Mile High United Way's physical office is currently closed, but all of our services including 2-1-1 will be running at full capacity. Please dial 2-1-1 to reach our community resource center.


The Mile High United Way Board of Trustees is a diverse and committed group of local business and community leaders who support the mission of Mile High United Way - uniting people, ideas and resources to advance the common good.

Board Chair

Carlos Pacheco

Premier Members Credit Union

President and CEO

Christine Benero

Mile High United Way


Kathy Ambrose
Community Leader Relations
Brian Fitzpatrick
Martin Mahalchick
Bank of America
Greg Anton
Paul Franke*
Moye White
Jason Maples
Lockton Companies
Tatiana Arguello
Telemundo Denver
Ryan Frazier
Frazier Global
Christopher McDonald
Comcast - West Division
Greg Bante
Everette Freeman*
Community College of Denver (Retired)
Rodd Merchant
J.E. Dunn Construction Company
Damon Barry
Ballard Spahr LLP
Diane Garcia
Crocs Retail, LLC.
Erik Mitisek
Highwing, Inc.
Ryan Beiser
PNC Bank
Lee Gash-Maxey
Colorado Black Chamber of Commerce
Todd Munson*
Vectra Bank Colorado
Mark Belfance
Ernst & Young LLP
David Hammond
Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP (Retired)
Kevin Neher
McKinsey & Company
Linda Brisnehan*
Lockheed Martin Space Systems (Retired)
Catherine Hance
Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP
Felicity O’Herron
University of Colorado
Deron Brown
PCL Construction Enterprises, Inc.
Jim Holder
Holmes Murphy
Neil Oberfeld
Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Brad Busse*
Busse Ventures
Carrie Hudak
Community Leader
Beth Opperman
Wells Fargo Wealth Management - Colorado
Fran Campbell
Asian Chamber of Commerce
Vernon Irvin
Charles Ozaki*
City and County Manager Broomfield (Retired)
Matt Cornwell
Alice Jackson
Xcel Energy - Colorado
Kevin Patterson
Connect for Health Colorado
Maggie Dehn
Fidelity Investments
Charles Johnson
Ball LLC.
Petrina Pettry
U.S. Bank
Douglas Dell
Geoffrey Keys
Skye Commercial
Michael Ramseier
Kaiser Permanente
Alexis Denis
Kathy Kranz
Robin Ricketts
Lockeed Martin Space
Christina Dorfhuber
Deloitte Consulting LLP
Steve Lake
Lake Advisors, LLC
Ethan Rojhani
Grant Thornton LLP
Helen Drexler
Delta Dental Colorado
Dan Lewis
Denver Metro Chamber Leadership Foundation (Retired)
Tonette Salazar
Strategies 360
Renny Fagan*
Colorado Nonprofit Association (Retired)
Richard Lewis*
RTL Networks, Inc.
Teresa Van De Bogart
Molson Coors
Todd Filsinger
Filsinger Energy Partners
Mashenka Lundberg
Blaine Versaw
Tamra Ward*
Taloma Partners
Carol Waddell

Executive Team

Christine Benero

President and Chief Executive Officer

For inquiries, please contact:
Laurie Troge, Administrative Director
Office of the President & CEO
303.561.2327 |

Michael Burke

Chief Financial Officer


303.561.2346 |



Chelsea Carver

Chief Development Officer

303.561.2351 |

Vanecia Kerr

Chief Impact Officer


303.561.2202 |

Wade Treichler

Chief Operations Officer

303.561.2305 |

Eric Artis

Chief Human Resources Officer


303.561.2370 |



Shelby Morse

Vice President, Marketing and Events


303.561.2143 |