I Want To
To advocate at the local, state and federal government levels on behalf of Denver Health and Hospital Authority in support of strengthening the health care safety net to ensure access to quality services. To provide essential community-wide outreach programs while reinforcing Denver Health’s role as an important and valued member of the Denver community.
Olga Garcia– Manager of Community Affairs
Olga Garcia has an outstanding history of serving people throughout the Denver Metro Area. She received a BA in Communications from the University of Colorado at Boulder, a master’s degree in Applied Communications from Denver University and an NHLI Executive Certificate from John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard.
Olga is the Community Affairs Manager for the office of Government Relations at Denver Health. She is responsible for community outreach efforts and maintaining relationships with business, neighborhood, and community stakeholders, while promoting Denver Health programs and services.
Prior to joining Denver Health in March 2012, she was a business consultant for several local non-profit organizations. Her corporate background includes Human Resources Diversity and Inclusion, Corporate Social Responsibility and Corporate Communications at MillerCoors.
Throughout her career she received honors, including the Athena Award from the Colorado Women's Chamber of Commerce, the Businesswoman of the Year, and Corporate Advocate of the Year from the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Denver.
Briana Akrie, born and raised in the Denver Metro Area, is a New Mexico State University graduate and former collegiate volleyball athlete. During her years at NMSU, she spent time volunteering around the Las Cruses community tutoring and coaching volleyball to girls between the ages of five and eighteen.
In the summer of 2009, Briana returned to Denver to begin her professional career as an Human Resource Management Systems Analyst, working her way to the head of her department in two years. During this time she continued to coach volleyball and beginning to focus on the Denver community.
In December 2011, Briana accepted her current position at the Government and Community Relations Office at Denver Health as Elbra Wedgeworth's Administrative Assistant. Her goals are to increase her political knowledge while focusing on strengthening Denver's community by contributing in volunteering and awareness.
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