Mr. Gardner is currently the Director of Information Technology for Denver based Inspirato and has been a visionary and strategic leader within the IT and telecommunications industry for more than two decades.  Al has worked in IT leadership roles for companies of varying size including Level 3, Jack henry & Associates, Maximus, and Chase Bank.  He specializes in strategic IT management and overall network operations management and has a proven track record of reducing the cost footprint of IT in the business without sacrificing functionality and growth. As a well-respected member of the senior team, Al’s leadership style is deeply rooted in the value of relationships; his approach is highly collaborative seeking input prior to decision making. Al is a passionate coach and mentor who has a reputation for building and motivating highly effective teams by creating a culture built on integrity, compassion, innovation and performance.