People

Jonathan Munro is inspired by the success of those he leads

Being tapped to lead KeyBank’s Colorado retail bank operations in May 2020 was just the latest in a rapid succession of promotions for Munro, who has been redefining KeyBank programs since joining the company just three years ago. Munro also chairs the board of Intercambio, a nonprofit providing cultural integration and English classes to immigrants in Boulder County, and sits on the board of Latin American Education Foundation, which provides higher education scholarships to Hispanic students in Colorado.

Holly Wilson advocates for women in the addiction and recovery space

Holly Wilson founded Women’s Recovery in 2017. As a recovered addict and one of the few female leaders in the addiction and recovery space, Wilson has a deep understanding of the kinds of care models that women need. She advocates developing services that are more affordable and accessible for women, and support women’s unique needs, including outpatient recovery programs that don’t require women to step away from familial duties and home support networks.

Kristin Myren is a driving force in promoting health care access

Myren manages $30 million in facilities, including 10 health centers and pharmacies. She helped to establish a Pilot Program for under-served patients in rural Nevada to access Mayo Clinic services. And she served as a senior manager for an onsite-health care company and helped to lead the opening of a new rural Texas health care facility—all while completing her MBA in health administration.

Cally Cripps connects her community with important health services

For the past two years, Cripps has facilitated awareness through advocacy efforts as Colorado’s representative to Worldwide EndoMarch, the largest international coordinated endometriosis coalition in the world. Also, tasked with leading a system-wide implementation of Smart Care, a clinical health care software designed by providers for providers, Cripps led a lean team through a complex process.

Allison Gambill prioritizes fairness, respect and inclusiveness in all that she does

As a member of the firm’s Committee on Diversity, Inclusion and Equity, Gambill has helped prioritize fair treatment and the creation of a respectful and supportive workplace. She helped institute a mandatory implicit bias training program where civility, harassment and inclusiveness are highlighted and high-ranking speakers promote a diverse and inclusive workplace.

Joshua Pollack's burgeoning restaurant empire

Joshua Pollack’s burgeoning empire includes Rosenberg’s Bagel and Delicatessen, Lou’s Italian Specialties, Famous Original J’s Pizza and the new Sherry’s Soda Shoppe. His Ongoing charitable commitments include the National Black Justice Coalition and Conscious Alliance, a nonprofit supporting hunger relief to communities in crisis.

Patrick McRorie measures success by his team achievements

McRorie became a partner at 31 and leader of the firm’s energy team a few years later, overseeing billion-dollar acquisitions and creating connections that foster responsible energy development. In 2017, McRorie was elected to the firm’s Executive Committee, as one of only 13 attorneys out of 400 charged with overseeing the management of the firm nationwide. As Partner in Charge of the Denver office, he oversees a staff of 14 attorneys and 19 professional staff and mentors younger colleagues.

Julia Marvin is committed to making her city a better place

Julia Marvin is Thornton’s youngest city councilor. She has fought to bring more transparency to council and city processes, advocated for using CARES Act funding to help the most vulnerable residents, and fought for policies to support working families. Last summer, she helped launch a city council committee focused on equity in police oversight, transportation, communications and amenities.

CCCS announces next president for Community College of Denver

Following a nationwide search, Colorado Community College System selected Dr. Marielena DeSanctis as the next president of Community College of Denver, succeeding Dr. Everette Freeman, who is retiring December 31 after seven years of service. Dr. DeSanctis, a distinguished scholar who has led academic, equity, and innovation programs in various roles, brings demonstrated leadership and commitment to advancing access to higher education, increasing student success, and closing equity gaps.