Bravo! names six board members |

Bravo! names six board members

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VAIL — The Bravo! Vail Music Festival has named six board members to its board of trustees. New to the board are Fred Kushner, Blaine Nelson, Paul Rossetti and Adrienne Rowberry. Returning board members include Kathleen Eck and Shirley McIntyre. Terms for new board members began in October and continue for three years. New officers have also been elected for 2017, with Greg Walton as chairman, Barry Beracha and Susan Suggs as vice chairs, Bill Burns as treasurer and Cathy Stone as secretary. 

 Shirley McIntyre and her husband Bill have been members of the Vail community for 22 years. McIntyre has been chairman of Bravo’s Friends of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra since 2001 and her husband, Bill, joined her six years ago as co-chairman. When not in Vail, McIntyre resides in Dallas where she currently serves on several boards, including The Dallas Symphony Orchestra.

Kathleen Eck obtained her undergraduate degree from the University of Colorado in Boulder, and before obtaining her law degree from the University of Denver, worked in the U.S Senate. Eck moved to Vail in 2000, soon transitioning to being a real estate broker in the Bridge Street office of Slifer Smith & Frampton. Eck served as chair of the of the Bravo! Board from 2004 to 2006. Eck lives in Lake Creek with her husband, Dr. Jack Eck.

Blaine Nelson bought a second home in Beaver Creek after he retired as the managing partner for Deloitte LLP’s North Texas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas offices. Nelson has been very active in the Dallas community where he served two terms as chairman for the board of the Dallas Symphony as well as the boards of the Dallas Opera, the Dallas Metropolitan United Way, The Dallas Arboretum and the Dallas Regional Chamber of Commerce. 

Paul Rossetti has been coming to Vail annually since he attended the U.S. Air Force Academy in the 1960’s. He and his wife, June, purchased a home here in 2006 and recently became full time residents. They enjoy skiing, golfing and biking.

Adrienne Rowberry, a 20-year resident of Colorado, moved to the Vail Valley in February 2015 with her husband, Chris. Adrienne and Chris previously resided in the Roaring Fork Valley for 10 years, where they were involved in community service organizations including the Valley View Foundation, Rotary, Lions Club and the chamber of commerce.

Dr. Fred Kushner is a practicing cardiologist and graduate of Columbia College and the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University. He is currently the medical director of the Heart Clinic of Louisiana, a clinical professor of medicine at Tulane University School of Medicine, and the LSU School of Medicine and an adjunct professor of medicine at NYU.

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