Executive Director, Denver Health Foundation
Paula is responsible for managing the Foundation created to support the Denver Health and Hospitals Authority. In this role she has built and staffed an organization, developed a strategic plan, and holds responsibility for the hospital’s Volunteer Association and Volunteer Department, its gift shop and all hospital SICU and MICU front desk operations. She has doubled revenue and attendance at the Foundation’s annual black tie gala, designed and implemented a corporate giving and sponsorship program, more than tripled the donor base, and has launched seven $1.5 million endowment campaigns. She serves as a member of the executive staff of the Authority and works with the boards of the Foundation and the Level One Society for young professionals. Further, Paula and her staff have generated millions of dollars in grants to support Denver Health programs.