JBFF Leadership

Dana Mack | Board Chair

Dana Mack is a professional project manager and engineering executive who currently leads multiple Colorado Front Range offices for a mid-size engineering firm. Dana was Jamie Beck’s closest friend from the time of their meeting in Boulder, CO in 1995 until Jamie’s passing in 2015. A Colorado native and graduate of the University of Colorado, Dana lives in Broomfield, CO with her husband Stephen and her son Rowan.

Jay Lane | Treasurer

Jay Lane is a veteran of the executive search industry where he is deeply involved in recruiting key executives for fast-growing private equity backed companies across the United States. He is also a Co-Founder & CEO of Jawbox Jerky, a company he started with Devin Beck–the late Jamie Beck had a profound impact on the creation of Jawbox Jerky! He has an undergraduate degree from Western New England University and resides in Denver, CO with his wife Katelun and two boys, Jacoby and Brody.

Shannon Brooks | Secretary and Marketing Director

Shannon Brooks is VP of Marketing and Corporate Social Responsibility at Lightshade. A Florida native, Shannon moved to Colorado in 1997 and began dating Steve Brooks soon thereafter. Shannon and Jamie grew close together during their concurrent pregnancies, giving birth just two months apart in 2007. Their families have always been, and still are, very close. Shannon graduated from the University of Florida with a degree in Materials Science and Engineering. She lives with her husband Steve, daughter Peyton, and son Carson in Centennial, CO.

Michele Morris | Development Director

Michele Morris is a cooking teacher, award-winning cookbook author, and freelance writer whose work has appeared in The Denver Post, Colorado Homes & Lifestyles, Edible Front Range, and Nourish. Michele lost her husband Greg in 2017 after a grueling six-month battle to recover from a ruptured brain aneurysm. Poco a Poco, her memoir about her journey of grief, loss and recovery, was released in 2018. Proceeds from the book (click here to purchase) support the Jamie Beck Family Foundation. Michele has three grown children and a grandson and lives in Denver, CO.

Steve Brooks | Board Member

Steve Brooks is founder and owner of Lightshade, which company currently retains 175 employees.  Growing up in Florida together, Steve and Jamie were siblings who fell in love with Colorado when they moved here in 1995.  Steve and Jamie spent the next twenty years together in Colorado until Jamie’s passing in 2015. Steve graduated from the University of Florida with a degree in Microbiology and currently lives in Centennial, CO with his wife Shannon, daughter Peyton, and son Carson.

Mark Gellmann | Board Member

Marc Gellmann has been involved in the commercial furniture industry since 2005 and is the Director of Furniture Sales at Workplace Resource Colorado. A transplant from Connecticut, Marc moved to Colorado in 1995 after graduating from Indiana University with a degree from the School of Public and Environmental Affairs. He has been connected with Jamie Beck’s family for over twenty years and looks forward to supporting families in need in Jamie’s name. He is married to Dena and they have two energetic boys, Josh and Lucas.

Joslyn Hopmayer | Board Member

Joslyn Hopmayer has been a Professional Engineer for the past seven years and currently owns Gunnar Consulting, LLC.  Joslyn was born in Iowa, and relocated with her family in high school to Louisville, CO. She graduated from Colorado State University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. She has been close friends with the Beck Family for the last three years. She lives with her husband Jayson and son Broderick in Lone Tree, CO.

Danielle Sender | Board Member

Danielle Sender started her career as a clinician and art therapist, supporting individuals and their families as they work through difficult situations, including trauma and loss. She transitioned to corporate human resources and talent acquisition in 2012 and has most recently spent the last five years working in the executive search industry, helping organizations build talented leadership teams. She has an undergraduate and master’s degree, both from New York University and currently lives in Denver, CO with her long-term partner William and their two dogs.

Doug Wulf | Board Member

Joshua Seinfeld, MD | Physician Liaison

Dr. Joshua Seinfeld comes from Philadelphia, PA. He is a graduate of the University of Michigan and Temple University School of Medicine. He completed his Neurosurgery Residency at the University of Colorado. Following neurosurgical training, Dr. Seinfeld did an interventional neuroradiology endovascular neurosurgery fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School before returning to join the faculty at the University of Colorado. Currently, Dr. Seinfeld is the director of endovascular neurosurgery at the University of Colorado and specializes in the treatment of a wide range of neurovascular conditions including brain aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations, intra- and extra- cranial therosclerotic disease and cavernous hemangiomas. Dr. Seinfeld is published in numerous medical journals and serves on the Medical Advisory Board for the Brain Aneurysm Foundation and as a Physician Liaison for The Jamie Beck Family Foundation.

Devin Beck | JBFF Ambassador

Devin Beck is the General Manager of a retail chain currently overseeing operations at six locations, as well as the Co-Founder of Jawbox Jerky, a company he started with Jay Lane. Devin started dating Jamie in 2000 and they married in 2005. Devin and Jamie were married for ten years before her passing and have two beautiful children together, Chloe and Wyatt. Devin volunteers with the organization by serving as an ambassador to educate others about our mission and by serving as a liaison with UC Health to provide financial assistance to families impacted by brain aneurysms.