Leadership and Members

Founding Leaders & Member Organizations

Leaders & Member Organizations participating in Cohort 1 of the Colorado Inclusive Economy journey.

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Helen Young Hayes

Founder & CEO, Activate Workforce Solutions
CIE Board Chair

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Dr. Jandel Allen-Davis

President & CEO, Craig Hospital

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Kirsten Benefiel

CEO, HSS

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Suzanne Cain

Global Head of Distribution & Marketing, Janus Henderson Investors USA

Michelle Campbell

Michelle D. Campbell

CEO, Diverse Talent; COO, Campbell Litigation; Stakeholder, Colorado REACH

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Dax Craig

Cofounder & President, Pie Insurance

Robert Cohen

Robert Cohen

Chairman & CEO, IMA Financial Group

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John C. Greenwood

VP/GM, Smart Mobility, Panasonic Corp. of North America

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Kay Henze

CEO & Executive Director, Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network

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Lydia Jumonville

CEO, SCL Health

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Phil Kalin

President & CEO, Pinnacol Assurance
CIE Board of Directors

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David Levin

CEO, Four Winds Interactive

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Edmund F. Murphy III

President & CEO, Empower Retirement

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Alex O’Brien

CEO, Cardinal Group Companies

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Christina Ortiz Bluth

CEO, indieDwell

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Raju Patel

Senior VP, Market President & Market Executive, Bank of America

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Michael Ramseier

President, Kaiser Permanente Colorado

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Blair Richardson

CEO & Managing Partner, Bow River Capital

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Kendee Ruark

ED, Senior Leadership Manager, JPMorgan Chase

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Janice Sinden

President & CEO, Denver Center for the Performing Arts

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Craig Smith

President & COO, ANGI Homeservices – HomeAdvisor, Handy & Angie’s List

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George Sparks

President & CEO, Denver Museum of Nature and Science
CIE Board of Directors

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Heather Terenzio

CEO & Founder, Techtonic, Inc.

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Ben Valore-Caplan

Founder & CEO, Syntrinsic Investment Counsel

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Sara van Rensburg

President & CEO, Colorado Thought Leaders Forum

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Dave Welling

CEO, Mercer Advisors

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Robin Wittenstein

CEO, Denver Health

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Ben Wright

CEO & Founder, Velocity Global

“We challenge and invite our fellow business leaders to join with us to rebuild in a way that reflects the diversity of our state and creates an economy of shared opportunity and prosperity.”
– Helen Young Hayes, CEO of Activate Workforce Solutions & Executive Sponsor of the Inclusive Economy movement

Colorado Inclusive Economy Board of Directors

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Luella Chavez D’Angelo

CEO, Colorado Inclusive Economy

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Helen Young Hayes

Founder & CEO, Activate Workforce Solutions
CIE Board Chair

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Dr. Jandel Allen-Davis

President & CEO, Craig Hospital

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Lauren Y. Casteel

President and CEO, The Women’s Foundation of Colorado

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Robert Cohen

Chairman & CEO, IMA Financial Group

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David Kendall

Founder, Bold Legal
CIE Board of Directors

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Lee Gash-Maxey

Executive Director, Colorado Black Chamber of Commerce

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Kathryn Harris

COO, Activate Work

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Phil Kalin

President & CEO, Pinnacol Assurance
CIE Board of Directors

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Jesse King

CIE Board Member & Program Wisdom, Colorado Inclusive Economy
Managing Director, Fulcrum Advisors LLC

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Justine Metz

President, Sapientia Strategic Consulting

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Jesus Salazar

Co-Founder & CEO, Prosono

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Janice Sinden

President & CEO, Denver Center for the Performing Arts

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George Sparks

President & CEO, Denver Museum of Nature and Science
CIE Board of Directors

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Joe Thurman

CEO, interviewIA
CIE Board of Directors

Colorado Inclusive Economy Leadership

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Luella Chavez D’Angelo

CEO, Colorado Inclusive Economy

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Andy Boain

Founder & CEO, Dovetail Solutions

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Ethan Decker

Marketing Co-Chair, Colorado Inclusive Economy
President, Applied Brand Science

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Chris Chavez

Senior Program Manager, Colorado Inclusive Economy
Founder & Principal, ESG, CSR & Social Impact Strategies

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Casey Minnick

Program Coordinator, Colorado Inclusive Economy
Director, UBS

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Sara van Rensburg

Co-founder and Board Member, Colorado Thought Leaders Forum

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Tony R. Smith

Senior Consultant: Innovation and Effectiveness, Colorado Workforce Development Council

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Helen Young Hayes

Founder & CEO, Activate Workforce Solutions
CIE Board Chair

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Scott Fast

Toolkit Chair, Colorado Inclusive Economy
Director, Innovate + Educate

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Kathryn Harris

COO, Activate Work

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Jesse King

CIE Board Member & Program Wisdom, Colorado Inclusive Economy
Managing Director, Fulcrum Advisors LLC

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Anneliese Steel

Marketing Co-Chair, Colorado Inclusive Economy
Corporate Affairs Director, Colorado Concern

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Savannah Torres

Project Manager / Executive Administrator, Colorado Inclusive Economy

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Sean VanBerschot

President and Partner, Prosono

Committees

Membership Development Committee

Will ChanDirector of Strategy and External Affairs, Denver Economic Development Opportunity 
Jessica EricksonPresident, Longmont Economic Development Partnership
Lee Gash-Maxey – Executive Director, Colorado Black Chamber of Commerce
Kathryn HarrisManaging Director, ActivateIT Powered by Per Scholas
Nobu HataCEO, Denver Metro Association of REALTORS
David Kendall Founder, Attorney, and CEO, Bold Legal

Molly ManganEnterprise Sales, Toptal
Jeffrey NathansonCEO, Strategic Catalysts
Ruth Rohs – Senior Vice President Corporate Communications, IMA / Executive Director, IMA Foundation
Rebekah Schaapveld – Associate Producer, Lockton Companies
George Sparks – President & CEO, Denver Museum of Nature and Science
Helen Young Hayes – Founder and CEO, Activate Workforce Solutions

Toolkit Committee

Dave Dookeeram, FACHE EVP and Chief of Staff, DispatchHealth
Corey Edwards – Director, Northwest Region and CO Stat Director, Western Governors University
Scott Fast – National and State Strategist, Innovate+Educate
Gracie GallegoSales Executive AVP – Heritage Title Company
Robert HamVP of Business Development, Colorado Thought Leaders Forum
Eliza Harding – CEO and Co-Founder, Trendlines USA
Beverly Jones – Director of Industry Partnerships, Colorado Department of Higher Education
Dan Kaskubar – Founder, Spur LLC

David Kendall – Founder, Attorney, and CEO, Bold Legal
Lisa Mason – AVP of Human Resources, Pinnacol Assurance
Jennifer Mote – Chief Learning Officer, iSSACHAR Center for Urban Leadership
Susan Oh – Strategic Advisor, Activate Workforce Solutions
Jennifer Pakradooni Principal, JLPCommunications Consulting, Inc.
Kendra ProsperoCEO and Founder, Turning the Corner
Jacob Vigil -Senior Manager, Skillful
Jessica Welser Senior Specialist, B:CIVIC
Nikki Wilkins – Project Manager and Recruiter, CO REACH and Diverse Talent
Stephanie Wise – Assistant, CO Juvenile Defender Center

Marketing Committee

Andy BoianFounder & CEO, Dovetail Solutions
Chris ChávezCorporate Social Responsibility Strategist
Ethan Decker – President, Applied Brand Science
Erika Gonzalez – Principal, Scoop Public Relations
Stephen Gawlik VP for Corporate Affairs, Empower Retirement

Elizabeth Johnson – Director of Public Relations, Pinnacol Assurance
Cathy LucasPrincipal, Lucas Narratives
Monica Mendoza
Public Relations Manager, Empower Retirement
Anneliese Steel – Corporate Affairs Director, Colorado Concern
Yolanda WebbDirector of Adult, Aging and Disability Services, Colorado Department of Human Services