Author, Wordsmith, Strategist

Published Writing


Living Richly: Seizing the Potential of Inherited Wealth
By Myra Salzer with Greg I. Hamilton
(Legacy Publications)


The Huffington Post
• “The Sundance Diaries,” 2012

Steamboat Living & Steamboat Today
• “Just the Right Amount of Distraction,” (essay) winter 2012-13

Steamboat Resort
• “Straight Talk,” 2010-present

Beer vs. Bread
• “Beer vs. Bread: Ruminations of a Wordsmith-anthropologist,” 2009-present


Steamboat Magazine
• “Imagine the Rides” summer 2013
• “When a Movie Really Moves People,” winter 2012-13

Park City Magazine
• “Zen and the Art of Skiing,” winter 2009-10

Wild Blue Yonder, magazine of Frontier Airlines
• Warren’s Wisdom: Q&A with Warren Miller,” Sep-Oct 2008

SnoWorld, magazine of the Warren Miller film tour
• “Tales from the Road,” winter 2011-12

• “Where a Yeti Can Let His Hair Down,” winter 2011-12
• “Q&A: Cinematographer Tom Day,” winter 2011-12
• “Chris Davenport: Big Mountain Skiing,” winter 2011-12
• “Screening Room: Profile – Colby West,” winter 2011-12

• “Lel Tone: Commute by A-Star, Ski with TNT,” winter 2011-12
• “Andy Mahre: Prince of Mahre Dynasty,” winter 2011-12
• “Weather, Gear & Parties at Ends of the Earth,” winter 2010-11
• “Screening Room: The Making of Wintervention,” winter 2010-11
• “The 5th Element: Bringing a Film Segment to Life,” winter 2006-07
• “Off the Record: Stories from the Cutting Room,” winter 2006-07
• “Interview: Jenn Berg,” winter 2006-07
• “Interview: Reggie & Zach Crist,” winter 2006-07
• “Making the Leap: Warren Miller Unveils High-Def,” winter 2005-06
• “The Making of Warren Miller’s Higher Ground,” winter 2005-06

Portfolio, magazine of Leeds School of Business at CU-Boulder
• “Rocket Science & the Aluminum Can,” fall 2010
• “Hormel’s Chief Point of Difference,” spring 2010
• “The Food Financier,” spring 2010
• “Co-op Gives Independents a Fighting Chance,” spring 2010
• “Culinary Creativity,” spring 2010
• “The Thin Line of Good Taste,” spring 2010
Cover story: “Renewable Energy Efforts Turn Profit,” winter 2009-10
• “Winds of Change,” winter 2009-10
Cover story: “Making Movies, Money & a Difference,” spring 2009
• “MGM Exec Controls Largest Modern Film Library,” spring 2009
• “Mercury Rising: Arizona’s Top Female Sports Exec,” spring 2009
• “Vail Resorts and Leeds Seek Sustainable Answers,” spring 2009
• “CU’s Family Ties Run Strong,” fall 2008

Editor & Coach to Authors

Greg has coached and edited 32 different writers on their books, blog entries, and magazine articles.

  • Beyond Trauma: Dispatches from the Forefront of Modern Trauma Prevention & Healing, co-editor, 2011-present
  • Beer vs. Bread: Ruminations of a Wordsmith-anthropologist, blogger/editor, 2009-present
  • Living Richly: Seizing the Potential of Inherited Wealth, co-author, 2010
  • Lead, Perform, Sustain: A Leader-to-leader Blog, editor, 2009-12
  • SnoWorld Magazine, senior editor, 2005-07

“The layout of the blog is absolutely beautiful! Thanks for putting so much effort into that. I find the use of the pictures exquisite.”

Jon Nattel, blogger, Beyond Trauma

“You have been FANTASTIC for me to get to work with. I’m officially spoiled working with someone of your caliber and expertise.”

Annaliese Train, blogger, Beyond Trauma

Wordsmith & Strategist

Building Better Content for Brands & Products

I love it. You managed to create a sense of discovery and history in that first paragraph–very alluring. And then you weaved it through the rest. Great stuff.”

Caitlin Lepper, Africa Destination Manager, Natural Habitat Adventures

Greg has over two decades experience working at a high level with blue-chip brands, successful entrepreneurs, international nonprofits, new product launches, and company rebranding efforts. He has collaborated with sales professionals to strategize effective tactics for luring prospects and closing the sale. His advertising copy has earned him happy clients from ski resorts and film companies to finance, higher education, and many other industries. He has written numerous creative briefs and training manuals, distilling complex processes and concepts into simple, clear ideas. His handbooks and recaps for event staff and sponsors provide extensive detail and a memorable take-away.

  • corporate branding and identity
  • brand/product launch campaigns
  • website copy and redesigns
  • email campaigns
  • presentation decks and sales materials
  • creative briefs
  • brochures, print advertising, direct mail
  • television and radio spots
  • banner ads
  • visitor guides

“Enormously helpful … You sure do have a way with words.”

Myra Salzer, Founder, The Wealth Conservancy

Winner! Silver Award, Colorado Business Marketing Association

2008 Gold Key Awards

“He couldn’t write his way out of a paper bag.”

Rogue Edwards, Global Distribution Director, Warren Miller Entertainment