Board of Directors

Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver’s Board of Directors is made up of community and business leaders dedicated to Denver’s young people realize their greatest potential. The Board of Directors provides fiscal management and strategic direction to the organization. Additionally, our Board of Directors helps build a network of like-minded community members and organizations who are ready to support Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver in achieving its mission. The following are all independent, voting members of Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver’s Board of Directors. 

Chairwoman: Valeri Pappas, Davis & Ceriani PC
Vice-Chairwoman: Brittany Bowlen,  Community Leader

Chris Albi, King Soopers/City Market
Dan Ball, RBC Wealth Management
Jim Bershof, OZ Architecture
Marc Braunstein, Community Leader
Max Caulkins, Thrumcap Capital
Bob J. Clark, Community Leader
Jeanne Collopy, Community Leader
Marc Diamant, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP
Jacalyn Forléo, Zenith Home Loans
Ozzie Grenardo, CommonSpirit Health
Heather Han, U.S. Bank
Larry Harmsen, Community Leader
Brian Holland, Mortenson Construction
Mark Hopkins, Rallyday Partners
Nikki Jain-Brown, Fidelity Investments
Chad Jones, Charles Schwab
Franz Kettwig, Emporia Home Services
Andy Klein, Westside Investment Partners
Laurie Korneffel, Maxar
Damani Leech, Denver Broncos Football Club
RJ McArthur, Plante Moran
Brian McDonald, Morgan Stanley
Marc McDonough, Community Leader

Zach McGuire, MasTec Advanced Technologies
Andrew Morrison, Community Leader
Jeff Nelligan, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
Joe Nimmons, Huntington National Bank
Chris Rapp, Apex IT
Steve Richards, Mile High Outdoor Advertising
Stephanie Rideau, Comcast
Suzanne Rivera, McKinsey & Company
Warren Schlichting, LegalShield
Benjamin Schulein, La Luna Resources
Rafat Shehadeh, Prologis
Robert M. Shopneck, Pinetree Financial Partners
Joe Slavik, Howell Construction
Joseph C. Smith, Jr., Bartlit Beck, LLP
Walker Stapleton, SonomaWest Holdings
Brian Suchand, Suncor
Geoff Tanner, Simply Good
Michael Touff, Community Leader
Lon Welsh, Your Castle Real Estate

Associate Board of Directors

Chairman: Aaron Medlock, Engineered Demolition, Inc.
Vice-Chairman: Rob Naughton, U.S. Bank

Chanida Clarkston, Solved by Software Co.
Sarah Haertl, Colorado Credit Union
Ross Haskell, Community Leader
Jim Henderson, Davis Graham & Stubbs

Jason Hudson, Ardent Mills
Jerrod Milton, Children's Hospital
Andrew Naleid, Mortenson Construction
Daniel Rodriguez, Canvas Credit Union

Honorary Lifetime Board

Samuel Butler, III
Sidney Gates
Pat Hamill
James R. Howell
Charles J. Kall
Steve McConahey
Charles H. Luther, Jr.

Shawn McLaughlin
Jim Mulligan
Tom O’Donnell
Thomas Owen
Jane Prancan
John Shaw

In Loving Memory of Our Lifetime Board Members

Edwin W. Baker, Jr.
R. Gale Daniel

George Hopfenbeck
C. Howard Kast