Jamie Sabbach

Jamie Sabbach founded 110% Inc. in 2010 after having spent 20 years as a public-sector employee. The outdoor recreation mecca of Salida, Colorado, plays home to 110%’s offices and allows for a daily connection to what it means to be in parks and recreation.

In Jamie’s glory days, she played college softball and later coached at the University of Illinois. After her stint in college athletics, she worked for notable public agencies including the Champaign Park District (IL), the Bloomington Parks and Recreation Department (IN), and the Boulder Parks and Recreation Department (CO). She has been an adjunct faculty member at many universities, an Instructional Assistant Professor at Illinois State University, and continues to contribute to higher education as an affiliate faculty member at Metro State University in Denver, Colorado.

Past experiences in athletics, as a public parks and recreation professional and as a college instructor have fed Jamie’s passion to help others enhance their own talents and improve performance. Her current work as a consultant, organizational coach and trainer focuses on enhancing adaptive leadership capabilities and organizational effectiveness.

Jamie has taught and facilitated hundreds of professional development and training programs in the US, Canada and Europe. She has testified in front of the US Congress on the importance of public parks and recreation and will forever be the professions biggest fan!  She is an active member of the National Recreation and Park Association having served in a variety of leadership capacities over the years. She is a past President of the American Park and Recreation Society and in 2008 was inducted as a Fellow into the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration.

On a personal level, Jamie is a native of Illinois who lives in the mountains of Colorado, is nicknamed “Pumpkin” in honor of her Halloween birthday, is a former college jock, enjoys hiking, biking, river rafting and golf, volunteers for community organizations, and has a love affair with the Chicago Cubs! [updated 5/17]