Project Angel Heart Welcomes Four to Board, Two to Colorado Springs Regional Council (Press Release)

Denver, Colo. (August 1, 2017)— Project Angel Heart is pleased to welcome six new community leaders to our board of directors and Colorado Springs Regional Council.

New Board Members:

Jeff R. Bontrager is the director of research on coverage & access at the Colorado Health Institute, where he coordinates research efforts relating to health insurance, the health care safety net, and the uninsured. He brings 18 years of research experience and serves on Project Angel Heart’s research advisory committee.

Sandi Chapman is a senior vice president and senior portfolio manager at CoBiz Wealth. For the last 24 years, she has provided comprehensive investment advice and planning to help her clients achieve their financials goals. She is also an active member of the CFA Society of Colorado.

Ann C. McCullough is a shareholder at Polsinelli, PC. She has over 25 years of health law experience, representing hospitals, health care systems, and other providers relating to health care operations, transactions, and regulatory compliance. 

Kevin Riddleberger is the chief strategy officer and co-founder of Dispatch Health, which provides mobile, on-demand health care. He holds his MBA with a concentration in health care administration from the University of Colorado at Denver and has been a board certified physician assistant for more than a decade. He also serves on Project Angel Heart’s Meals for Care Transitions committee.

New Colorado Springs Regional Council Members:

Gary Morse served as director of behavioral health and medical rehabilitation and VP of human resources during his 25 years of service with Penrose-St. Francis Health Services. He retired in 2016 after serving as CEO of Sangre de Cristo Hospice in Pueblo, and continues to support leaders as a state-certified executive coach. Gary’s board memberships include the Care Coalition, the Clean Air Campaign, the Independence Center, the Resource Exchange, and the state Brain Injury Alliance. He is also a volunteer meal delivery driver for Project Angel Heart. 

Chris Zwirlein retired as a senior workforce development specialist after a 27-year career with Colorado Springs Utilities. Chris is a long-time volunteer coordinator for the Pikes Peak Challenge, a fundraiser for the Brain Injury Alliance of Colorado, and a volunteer meal delivery driver for Project Angel Heart.

About Project Angel Heart
Project Angel Heart prepares and delivers medically tailored meals, at no cost, to improve health and quality of life for neighbors living with cancer, kidney disease, HIV/AIDS, and other life-threatening illnesses. In 2017, the agency will deliver meals to more than 2,900 critically ill Coloradans, including an estimated 580 in Colorado Springs. For more information, please visit or call 303.830.0202.

Amy Daly
Director of Marketing & Communications
303.830.0202, ext 419

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