Elk NetworkRMEF Announces Promotions, Open Position

News Releases | November 2, 2020

MISSOULA, Mont. — The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation this week announced the promotion of two employees as well as the opening of a key staff position.

Shane Cronk, vice president of finance and accounting, accepted a promotion to chief financial officer (CFO). Starting as a cash manager, Shane worked various roles in the accounting department as well as development for 14 years. In the CFO role, he assumes responsibilities for accounting, information and technology systems, internal support operations and management of RMEF investments.

Steve Decker, vice president of marketing, accepted a promotion to the newly established position of chief revenue officer (CRO). Over the past 22 years, Steve served RMEF in a variety of staff roles. Starting as in intern in the Elk Country Visitor Center, he moved to duties in field operations and most recently marketing. As the CRO, he will oversee all revenue generation and fundraising operations, marketing, communications and national program activities for RMEF.

As a result of Decker’s promotion, RMEF is actively seeking to fill the managing director of marketing position. Go here to view detailed information about that opportunity.

“Steve and Shane both bring a wealth of experience and drive to these leadership roles. Their dedication and ambition to advance RMEF and our mission is unparalleled,” said Kyle Weaver, RMEF president and CEO.

RMEF so far in 2020 successfully carried out 20 land protection projects in 10 different states. Additionally, it utilized its resources to leverage partner funding toward millions of dollars in grants to help ensure the future of elk, other wildlife, their habitat and our hunting heritage.

About the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation:

Founded more than 36 years ago, fueled by hunters and a membership of nearly 235,000 strong, RMEF has conserved more than 8 million acres for elk and other wildlife. RMEF also works to open and improve public access, fund and advocate for science-based resource management, and ensure the future of America’s hunting heritage. Discover why “Hunting Is Conservation™” at rmef.org or 800-CALL ELK.