On September 28th, I was honored to speak before 2,400 people at the Women’s Foundation of Colorado’s annual luncheon. I was there with my accomplished daughter Caroline, to announce the relaunch of Dads for Daughters, a charitable program that is near and dear to my heart. Dads for Daughters connects supportive dads, granddads, uncles, brothers,…
About a year ago, I started thinking about how to expand my professional network and get better acquainted with the non-profits serving our community. My goal was to learn more about the issues facing Denver and to figure out where I might be able to plug in and use my skills.
My desire to get more involved led me to Impact Denver, a leadership development program offered by the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce. The six-month program takes established professionals and equips them with the knowledge, network, skills and experience they need to enhance their impact in the community.
Last month, I was elected vice chairman of the Colorado Children’s Hospital Foundation – an organization that I’ve been involved in for nearly two decades. I joined the foundation’s investment committee in 1998, became a board member in 1999 and have chaired the organization’s investment committee since 2001.