BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The International Mountain Bicycling Association has added Ximena Florez, Jessica Kelleher and Jazmin Valera to its board of directors. The three bring a wide range of experience to the Board — including nonprofit, conservation, business, bicycle retail and policy work — and are all passionate about influencing more women and diversity in the sport.
“We are thrilled to have Ximena, Jessica and Jazmin join the Board. IMBA staff and I look forward to the valuable perspective these three will bring, and working alongside them and our full Board to move mountain biking forward in communities across the country,” said Dave Wiens, IMBA’s executive director.
Florez founded MicroEdge Inc., a company dedicated to developing software to manage the grant making process of foundations and corporate giving programs. She later sold the company and she and her husband moved on to own a local bike shop and start the Ride to Fight Hunger charity ride, which raises money for the Jewish Family Service Foundation. She lives in Arizona.
Kelleher is manager of commercial business development at Flatirons Field Services. Prior to joining the energy business, she worked in various positions in energy and environmental policy, including the White House Council …read more