Ali Cornish is a freelance writer, content manager, and educator living in Fort Collins, Colorado. She is founder of Everthrive, Lace & Lager, and does contract work through her boutique agency, The Media Acorn. When she isn’t freelancing, Ali is busy training her newest employee, baby Miles, to assist her text wrangling, content juggling, and all other types of collaborations. She has a BA in psychology from the University of San Diego, an MA in Creative and Professional Writing from Roehampton University London, and an MEd in Secondary English Education from Boston College.You can contact her at

Ali Cornish


Kenzi Everitt is a musician, photographer, and coffee drinker living in Denver, Colorado. She has a BS in Music Business from the University of Colorado Denver, and currently works as the Operations Manager for nonprofit A Little Help. Additionally, Kenzi is the Events Director with Girls Rock Denver; a Talent Buyer with The Underground Music Showcase, fronts the band Kinesics, and is the Creative Director for Lady Cactus Media. Find more at and contact her at

Kenzi Everitt



Payden Widner graduated from the University of Colorado Denver with a BS in music in 2015 and has been immersed in the world of music and audio ever since. He is currently working in the Denver area while freelancing his audio skills wherever they are needed. As the audio engineer for Lady Cactus Media, he has worked with countless local and national artists bringing their style and music to life. Payden also performs as the guitarist for local Denver folk band Avenhart, where his first love for playing music continues to flourish.  His passion and curiosity for the audio world thrives on new opportunities in the Denver scene. He is always ready to collaborate with the incomparable artists Denver has to offer.  Check out some of his work here:  Contact him here:

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Janae De La Virgen is the administrative assistant at regional nonprofit arts organization WESTAF, where she works across programs. A key area of focus includes her work with Independent Music on Tour (IMTour™), a grant program that matches independent musicians with nonprofit presenters in the West. De La Virgen previously served as the administrator for Arts for Colorado, a member of the Music Task Force, and an Artist Committee member for PlatteForum. She currently serves on the Denver Music Advisory Panel, a panel that supports the development and implementation of the Denver Music Strategy and the Denver Music Advancement Fund led by Denver Arts & Venues. De La Virgen holds a bachelor’s degree in music business from the University of Colorado Denver.

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Mauryce “Motrakx” Owens hails from Baltimore, Maryland. He holds an  Associates of Applied Science in Recording Technology and understudied at Prince’s Paisley Park Studios, Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis’s Flight Time Studios, and Stankonia Studios. His current work with community groups in underserved neighborhoods develops music programs to enhance quality of life. His label Lost Art Productions develops talents all around the world.

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Mauryce “Motrakx” Owens