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PARTNER ROSTER

We are tremendously grateful for our community of Partners.

Your time and talent, your generosity, your drive for something better… these are the roots of transformation – for individuals, for organizations, for our community. Thank you.

Corporate Partners

Denver Water

Katie Knoll – Stakeholder Relations Manager

HomeAdvisor

Craig Smith – President & COO

Olivia Gittens – Online Marketing Consultant

Allison Greer – Sales Consultant

Chris Reynders – Sales Executive

Eric Warnaar – Account Executive

RelationEdge

Jason Gates – President

Foundation Partners

Denver Active 20-30 Children’s Foundation

Cameron Flint – Retail Advisor, CBRE

Kevin Freund – Portfolio Manager, CoBiz Financial, Inc.

Eric Hubbell – CEO/Founder, Myhub

Chad Huggins – Director, The Social Route

Chris Keith – Industrial Sales Engineer, Phoenix Contact

Bryan Lewis – Marketing and Business Development Manager, DaVita, Inc.

James Magarelli – Associate Director of Investments, Ascent Private Capital Management, US Bank

Peter Sengelmann – Associate Advisor, Pinnacle Real Estate Advisors

JJ Simon – Sr. Vice President, Commerical Banking Relationship Manager, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Merrill Stillwell – Managing Partner, Blue Mountain Investments

Nathan VanDiggelen – Sr. Associate, BKD CPAs & Advistors

Rhys Williams – Director of Business Development, Tagible

Russ Williams – Director, Intrinsic Valuation

 

Boettcher Foundation

Julie Lerudis – Director, Grants Program, Boettcher Foundation

Kyle Blackmer –  Boettcher Foundation Scholar Alum; Associate, Otten Johnson

Hannah KoschnitzkeBoettcher Foundation Scholar Alum; Grants & Marketing Assistant, Project Angel Heart

 

Individual Partners

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Jeff AmbsFounding Principal, Third Principle

Daniel Andrews – Certified Financial Planner, Well-Rounded Success

Robert Bayless – Management Consultant, Black & Veatch

Sara Bayless – Sr. Researcher, OMNI Institute

Joanne Bennett – Principal Recruiter, National Recruiting Solutions

Sharon Blender – Principal Consultant, E3 Advisory Services

Barbara Bonner – Program Manager, McKesson

Michelle Brown – Assoc. Vice President, Client Services, Sentis

Stacy Cason – Owner, Corona Cap Real Estate Development

Jeremy Cote – Senior Consultant, ClearPlan

Ashley Folkestad – Community Volunteer

Justin Folkestad – VP Finance, Rocky Mountain Water Works

Jim Gray – Retired

Sarah Gray – Retired

Clarisa Hernandez – Financial Advisor, North Star Resource Group

John Jenkins – Retired

Carrie Jordan – Freelance Wordsmith

Matt Jordan – Director of Strategic Initiatives, Education Commission of the States

Tim Keegan – Product Manager, Pason Systems

 

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Lisa Lane – Consultant/Owner, Nonprofit Garden

Andrew Marshall – Vice President, Solidyn Solutions

Dawn Marshall – Manager of Human Resources and Finance, Solidyn Solutions

Mark Newhouse – Partner, Covalency Partners

Kristin Parsons – Executive Advisor, Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway

Will Paterson – Evaluation Specialist

Linda Peotter – President, Metal Trading Corp.

Joshua Peterson – Sr. Information Solutions Advisor, USAA

Pierre Powell – Colonel (Retired), U.S. Air Force

Anastasia Toomey – EOS Implementer; Owner at Front Porch Consulting

Douglas Turner – Managing Director & Founder, Forward Financial Services

Reggie Vegliante – Retired Corporate Treasurer

Greg Wikelius – Financial Advisor

Andrea Woolley – Executive Director, Playworks Colorado

Liz Wright – Communications & Research Coordinator, Colorado Oil & Gas Association

 

 

 

With more than 3500+ members from Boston to Bangalore, SVP is the world’s largest network of engaged donors. 

In Denver we have 51 members (our Partners). They range from marketers to financial managers, from nonprofit leaders to corporate veterans, and from foundation executives to people just beginning to explore their giving potential.

If you want to make a difference – and a bigger difference then you could alone – you’ll want to meet these folks.

“Being involved in SVP has not only been worthwhile and meaningful in how I contribute my time, but I have learned things I can apply in my work and found many personal lessons, companionship, and fun in working with other Partners.” – Claire Margolf, Partner since 2010

“Through SVP, I’ve been introduced to some amazing organizations that operate with a purpose and dedication that recharges my belief in the power of good. “ Jeff Ambs, Partner since 2012

And the list goes on.

Every story is different, but each is fueled by a series of connections. That’s the beauty of the SVP network. You never know who will take your impact to the next level.

Meet Some of Our Partners…

With more than 2700 members from Boston to Bangalore, SVP is the world’s largest network of engaged donors. 

If you want to make a difference—and a bigger difference then you could alone—you’ll want to meet these folks.

Mark Newhouse

Mark has built his highly successful career delivering breakthrough products and businesses that have generated [...] Read More »

With more than 2700 members from Boston to Bangalore, SVP is the world’s largest network of engaged donors. 

If you want to make a difference—and a bigger difference then you could alone—you’ll want to meet these folks.

Linda Peotter

Linda Peotter has been an Entrepreneur, business leader and community leader for over 30 years. She currently is [...] Read More »

With more than 2700 members from Boston to Bangalore, SVP is the world’s largest network of engaged donors. 

If you want to make a difference—and a bigger difference then you could alone—you’ll want to meet these folks.

New Partner Spotlight: Denise Miller

As a newcomer to Denver, new Partner Denise Miller can’t say enough good things about the social connections, the professional development, and the networking opportunities she’s encountered through SVP. Read More »

With more than 2700 members from Boston to Bangalore, SVP is the world’s largest network of engaged donors. 

If you want to make a difference—and a bigger difference then you could alone—you’ll want to meet these folks.

Spotlight On: Linda Peotter

Linda Peotter joined SVP in 2015 and is an effective results-oriented business leader. She brings vast business experience to our Investees. Read More »

With more than 2700 members from Boston to Bangalore, SVP is the world’s largest network of engaged donors. 

If you want to make a difference—and a bigger difference then you could alone—you’ll want to meet these folks.

Jason Gates

Jason is Founder and President of RelationEdge Colorado, a consulting services firm helping clients increase revenue by improving sales processes, leveraging automated tools, and enhancing customer engagement. He has been a partner with SVP Denver since February 2015 and is currently helping with three investees - Family Promise, El Sistema, and CDEC. Prior to moving to Denver, Jason was part of SVP Portland for about four years. Read More »

With more than 2700 members from Boston to Bangalore, SVP is the world’s largest network of engaged donors. 

If you want to make a difference—and a bigger difference then you could alone—you’ll want to meet these folks.

Andrew Marshall, Chair

J. Andrew Marshall is the Vice-President and Co-Owner of Solidyn Solutions, Inc. Solidyn is a software development company based in Aurora CO, specializing in software systems development for the defense and intelligence community. Andrew and his wife, Dawn, joined SVP Denver in 2014 and have worked on the Grantmaking Committee and with Investees Elevate and Clothes to Kids Denver. Andy joined the Board of Directors in August 2015. Read More »

With more than 2700 members from Boston to Bangalore, SVP is the world’s largest network of engaged donors. 

If you want to make a difference—and a bigger difference then you could alone—you’ll want to meet these folks.

Joanne Bennett

Joanne Bennett is the Founder and Principal Recruiter of National Recruiting Solutions and has been an SVP Partner since 2014. Read More »

With more than 2700 members from Boston to Bangalore, SVP is the world’s largest network of engaged donors. 

If you want to make a difference—and a bigger difference then you could alone—you’ll want to meet these folks.

Christiano Sosa, Denver Foundation Liaison

Christiano Sosa is currently the Director of Capacity Building at the Denver Foundation. He has served as a [...] Read More »

With more than 2700 members from Boston to Bangalore, SVP is the world’s largest network of engaged donors. 

If you want to make a difference—and a bigger difference then you could alone—you’ll want to meet these folks.

Justin Folkestad

Justin Folkestad works as Principal at Alacrity Business Solutions. Having joined SVP in July 2013 with his wife, Ashley, Justin has provided invaluable assistance to many SVP Denver Investees, as well as, working with SVP Denver ED Pat Landrum with strategic mapping and processes. Read More »

With more than 2700 members from Boston to Bangalore, SVP is the world’s largest network of engaged donors. 

If you want to make a difference—and a bigger difference then you could alone—you’ll want to meet these folks.

New Member Spotlight: Charles Atkins

An avid hiker, golfer and skier, Charlie Atkins comes to SVP after 35 years as an attorney/CPA in the Denver area. With a passion for mentoring, Charlie is an advocate for resource sharing and partnering among nonprofits. Welcome, Charlie, we're excited to have you as part of the SVP family. Read More »

With more than 2700 members from Boston to Bangalore, SVP is the world’s largest network of engaged donors. 

If you want to make a difference—and a bigger difference then you could alone—you’ll want to meet these folks.

Spotlight On: Clarisa Hernandez

For SVP Partner Clarisa Hernandez, giving back to her community is nothing new. In October of 2013, she joined SVP [...] Read More »

With more than 2700 members from Boston to Bangalore, SVP is the world’s largest network of engaged donors. 

If you want to make a difference—and a bigger difference then you could alone—you’ll want to meet these folks.

Spotlight On: Justin Folkestad

Justin Folkestad joined SVP Denver in July of 2013 after being referred by his father-in-law, a long time Partner [...] Read More »

With more than 2700 members from Boston to Bangalore, SVP is the world’s largest network of engaged donors. 

If you want to make a difference—and a bigger difference then you could alone—you’ll want to meet these folks.

Jeff Ambs, Chair Emeritus

Jeff joined Social Venture Partners in July 2012. He is a global executive with Fortune 500 and agency experience and strong social entrepreneurial experience. His business development experience at the C-level across several industries includes... Read More »