Our Leadership 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

  • 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

  • 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: 720-772-5724, aswenson@cfpdtrust.org

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