Greg I. Hamilton

Greg brings decades of storytelling and entertainment marketing experience to his new role at the Yampa Valley Community Foundation. As program officer at YVCF, Greg serves over 100 nonprofits in Northwest Colorado through grantmaking and capacity building. He is earning a masters degree in marketing from the University of Colorado, Denver which he expects to employ disruptively for the benefit of nonprofits he serves in his role at YVCF. On this site you can learn about the experience that led him to this thrilling new chapter.


Audience Building for Independent Documentaries

Greg has worked on some of the most successful independent documentary film releases in history:

Author, Wordsmith, Strategist

Greg co-authored the book Living Richly: Seizing the Potentials of Inherited Wealth, which musician-philanthropist-author Peter Buffett called “a must-read.” His magazine articles, blogs, and essays have been published in The Huffington Post, Wild Blue Yonder (magazine of Frontier Airlines), Park City Magazine, Steamboat Magazine, Warren Miller’s SnoWorld, Portfolio (CU-Boulder’s Leeds Business School), and Steamboat Living. Greg delights in working with other writers as a writing coach, strategist, and editor.


Greg is an accomplished and engaging public speaker, having addressed audiences from the Sundance Film Festival to schools and community groups. He has appeared on TV and radio plus addressed event audiences from coast to coast. His passion as a storyteller translates into skill and comfort as an interviewer, moderator, panelist, and keynote speaker.

Greg has worked on festival-friendly films that won critics and captured worldwide audiences. He has written books and magazine articles that surprise, challenge, and entertain. He speaks with an enthusiasm that stirs audiences to tap their own sources of inspiration. As a cultural anthropologist, he studies people: everything we do and particularly the things we do well. He seeks the sorts of positive solutions that better the world. Greg and his wife Kim Ryan live, work, and play in Steamboat Springs, Colorado.