about

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pikes Peak United Way advances the common good by providing a safety net for basic needs. We work to prevent tomorrow’s problems by addressing issues today. Our focus is Youth Success and Family Stability.

 

Pikes Peak United Way recruits the people and organizations throughout the community who bring the passion, expertise and resources needed to affect positive and long-lasting change.

 

Pikes Peak United Way is making a better Pikes Peak Region by working to strengthen Youth Success and Family Stability. We focus on birth to age 26 providing tools and resources that will lead to a stable job, enough income to support a family and good health. Creating solutions in these areas move people from dependence to independence.

 

We invite you to be a part of the movement. You can give, you can advocate and you can volunteer. That’s what it means to LIVE UNITED.

 

 

 

Our Mission

To improve the quality of life in our community.


Our vision

Through strengthened collaboration, we will achieve measurable improvements in education, income stability and health for the residents of El Paso and Teller Countries.


Our values

Community Focused. Inclusive. Collaborative.

 

Board of trustees

Pikes Peak United Way is governed by a Board of Trustees, whose responsibilities to the organization are:

  • - review and guide organizational direction
  • - ensure effective management and financial stewardship
  • - represent Pikes Peak United Way in the community
  • - bring the community's voice to Pikes Peak United Way's decision-making
  • - maintain the community's trust in the organization


  • Kent Fortune Chairman USAA
  • Stephannie Fortune UCCS
  • Reinhold (Reini) Wigand Merrill Lynch
  • Jerry Forte Colorado Springs Utilities
  • Mike Jorgensen Red Noland
  • Jeff Greene City of Colorado Springs
  • Carlos Melendez U.S. Army Space & Missile Defense
  • Tony Ensor Colorado Springs Sky Sox
  • Liz Cobb ERA Shields
  • Stacy Lutz Davidson Colorado College

Career opportunities

Pikes Peak United Way is located in Colorado Springs, Colorado, also known as America’s Olympic City, serving an estimated population of about 700,000.  Colorado Springs is home to five military installations, including the United States Air Force Academy.  It is also home to University of Colorado Colorado Springs, Colorado College, the United States Olympic Committee and the Olympic Training Center.  Voted ninth best city in the country for families, it also has the country’s most popular park, Garden of the Gods.   A wonderful place to live, work and play, there are still children and families in need.  Pikes Peak United Way is committed to Youth Success and Family Stability and continues to work on ensuring that all in our community are moving from poverty to possibility.  Working with the Pikes Peak United Way team is gratifying, satisfying and filled with reward. 


financial information

It is a common misconception that United Ways across the country are simply local chapters of United Way Worldwide. In fact, Pikes Peak United Way is one of 1,800 autonomous United Ways, each independently incorporated and entirely governed by local volunteers. The money raised for local community programs and services stays in our community.

We are completely transparent about our business with donors, advocates, volunteers, media and the general public.
Above all else, Pikes Peak United Way endeavors to be trustworthy and committed to best practices, strong ethics and financial accountability.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

You can view our most-recent annual report below (please allow a minute for the report to load), or download a copy.

Contact a staff member

Staff

Suzi

Arnold

suzi@ppunitedway.org

719-955-0769

Community Information Systems Project Manager

Cindy

Aubrey

cindy@ppunitedway.org

719-457-1319

Chief Operations Officer

Geoff

Battersby

geoff@ppunitedway.org

719-457-1322

Community Information Systems Administrator

Lauren

Bryant

lauren@ppunitedway.org

719-955-0767

Youth Success Coordinator

Mary

Burton

mary@ppunitedway.org

719-457-1317

Gift Processing Coordinator

James

Conner

james@ppunitedway.org

719-955-0761

Manager of Development and Emerging Markets

Whitley

Crow

whitley@ppunitedway.org

719-955-0757

Research and Resource Developer

Amy

Dinofrio

amy@ppunitedway.org

719-955-0747

Chief Culture Officer

Barbara

Furr-Brodock

barbfb@ppunitedway.org

719-955-0730

Director of Corporate Campaigns

Deb

Gilbert

deb@ppunitedway.org

719-955-0736

Vice President of Technology and Data Services

Margaret

Ginnetti

maggie@ppunitedway.org

719-955-0733

Director of Early Childhood Programs

Randy

Green

randy@ppunitedway.org

719-457-1321

Vice President of Finance

Kim

Hoggatt

kim@ppunitedway.org

719-457-1315

Senior Staff Accountant

Dianne

Holloway

dianne@ppunitedway.org

719-955-0748

Event Administration Coordinator

Deana

Hunt

deana@ppunitedway.org

719-955-0762

Senior Vice President of Community Impact

Heather

Izzett

heather@ppunitedway.org

719-955-0746

Gift Processing Coordinator

Dalerae

Klein

dalerae@ppunitedway.org

719-955-0752

Resource Development Coordinator

Janie

McCarthy

janie@ppunitedway.org

719-955-0740

Community Information Systems Administrator

Lara

Milton

lara@ppunitedway.org

719-457-1316

Director of Community Investment

Eva

Nunes

eva@ppunitedway.org

719-955-0741

Director of Community Information Systems

Lori

Obermeyer

lori@ppunitedway.org

719-955-0763

Data Strategist

Ashley

Perry

ashley@ppunitedway.org

719-955-0755

Manager of Campaign Engagement

Annie

Snead

annie@ppunitedway.org

719-955-0738

Marketing Manager

Derek

Sprague

derek@ppunitedway.org

719-955-0737

Executive Vice President and Chief Administration Officer

David

Vigil

dvigil@ppunitedway.org

719-418-6103

Community Information Systems Administrator

Jason

Wood

jwood@ppunitedway.org

719-955-0744

President and Chief Executive Officer

 

 

 

    Contact Us

  •   518 North Nevada Avenue
         Colorado Springs, CO 80903
  •   719.632.1543
  • info@ppunitedway.org

 

Connect on Facebook