Our Team

Meet the people behind PeopleForBikes

Based in Boulder, Colorado, our professional and talented staff is driven by their passion for getting more people on bikes more often. With a combined 134 years experience in bicycling advocacy, we are dedicated to ensuring safe and accessible riding options for all.

Tim Blumenthal – President

Tim is our head honcho. With a passion for bicycling that spans many decades and disciplines, Tim plots our strategic course and helps staff succeed in their efforts to make every American bike ride better. More on Tim here.

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Jenell Archer – Office Manager + Bookkeeper

Jenell keeps everything running smoothly in the office. She caught the cycling bug after a successful swimming career came to a close. She loves that everyone in the office is inspired and dedicated to making a difference in the bicycling world, and if she had a magic wand, every city would have a protected bike lane.

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Jennifer Boldry, Ph.D. – Director of Research

Jennifer, or Doc B. as she’s called around these parts, aggregates, analyzes and reports on every facet of PeopleforBikes’ work. A self-proclaimed data geek, Doc B. loves that her work makes a real difference in the world, socially, environmentally and economically. She hopes to one day own a bike that would allow her to haul her 130 lb. dog with her on adventures.

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Alex Butterbrodt – Marketing Coordinator

Alex (or Butters as she’s known around the office) handles the graphic design elements of PeopleForBikes’ marketing and communications efforts.

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Stefani Cox – Managing Editor, Better Bike Share Partnership

Stefani is in charge of all communications for the Better Bike Share Partnership. She loves getting to talk bike share and equity with stakeholders from across the country to hear about the evolving landscape of bike share. She recently relocated to Los Angeles and is starting to experiment with biking in the city.

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Rebecca Davies – Network + Mapping Specialist

Rebecca wrangles maps and data to capture the state of bike riding across the U.S., measuring progress achieved and miles yet to cover. She loves the challenge of working at the intersection of technology, culture, politics, and the built environment. One of her best bike memories took place when she was a kid on vacation in Sunriver, Oregon. She and her sister and got lost while riding and a police officer found them and took them back home.

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Jenn Dice – Vice President – Business Network

Jenn directs our Business Network and government relations program. Jenn’s enthusiasm for bikes is evidenced by 10 (and counting) Leadville 100 buckles, two (and counting) Mount Kilimanjaro bike descents, and a career dedicated to making bicycling more accessible.

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Erik Esborg – Vice President of Finance

Erik is the man behind the curtain, managing finances and human resources at PeopleForBikes. When Erik’s not crunching numbers, he’s riding bikes, playing guitar, or dreaming of a day when he can do both at the same time.

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Zoe Kircos – Director of Grants and Partnerships

Zoe administers our Grant Programs, manages our national partnerships, strives to expand equitable access to bike share through the Better Bike Share Partnership, and works to secure funding for PeopleForBikes projects and programs. She enjoys supporting the committed, passionate and smart people trying to make their communities better through bicycling.

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Riley Lantz – Marketing Coordinator

Riley works to amplify the work of PeopleForBikes and manage relationships with individuals and organizations. She loves that she gets to educate people and help make a difference in the world. Riley learned to ride as a child but didn’t touch a bike again until she was a junior in college. She has since competed in several amateur triathlon national championships.

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Alex Logemann – Director of State and Local Policy

Alex reviews laws and policies from all 50 states to ensure the bike industry is aware of legislative and regulatory developments. A burrito-loving, Summit County-riding, karaoke-singing kind of guy, Alex loves that his work helps ensure manufacturers can keep making the bikes people love to ride and the products they love to use.

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Morgan Lommele – E-Bikes Campaigns Manager

In partnership with the Bicycle Product Suppliers Association, Morgan manages the state campaigns to increase access for people who ride electric bikes. In her free time, Morgan loves riding her custom steel hardtail Niner SIR 9, especially on the Colorado Trail or anywhere in Knoxville, TN.

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Wendy Mayo – Director, Marketing & Communications

Wendy manages brand strategy, advertising, press, and strategic partnerships including those with bike industry companies. She previously worked at Clif Bar where she helped establish Clif’s Two-Mile Challenge, which inspired thousands of Americans to make short trips by bike. She feels it’s her calling to help those who aspire to do more on two wheels regardless of their experience or skill level.

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JJ Trout – Director of Data + Technology

JJ manages all things on the data front for the PeopleForBikes Business Network. When she’s not leading the charge on databases, she can be found racing her two-wheel companion on dirt or winning mutton-busting competitions.

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Jordan Trout – Government Relations Coordinator

Jordan works with coalition members, coordinating events with their Representatives and Senators to discuss proposed legislation and how it affects the bike industry. She thinks greater access to bike riding is an incremental step toward improving lives. One of her favorite bike adventures was riding around her dad’s Virginia hometown with her family.

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Kyle Wagenschutz – Director of Local Innovation

Kyle manages The Big Jump project here at PeopleForBikes. He works with city governments and local advocacy groups on improving conditions for bikes at the local level. Kyle’s favorite part about his work is meeting all the interesting people doing similar work in communities all around the world. He believes biking brings people together, no matter where they call home.

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