Mr. Schmidt has 30+ years of marketing and communications experience and has served in various leadership roles across a wide range of high technology and service-based firms including Nextel and Oracle. Throughout his career, he has earned a track-record of success in managing large and small teams that achieve exceptional rather than expected results. Most recently, he was a member of an executive leadership team that drove accelerated growth through organic and inorganic strategies, positioning the company for successful sale to a top-tier Private Equity firm. Kurt has served as a volunteer coach and board member for a number of youth sports organizations in Minnesota and Colorado. Kurt has earned a Master’s Degree in Marketing from the University of Colorado-Denver and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business from the University of Northern Colorado.