • Favorite view: Driving in on Highway 36 just as all of Boulder and the Flatirons come into view
    • Travel style: Weekend warrior to globe trekker, and everything in between!
    Adrienne Pequeen

    Web Systems Manager
    303-442-2911, ext. 117
    Adrienne Pequeen

    • Favorite place to take visitors: Panorama Point on Flagstaff Mountain
    • Boulder beverage of choice: Persian Lemon at The Kitchen Upstairs. Ketel one citroen vodka + pama + pineapple + lemon = perfection!
    • Hidden gem: Varsity Lake and bridge on CU Boulder’s campus. The small lake is filled with Koi fish that swim right up to you.
    • Travel style: Free and easy
    Emiliano Lake-Herrera

    Visitor and Conference Services Manager
    303-442-2911, ext. 133

    Emiliano Lake-Herrerra

    • Favorite place to take visitors: Red Rocks Trail at Settler’s Park
    • Boulder beverage of choice: Upslope Belgian Style Pale Ale
    • Favorite hike: EM Greenman Trail to Green Mountain
    • Best meal you’ve had in Boulder: Sichuan Braised Beef Noodle at Zoe Ma Ma
    • Travel style: When in Rome, do as the Romans do


    Traci Schaefer 

    Visitor Services Coordinator
    303-442-2911, ext. 130

    Traci Schaefer

    • Favorite weekend activities: Boulder Comedy Show at the Bohemian Biergarten, Boulder Farmers Market and hiking   
    • Favorite hike: Mount Sanitas
    • Boulder beverage of choice: Pineapple-infused margarita from Tahona Tequila Bistro
    • Most relaxing spot: Lost Gulch Overlook
    • Travel style: Escapist — anywhere and everywhere is new adventure