Nancy is a forward-thinking marketing executive with a 30-year track record of successfully increasing sales and revenue by creating effective strategies in the for-profit and nonprofit arenas. She has created and executed effective marketing strategies; built and managed strong brands; and developed and led high-performance teams in a variety of industries. As the owner of Inertial Combustion LLC, she provides entrepreneurs across the nation with foolproof tools and coaching to navigate the road to success with confidence and ease. Her business background includes small local organizations to large global companies– from Chaco, Inc. in Paonia and various Mesa County businesses to large global companies including BMW USA, Volvo Cars of North America, American Express, Sprint, the Benetton Group (Italy), and the Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games, as well as nonprofits including the Santa Fe Opera and the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. She has managed marketing budgets ranging from $1,500 to $15 million. She holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and an International Coaching Federation (ICF) professional coaching certification, as well as certifications in in NxLeveL® for Entrepreneurs and NxLeveL® Tilling the Soil. She has served as an adjunct professor in the business department at Colorado Mesa University (CMU) and the marketing department at Texas Christian University (TCU). Nancy has a passion for all things business. She volunteers at The Hive in Paonia and at the Grand Junction Business Incubator, where she also serves as a business coach and facilitates workshops including the Leading Edge business planning class. A former member of Toastmasters International, she speaks to groups regularly about economic and personal empowerment. In addition, she develops and delivers mindset, creativity, and empowerment workshops across the country for women in leadership roles.