HORIZONS LEADERSHIP TEAM
Tatum graduated from Carleton College with a major in English and a minor in Archaeology. He moved to Nicaragua where he joined an archaeological excavation funded by a joint venture between UCLA and the Nicaraguan National Government. During this venture, he worked closely with Nicaragua’s National Museum and was the primary interpreter between the Nicaraguan and American archaeologists. Since then, he has worked on an organic farm on the border of Canada, taught Spanish, and coached basketball. In an effort to reestablish roots in his hometown of Steamboat, he accepted the position of Rout County Case Manager with Horizons in 2002. Having an older brother with autism, this move resonated with past experience and quickly became an opportunity to better understand the world of people with cognitive disabilities. Commensurate trainings include Crisis Prevention Intervention, Therapeutic Rapport and Positive Behavior Techniques, Applied Behavior Analysis, and Conducting Incident Investigations. In 2008, he became the Adult Program Director at Horizons. In 2019, Tatum was offered the position of Executive Director beginning January 1st, 2020.
Chief Financial Officer
Matt graduated from James Madison University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance. After college, he moved to Colorado where he has lived since 2001. Originally working as an accountant in the hospitality industry, Matt moved to Steamboat Springs in 2005 to work as a Financial Analyst for the Steamboat Ski and Resort Corporation. While enjoying everything that living and working in Steamboat had to offer, in 2011 he set out to start one of the first craft breweries in Peru. He and his business partner opened the doors of Sierra Andina Brewing Company nine months later in the city of Huaraz, nestled in the Peruvian Andes. Working as the Brewmaster and CFO, Matt oversaw the growth and expansion of the brewery for three years before returning to Steamboat Springs. In October 2015, he became the CFO at Horizons.
Director of Administration
Lynne moved to Steamboat Springs from South Dakota in 1978. She began in a part time position in Horizons’ office when it was located at Colorado Mountain College. At the time, there was just one group home and seven employees. In 1996, Lynne accepted the position of Director of Administration and became part of Horizons’ five-person Leadership Team. She oversees payroll, employee benefits and insurance, agency insurance, workers’ compensation, property maintenance, and capital improvements.
Lynne volunteers with the Animal Assistance League of Northwest Colorado and is active in its efforts to improve the quality of life for animals in northwest Colorado. This work includes fostering, rescue, humane education, fundraising, as well as spay and neuter clinics. Lynne was part of the team that raised money to purchase and install the crematorium at the animal shelter. She volunteers on the Rainbow Bridge Committee determining how proceeds from the crematorium can enhance the lives of animals who pass through the shelter. Lynne also belongs to WeCARe (Western Colorado Animal Resources), a group of western slope animal welfare agencies who believe that working together strengthens its members.
Adult Program Director
After earning her Master’s Degree in Biomedical Science/Neuroscience from CSU in 2010, Madeline Landgren started working at Foothills Gateway in Fort Collins to get clinical experience. Foothill Gateway advocates for and empowers individuals with intellectual disabilities to lead lives of their own choosing. Like Horizons, they believe in lives of opportunity and dignity for individuals of all abilities.
In 2013, Madeline was the Special Services Coordinator at Opportunity Resources, Inc., in Missoula, MT. In 2015, Madeline became Horizons’ Supporting Living Services and Children’s Extensive Services Program Coordinator. In June 2019, she accepted the Adult Program Director position. Madeline runs the programs, manages the staff, and ensures that what we do aligns with state regulations and person centered philosophy. As Adult Program Director, Madeline is part of Horizons’ five person Leadership Team and oversees all adult programming across the five counties in our service area.
Outside of work, Madeline’s community contributions include being on the board of Northwest Rocky Mountain CASA. In 2018, she participated on the Design Advisory Group for the new Hayden School District prekindergarten through 12th-grade campus. She has previously volunteered at a food garage, picking up leftover food from local restaurants and transporting it for donation. During the pandemic 2009 H1N1 influenza outbreak, Madeline volunteered as patient flow for a vaccination clinic.
Director of Service Coordination
Lindsey earned her BA in Family Studies (a combination of psychology, social work, sociology, and anthropology) from St. Olaf College in Minnesota. Family Studies focuses on families, their close interpersonal relationships, and the dynamics within them. It guides graduates to strengthen healthy relationships between parents, partners, and siblings within all types of families during all stages of life.
With her degree, Lindsey moved to Denver to volunteer with Urban Servant Corps, where she served as a Case Manager in the Women’s AIDS project. Through the Chrysalis Project, funded by the Department of Justice, Lindsey provided counsel and treatment to women disadvantaged by AIDS and convictions of prostitution.
Lindsey moved to Grand Junction to be an Adult Case Manager and then the Child Find Coordinator at Mesa Developmental Services (now STRiVE) providing community-based services and support to individuals with disabilities and their families.
After moving to Steamboat in 2008, Lindsey and her husband began raising their two young daughters. In 2017, Lindsey became the Early Intervention Coordinator for Horizons. In 2019, Lindsey became the Director of service Coordination for Horizons and is currently one the five person Leadership Team.