Board Members

Vaughn Bigelow, Sr.

Vaughn currently serves as General Manager of Manufacturing for a small niche business servicing both the automotive and aerospace industries, Specialty Products. He graduated from Lehigh University with a BS in Civil Engineering and a BA in Social Relations in 1997.  He was a recruited Division I swimmer who played water polo on the club team.  After college, Vaughn went into the construction industry working on large commercial and heavy civil construction projects nationwide.  In late 2001, he moved back to his home state of Colorado to join a small manufacturing company where he was awarded multiple US patents prior to landing in his current position.

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Ashley Wilkinson

Ashley is the triathlon coach at Lifetime Fitness in Westminster. She enjoys coaching the athletes as well as competing in races herself. Ashley has completed 2 full-Ironman triathlons and 9 half-Ironman triathlons. She was an athlete through college; so continuing to stay active after graduation was a necessity for her. Her favorite thing about sports and coaching is pushing physical and mental boundaries to achieve goals that grow us as people. Ashley believes that sports help everyone, and especially kids, learn important life skills.

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Joseph Perrotto, III

Joseph is a Principal of Burden Incorporated and its Chief Financial Officer. He is also a licensed Colorado Real Estate Broker. Joseph graduated with the degree of Bachelor of Arts from Union College in Schenectady, NY in 1995. He received his MBA from Northeastern University’s Graduate School of Business Administration in 2000. Over the past 24 years, Joseph has worked in finance in a variety of Fortune 500 and Fortune 1,000 service related companies.

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Joseph Youngblood, III

Joe is an attorney as well as an industrial and operations engineer. He graduated Lehigh University with a B.S. in Industrial Engineering in 1996 and Widener University School of Law with a J.D., Cum Laude in 2000. Joe exclusively practiced law until 2015, representing both large and small businesses, including manufacturers, technology providers, insurance carriers and brokers, web developers, magazines, graphic designers, entertainment venues, restaurants, night clubs, record labels, nationally recognized celebrities and sports figures, visual artists, writers, municipalities and educational institutions.

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Sean Whalen, DDS

Dr. Sean was born and raised in Eastern Iowa. He and his wife fell in love with Colorado after being married in Glenwood Springs and now consider Colorado their home. Dr. Sean attended the University of Iowa for dental school and his advanced training in pediatric dentistry. He has been part of Children’s Dentistry for over a decade.

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