Mathias Jung, Owner / CEO – Raised and educated in Wyoming, Mathias is at home in the West. He is currently Owner and CEO of Rocky Mountain International, a small business specialized in international travel and tourism promotion for the Rocky Mountain region.
Mathias received his B.S in Marketing and Management from the University of Wyoming and has traveled the globe attaining a diverse skill-set in international tourism marketing and economic development.
As CEO, Mathias has led development of all new international tourism marketing strategies and analytic models specific to the Rocky Mountains. He is a regular contributor to the tourism industry, hosting international tourism workshops and educational sessions throughout the region.
Mathias spends most of his free time with friends and family. You’ll regularly find him backpacking throughout the region, at a baseball game or volunteering with his local community. Mathias resides in Cheyenne, WY with his wife Catherine, daughter Sienna and son Ivan.
Susie Pratt, CMO / General Manager – Though her chief ambition, according to a BuzzFeed quiz, is to one day be old and wise, Susie busies herself in the meantime overseeing The Great American West marketing program, as well as, the United Kingdom, France, and the Australia/New Zealand markets. She is responsible for managing marketing activities in these regions including sales missions, fam tours and trade shows. Originally from a farm in central South Dakota she relocated to Cheyenne in 2012 because she wanted to see if the Wild West could really be tamed.
Susie joined RMI in 2012 after graduating magna cum laude from Black Hills State University. In addition to holding a B.S. in mass communication and corporate communication, Susie has completed enough classes, tasks, and chores to be classified as a “Jack of All Trades.” In her spare time, she busies herself with many random activities.
Lori Yunker, Global Marketing Manager – Born and raised in western South Dakota, Lori is a well-rounded marketing professional with over 10 years of diverse marketing experience primarily in the hunting, shooting, and outdoor industry.
Lori graduated summa cum laude with a communications degree from the University of Mary in Bismarck, ND and later with a master’s degree in information and communications management from BayPath College in Longmeadow, MA. After starting her career in the beautiful New England region, Lori and her husband Nick relocated to Colorado in 2013 to get back to her roots and the country she loves.
Lori is a definite “yes” person and is open to fun and adventures of all kinds. She has a passion for travel, sports, reading, and binge-watching, and stays busy with her dog, cat, and three chickens.
Fatma Inal-Falls, Global Marketing Manager – As a travel addict herself, Fatma is excited to join the RMI team to help increase visibility and visitation to the beauty that lies in the American West. She grew up in Turkey, spent a few years living in the United Kingdom and moved to Cheyenne, WY about two years ago. She has managed programs, marketing and PR functions in various industries including higher education, management and public relations consulting services as well as downtown revitalization.
Fatos (or Fatma, whichever you prefer) has a BA in Business Administration and received her Master’s degree in Management with Public Relations Specialization from the University of Maryland University College. She is looking forward to applying her diverse and cross-cultural background into international tourism marketing.
With her life-long passion for theatre, Fatma is a regular volunteer with the Cheyenne Little Theatre Players, she also loves SCUBA diving during the summer and snow sports in the winter.
Kim Paulson, PR & Communications Manager – Kim is a fifth-generation Wyoming native, born and raised in Casper, she received her B.S. in Marketing from the University of Wyoming before moving to Cheyenne to continue her journey as a business professional.
Previously, Kim worked as a community news reporter for a tech software startup based out of Lander shortly after managing for a premium Wyoming fan apparel retailer here in Cheyenne. In her free time, she likes to stay involved with her community through volunteer activities such as mentoring for the City of Cheyenne’s Youth Alternatives program. Outside of work, Kim enjoys spending time with her two dogs, staying active through the great outdoors hunting/fishing/hiking, and overindulging in HGTV-inspired DIY projects around the house.