Building Hope Program Manager
Betsy Casey is Building Hope's full time program manager. Betsy was born and raised in Summit County. She has a deep love for the community and is passionate about working toward improved mental health in Summit. She began her work with Building Hope shortly after her Mom, long-time Summit County resident, Patti Casey, took her own life in 2016 and has been working on Building Hope since its inception. Betsy is passionate about creating innovative ways to reduce stigma, increase access to care and improve the emotional health of Summit County.
Prior to working with Building Hope, Betsy work at the University of Colorado Hospital's dual-diagnosis psychiatric and substance abuse treatment facility CeDAR (Center for Dependency Addiction and Rehabilitation) coordinating and managing inpatient admissions. Before CeDAR Betsy worked at a national non-profit, Phoenix Multisport, that creates supportive, active, sober communities for those who are in recovery from alcohol abuse and or drug addiction managing their grants program, fundraising, marketing, program development and evaluation.
Betsy has a Bachelor's in Psychology and is currently pursuing a Master's Degree. She is dedicated to furthering Building Hope's mission and deeply honored to work with the many community partners that has made Building Hope so successful.
Building Hope Program Coordinator
Ravi recently joined Building Hope as its newest full time employee after a long corporate career with AT&T. Originally born in India and raised in NJ, he graduated from Rutgers University with a triple major in IT, Psychology, and Religion. Ravi arrived in Breckenridge in late 2016 to pursue his passions, deepen his commitment to health and wellness and discover meaningful life. He enjoys snowboarding, biking, motorcycling, backpacking, and has worked to cultivate a meditation practice, teach yoga philosophy, and facilitate mental health support groups. His goal is to discover the applications of yoga/meditation to psychotherapy and develop a practice integrating the two.