Board of Directors
Steven Abelman is a shareholder in Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck's Denver office and a member of the firm's Bankruptcy and Restructuring Group. Read more
With more than 39 years of experience in the financial accounting, financial services and technology industries, Eula Adams is currently part owner of Xcore Computer Corporation. Read more.
Joe Blake is Chancellor Emeritus of the Colorado State University System. Read more.
Stanton Dodge serves as the Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of DISH Network Corporation, a Fortune 200 satellite TV provider with more than 14 million subscribers nationwide, where he oversees all legal and government affairs for DISH and its subsidiaries. Read more
Jayne Ford is the Recruiting Director for GHSmart & Company Inc., a management assessment and leadership coaching firm with clients that include leading private equity investors, hedge fund managers, Fortunte 500 boards and senior executives.
Patrick Hatcher is the Vice President of Finance for Vistar Corporation, the largest distributor of candy, snacks and beverages in the country. Read more
Andy Holleman is the Assistant General Counsel, Ethics & Compliance, for Newmont, one of the most respected mining companies in the world.
Stephen Kurtz is the CEO of MuscleSound, LLC.
Jack Kim is the founder and principal at KORE Investments, LLC, specializing in commercial real estate investments, management and brockerage. Read more
Timothy Marquez is the Executive Chairman of Venoco, Inc. He also was founder and C.E.O. of Marquez Energy, LLC. Read more
R. Scott Nycum, Jr.
Scott Nycum is a Managing Director of J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. Based in Denver, Colorado, Scott is a member of the management team of J.P. Morgan’s U.S. Private Bank. Read more
Dean Prina, M.D.
Dr. Prina is a pediatrician at Partners in Pediatrics in Denver and an active volunteer and board member for a variety of education, health care and arts organizations. Read more
Scott Scheirman -- Chairman
Scott Scheirman is the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of The Western Union Company. He is a founder and past Chairman of the Board of the Western Union Foundation. Read more
Don Silversmith is Chairman of First Western Trust Bank, Cherry Creek, and is primarily responsible for business and community development. Read more
Greg Sissel is a Managing Director of Platte River Ventures. For the past decade, Mr. Sissel has been a private equity investor in numerous industrial and service-based operating companies. Read more
Thomas G. Wattles
Thomas G. Wattles co-founded DCT Industrial Trust in February 2003 and currently serves as Executive Chairman of the Board. Mr. Wattles also served as Chief Investment Officer from 2003 to 2005.
Steve White currently serves as the President of Comcast’s West Division. He leads nearly 25,000 employees and serves more than six million customers. Read more
Cindy Abramson - Executive Director
A native of Michigan, Ms. Abramson previously served as the Development Director and Deputy Director for the Denver Art Museum. In her 13 years in those two roles…Read more
DPS Superintendent Tom Boasberg
John Elofson – Secretary
John Elofson is a partner at Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP, where he practices law in the securities and mergers and acquisitions areas. Before joining Davis Graham & Stubbs…Read more
Mary Gittings Cronin
Mary Gittings Cronin is the former president and executive director of the Piton Foundation. She has served on numberous boards and commissions in Denver, including Planned parenthood of the Rocky Mountains, the Colorado Association of Foundations and the Women's Forum of Colorado. Read more
Barbara Grogan is the founder of Western Industrical Contractors, Inc., and was the first female Chairman of the Board of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas, Denver Branch. Read more
Steven D. Kris
Steve Kris is a private investor whose recent activities include Co-Founder of Interstate Restoration Group in addition to being an active investor, board member, and advisor to other companies. Read more
Gov.John W. Hickenlooper
One of DSF's co-founders, John Hickenlooper was elected Governor of Colorado in November 2010. Read more
Mr. Makovsky is the co-founder of Shames-Makovsky Realty Company, which specializes in the sale and leasing of commercial, industrial and investment properties. Read more
Co-founder of the Denver Scholarship Foundation, Bernadette (Bernie) Marquez is a native of Kalamazoo, Michigan, and holds a BA degree from Michigan State University. Read more
Stewart A. “Skip” Miller
Mr. Miller has been an active commercial real estate developer for more than 30 years specializing in shopping center developments. Read more
Mayor Michael Hancock appointed Ms. Pena as the Executive Director of the Denver Education Compact in August 2011. Read more
Mr. Reiman graduated from the University of Denver in 1987 with a BSBA in Finance. He is currently President of Hexagon Investments, a private investment company…Read more
Governor Roy Romer
Roy Romer is the 39th governor of Colorado. As the Superintendent of Schools for the Los Angeles Unified School District, Romer focused resources and attention on instruction…Read more
David Scanavino, M.D.
Dr. Scanavino has combined an active clinical practice with 19 years of extensive managed care experience involving the corporate, payer, and provider perspectives. Read more
Suzanne Arkle Wilson
Suzanne Arkle Wilson established Zann & Associates, Inc. in 1993. Zann & Associates is a management consulting firm specializing in business growth solutions…Read more