MEET THE TEAM

CONSULTING reDESIGNED

AMY LOURICAS

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

#THEBOSSBABE

Meet Amy, the #bossbabe . She makes the KEPHD world go round. Amy is our Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Without her, the company would be a heap of brilliant ideas with no execution. Amy lives in Denver with her son Bennett. She does a killer Chewbacca impression (possibly because she drinks so much Red Bull), and her favorite thing to do is play LEGO with her son! If you have the chance to meet her, you will be instant friends. She will make you smile, laugh, and feel so loved. But don’t let that smile fool you, she is a powerful #bossbabe. We’re not joking around, nothing would get done around here without her.
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AARON WEBB

CHIEF TECHNICAL OFFICER

#MAKESTHINGSBETTER

Meet Aaron, the #makethingsbetter guy. Aaron is our Chief Technical Officer (CTO) and is up to his eyeballs with tech stuff everyday. As a graduate of the University of Alabama, Aaron can often be heard shouting “Roll Tide” on any given football Saturday, and when you talk to him you will recognize the deep Southern accent. Aaron is married to Nicole, enjoys playing the guitar, and making all of our lives more efficient.
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LUKE GREGORY

ADVISOR

#GETITDONE

Meet Luke Gregory our #getitdone guy. Luke is an accomplished pastor, business owner, and creative leader. With a passion for care and solid experience in business development, Luke strives to see that both compassion and excellence are driving components to all that he does. With logical and spiritual insight, Luke sees to lead every single person to the proper place, at the proper time, in the best way possible. Luke is also an accomplished collegiate and retired professional athlete. Hockey and Snowboarding are key contributors to Luke’s creativity and hustle.
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JOSH CAÑADA

CLIENT CONCIERGE

#GOTOGUY

Meet Josh, our #GoToGuy. You can go to him for anything. He is the master of all our processes and we dare you to ask him a question he doesn’t know the answer to. He lives in Denver, CO and spends his free time cooking amazing meals and exploring the local food scene, all while dressed to the nines. He has a passion for writing scripts and spends as much time as possible in Los Angeles making a name for himself on various films and projects.
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AMBER TIPPS

ADVISOR

#NEVERSTOPS

Meet Amber. She #neverstops helping people! Prior to joining the team Amber has been in the Real Estate Investment business for the past 17 years. In business and in life Amber is passionate about loving and caring for people and building relationships. She loves spending time with her family and loves coffee. Amber is a Colorado Native, mom to 2 amazing kids Terran and Lexie, a dog named Beau and has been happily married to the love of her life for 28 years. Kirk Elliott and his family have been dear friends of ours for the past 24 years.
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RYAN RAGANS

CLEINT CONCIERGE

#HEARTFORPEOPLE

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RILEY ELLIOTT

CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER

#CREATIVEGENIUS

Meet Riley, the #creativegenius . Fueled by kombucha and black coffee, she is the face of brilliance behind social media, graphics, websites, and marketing. You can thank her for everything you know about us so far. Riley lives in Denver, CO and spends her weekends almost exclusively outside – exploring the mountains with her Pitbull named Indigo. Her kryptonite is designer sneakers, tattoos, and charcuterie boards.
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WHITNEY STRAUB

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

#MASTEROFTHEIMPOSSIBLE

Meet Whitney. As the executive assistant to Amy and Dr. Kirk, Whitney is truly the #masteroftheimpossible as she coordinates the busiest calendar on earth! Yup…scheduling gymnastics is her sport. Whitney is generally the first person you will meet here and she sets the table for amazing relationships.
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STEPHEN TIPPS

ADVISOR

#BORNLEADER

Stephen has had the privilege in leading in churches and in the area of operations for almost 30 years.  #bornleader  He lives in Castle Rock, CO and is married to his beautiful wife Amber and has two grown children, son Terran and daughter Lexie and her husband Josh. He has been involved in all facets of operational processes and loves strategy and structure.  In his teenage years he lived in Costa Rica and Spain so he in fluent in Spanish and loves being in different cultures and countries. Stephen also loves the outdoors, fishing, golfing and any sporting event. Stephen and his wife have been friends of the Elliott family since 1998.
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ZACH KUJATH

TECHNOLOGY DIRECTOR

#COMPUTERGENIUS

Meet Zach. Zach is our in-house #ComputerGenius! He enjoys spending time playing guitar and piano, watching Broncos football, and doing anything nerd-related. He currently lives in Phoenix, AZ with his wife Morgan and their dog, Doug. Zach is a graduate of Grand Canyon University with a degree in Cyber Security.
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LYNSEY L'ECUYER

CLIENT CONCIERGE

#ALWAYSAYES

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ASHLEY KUNKLE

ADVISOR

#SPORTSLOVER

Meet Ashley, our #SportsLover. Ashley is a sports junkie, playing both basketball and soccer in college. She is originally from the Philadelphia area (Go Sixers!) and loves the change of seasons especially when that means football! For the past 10 years Ashley has lived in Bonita Springs, FL with her 2 year old pomeranian “Dharma”. In her free time she loves to travel and one day hopes to visit at least one small town in each state across the country. She is truly passionate about being of service to others and loves any opportunity to connect with people and hear their stories!
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SARAH LOURICAS

CHIEF COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER

#SHELOVESEVERYONE

Meet Sarah. Once you talk to her you will realize that #sheloveseveryone. Sarah is our Chief Communications Officer (CCO). Prior to joining our team, Sarah spent her life in the hospitality industry. She loves to serve, lives to help people, and makes sure that all of our external communication and messaging is spot on. Sarah lives in Denver with her Pug “Newton” who makes frequent visits to the office where he serves as our unofficial mascot along with Dr. Elliott’s dog “Ted.”
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KIM COOK

ADVISOR

#PODCASTJUNKIE

Meet Kim, one of our amazing advisors. She has served clients in the industry since 2008 which is when she met Dr. Elliott (she was the assistant to his mentor in the industry). She pretty much loves all things natural and has even been known to make her own soap and shampoo! Kim is a #podcastjunkie, the mom of three amazing kids (and formerly a pasture full of cows), and married to her husband Kevin. When you talk to her you will feel like you are the most important person in the world!
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CARRIE KUJATH

CLIENT CONCIERGE

#QUEENOFMULTITASKING

Meet Carrie. Carrie and her husband have been pastors for about 30 years. YUP! She started at the age of five! She has four boys, a dog named Sasha and she is a grandma! This makes Carrie the #queenofmultitasking. If you are lacking for friends, look no further, you will find an instant one with Carrie. Do you think she looks familiar? Well…you probably saw her on TV as she has been on four gameshows.
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REX TURNER

ADVISOR

#THEMENTOR

Meet Rex. Rex has been closely associated with Dr. Elliott and his family both in business and personally for over 20 years. As #thementor, he was one of the few that trained Dr. Kirk in the industry a couple decades ago! Yup, he’s older than the rest of the team, but Dr. Kirk pulled him out of retirement to add wisdom and mentorship to the team. Don’t let his age fool you! He can still run circles around most of us. Rex brings to the team 40 years of precious metals marketing and investment wisdom as he has served as a private advisor to over 6,000 clients, including some of America’s wealthiest families. Rex helped pioneer and market nationally the first precious metals IRAs dating back to 1987. Part of his calling and heart is to advise our clients to prepare and prosper in the challenging times ahead through employing proven investment strategies.
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TYLER CLINE

ADVISOR

#FINANCIALATHLETE

Meet Tyler. Tyler is our #FinancialAthlete.  We couldn't think of a better term to describe him.  Tyler was a former NCAA basketball player at Texas Tech, was a basketball coach at Metro State College and was also a high school coach. He spent eight years in private wealth management at a large bank before joining our team.  Tyler lives in Denver CO with his wife and two children.  If Tyler isn't advising our clients on securing their assets you will find him mentoring youth in the Denver area or playing golf.
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DR. KIRK ELLIOTT

FOUNDER AND CHIEF VISIONARY OFFICER

#SPARKTHATSTARTEDITALL

Meet Dr. Kirk, the #sparkthatstarteditall . If you’re here, you know Dr. Kirk. Chances are, you also know someone who knows him. He has his hands in everything; he is the fearless leader that’s driving this spaceship. Kirk lives in downtown Denver with his wife JoLayne, their son, and their dog Ted, a spunky and loving CavaPoo. He has a passion for seeing the streets of Denver restored and the homelessness eradicated. In his free time he is on the streets, loving on the broken. And when he is not doing that, he is shredding on his electric guitar.
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