Meet the team
David Cunningham has been involved in federal, state and local politics for over 20 years. Currently, David works extensively with Fortune 500 companies and industries including travel and resort development, energy, finance, healthcare and technology. His expertise covers government affairs, communications and strategic planning.
David’s extensive personal contacts throughout the West with planning commissions, town and city officials, and county commissioners provide clients with access to and knowledge about decision-making groups and individuals.
With 25 years of experience in news media, public relations and public affairs, Karen Mason offers an extensive background in business communications.
Utilizing her broad-reaching media contacts throughout Colorado, Karen develops and implements communication strategies and earned media plans for clients with an unyielding focus on results. Previously, Karen worked as a television news producer in the Denver, Colorado Springs, and Phoenix television markets and as a news director/anchor for The Vacation Channel in Breckenridge. In addition, she has managed numerous local ballot initiative campaigns and also worked as the communications specialist for Summit School District.
Karen is originally from Minneapolis, Minnesota and earned her Bachelors of Arts degree in English from Colorado College. She and her husband have lived in Summit County since 1996 and have two grown children.
Carol Saade has been living and working in Summit County since 2010. Since joining Summit Information Services in 2016, she has been managing a variety of public and government relations accounts across Colorado and the Rocky Mountain region.
Her previous experience includes marketing and policy work. She created content for several Colorado ski resorts and tourism offices and conducted online marketing for a Boston firm. Her past international experience includes working at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development in Geneva, Switzerland and also working for a small social marketing organization in Dakar, Senegal, promoting health and social issues. She received a BBA in Economics from James Madison University.
Carol currently serves as the Board President of Mountain Dreamers, a community-based non-profit in the Rocky Mountains. She also serves on the Breckenridge Open Space Advisory Commission, a Town Council appointed position.
Shanna Koenig has worked on federal, state and local campaigns. She has been the campaign manager for local initiatives, assisted in the management of races for state legislators and worked regionally on a successful Colorado US Senate campaign. She has also developed and orchestrated several public awareness campaigns in the mountain region. She has worked with Summit Information Services over 16 years helping to initiate and manage various accounts. Her expertise is project management, government affairs and communications.
Previously Shanna lobbied at the Colorado State Legislature focusing on water legislation impacting the headwaters of the Colorado River Basin, working with municipalities, counties and water sanitation districts in the region. She is the Founder of the Blue River Watershed Group based in Summit County, Colorado, which is a non-partisan group made-up of business leaders, elected officials and government officials that address local water issues.
Jeffrey Moffett, Ph.D. Jeff has thirty years of experience working in the fields of business development, economic forecasting, destination marketing, resource allocation, and political strategy. Throughout the 1990s, Jeff developed solutions for the Pacific Northwest forestry controversies by optimizing land use over time for both wildlife habitat and timber production.
After transitioning to the Colorado ski industry in 1999, Jeff worked for Crested Butte Mountain Resort holding positions in marketing, lift pricing, and air service development. Working with all of the major U.S. airlines, Jeff conducted numerous market feasibility studies to evaluate new routes and revenue maximizing schedules.
In 2013, Jeff founded Triple Point Strategic Consulting to provide data-driven marketing, strategic planning, and business analysis in a variety of sectors throughout the Western U.S. and Canada. In recent years, Triple Point has been very active in affordable housing, destination management and solar energy development.
Jeff has and is serving as strategic advisor to multiple campaigns seeking voter approval as well as development projects requiring government approvals. Please visit www.tpsconsulting.net for a complete list of projects. Jeff earned his M.S. in econometrics and Ph.D. in applied statistics at the University of Washington, Seattle. Jeff has served on many boards and is currently President of the West Elk Hockey Association.
Kristin Kenney Williams
Vail Valley, CO
Commfluent Inc. is a Vail Valley, Colorado, strategic planning firm specializing in government and community relations and communications. To successfully emerge from the cacophony of today's hyper-competitive world, an individual, project or business needs to build awareness based on differentiators.
Founder and president, Kristin Kenney Williams, has a nearly two-decade track record of building consensus among disparate groups and successfully navigating complicated projects involving the public sector, private sector and nonprofit worlds with strategic planning, communications and community outreach.
Williams specializes in finding common ground, assuaging public concerns and getting buy-in from key stakeholders, including, but not limited to, municipal, county, state and federal governments, as well as private companies with sometimes divergent, important objectives.