Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Leanna Clark, Girl Scouts of Colorado, BOD Chair

Andrea Miller, Delta Dental of Colorado, Vice Chair

Rachel Filippi, Xcel Energy, Secretary

Natalie Russo, FirstBank, Treasurer

Amy King, Centura Health, Past Chair


Board Members

Kristen Blessman, CWCC

Angie Anania, HealthONE

Debbie Brown, Colorado Business Roundtable

Kelly Cortina, VF Corporation

Michele Delman, Inspirato

Shelly Doan, Key Bank

Christy Dobson, Children’s Hospital Colorado

Gil Gomez, Deloitte

Devon Kearns, A11OW

Cathy Lucas, Metropolitan State University Denver

Donna MacConnell, Lockton Companies

Sarah Mercer, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Shreck

Andrea Miller, Delta Dental of Colorado

Stephanie Moll, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

Leslie Oliver, Comcast

Brian Ondre, Cummins

Heather Paduck, Stack Infrastructure

Murugan Palani, Denver Public Schools

Celeste Palermo, Newmont Mining

Ben Ramirez, Lit Communities

Teri Romero, Kaiser Permanente

Deb Siverson, Xponents

Chantell Taylor, UC Health

Amy Turney, Denver Water

Carol Waddell, Empower Retirement

Heather White, Vectra Bank

Elizabeth Wylie, Snell & Wilmer

Kayla Garcia, Molson Coors Beverage Company

Nataliya Wilson, DaVita Healthcare Partners

Nima Davis, Centura Health

Michael Ansley, NIC Colorado

Shay Kerman, AFC Urgent Care

Sue Glass, YMCA of Metro Denver


The Young Professionals Board

is designed to support and create programming for CWCC young professionals as they navigate their careers and businesses. This is done through quarterly professional development and social opportunities, as well as a yearly signature event. This is a unique community of professionals working to develop the next generation of leaders.

We are looking forward to 2021 with our board of members from various industries, organization sizes, positions held within these organizations, and diversity of perspectives.


Executive Committee and Chairs:

Paige Goss, Point Solutions Group, Chair

Kara Hardman, Haselden Construction, Executive Committee

Stephanie Short, America Succeeds, Executive Committee

Megan Fine, CALSTART, Past Chair


Courtney Carlisle, KPMG

Katlynn Crine, Aurora Public Schools Foundation

Jennifer Donnally, DaVita Healthcare Partners

Lolita Dukundane, FirstBank

Molly Engleking, Denver Museum of Nature and Science

Sarah Erickson, CU Denver

Channing Evans, Xcel Energy

Eboni Freeman, Google

Maddy Jones, Centura Health

Marisol Jurado, Mental Health Center of Denver

Kelly Libhart, Grant Thorton

Jade Marquez, Colorado Technology Association

Lauren Maxwell, Medicine Man

Hilary McKenna, Noble Energy

Elri Nieuwenhuizen, Occasions Catering

Alyssa Parker, HealthONE

Catherine Reynolds, Polaris Law Group

Angie Ruddell, Empower Retirement

Kate Thomas, VF Corporation

Soyol Tushigbat, Wells Fargo

Kimberlee Ward, Arapahoe Community College

If you would like to get involved in the young professionals Group, please email Heather Howerton, Program and Marketing Manager,


CWC Foundation Board

Kasia Iwaniczko-MacLeod, Cigna

Amy Venturi, IMA of Colorado

Gauri Kapur, National CineMedia

Chrissy Winkler, RevGen Partners

Irene Loftland, Independent Consultant/Owner

Tori Donovan, Kutak Rock

Tara May, R.D. Offutt Company