Joseph Odhiambo

MacKenzie Pitcher

Joseph is passionate about connecting with people from around the world. He has lived in three continents and has worked in multi-cultural environments throughout his life. He started his accounting career in the United States, at Centennial Airport, Colorado, where he worked in a semi-government environment and was part of the team that established the Centennial Airport Foundation with responsibilities … Read More

Emily Webster

MacKenzie Pitcher

Emily has worked with young adults for almost 20 years. While her roles have varied from being a counselor/teacher at a therapeutic wilderness program to teaching life management at a school for adjudicated girls, and more recently establishing a postsecondary access and success program serving five Denver metro area high schools, her goal has remained the same. Emily seeks to … Read More

Juliana Wierimaa

MacKenzie Pitcher

Hailing from the foothills, Juliana grew up with Red Rocks in her back yard. From an early age, she had a passion for events. It was no surprise when Juliana graduated from Metropolitan State College of Denver with a degree in hospitality, tourism, and events. Juliana’s entire career has been based around serving her local Colorado community at organizations like … Read More

Margaret Bachrach

MacKenzie Pitcher

Margaret is a Colorado native and has been instrumental in supporting numerous Colorado nonprofits. She is an established development and philanthropic professional with more than 20 years leading nonprofit organizational strategic fundraising, communications, and marketing platforms. She is a natural at connecting people and their passions. Her personal mission is to help change the trajectory of youth and young adults’ … Read More

Taylor Atkinson

MacKenzie Pitcher

Taylor comes from a family of educators and is happy to continue the family tradition of supporting student access and success in higher education. A Colorado native, Taylor grew up in Grand Junction and graduated from Metropolitan State University of Denver with a Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing and Percussion Performance. While at MSU Denver, Taylor got a start in fundraising that has led to more than … Read More

Anitra Montoya

MacKenzie Pitcher

Anitra was born and raised in Denver, specifically in the neighborhood she identifies as “The Northside” of Denver.  She graduated from Denver North High School. She is a low-income, first generation student who completed her first year of college at University of Northern Colorado, then transferred to Metropolitan State University. With the support from her parents, support from TRIO Student … Read More

MacKenzie Pitcher

Caroline Glynn

Born and raised in the Finger Lakes region of New York, MacKenzie discovered her passion for creativity, service, and learning at an early age. These passions solidified in college to introduce a new desire: creating authentic and accessible designs. Her path through education was unique, first pursuing a degree in music and then ceramic sculpture. She finally shifted her sight … Read More

Esmeralda Rodriguez

Caroline Glynn

Born and raised in Denver, Esmeralda (Esme) attended Montbello High School before continuing her education at Colorado State University where she majored in social work along with an interdisciplinary leadership studies minor. She was the first in her family to attend college and believes there is something powerful in giving back to the community. Over the past 10 years, Esmeralda’s … Read More

Michele Lopez

Caroline Glynn

Michele hails from North Denver/Arvada as a proud Colorado Native. She is honored to serve and give back to her home community with college access and inclusion. Michele graduated as a first-generation college student with a Bachelor of Social Work degree at Colorado State University. She continued her social justice endeavors with Colorado State University while working for the TRIO … Read More