Meet Our Team

Staff

 Emilia Autin-Hefner

Emilia Autin-Hefner

Elementary School Program Manager
Amber Baack

Amber Baack

Middle School Program Manager
Brianna Benevides

Brianna Benevides

Career & College Program Manager
Kate Bishop

Kate Bishop

Finance & Operations Manager
Nikki Cady

Nikki Cady

Founder
Gwen Farnsworth

Gwen Farnsworth

Development Director
Blaine Heydt

Blaine Heydt

Chief Operating Officer
Timiya Jackson

Timiya Jackson

Executive Director
Maya McDowell

Maya McDowell

Elementary School Program Manager
Jennifer Rivera

Jennifer Rivera

Family Development Program Manager
Cami Tam

Cami Tam

Program Director
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Program Leaders

Shelby Bachelder

Brandon Gilchrist

Raquel Hammond

Chelsea Jacobs-Kleven

Kaysa Jarrard

X'Zayvonn Keys

Lucas Mascarenas

Ari McCallum

Diante Peterson

Jessica Sanchez

Luke Sawyer

Kaylee Sturgis

Michele To

Board of Directors

Frankki Bevins

Frankki Bevins

Partner, McKinsey & Company
Matt Briger

Matt Briger

Entrepreneur
Nikki Cady

Nikki Cady

Founder, Heart & Hand Center
Paul Ford

Paul Ford

Heart & Hand Board Chair President, Datalot
Jason Gaede

Jason Gaede

Vice President, Capital Strategy, Stonebridge Companies
Troy Grimes

Troy Grimes

Owner/Founder, Project Proud Fatherhood LLC
Douglas Johnson

Douglas Johnson

Retired business owner, investor
Randy Lewis

Randy Lewis

COO, Ranger Global Real Estate Advisors
London Lomax

London Lomax

Regional Head of Joint Ventures, Aetna
Collinus Newsome

Collinus Newsome

Senior Program Officer, Colorado Health Foundation
Isiah Salazar

Isiah Salazar

Vice President, Central Street Capital
Kenny Smith

Kenny Smith

Consultant, Education First Consulting
John Streelman

John Streelman

Partner, Nelson Mullins
Anata Walsh

Anata Walsh

Director, Clinical Performance, Optum
Dan Wolf

Dan Wolf

President, GD Holdings
Brooke Wolf

Brooke Wolf

Principal, Merchants Office Furniture
Allison Woolston

Allison Woolston

General Counsel, Caerus Oil and Gas
Wolfgang Zahner

Wolfgang Zahner

Vice President, Capstone Partners
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Community Professionals Board

Anata Walsh, Co-Chair

Wolfgang Zahner, Co-Chair

Luke Alkerton

Frankki Bevins

Brittany Burke

Ashley Denault

Whitney Ellison

Donovan Fountain

Alex Krasnec

Jason Maclin

Jeremy Nicholas

James Roy II

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