Bruce Alexander

Bruce Alexander took the helm of Vectra Bank Colorado as president and chief executive officer in March 2000. Prior to leading Vectra, Alexander was executive director of the Denver Urban Renewal Authority (DURA), which helps drive Denver’s economic growth and urban vitality. He spent the previous 20 years leading and managing other financial institutions across […]

Melinda Pollack

Managing Director, Portfolio Strategy & Management Blue Meridian Partners Melinda provides strategic and executional leadership on critical business priorities and leads innovation efforts which will expand Blue Meridian’s work as it evolves. She explores new philanthropic investment opportunities, leads due diligence on potential Blue Meridian investees and manages relationships with current investees. In addition to […]

Grace Buckley

Grace Buckley is retired, after a 45 year career in affordable housing and community development in the non-profit and public sectors in Denver, Colorado and other states. At Mercy Housing, a national nonprofit housing organization, she was responsible for the acquisition and rehabilitation of federally subsidized rental housing on a national level. As Director of […]

María Sepúlveda

María Sepúlveda joined Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver as vice president of community and government partnerships in February 2019. She oversees the organization’s advocacy, government grants and community development strategies. María’s work experience includes practicing law at Sherman & Howard, LLC, and at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and serving as vice president in […]

Federico C. Alvarez

Federico C. Alvarez is a retired attorney and judicial officer. Last, Federico served as a hearing officer for the City and County of Denver’s Career Service. Previously he served as arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association, and as a mediator, in consumer, commercial and employment cases.  Federico had been a partner at Kelly Garnsey Hubbell […]

Dr. Jamie Rife

Dr. Jamie Rife currently serves as the Executive Director at the Metro Denver Homeless Initiative, an organization collaborating efforts to end homelessness in the metro-Denver region. Previously, Dr. Rife spent over 15 years in public education. Most recently, she served as the State Coordinator for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth at the Colorado Department of Education. Before […]

Charles Gifford III

Charles S. Gilford III is a proud Colorado native and servant leader of social change andinnovation. He formerly served as the Director Regional Affairs to Mayor Michael B. Hancock inthe City and County of Denver; his people centered non-traditional approach drove tangibleresults, created access, and built an inclusive framework for the future; his scope includedbeing […]