Cameron Armagost, Treasurer– Bank of Colorado, Branch President
Cameron Armagost is the current Branch President for Bank of Colorado, Fort Morgan. Cameron joined Bank of Colorado in April 2011 serving as the Vice President of Lending in the Eaton location, became Bank President in Fort Morgan in 2013 and has been in the banking Industry since 2006. Currently, he is the President of the Fort Morgan Lions Club, a member of the CPMC Foundation Board of Directors and is a new Board member to the Morgan Community College Foundation. Cameron enjoys being involved in the community, and helping others. He joined the MCC Foundation board because he is a big believer in the community college system, it helped him attend school at an affordable rate his first 2 years. Also, he believes in giving back to the youth (future) of our communities. Cameron holds a Bachelor Degree in Business Marketing from the University of Northern Colorado. His hobbies include: being outdoors, boating, hunting, being with family and friends.
Jacob Beydler, Director– Loan Officer, Bank of Colorado- Brush
Jacob Beydler is a loan officer with the Bank of Colorado in the Brush branch and has been with them for the last 9 months. Jacob has been in the banking industry for almost 14 years. He worked with a local bank in Greeley and work in the finance department and helped with the management reporting for the bank and was there for three years. After that, he and his wife moved back out to Morgan County and for 10 years he worked for another local community bank. Jacob is the past-president of Morgan County Economic Development Corporation and is a past member of Sunrise Optimist Club. Jacob is looking forward to serving on the MCC Foundation Board because he knows what a great service the community college system gives to the community. Jacob holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Finance from the University of Northern Colorado. He enjoys spending time with his family and friends and being outdoors.
Robert (Bo) Chapin, Co-Vice President – City Attorney, City of Brush, CO
Bo Chapin has been a member of the MCC Foundation board of directors since Feb 2014. In Brush, he has practiced general law since March 1975 and has been city attorney of Brush since 1982. He has been president and other officers of Brush Area Chamber of Commerce, Brush Rodeo Association, and Rotary Club of Brush. He currently serves as member of the boards of directors of Eben Ezer Lutheran Care Center and its Foundation, and United Way of Morgan County. He has been married to Sandy Chapin since 1977 and has a son and two grandchildren. He has two sisters who live in the San Francisco Bay area.
Dr. Curt Freed, Ex-Officio Director – President – Morgan Community College
Dr. Curt Freed has worked in a community college setting since 1994. His experience includes serving as tenured faculty member teaching human services, dean for career and workforce development, dean for health sciences, and Vice President for Instruction at Columbia Basin College and Whatcom Community College in Washington State. He became the ninth president of Morgan Community College in Fort Morgan, Colorado in April 2017. Dr. Freed has served on various workforce, economic development, and healthcare boards during his tenure in the community college setting.
Dr. Freed holds a B.S. in Psychology, a M.Ed. in Counseling and Guidance, and a Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration. Dr. Freed’s research is on the role of emotional intelligence in community college leaders. He stresses the importance of relationships and compassion for others throughout his work. Dr. Freed believes that success comes from the ability to help the college and community feel well-cared for in an environment that promotes diversity, equity, and growth of others.
Carrie Mobley, President –
Director of Marketing and Client Relations, FMS Bank
Carrie Mobley currently works as a Personal Banker at FMS Bank. She has been with the bank for 10 years where she continues to develop marketing ideas, develop customer relationships, and educate customers and staff on internet banking, bill pay and new products. Carrie has been involved with several local organizations including Morgan Community College Foundation Board, Fort Morgan Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation and the Hyperion Club. She has volunteered with The Alzheimer’s Association, The Boy Scouts, Ag Appreciation Days and Relay for Life. She supports The National MS Society, JDRF, and Fund The Fight. Carrie was born in Grand Junction Colorado and raised in Wyoming and California. She has resided in Fort Morgan since 1999 with her husband Kerry and their two children.
Robert “Bob” Sachs, Co-Vice President – Principal (Retired)
Bob Sachs is a retired educator who spent the last seventeen years of his career as a high school principal in the Wiggins School District. During his tenure as principal, he served on the Colorado High School Activities Board of Control, the CHSAA State Wrestling committee and was a presenter for new principal orientations for the Colorado Department of Education. For the past eight years, Bob has served on the MCC Advisory committee. Prior to his career in education, Bob served in the U.S. Army as a heavy equipment operator from 1969 to 1971 and was deployed for one year in Vietnam. Bob was born and raised in Farmingdale, New York and moved to Brush, Colorado as a teenager.
Wes Sailsbery, Director – Senior Vice President, Farmers State Bank of Brush
Wes Sailsbery is the Senior Vice President for Farmers State Bank of Brush. Wes also serves as a director on the Farmers State Bank Board of Directors. He joined Farmers State Bank in September 2012 as Vice President and has taken on many of the responsibilities that include agricultural, commercial, and consumer lending, security officer, CRA officer, website development, and advertising. Wes began his career in banking in 1998 at the Farmers State Bank of Fort Morgan as a teller and in bookkeeping. He continued to work at banks while attending Colorado State University where he earned a Bachelor Degree in Economics. Wes and his wife KC are also very active with Fort Morgan real estate with a collection of many rental properties as well as KC’s real estate sales career. Wes has served and participated on many local boards and organizations over the years such as the Morgan Community College Foundation, Morgan County Economic Development Corporation. Brush Chamber of Commerce, Fort Morgan Young Farmers, and Morgan County CSU Alumni Association. Wes is very much a proponent of Morgan Community College because the degrees that can be obtained to enter the workforce with and the learning foundation that can be obtained in small affordable setting prior to transitioning to a large university. Wes was born and raised in Morgan County on a farm north of Fort Morgan. Wes and KC could not be happier to raise their 3 girls here in Fort Morgan. The Sailsbery family enjoys a variety of sports throughout the year as well as boating, camping, travel, and spending time with family and friends.
Brenda Shelton, Past President – Director of Business Development, Colorado Plains Medical Center
Brenda Shelton is Director of Provider Relations and Industry, Business Development, Recruitment and Compliance Officer. Mrs. Shelton joined CPMC in May 1991 serving as the Director of HIM and in March 2011 accepted the role as Director of Business Development. Currently, she is a member of the Senior Executive Council, Director of Provider Relations and Industry, Recruitment, Director of Specialty Clinic and the Compliance Officer. As a member of the SEC, Mrs. Shelton provides direction in the area of strategic management, medical staff communications, retail and employer relations and regulatory compliance. Mrs. Shelton also serves as a member of the LifePoint Health PRI Council, the Vice President of Morgan Community College Foundation, HIM Consultant and many other community organizations. Brenda holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Medical Record Administration from Carroll College and she is a Registered Health Information Administrator.
Dana Sherman, Director – AVP, Branch Manager, Equitable Savings and Loan Association
Dana Sherman currently works as the Branch Manager for Equitable Savings and Loan in Brush. She’s been with Equitable since 2017. She is very involved in the community where she serves on Brush City Council representing Ward 1, on the East Morgan County Foundation Board of Directors, MCC Foundation Board of Directors, and she is the Treasurer for the Brush Rotary Club. She’s been very active with the Brush Area Chamber of Commerce through the years, previously serving as President and Secretary. She started the Brush Jr. Main Street program for the Brush Chamber/Main Street. She is the volunteer coordinator for the Sand’s Theater. She enjoys being able to give back to her community. Dana spent her childhood in Brush and found her way back in 2009. Dana holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management. She has 5 grown children, and a teenage daughter at home.
Brittany Staley, Director – Executive Director, Valley View Villa
Brittany Staley has been the Executive Director at Valley View Villa for the last 7 years and was the Director of Nursing for 1 year prior to that. She began her healthcare career at CPMC as an emergency room Registered Nurse. She was also a clinical instructor for Northeastern Junior College from 2006-2008. Brittany is passionate about healthcare, and from a young age, always knew she wanted to help people and care for others. She enjoys making positive change and difference is people’s lives everyday and serving the community in which she lives.
Brittany graduated from MCC with an Associate Nursing Degree in 2006. She then obtained her Nursing Home Administrators License in 2011. She enjoys spending time outdoors with her three children and husband.
Geoff Taylor, Director – Owner/Agent, Taylor Insurance Agency, Inc.
Geoff Taylor is the owner of Taylor Insurance Agency, a second-generation insurance agency located in Fort Morgan, Colorado. Geoff began his insurance career in 2001 and became the agency owner in 2007. He is the President of the Rocky Mountain Farmers Union Agents Association and is also a member of the CPMC Foundation and Governing boards. Geoff is involved in many youth sports programs as a coach and finds those experiences to be very rewarding. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance and Real Estate from Colorado State University. His interests outside of work include basketball, golf, travel, and spending time with his wife and three children.
Dr. Robert Thiel, Director – Physician (Retired)
Robert Thiel retired from the practice of medicine this year after 44 years of service. He received his medical degree in 1971 from the University of Minnesota and was accredited in both Family Practice and Pediatrics. He had practiced in Fort Morgan, for 24 years where he currently resides. Rob has served on the MCC Foundation Board of Directors since 2013.