Jeff Hirota joined the Community Foundation Boulder County as CEO in January 2017. Previously, he served as Vice President of Programs for The Denver Foundation (2006-16) where he directed all programs and discretionary grantmaking; Jeff also played an integral role in the foundation’s fundraising and donor stewardship efforts. Prior to joining The Denver Foundation in 2003, Jeff served as Director of Brand Development for ABC affiliate Denver’s 7, and Executive Director of the Five Points Media Center – a community media center serving women, people of color, and the economically disadvantaged. Jeff also worked in radio, television, and feature film production in Nashville, Boston, and Los Angeles; and was an independent documentary producer whose work included projects in Nicaragua and Ethiopia. Additionally, Jeff is an ordained United Methodist pastor appointed to serve in community.