Leadership

 

Alexandria Romero
2021-2022 President

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Alexandria Romero joined Junior League of Pueblo in January 2019. She is a Pueblo native and is married to her high school sweetheart, Patrick.  Together they have a 8-year-old boy named Julius. Alex earned her Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Colorado State University – Fort Collins and her Master’s degree in Professional Accounting from Colorado State University – Global Campus.  Alexandria is a Certified Public Accountant and is the Director of Finance at the Pueblo City-County Library District.

Alexandria is the Chair of the Young Professionals Council with the Colorado Society of CPA’s (COCPA) and the Vice-Chair of the Young Member’s Leadership Committee with the American Institute of CPA’s (AICPA). Alex previously was on the Board of Directors for the Pueblo Downtown Association, and served as Treasurer from 2018-2020 for the Southern Colorado Runners Club.  Alex has been awarded as one of the 40 Under 40 Emerging Leaders by the Pueblo Latino Chamber of Commerce in 2019, a Women to Watch Emerging Leader in 2021 by the COCPA, an Outstanding Woman in 2021 from the Pueblo Library Foundation, 2019 CPA’s Make a Difference Heroine by the COCPA, and was one of thirty-eight CPA’s nationwide to be selected for the AICPA’s Leadership Academy in 2019. Alex’s hobbies include running, cake decorating and reading. She also enjoys traveling, hiking and going on adventures with her husband and son in their multi-colored 1978 VW bus.

Marisa Stoller
President Elect  presidentelect.jlp@gmail.com

Marisa Stoller graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a degree in English and earned her MBA from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business, where she served as the President of Student Leadership. While working on her masters, Marisa traveled to both Cuba and South Africa to consult with local entrepreneurs on their businesses. She also attended the Washington Campus, a prestigious institute on public policy in Washington, D.C.

Marisa loves writing, travel, and photography, and always tries to couple it with work and play. She has lived abroad in Spain, teaching English at a local elementary school, and was part of a 2019 Engineers Without Borders trip to Peru to build a clean water filtration system for a small village on the Amazon River. While serving as the Deputy Director of the NorCal Design Center, Marisa began writing an astronomy column called “Looking Up” which was eventually picked up by 8 California papers.

After moving to Pueblo in 2018, Marisa began working in Economic Development for Pueblo County. During her time there, Marisa ran the Buy Local Advisory Board and the Business Resource Outreach Committee, which provides grant funded loans to small businesses. She also served on the PEDCO Board, ran the Data and Analytics Committee for Pueblo BERT, worked on small business development with the Pueblo Food Project, and continues to serve on the Southern Colorado Economic Development District Board and to work on the One Pueblo initiative. She is now the City Clerk for the City of Pueblo.

Marisa and her husband, Scott, have two mischievous little boys who love books and snuggles almost as much as their mother.

 

Emily Stewart

Past President pastpresident.jlp@gmail.com

 

Gloria Madrill

Treasurer

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Gloria Madrill is the Community Relations and Development Specialist at Pueblo City-County Library District. Originally from Pueblo, Gloria earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Business with an emphasis in marketing and a minor in finance from the University of Colorado in Colorado Springs in 2006.  Gloria spent a combined six years working as a special event and marketing coordinator at the Pueblo Zoo in Pueblo, CO and Oklahoma City Zoo in Oklahoma City, OK before joining Pueblo City-County Library District’s Community Relations Team.  In her current role with the library, Gloria has demonstrated a dedicated and cooperative spirit, assisting the Community Relations and Development Director in events and marketing, funds development, and coordinating Pueblo Library Foundation Board activities.  Gloria has been a member of the Junior League of Pueblo since 2016; was named Active Member of the Year in 2017; and was member-approved as 2021-22 Board Treasurer earlier this year.

   

Tanna Schut

Secretary

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Holly Smith

Sustainer Rep

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Doreen Martinez

Sustainer Rep

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Michala Reneau

Communications Chair & President Elect Elect

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Lindsay Schwalm

Community Impact Chair

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Shannon Baillargeon

Fundraising Chair

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Marisa Stoller

Membership Chair

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Janessa Gallegos

Membership Chair

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Parliamentarian

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