Rachel Leinweber grew up in a family owned small business, Angler’s Covey Fly Shop, in Colorado Springs. She fell in love with the combination of retail and the outdoors and started Pikes Peak Outfitter, a rental and retail paddle shop, while she got her business degree from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. Rachel also assists in the Pikes Peak Outdoor Recreation Alliance, an initiative to make the incredible natural and recreation assets of the Pikes Peak area an economic driver for the region. Passionate about fly fishing, paddling, advocacy for public lands and conservation, she also takes pride in leading and mentoring high school students in her community.
Rachel will speak on the panel ‘Public Lands Advocacy: The Business Case‘ on Saturday, October 15 at 10:00 AM as part of the SHIFT Summit. Gabe will represent
Rachel was also selected to participate in SHIFT’s Emerging Leaders Program in 2016.
Tickets for the SHIFT Summit may be purchased here.