Our Dedicated Leadership Team

Committed to Excellence in Crisis Care

Experience and Expertise in Crisis Care

RMCP is led by a team of strong, dedicated, and passionate individuals who each bring a unique strength from their diverse experience and expertise.

Our Board of Directors, Executive Leadership, and Senior Management are committed to providing the people of Colorado with accessible, compassionate, respectful, high-quality crisis support in their most vulnerable moments.

Our leadership team has the experience and innovation to build cutting edge systems and programs that support our frontline staff in delivering this service while reaching their professional and personal goals.

We put clinical quality, employee satisfaction, technical expertise, and data management at the forefront of all organizational and operational decisions!

Executive Leadership

Bev Marquez, LPC

President and Chief Executive Officer

As one of the founding members of Metro Crisis Services in 2010, (now Rocky Mountain Crisis Partners) and a Licensed Professional Counselor, Bev has dedicated her career to balancing excellence in crisis care services with a sustainable statewide crisis model for the people of Colorado. Bev likes to say that she “gets to be” the CEO of this incredible organization.

You can contact Bev at [email protected]

Cheri Skelding, LCSW

Chief Program Officer

Cheri has dedicated her career, heart and soul to crisis services since 2001 as a call center manager, mental health center clinician, a crisis response trainer, and a mental health disaster volunteer. In 2010, Cheri was the first employee hired at Metro Crisis Services (now Rocky Mountain Crisis Partners). Cheri is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and has the expertise in crisis services to oversee all clinical operations as the Chief Program Officer at RMCP.

You can contact Cheri at [email protected]


Michael H. Allen, MD

Medical Director

Dr. Michael Allen is a practicing psychiatrist and scientist. He is also a Professor of Psychiatry and Emergency Medicine at University of Colorado School of Medicine. In addition, he is the Editor-in-Chief of Colorado Journal of Psychiatry and Psychology. Dr. Allen has been the Medical Director of RMCP since 2014.

You can contact Dr. Allen at [email protected]

Senior Management

Fermin Avila

VP of IT/Data

Yolanda Howe

VP of Human Resources

Helen Littrell, PsyD

Crisis Program Director

Patricia Markwell

Director of Development

Brandon Wilcox

Crisis Program Director

Board of Directors

Robert Bremer


Rob Bremer is self-employed with Bremer Consulting Group.

Deb Kupfer


Deb is a Senior Consultant for Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education Behavioral Health Program.

Glenn Most

Board Member

Glenn is a psychologist with a thriving private practice in Denver, CO

Zac Nelson


Zac is a Real Estate Broker and Advisor with Compass-Denver.

Snehal Reddy, MD

Board Member

Snehal is a Physician with Summit Medical Consultants.

Seanna Renworth

Board Member

Seanna is self-employed.

Anthony Will

Board Member

Anthony is the CEO and Co-Founder of Reputation Resolutions, an online reputation management service.

Your Support Matters

Rocky Mountain Crisis Partners provides its services to Colorado FREE of charge to individuals, through call, text and chat, regardless of  income, age, race, gender, sexuality, or other classification.