HOSTS OF BOOST POWER RADIO
BETSY WIERSMA – CO-HOST
Betsy Wiersma is a serial entrepreneur, author, global professional speaker and founder of the CampExperience™ Network, 5000+ women she has gathered for good. In her 20 years in Denver, Colorado, she has created numerous creative charity support projects including the HOPE Bracelet Project for Project Mercy in Africa and her 14-year old CampExperience™ Network. Betsy’s efforts have raised over $1 million for charitable causes in Colorado and around the globe. Her efforts and her dedication to helping women have earned her the prestigious 2018 Mile High United Way Frances Wisebart Jacobs Award for her philanthropy, and the 25 Most Powerful Women award presented by the Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce. Betsy and her husband Doug Lane are United Way Tocqueville Society members.
Betsy is known for ROI: Return on Ideas, and her event marketing textbooks are used around the globe. She has spoken in 20 countries on creative marketing and event production topics; and has produced a global satellite TV show for the US Air Force, as well as customer programs for special events on bases around the world. Winner of numerous global event planning awards, Betsy was the first inductee in 2008 into the Colorado Meetings & Events Magazine Hall of Fame as Best Event Planner. Other recognition includes 2017 Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce Athena Award finalist, 2015 Colorado Women’s Chamber Entrepreneur of the Year, 2015 Finalist Denver Business Journal Outstanding Women in Business, 2013 Nominee PBS Newsmakers Luncheon Be More Award, and Winner of the 2010 Denver Business Journal Outstanding Women in Business Consultant Category.
Betsy’s lifelong dream has been to take her public speaking and storytelling skills to the airwaves with radio, and she is excited to partner with her long-time friend and Camp Sister Rhonda Sheya. When she is not discovering great radio guests, she is doing inspirational mixed-media art and enjoying global travel with her family.
RHONDA SHEYA – CO-HOST
Rhonda Sheya is a 30-year media communications veteran. Rhonda has worked directly for and consulted some of the most well-known companies in the world; including The Walt Disney Company, Shamrock Broadcasting, ABC Radio Networks, KMGH TV, CBS Radio, KOOL 105, and AM95 KIMN
Some Career Highlights Include:
- Launched four radio stations in the Denver Market including KOOL 105 and Radio Disney
- Recipient of Regional Emmy and 9 Colorado Broadcasters Association Awards
- Recipient of the Colorado National Guard Medal of Excellence (seldom presented to a civilian)
- The Children’s Hospital Red Wagon Award recipient
- Co-founder and co-author, PRHelper.com & Creative Engine Optimization Workshops,
Rhonda’s interests include skiing, hiking, climbing, travel, and photography. Photo credits include The Denver Post, Washington Post, Vatican Press, Jesuit Commons Magazine, Associated Press, Denver Magazine, and RU Magazine, among others. Rhonda serves on the board of directors for The Listen Foundation for Hearing Impaired Children and is actively involved with The Tipi Raisers, an organization dedicated to preserving the culture and the welfare of the Lakota People on the Pine Ridge Reservation.