Client Services Manager
Brandy joined the Project Angel Heart team in December 2002. She has worked in every department at Project Angel Heart but made her final move to client services in 2007. Brandy studied at New Mexico Highlands University School of Social Work and Luna Vocational Technical Institute. She loves BJJ, hiking, painting, fishing, and watching her two sons compete in various sporting events.
Colorado Springs Distribution & Volunteer Assistant
Tiana joined Project Angel Heart in June 2019. Prior to joining the Project Angel Heart staff, Tiana spent many years in the insurance industry as an agent and analyst. More recently, she worked in the classroom assisting with differently-abled and ESL students. Away from work, Tiana can be found transporting her two sons to their various activities. Spending time together as a family also usually includes movie nights, very competitive board games, and hiking the variety of local trails.
Operations & Sustainability Manager
After 10 years as a kitchen and events volunteer, Kyle joined the Project Angel Heart staff in 2016. As a native of Denver, Kyle enjoys the outdoors and most outdoor activities including hiking, biking, and occasionally running. His passions include sharing his enthusiasm for recycling and working in his garden.
Director of Marketing & Communications
Amy joined the Project Angel Heart team in 2012. Amy has an MBA from the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver and a BA in technical journalism from Colorado State University. She also completed her certification as a holistic nutrition consultant through Bauman College. Amy loves living in Colorado and enjoys spending free time traveling, running, hiking, reading, and cooking.
Volunteer Resources & Administrative Assistant
Alexandra began her Project Angel Heart journey as a volunteer in the kitchen and joined the team full time in 2020. She has a passion for volunteering with a background in mentoring students, fostering animals, and dedicating her time to issues that are meaningful to her and her community. She lives a green and humane lifestyle, promoting animal rights and environmental sustainability.
Originally from Florida, she traded the beaches for the mountains and has not looked back since. Alexandra graduated from the University of Florida and has a career background in both education and healthcare. Her time away from the office ranges from concerts, biking, pilates, eating, relaxing with her pups and a competitive game of ping pong with her husband!
Senior Vice President
Amy joined Project Angel Heart in March of 2007 after years with both a large outdoor recreational corporation and in small business administration, and holds a BA degree from CCU. Amy is a lover of the mountains and spends her free Colorado summer days chasing her two children, Caleb and Addie Grace, and boating, hiking, and camping with her husband, Kyle, and family.
Modified Meals Nutritionist
Kevin started working for Project Angel Heart in December of 2015. He grew up in Dallas, Texas, where he spent most of his time working in kitchens and a technical high school that taught culinary arts. He attended the Johnson & Wales School for Culinary Arts and has a degree in culinary nutrition.
Foundation Relations Officer
Ashley joined the team at Project Angel Heart in January 2020. Prior to joining Project Angel Heart, Ashley spent 10 years working in fund development and communications at SafeHouse Denver and, most recently, worked as an independent contractor with a variety of local organizations. She has a master’s degree in nonprofit management from Regis University and a B.A. in English from the University of New Hampshire. Outside of work, Ashley enjoys jogging, cooking tasty vegetarian food, seeing live music, and exploring Colorado with her husband and two young daughters.
Prep Cook & Utilities Assistant
Josh grew up in Grand Junction before moving to Denver in high school. He has worked in various kitchens and met Project Angel Heart’s executive chef Brandon Foster when both worked together at Vesta. While working in the medical field, Josh found his medical knowledge could be useful in helping to make nutritious meals for people living with life-threatening illnesses.
AM Kitchen Assistant
Rasha first came to Project Angel Heart as a culinary intern in 2011. She officially became a member of the Project Angel Heart staff in 2012 after graduating from Johnson & Wales University with an associate’s degree in culinary arts. She also works as a personal chef and small scale caterer. Rasha is a Colorado native with a passion for all things food and drink-related. Her interests include traveling, reading, kayaking, mountain biking, hiking, skiing, live music, bad dancing, beanies, comfy t-shirts and the Colorado sky.
Client Services Assistant
Marisol joined the Project Angel Heart team in September 2019. Her love of food and fascination with its ability to make people feel good led her to pursue higher education in the field of nutrition, and she graduated with a BS in human nutrition and dietetics from MSU Denver in 2019. Her strong belief in the power of food as medicine led her to Project Angel Heart, where she currently serves as a bilingual Client Services Assistant. She is a Colorado native who grew up in Arvada and loves living in Colorado. In her free time, Marisol enjoys spending time with her super awesome family, reading good books, trying new vegan recipes, attempting to be more outdoorsy, and she is an avid Netflixer.
Volunteer Resources Coordinator
Kamisha was born in Aurora, Colorado, but most of her younger years were lived out in California. She enjoys swimming, math, sign language, volunteering, and reading, and wanted to make a career out of those hobbies. She came to Project Angel Heart as a volunteer in 2018, not knowing she would be staying.
Jessica came to Project Angel Heart in May 2019, first as a part-time assistant in the development office and eventually filling the role of database administrator. Jessica has spent her entire career in nonprofits and a variety of development roles, first at Denver Zoo, then at Dumb Friends League. She was born and raised in Fort Collins and lives there now with her cat, Mocha. She enjoys time with friends, movies, outdoor activities, HGTV-inspired projects, and learning new things.
Senior Client Services Coordinator
Bridget joined Project Angel Heart’s client services team in 2014. In her free time, Bridget can be found on her bicycle looking for used book stores and awesome food. She loves science fiction, pinball, gardening, and horror movies.
Kitchen Assistant & Dishwasher
Antonio started working at Project Angel Heart in May 2020, and he’s been working in various kitchens for two and a half years. He likes computers and cooking/kitchen work and he’s currently enrolled in a local trade school for full-stack development. He’s still deciding if he wants to stay working with computers or continue learning in the kitchen.
Sarah joined Project Angel Heart in May 2017. She earned her B.A. in business from the University of Puget Sound and moved to Colorado after college to be a ski bum. Prior to joining Project Angel Heart, Sarah worked as the marketing & special events director at YWCA Boulder County, a human service nonprofit serving women and their families. Sarah loves to travel and have adventures. As a Minnesota native, she enjoys canoeing, spending time outdoors with her three dogs, and all things Swedish.
Patti joined Project Angel Heart as the executive assistant in September 2019. She is a Colorado native and has lived in the Denver metro area most of her life. After attaining a bachelor’s degree in communication disorders (hearing and speech therapy) at Colorado State University, she worked at hospitals while determining whether to become a speech pathologist or audiologist, pursue something in the medical field, or work in a business-related environment. Eventually, she attained a master’s degree in management and human resources.
She worked at a national membership association for certified financial planners where she worked in administration, human resources, and chapter relations. She then worked at a community college, managing the tutoring function and student labs. Her experience and skills are varied so one could say she is a “jack of all trades, master of none, pretty good at some.” She calls her post-early-retirement work at Project Angel Heart her Act III Purpose. She feels lucky to work at such an amazing organization with caring and committed staff, volunteers, and board members.
Patti is married and has four sons, the youngest being 21. In her free time, she reads, watches too much Netflix and Hulu, and works on genealogy and documenting her life and her ancestors’ lives through pictures. She aspires to take more (and better) pictures and to travel more.
Lead Logistics Officer
Matt joined the Project Angel Heart team in 2016 after three years with Food Bank of the Rockies in the roles of warehouse lead and program representative. Matt is a Colorado native, but grew up in Massachusetts and received his degree in communications and history from the University of Massachusetts Amherst before returning to Colorado in 2012. In his free time, Matt enjoys painting, reading, hiking, and rooting for the Broncos and Avs.
Turban is from the tiny island of Mayreau in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines in the Eastern Caribbean, where he worked in the restaurant industry for almost 15 years. He moved to Denver in 2016. Before joining Project Angel Hear, he worked at Mountain Sun’s Vine Street Pub and Brewery for three years. In his free time, Turban loves going to reggae shows, listening to vinyl records, and watching basketball.
Individual Giving Officer
Andrea joined the Project Angel Heart team in May of 2015. She earned her bachelor’s at Smith College and has ten years of experience in development. Prior to coming to Project Angel Heart, Andrea worked in various fundraising roles at the University of Colorado Boulder and Colorado College. Andrea and her wife, Jen, enjoy camping, cooking, biking, and home brewing.
Meghan started working at Project Angel Heart in 2016. She received her bachelor’s degree in dietetics from the University of Northern Colorado and previously worked at a private practice in Arizona educating patients about how their food choices impacted their health with an emphasis on CKD, diabetes, heart disease, celiac disease, and weight management. In her free time, Meghan enjoys exploring Denver by bike with her husband, Brad, trying new coffee or tea shops, hiking in Crested Butte, and relaxing with their dog, Barney.
Summer graduated from Johnson & Wales University in South Carolina with honors in culinary arts and food service management. She moved to Colorado Springs, where she worked at a small restaurant and later at the Denver Country Club before joining the Project Angel Heart team.
Chris graduated from the Le Cordon Blue College of Culinary Arts in Las Vegas and worked as a line cook and sous chef for 12 years prior to joining Project Angel Heart in 2019. In his free time, Chris and his wife, Hannah, enjoy hiking, camping, and taking advantage of all of Colorado’s microbrews.
Client Services Coordinator
Maggie’s lifelong passion for living well and service led her to Project Angel Heart. She joined the team after graduating from Colorado State University with a degree in food science and human nutrition with a minor in Spanish. Outside of work, Maggie can be found reading books about travel, trail running, working on her blog at a coffee shop, trying new foods, or at almost any concert.
Volunteer Resources Coordinator
Alex moved to Colorado after traveling around the world for a year with his wife, Megan. When he arrived, he discovered his passion for nonprofits and started at Project Angel Heart in the summer of 2019. He enjoys reading, running, yoga, camping, incorrectly identifying plants, and traveling.
Vice President of Program Operations
Rachael spearheads Project Angel Heart’s strategic initiatives, government affairs strategy, and research. Prior to joining Project Angel Heart, Rachael worked for the New Venture Fund, a nonprofit that serves as a fiscal sponsor for a variety of public interest projects. She has her master’s in public administration with a concentration in nonprofit management from the University of Colorado, Denver, and holds a B.A. in communications & journalism from St. John Fisher College. In her free time, Rachael obsesses over her dog, Tuna, and explores the outdoors with her husband, Kyle.
Corporate Partnerships Manager
Rachel joined the Project Angel Heart team in 2017, bringing with her five years of professional fundraising experience from a nonprofit serving homeless families and a wide variety of volunteer experiences. She received her bachelor’s in global affairs with a concentration in social inequalities and a minor in business from George Mason University. Rachel is an adventure-addict and makes it a priority to travel internationally each year.
Colorado Springs Regional Manager
Sally joined Project Angel Heart in October 2015. As a long-time and engaged resident of Colorado Springs, she is passionate about the health and well-being of her community and the people who create it. In her free time, Sally sings with and co-leads Pikes Peak Threshold Singers.
President & CEO
Owen’s passion for public health was solidified during his time as a Peace Corps volunteer in Malawi. In the nearly two decades since, he has worked for a variety of health organizations, including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Most recently, he served as the executive director of the International AIDS Society (IAS), in Geneva, Switzerland. Owen earned his Master of Public Health degree from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health as well as a Master of International Affairs degree from Columbia University’s School for International and Public Affairs.
Director of Healthcare Innovation
Leslie joined the Project Angel Heart team in 2015, looking for a new start after spending many years working in sales and marketing for Fortune 500 companies. She holds an MBA from the University of Denver. Leslie has a passion for all things health, including nutrition, exercise, and mindfulness. Leslie loves spending time with her children, going to the zoo, hiking, or doing anything that will keep the family active.
Volunteer Resources Manager
Mark joined Project Angel Heart in 2013, coming from an extensive background in volunteer engagement. Mark previously managed large-scale volunteer programs at both Volunteers of America and the City of Lakewood. He also serves as a board member for the Association of Leaders in Volunteer Engagement (AL!VE), a national organization focused on supporting volunteer engagement professionals and served nine years on the Board of Directors for Directors of Volunteers in Agencies (DOVIA) Colorado. When Mark is away from work, he loves trips to the mountains, taking in all the glory and beauty that Colorado has to offer.
Client Services Assistant
Nic Soucy (she/her/hers), client services assistant, is a graduate intern working towards her Master’s in Social Work and Master’s in Public Health. A native New-Englander, Nic recently moved to Denver from Boston, Massachusetts, where she absolutely loved working as the coordinator of residential services for a 58-family homeless shelter for women and children in the city. Nic currently works for the Center for Housing and Homelessness as a Research Assistant for an evaluation on Denver’s Beloved Community (tiny home) Village, and is a Youth Facilitator for a community-based intervention for families living in Denver Public Housing.
Nic is passionate about health, well-being and social justice, loves to cook and try new recipes, and is obsessed with her 13-year old black lab, Fantasia (fun fact – Nic has over 900 photos of Fantasia on her phone). Nic will be interning with Project Angel Heart until June 2020, and looks forward to continuing to get to know all of the wonderful staff and volunteers!
Registered Nutrition & Dietetics Technician
Jordan joined Project Angel Heart in the summer of 2020. Originally from Indiana, she received her Bachelor’s in Art Management with a focus on nonprofit fundraising in 2016 at Indiana University. In 2019, she started working towards her Master’s in Public Administration at the University of Colorado. During her free time, she loves doing crafty stuff like making cosplay outfits, riding her bike, and hanging out with her demanding kitty, Sasha.
Kathy joined Project Angel Heart in May of 2019 after a decade working with Denver Public Schools in the Department of Arts & Physical Education as the budget specialist and office manager. Kathy was born and raised in Denver, which is also where she met her husband and raised her two children. Any conversations with Kathy will likely involve her dog May, adventures with antiques, miniseries on Netflix, or her latest attempt at home improvements.
Digital Marketing Coordinator
Desiree joined the Project Angel Heart team in May 2020, with a strong background in administrative support, client services, and digital marketing. There are a lot of things Desiree loves about working with people, but she loves stories the most. Desiree’s interests are varied and include participating in a local chorale, creating home décor with chalk paint and ink, and more recently, she bought a Jeep so she can go four-wheeling with her husband and friends.
Client Services Assistant
Mike held a variety of jobs before joining Project Angel Heart, including radio technician for Nikon, Inc. and a writer and distribution manager for Out Front Colorado. He also previously served in the Air Force and received a bachelor’s degree in English and a Master of Arts in humanities from CU Denver. Mike’s passions are photography and writing, and he’s frequently seen roaming the streets of Denver with his Nikon camera.
Colorado Health Institute
BOK Financial Private Wealth
Mountain Sun Pubs
At-Large Member of the Executive Committee
Lindsay Precast, Inc.
At-Large Member of the Executive Committee
Caring for Denver Foundation
DaVita Hospital Services Group
Extraction Oil & Gas
Retired, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Mile High Hamburger Mary’s
Interested in joining our team? Please visit the Employment Opportunities page for a list of current openings.