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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

Counsel, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

Sarah Bhagwandin – Counsel

Ivan London – Associate

Tyler Mark – Associate

HomeAdvisor

Craig Smith – President & COO

Foundation Partners

Boettcher Foundation

Julie Lerudis – Director, Grants Program, Boettcher Foundation

Morgan Flynn –  Boettcher Foundation Scholar Alum; Senior Consultant, Hitachi Consulting

Krystal Kappeler – Boettcher Foundation Scholar Alum; Scholarship Programming Fellow, Boettcher Foundation

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

Rocky Mountain Alliance Children’s Foundation

(members coming!)

Denver Active 20-30 Children’s Foundation

Alex Aubrey – Financial Advisor, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management

Nick Eggemeyer – Real Estate Credit Analyst, Guaranty Bank &  Trust Company

Kevin Freund – Portfolio Manager, CoBiz Financial, Inc.

Garrett Herfkens – Portfolio Manager / Trader, Charles Schwab

Chad Huggins – CEO, The Social Route

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

Vince Malara – Business Development, Heritage Title Company

Nicholas Michniok – Data Analytics Consultant, COlab Analytics

Justin Miller – Associate Attorney, Caplan & Earnest LLC

Raymond Paolini – Producer & Partner, Lockton Companies

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

Nathan VanDiggelen – Sr. Associate, BKD CPAs & Advistors

Chris Waters – Business Development Officer, Stewart Title Insurance Company

Russ Williams – Director, Intrinsic Valuation

 

Individual Partners

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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

Jeremy Cote – Senior Consultant, ClearPlan

Hunter Dunham – Wellbore Integrity Team Lead, Noble Energy

Justin Folkestad – VP Finance, Rocky Mountain Water Works

Rhiannon Hendrickson – Founder, Orapin Marketing + Public Relations

Clarisa Hernandez – Financial Advisor, North Star Resource Group

John Jenkins – Retired

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

Sherri Kroonenberg – Former National GM & SVP, Fidelity Investments

Todd Lancaster – Leadership Coach & Business Consultant

Lisa Lane – Consultant/Owner, Nonprofit Garden

Andrew Marshall – Owner, Solidyn Solutions

Dawn Marshall – Finance Manager, Solidyn Solutions

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Mark Newhouse – Partner, Covalency Partners

Kristin Parsons – Executive Advisor, Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway

Will Paterson – Evaluation Consultant, Logos Consulting

Linda Peotter – President, Metal Trading Corp.

Joshua Peterson – Sr. Information Solutions Advisor, USAA

Pierre Powell – President, PAMCO Investments Corporation

Peter Spina – Territory Manager, Wells Fargo

Alex Stephenson – Principal, Stratagem CPA

Merrill Stillwell – Managing Partner, Blue Mountain Investments

Jean Townsend – President, Coley/Forrest, Inc. 

Douglas Turner – Managing Director & Founder, Forward Financial Services

Reggie Vegliante – Retired Corporate Treasurer

Greg Wikelius – Financial Advisor, North Star Resource Group

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 60+ members (“Partners”) who range from marketers to financial managers, 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.

SVP Partner Spotlight: Rob & Sara Bayless

Rob & Sara Bayless have been SVP Denver Partners since Fall of 2016, and they are both very active in our community. Their enthusiasm and passion for hands-on philanthropic work shows in the many ways they connect with SVP and the greater Denver community. 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.

Merrill Stillwell

Merrill is a managing partner at Blue Mountain Investments, a small real-estate firm with operations in Denver and Vail Valley. Prior to that role, he was an analyst for Denver Investments. He joined SVP Denver in 2015 and has served on the our Board ever since. He is the liaison between Denver Active 20-30, a Denver-based nonprofit organization that raises over $1 million each year for children in our community. 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.

Mark Newhouse, Impact Investing Committee Chair

Mark has been a SVP Denver partner since 2015, and currently serves on our Board of Directors. He currently serves as a General Partner for the Innosphere Fund, a seed venture capital fund that focuses on investing in early exit technology startup companies. He is spearheaded SVP Denver's efforts in impact investing with local social enterprise organizations. 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.

Reggie Vegliante, Treasurer

Reggie is a retired corporate Treasurer with over 35 years of experience in corporate finance, banking and treasury with public companies and financial institutions. Reggie joined SVP Denver in 2014 and became the Board Treasurer in 2017. She has led multiple Investee projects, and has provided financial support to many other Investees since she has been with us. 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.

Matt Jordan, Education & Engagement Committee Chair

Matt Jordan started his career as an AmeriCorps volunteer in the Mississippi Delta, which ignited a passion for [...] 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.

Pierre Powell

Pierre is a retired U.S. Air Force Colonel who currently serves as President of PAMCO Investments Corp., a multi-specialty asset management corporation with concentration in oil & gas exploration and equity investment. Pierre recently spearheaded SVP Denver's Lead Partner program, and is an active Board member. 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, Development Committee Chair

Linda Peotter is a seasoned entrepreneur and business leader with a deep philanthropic passion. She founded a scrap metal trading company, where she served as the President. She also holds various board of director positions for organizations including The Alzheimer's Association, CU Leeds Business School, Colorado Succeeds, and SVP Denver. She is currently the Lead Partner for our Investee engagement with The Women's Bean Project, a social enterprise organization that helps chronically unemployed women get back on their feet. 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, Board Chair

J. Andrew Marshall is the Vice-President and Co-Owner of Solidyn Solutions, Inc. Solidyn is a software development company 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 Investment Selection 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, Secretary

Joanne Bennett is the Founder and Principal Recruiter of National Recruiting Solutions and has been an SVP Partner since 2014. She has been the Lead Partner on multiple Investee projects and is highly engaged as a Board member. 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, Investment Selection Committee Chair

Justin Folkestad works as VP of Finance at Rocky Mountain Water Works. Having joined SVP in July 2013 with his wife, Ashley, Justin has provided invaluable assistance to many SVP Denver Investees over the years, as well as working with SVP Denver staff on 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.

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 »