Nancy Hiester, Director of Development
Start Date: 2018
Nancy has worked in the field of development since the year 2000 and in nonprofits since 1982. She has been director of development for Friendship Bridge, Adelante Foundation, Mount Evans Home Health Care & Hospice and the Seniors' Resource Center. Nancy has her Masters in Public Administration at University of Colorado, Denver and was certified as a CFRE in October 2017.
Colleen Skates, CEO/Executive Director
Start Date: 2001
Colleen has worked for Bootstraps since January, 2000. Before coming to Bootstraps, Colleen was employed as a financial analyst with Lockheed Martin for 8 years. She received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Management from the University of Massachusetts in 1981. Colleen handles all accounting and adminstrative duties for Bootstraps, as well as maintaining contact with previous award receipients. She is the president of the Conifer High School PTSA and a voting member of the Conifer High School Leadership Council. In 2008, Colleen received the Scwartz Leadership Award from Conifer High School for her dedication in supporting the students, staff and community at Conifer High School.
Board Development / Board Orientation
Community Outreach / Community Relations
Development / Funds / Grants/ Gifts