Our Team

  • Megan graduated from the College of St. Benedict with a degree in Social Work and following work experience with people with disabilities in Minnesota, began working with CFPD as a case manager in 2003. After various roles at CFPD, she became the executive director in 2010. In addition to leading the staff, Megan serves on the board for the National Planned Lifetime Assistance Network, the Colorado Guardianship Association and is a frequent presenter in the community on Special Needs Trusts. mbrand@cfpdtrust.org 303-476-6315

  • Debi earned a MBA from Regis University in Denver and a B.S. in Accounting from Indiana University.  She joined CFPD in 2013 with over 30 years of accounting experience, with the last 5 years being in nonprofit.  As the CFO/Controller, Debi oversees all aspects of the accounting department. dalthoff@cfpdtrust.org Direct: 303-476-6325

  • Kathleen joined CFPD in 2004 and has over 20 years experience working with people with special needs and has a degree in Rehabilitation Services from New York University. Her favorite part of working for CFPD is interacting with the beneficiaries. kkellams@cfpdtrust.org Direct: 303-476-6312

  • (Full Bio Coming Soon!) cyara@cfpdtrust.org Direct: 303-476-6329

  • Emily received her B.A. in English from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and after having spent two years as an AmeriCorps member and over six years working with people with disabilities, she joined CFPD in 2010. Emily’s favorite part of working for CFPD is being an advocate for beneficiaries while connecting them with the resources and services that improve their quality of life.
    ebrager@cfpdtrust.org Direct: 303-476-6314

  • Christi Romero-Roseth – Director of Community Relations
    A graduate of Indiana University, Christi spent the earliest part of her career marketing for IT-based, Fortune 500 companies. More recently, she’s amassed over 15 years of experience helping adults with disabling or disadvantaging conditions gain personal empowerment and equal access to healthcare, education and the workplace. She has been a counselor for survivors of domestic violence; a program director for award-winning adult vocational skills-building; and an infrastructure builder bringing IT services in line with real-world nonprofit programmatic needs. She joined CFPD in 2012. cromero-roseth@cfpdtrust.org Direct: 303-476-6322

  • (Full Bio Coming Soon!) cmacqueen@cfpdtrust.org Direct: 303-476-6331

  • With a degree in Social Work from Union College, Brenda joined CFPD in 2010. Her favorite part of working for CFPD is the supportive and harmonious team environment it offers. bparris@cfpdtrust.org Direct: 303-476-6318

  • Jennifer has a BA in Psychology with a minor in Fine Art from Metropolitan State College (now University) of Denver. Her cumulative background in Personal Injury Law, Foster Care and Adult Mental Health made her a natural fit for CFPD. She has a passion for being a voice and advocate for the underserved in a non-profit setting; strives to encourage, educate and empower beneficiaries; and is excited to be part of an agency that protects people with special needs. Direct: 303-476-6323

  • Sarah has a master’s degree in Non Profit Management from Regis University, and a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Colorado State University-Pueblo. She has 4 years’ experience working with youth with special needs. She started at CFPD in October of 2014, and her favorite part is engaging with beneficiaries and learning new resources to better serve the community. scrownover@cfpdtrust.org (303) 476-6327

  • Stacy has a BS in Psychology and a BA in Sociology from Indiana University-Bloomington. She moved to Colorado, where she continued her work in the field of mental health. Stacy worked at the Mental Health Center of Denver and Denver Housing Authority before joining CFPD in April 2015. She enjoys advocating for beneficiaries and empowering them to advocate for themselves. Direct: 303-476-6310 scarson@cfpdtrust.org

  • (Full Bio Coming Soon!) awilliams@cfpdtrust.org Direct: 303-476-6332

  • Lynette has a BSW from Colorado State University. Her background and experience have given her opportunities to work with individuals with developmental disabilities and to help parents and caregivers access the services they need for their children. She started with CFPD in April of 2016 and is passionate about connecting people with resources. llang@cfpdtrust.org Direct -303-476-6326

  • Alex has a degree in Criminology from Regis University and is pursuing her Master’s in Organizational Leadership. She comes to CFPD after eight years in state and federal government, seeking an opportunity to serve and support those with disabilities. Direct: 303-476-6311 agerace@cfpdtrust.org

  • Carol has over 20 years’ experience in Customer Service and Administration. She was an Intern at CFPD while completing a Medical Administrative Assistant certificate at Emily Griffith Technical College. She joined CFPD in January 2014. She enjoys working at CFPD and feeling as though her work here makes a difference in the lives of those we serve. cduvall@cfpdtrust.org Direct: 303-476-6316

  • Arnie has worked, volunteered and advocated for people with disabilities for over 25 years. He has extensive experience in Colorado’s service delivery system for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, as well as a working knowledge of disability benefits, nonprofit fundraising, resource coordination, and health and safety intervention. Since 2011 Arnie has taken an active role in exposing the needs of at risk adults in the Denver area who have disabilities, are homeless without a connection to benefits and services, and have lost their caregiver relatives. He appreciates CFPD’s vision and ability to protect the benefits of those with disabilities. Direct: 303-476-6328. aswenson@cfpdtrust.org

  • David has a B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Criminal Justice. He decided to change careers after working a few years for an alcohol and substance abuse nonprofit, moving from a clinical setting to an administrative role with the CFPD Accounting department. David is currently finishing his degree in Accounting at CU Denver. He is excited to work at CFPD and is ready to start a new career. dmiranda@cfpdtrust.org 303-476-6316

  • Bimal has a Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from Tribhuvan University in Nepal. Among all the courses he studied in his nonprofit program, he was most attracted to Financial Management. Bimal enjoys his accounting job and is excited to be part of CFPD. Direct: 303-476-6321. bpoudel@cfpdtrust.org

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