The Community Foundation Staff

Tatiana Hernandez

Tatiana Hernandez

Tatiana Hernandez joined the Community Foundation Boulder County as CEO in July 2020. During her tenure, the foundation has led numerous disaster-related philanthropic efforts including responses to COVID, a mass shooting and multiple fires. The foundation is currently responsible for the largest philanthropic response to a natural disaster in Colorado history.  

Prior to joining the foundation, Tatiana served as President of the Emily Griffith Foundation and was a Senior Program Officer at the Kresge Foundation. In Boulder, Tatiana served as Arts Director for the Hemera Foundation where – in partnership with the Bonfils-Stanton Foundation and Colorado Creative Industries – she developed Arts in Society, Colorado’s largest private-public funding program for the arts.

Tatiana began her philanthropic career at the Knight Foundation, where she led the Knight Arts Challenge, supporting artists and arts organizations in eight cities. She oversaw a portfolio of more than $100M in investments and distributed $10M annually.  

Kelsey Fleming

Kelsey Fleming

Senior Accountant
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Helen Gemmill

Helen Gemmill

Interim Vice President of Development
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Caroline Grinnell

Caroline Grinnell

Director of Development
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Sarah Harrison

Sarah Harrison

Vice President of Programs
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Jeff Johnson

Controller
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Heather Lee

Heather Lee

Grants & Data Administrator
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Severin Lier

Severin Lier

Senior Communications Manager
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Ken Long

Ken Long

CFO/COO
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Sarah Mikkelsen

Sarah Mikkelsen

Grants Manager
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David Ramon Ortiz

Operations Manager
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Hannah Rosenblume

Hannah Rosenblume

Executive Coordinator
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Kevin Vasquez

Kevin Vasquez

Director of Development
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Assata Welles

Assata Welles

Development Associate
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Sydney Zorensky, MSW, LSW

Programs Manager
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