Jerry Raehal - CEO
Direct line: 720-274-7171

Jerry joined the Colorado Press Association and SYNC2 Media in May 2014 as CEO of both companies. He previously worked as publisher in the Wyoming communities of Laramie and Rawlins as well as an editor in Craig, Colo. With a focus on customer service and integrity, he helped lead the papers to their historical marks in terms of revenue and awards. Jerry is passionate about community service and was named the Rawlins Chamber of Commerce Person of the Year in 2012 for his focus on volunteer work and community improvement.

Judy Quelch - Account Executive
Direct line: 720-274-7172

Born and raised in Southern California, Judy earned her BSBA in the Midwest and has been a Colorado resident for over two decades. She joined SYNC2Media in March of 2016 with over 25 years experience in retailing, sales management and B2B sales.Trained in print and online sales by Gannett at the Fort Collins Coloradoan, Judy earned the coveted Salesperson of the Year award in her first full year at the newspaper and was promoted to Sales Supervisor soon after. Her free time is spent reading, gardening and designing jewelry.

Gabbi Steele — Advertising Assistant
Direct line: 720-274-7174

Gabbi Steele is a ranchy roots girl turned city girl. Growing up in the small town of Craig, Colorado, and eventually graduating from Moffat County High School, she studied at Colorado Mesa University for two years. She completed three different internships with the Craig Daily Press and Steamboat Pilot & Today, getting her foot in the door in the newspaper and multimedia business. She is currently finishing up her degree in business with a concentration in marketing from the University of Phoenix online.

Jean Creel - Office Manager
Direct line: 720-274-7170

Jean started with the Colorado Press Association and SYNC2 Media in August 2014. She grew up in a little house in the big woods of Wisconsin. She graduated with an English degree from the University of Wyoming and couldn’t be happier to now live in beautiful, warmer and substantially less windy Denver with her husband. When she isn’t working, reading, writing or crafting, she wisely spends her free time hunting down the metro’s best breakfast burritos.

Russell Bassett - Membership and Projects Specialist
Direct line: 720-274-7173

Russell has almost two decades of experience with both digital and traditional media. While serving in the U.S. Army, he managed several newspapers and magazines, and was the primary contact for the press during international-interest events. After leaving the military, Russell worked for a community newspaper in Oregon. His experience also includes working for nonprofits, with an emphasis on project development, membership growth, event management and digital communications. When not working, Russell enjoys exploring Colorado's wild places.