Marco Abarca
CEO
Ready Foods
Angela Baier
CEO
CollegeInvest
Raymond Bellucci
Senior Managing Director
TIAA
Buck Blessing
CEO
Griffis/Blessing
Linda Cavanagh
President & CEO
AAA Colorado
Rob Cohen
Chairman & CEO
IMA Financial Group
Pete Coors
Chairman
Molson Coors
Mark Cornetta
President & General Manager
9NEWS/KUSA-TV
Lori Davis
Managing Partner
Grant Thornton LLP
Mike Fordyce
Retired
Craig Hospital
John Freyer Jr
President
Land Title Guarantee Company
Jean Galloway
Partner
Prosono
Barb Grogan
Founder
Western Industrial Contractors
David Henry
President
MPhasis Integrated
Bob Hottman
Founding Partner & CEO
EKS&H
Bruce Hoyt
Senior Vice President of Investments
Gary Community Investments
Alice Jackson
President
Xcel Energy
Brandon Johnson
Principal
Johnson Financial Group
Phil Kalin
President & CEO
Pinnacol Assurance
Charlie Kercheval
Executive Vice President of Business Development
Alpine Bank
Jon Kinning
Co-Owner, COO and Executive Vice President
RK
Chuck McDaniel
President & CEO
Lockton Companies
Chad McWhinney
CEO & Co-Founder
McWhinney
Taylor Merritt
CEO
Merritt Family Enterprise
Zack Neumeyer
Founder & Chairman
Sage Hospitality
Tyler Nottberg
Chairman & CEO
U.S. Engineering
Steve Richards
President
Mile High Outdoor
Maja Rosenquist
Senior Vice President
Mortenson Construction
Hassan Salem
President
US Bank
Greg Schmidt
President & CEO
Saunders Construction
Bruce Siegel
CEO
Karrikins Group
Mark Smith
Founding Principal
East-West Partners
Kent Thiry
Chairman & CEO
DaVita
Al Timothy
Retired
MillerCoors
Bob Tointon
President
Phelps-Tointon
Ken Tuchman
Chairman & CEO
TTEC
Ben Valore-Caplan
Founder & CEO
Syntrinsic Investment Counsel
Scott Wylie
Chairman & CEO
First Western Trust Financial

Board of Directors

Brent Abrahm
CEO
Accruit
Mark Bundy
COO
Lockton
Bob Deibel
President & CEO
OfficeScapes
Pat Donovan
Vice President of Business Development
Revolution Foods
Dave Eddy
Site Director, Colorado
Boeing
Heidi Ganahl
Founder
Fight Back Foundation
Jerry Hartbarger
Vice President of Human Resources
Kaiser Permanente
Rich Herbst
Vice President of
Learning & Development
TTEC
Hollie Velasquez Horvath
Director of Community Relations
Xcel Energy
Joe Kuntner
Director of Public Sector
Slalom
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Linda Peotter
President
Metal Trading Corp.
Jim Rechtin
President - California Market
DaVita Medical Group
Jesus Salazar
President & CEO
Prosono
Philipp Stephanus
Senior Vice President
DaVita
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Michele Warren
Senior Vice President
KeyBank

Board of Advisors & STEM Champions

Akasha Absher

CCO, Syntrinsic Investment Counsel

Eric Adams

Portfolio Manager, Johnson Financial Group

Gabriel Arebalo

Vice President, Bank of the West 

Andy Arnold

President, AWA Ventures

Lisa Bartnicki

Manager of Community Relations, Bank of America

Douglas Bonnie

Vice President, Financial Advisor Morgan Stanley

Brooke Borgen

President, Borgen Consulting

Mike Bowlby

Senior Vice President, Great Western Bank

Tom Brinegar

CFO & Vice President, PEAK Resources, Inc.

Chris Chavez

Director of Global Corporate Citizenship, Ball Corp

Justin Cooper

Vice President, Saunders Construction

David Craig

Vice President, Danone

Andy Davis

Director of Regulatory & Government Affairs, Comcast

Jackie Devine

Director of Community Outreach, Alpine Bank

Jennifer Engle

Senior Director, Fidelity Investments

Dave Espinosa

Senior Project Manager, Mortenson

Craig Finger

Associate, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck

Dave Fisher

Market President, FirstBank

Cory Foreman

VP of Marketing, Sales & Business Development, Kaiser Permanente

Sarah Gomach

Community & Grants Manager, Western Union Foundation

Micah Gurard-Levin

Community Relations & CSR Manager, Liberty Global

Kyle Harris

Vice President of Community Development, McWhinney

Richard Hesse

Senior Proposal Analyst, Lockheed Martin RMS

John Heyliger

Director of Talent Acquisition & Workforce Strategy, Lockheed Martin

 

 Demesha Hill

Community Relations Manager, Janus Henderson Investors

Tara Hosick

Strategic Community Development Manager, Climax Molybdenum

Kevin Hobbs

VP of Marketing & Communications, AAA Colorado

Christopher Jackson

Associate, Sherman & Howard

Jarrad Jackson

Manager of Business Development, IMA Financial Group

Ray Johnson

Corporate Citizenship & Corporate Affairs Manager, IBM

Adam Jones

Senior Business Analyst, Janus Henderson Investors

Adeeb Khan

Director of Corporate Social Responsibility, TIAA

Mike Kure

Director of Investment Management, Sage Hospitality

Cassen LaBounty

Managing Director, TIAA

Jennifer Landers

Principal, Jaybird Group

Adrian J. Leonard IV

Member, Sherman & Howard

Jason Lewis

Financial Advisor, Raymond James

Kynnie Martin

Senior Foundation Representative, Xcel Energy

Patrick McFarlen

Director, EKS&H CA, now part of Plante Moran

Jason McMillan

Vice President, Flood & Peterson

Jenn Mok

Strategy & Operations, Slalom

Jeremy Morgan

CEO, Elements Massage

Jon Pagnozzi

Sales Director, CollegeInvest

Wes Parham

State Government Affairs Manager, Xcel Energy

Joel Pennick

Senior Project Manager, JE Dunn Construction

Jeff Peotter

Chairman, Metal Trading Corp.

Kristi Pullar

Vice President of Internal Audit AML, Western Union

Brandy Radey

Senior Advisor, Sustainability & Communications, Suncor Energy

Claire Revenig

Audit Manager, Grant Thornton LLP

Ruth Rohs

Vice President of Corporate Communications, IMA Financial Group

Gloria Schoch

Global External Communications & Community Affairs Manager, MillerCoors

Michael Simpson

CEO, PAIRIN

Kate Stabrawa

Senior Director of Communications, DaVita

Philipp Stephanus

Senior Vice President, DaVita

Russ Sullivan

Manager of Learning & Development, RK

Mark Tapy

Apprenticeship Program Manager, Pinnacol Assurance

Barton Thompson

Associate Advisor, Pinnacle Real Estate Advisors

Leo Tokar

Executive Vice President, Lockton Companies

Donna Upson

Account Manager, Cigna

Sean VanBerschot

President & Partner, Prosono

Greg Vochis

CFO, Delta Dental of Colorado

Ellen Weaver

Senior Manager of Community Benefit & Relations, Kaiser Permanente

Suzanne Weller

Director of Business Development, First Western Trust

Alex West

Manager of Global Corporate Social Responsibility, Arrow Electronics

Nell Wareham

Strategic Community Development Manager, Climax Molybdenum, Freeport-McMoRan

Lee Wheeler-Berliner

Director, Colorado Workforce Development Council

Denise Whinnen

Colorado Programs Director, Gill Foundation

Julie Wilmes

Apprenticeship Program Lead, Pinnacol Assurance

Hanne Thue Wolf

Vice President, Office of the CEO, Liberty Global

Brunilda Wright

Client Service Manager, First Western Trust

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