Phil Lane

Phil Lane

Chairman of the Board

After spending 11 years in Chicago, Phil Lane returned to his hometown of Colorado Springs to work in his family business, Lane Affiliated Companies, which was the 8th largest Pepsi-Cola manufacturing and distributing company. Lane also served on several committees and on the Board of Directors of the Pepsi-Cola Beverage Association representing all Pepsi Bottlers on issues with Pepsi-Cola North America.

Lane has been actively engaged in several civic efforts in the Colorado Springs region including the Colorado Springs Economic Development Committee, YMCA, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, 2008 United States Senior Open Golf Championship, University Colorado Colorado Springs Athletic Advisory Committee and more. He also has served on two statewide boards, The Nature Conservancy and the Colorado Golf Association.

Lane is a graduate of Northwestern University and JL Kellogg Graduate School of Management.

Kathy Loo

Kathy Loo

Board Member

Katherine Loo (Kathy) has been active in Colorado Springs for decades. She grew up in Billings, Montana and graduated from the University of Kansas where she was a Phi Beta Kappa, president of her sorority, a member of Mortar Board and Outstanding Senior Woman. Kathy Loo served on Colorado Springs City Council for six years and also served on the Colorado Commission on Higher Education.  She has worked on numerous boards in the Pikes Peak region and the state and has been chair of many of them.

She renovated a grain elevator in Red Lodge Montana – now known as Hawkeye Center, a commercial office building; the renovation team received an award from the National Trust for Historic Preservation for this effort.  She developed Aspen Ridge Ranch, an equestrian residential property in Red Lodge, Montana.

Kathy has received numerous awards for her work in the community and spends much of her time advising local non-profits and supporting them.  She is Executive Vice President of High Valley Group and is worked with business partner, Darsey Nicklasson, to bring affordable housing to downtown Colorado Springs.

Her interests include piano, hiking, biking, travel, painting, cooking, her children and grandchildren and her husband, Jim Raughton.