Tricia Essenpreis, Director of Business Development. After graduating from Eastern Illinois University, Tricia dabbled in a few positions including serving as a flight attendant, working at a start-up venture capital company and working at the St. Regis in Aspen. From there, she moved to Denver and started working for the Muscular Dystrophy Association, where she was transferred to multiple states in her 14 years with the organization. She moved back to Denver and in 2013 began working at the CU Boulder Alumni Association, a job she loves. Tricia, who lives in Arvada, enjoys spending time with her family. She has been married to her husband Jared for more than 14 years and has two children, Ella, 13, and Hunter, 10. She also is a fur mom to Scout, a 2-year-old mutt. When she is not at work, you will find her watching or coaching her kids' sports.