Chris was born and raised in Southern California. After spending two years in Venezuela on a church mission, he earned a degree in Spanish at the University of Utah. An entrepreneur at heart, he was involved in various start-ups early on. He has been with People Element for the last 13 years helping companies meet their employee engagement and retention goals. Prior to joining the SkyView Academy Board, Chris served on the Mountain Vista High School SAC committee for last two years. Working with youth is one if his passions. He has been involved with youth programs through church and The Boy Scouts of America his entire life. He and his wife Jenni lived in Utah and Arizona before settling 13 years ago in the best place they’ve lived, Colorado. They have a daughter who is a Freshman at Brigham Young University, a Junior daughter at SkyView and an 8th grade son at SkyView.
Theresa Linne earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Colorado and has been the Director of Business Operations for Reliant Global Solutions, a Government contracting company, since 2012. With more than 20 years of experience in progressively responsible management positions, Theresa specializes in identifying areas of improvement and introducing measures to cut costs and improve operational efficiency. Theresa enjoys working in a collaborative environment, believing that the best solutions are most often achieved when numerous perspectives and opinions are given thoughtful consideration.
Theresa is originally from Detroit, MI but relocated to Colorado in 2006 after visiting Denver and falling in love with the sunshine and mountains. Theresa is married and has one daughter who attends 4th grade at SVA. In her free time, Theresa enjoys yoga, traveling and supporting various local dog rescues through fostering pups (having recently “foster-failed” with a senior, disabled Chihuahua named ‘Edith”). Theresa enjoys volunteering at SkyView Academy and has been an active member of the School Academic Accountability Committee (SAAC) for the past three years. Prior to COVID, Theresa’s favorite SVA volunteer opportunity was the role of “Room Mom” to plan/host classroom parties and provide classroom support to the homeroom teacher.
Steve was born in Grand Junction, CO and moved to the Denver area before he was one year old. He and his family currently reside in Highlands Ranch. Since 2005 he has worked at the same business. The global company where he works is based out of Melbourne, Australia, and he is the Head of I.T. Business Services. He is actively involved in serving on his church’s Tech Arts team as a Video Director. Previously, he volunteered as a Scholar Director for the scholarship organization Education First. He is the father of 4 kids, all of whom attend SkyView Academy. His 3 daughters are currently in the 6th, 4th and 2nd grades and his son is also in the 2nd grade. He holds the distinct honor of being SVA’s first Watch D.O.G.S. volunteer. In his spare time, Steve is actively involved in the organ transplant community (being a kidney recipient himself in 2016). In his spare time, he enjoys photography, hiking, golf, basketball, ping pong (and won a gold medal in ping pong at the 2018 Transplant Games of America along with a silver medal in golf).
Kacy is married and has two elementary aged boys at SkyView. Kacy and her husband, AJ, moved to Colorado in 2006. In college, she earned a BA in Journalism with minors in history, art, and English. She also earned an Associates Degree in Interior Design. Before she stopped working to stay home with her kids, she worked as the Design Manager for Oriental Trading Company. She still freelances as a Graphic Designer and frequently does pro-bono work. Since her first son started school in 2012, Kacy has been steadily involved in SkyView Academy as a room parent, book fair volunteer, in class room volunteer, committee chair for The Big Event and The Sock Hop, and the SkyView Board. Kacy and her family live in Highlands Ranch and enjoy spending their free time camping, hiking, skiing, traveling, golfing, and hanging out with their horse.
Manjari was born in India and moved to Denver, Colorado when she was one. She earned her BS in Civil Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines and has been working for the Colorado Department of Transportation as a Roadway & Traffic Engineer since 2003, and strives to be a role model for young female students and their role in STEM focused careers. Manjari has been blessed to be a part of the SkyView family for the past seven years and has been actively involved with the Hospitality Committee, serving as a room parent, volunteering in and out of the classroom, as well as providing volunteer support with whatever the school needs. Manjari and her family are in the process of moving to Lonetree and love spending time watching movies, cooking, and being outside. Manjari has three girls, all attending SkyView, and is excited about everything that the school will offer in the future.