Board of Directors
Brian Scott Lowe, Founder and Board Chair
Mr. Lowe is the senior pastor at Grace Church Presbyterian in Fort Collins, CO. His qualifications include graduating with a BA degree Major in History and Minor in Sociology from the University of Memphis, and a Master of Divinity degree from Reformed Theological Seminary.
Josh Vandenende, Director
Mr. Vandenende is an accomplished project manager, Josh VandenEnde is an innovative leader whose demonstrated strengths in planning, organization and diligence in effective scheduling are invaluable resources. A results-oriented professional, his support has proven instrumental in the success of over three hundred cellular communications projects and numerous projects in a variety of other industries. Josh additionally works to enhance Apogee’s design services by providing training and oversight for the technical drafting team and intern staff.
Alan Strope, Vice Chair
Mr. Strope is the owner of Savant Homes, in Timnath, CO. His qualifications include graduating with a BS degree in Construction Management from Colorado State University. Mr. Strope has been in the construction business for over twenty years, starting on the clean-up crew and working many different trades. During his college years Mr. Strope started a company called Strope Construction, working on any type of small project that would come his way, from demolition of concrete to building small additions. When Mr. Strope graduated from CSU he went on to work for ISEC, a specialties contractor in commercial construction. As “rookie of the year” for a Fortune 500 company he worked on many projects such as a major remodels, additions, and new buildings for the three High Schools in Fort Collins as well as new buildings in Idaho and Utah. He eventually found his interests were in Residential construction and light commercial. After working several years for a residential contractor in Fort Collins, he started Savant Homes, Inc.
Ryan Jenkins, Director
Mr. Jenkins is a real estate broker and owner of Grey Rock Realty in Fort Collins, CO. His qualifications include graduating with a BA degree Major in English and Minor in Business from the University of Missouri. Mr. Jenkins has been self-employed for 10 years, and has been a small business owner for 4 years with 8 employees.