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Josh is the creator and chief architect of Pivot Adventure Co. Josh started this workshop to make a dent in the industry that has got out of hand. He graduated from Utah Valley University with a degree in Outdoor Recreation Management. With over 15 years of experience working with youth, Josh defines his career by the impact he’s had in teaching others. His other big project to date is his blog with over 1,500 consecutive posts about breaking false limits and leveling up.
Chief Financial Officer
Katie is the co-creator of Pivot Adventure Co. Katie works to open doors for people who will turn around and open doors for others. She graduated from Brigham Young University with a degree in Commercial Recreation Management. Katie has guided for the National Park Service and various wilderness therapy programs. She has volunteered at Slate Canyon Detention Center, BYU Adaptive Aquatics and Courage Reins Equestrian Ranch. She believes using new environments to inspire change and teach life skills to youth.
Sara is an adventurer, wilderness explorer and all-around sportswoman. She graduated from Southern Virginia University with a degree in Family and Child Development and Psychology and is a licensed Social Service Worker. She is also certified in mental health first aid. Sara started her professional career in Virginia working with children and their families at an equine therapy center. From there, she conducted trail rides and arena horse therapy with four to 84-year-olds. After moving to Utah, Sara started working closely with expectant parents and their families, which included crisis intervention, life planning, and resilience training. With 12 years of experience working with teens and their families, Sara is excited two teach her passions of adventuring along with tactics to improve mental and emotional health to strengthen youth and their families.
Angela Shields, TRTS, CTRS
Angela is an adventure seeker and loves sharing these experiences with others. She has worked as a professional guide and graduated from Brigham Young University with a degree in Recreation Management and Youth Leadership with an emphasis in Recreation Therapy. She has worked in various wilderness therapy programs and residential treatment centers. She loves working with youth and has a passion for helping them realize their inherent worth. Angela believes that we all have a core need to be loved and have fun, and she has dedicated her life to helping others fulfill these needs.