Bianca Thomas

Caroline Glynn

Born in Denver, Bianca attended East High School and St. Mary’s Academy before continuing her education at Colorado College. Bianca majored in English literature and worked as a Community Programs Fellow at Atlas Preparatory School in Colorado Springs, fostering her interest in college access and attainment. She joins DSF as a Public Interest Fellow and College Advisor at East and … Read More

Emily Carlson

Caroline Glynn

Emily grew up in Breckenridge, Colorado, where she experienced first-hand the benefits of living in a community with many supportive nonprofits. After graduating from Summit High School, she continued her education at Colorado College, where she studied Sociology and Environmental Issues. She is inspired by her mother and many other mentors who are passionate about education and college access. As … Read More

Jeremy Anderson

Caroline Glynn

Jeremy P. Anderson is a consultant and executive coach with more than 15 years of experience in nonprofit and corporate business development; organizational and strategic planning; fundraising strategy and interim leadership; and creative meeting facilitation and event planning. His experiences in the corporate sector, on nonprofit executive teams, as a board member and leader, and through his multi-faceted consulting work … Read More

Adrian Mendoza

Caroline Glynn

Adrian joins DSF as a Campus Advisor. Adrian received a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from Belmont Abbey College before completing a Master of Science degree in counseling with The University of Memphis. Adrian’s education led him to enter the helping professions as a school counselor. His experiences working with students in middle school, high school, and college furthered … Read More

Ismael Garcia

Caroline Glynn

Born and raised in San Antonio, Texas, Ismael A.K.A “Smiley” moved to this colorful Colorado land he now calls home. After completing his bachelor’s degree in biblical studies at Dallas Christian College, he served as outreach minister to the Latino community in Longmont, Colorado. He then transferred his passion to serving underrepresented communities in Southwest Denver for the Denver District … Read More

Lidia Alvarez

Caroline Glynn

Lidia was born in Santa Ana, California and moved to Denver when she was in high school. Lidia has lived in Colorado for over 20 years and calls Colorado her home state. One short week after graduating from high school Lidia started her college education at Metropolitan State University of Denver and obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in modern … Read More

David Harper

Caroline Glynn

David was born and raised in Denver, Colorado. He was the first in his family to attend college where he graduated with a degree in Criminal Justice and Criminology from Metropolitan State University of Denver (MSU) in 2015. In his time as undergraduate, David planned and facilitated orientations for incoming high school students, transfer students, veterans, and non-traditional students. After … Read More