Banker, softie, Coloradan, outdoorsman and community volunteer.
Alpine Bank Regional President Jay Rickstrew manages six bank branches from Glenwood Springs to Battlement Mesa, a big job.
But guess who’s really calling
all the shots?
“When I’m not working,
I’m playing with Kira Mae. Or buying her whatever she wants,” says Jay, tongue-in-cheek,
as he talks about his first grandchild.
Case in point is the matching pink camouflage outfit pictured here. It’s the perfect ensemble for hanging out with her grandpa, who shares his love of camping,
snowmobiling, hunting and all things outdoors.
Kira, a sixth-generation Western Slope Coloradan, also has community
leadership in her DNA. Jay models the
example as he serves on
the Rifle Downtown Development
Authority, the Garfield RE-2 School Board and
the Independent Bankers Association
of Colorado. And somehow, he fits in time to referee high school