The RMMFI Team

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Rich Ashburn

Launch Coordinator

Rob Smith

Executive Director

Brenda Roush

Development Director

Aaron Witzke

IDEA Coordinator

Rachel Levy-Culler

LAUNCH Coordinator

Paul Suazo

THRIVE Coordinator

Kirsten Logan

Volunteer Coordinator

Lela Johnston

Development Coordinator

Jessica Sveen

Operations Manager

The Board of Directors

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Aimee Charlton

President, Vice-President, KidsTeks

Andrew Schmidt

Vice President - Partner, Core Contractors

Jarrod Schleiger

Treasurer - Senior VP, FirstBank Southeast

Craig Dietz

Craig Dietz (Owner, JumpStart Manuals)

Heather Kendrick

Heather Kendrick ( Partner) - Kutak Rock LLP

Kathy Streeter

Secretary - VP Human Resources, Lucky's Market

Jessica Beck

Senior Private Client Advisor, Bank of the West

RMMFI is the 2016 Small Nonprofit of the Year!

RMMFI is proud, honored, thankful, and so EXCITED to be the WINNER of the Small Nonprofit of the Year, awarded by the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce. This award recognizes the dedication of the RMMFI Team and Board, the generosity of the RMMFI Community of Volunteers and Donors, and most importantly shines a light on the incredible, passionate, and hard-working RMMFI Entrepreneurs who are making their lives, the economy, and our communities vibrant! We CELEBRATE together as the RMMFI Community for it is ALL of us that creates economic and social mobility in people’s lives through entrepreneurship!


CONGRATS to Rob Smith, WINNER of the David E. Bailey Small Business Advocate Award!

Rob Smith, RMMFI’s Executive Direct
or, received the incredible honor of winning the David E. Bailey Small Business Advocate of the Year. This award is in recognition of Rob’s leadership and unwavering commitment to ensuring that ALL entrepreneurs have access to a meaningful opportunity to improve their lives and communities through entrepreneurship.


Community Transparency

RMMFI prides itself in being aggressively transparent.  In this section, you’ll find important items for review.  Our goal is to make sure you have the information necessary to ensure you are confident in RMMFI’s journey towards the fulfillment of its mission.  Please contact Rob Smith if you would like to discuss any of the items listed below or need additional information about the organization.

In all their dealings, the Rocky Mountain MicroFinance Institute does not discriminate based on: age; ancestry; creed; color; mental or physical disability; gender; gender identity, expression or characteristics; marital status; national origin; political service or affiliation; race; religion; sex; sexual orientation; veteran status; or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Rob Smith, Executive Director
PO Box 48138, Denver, CO 80204
720-941-5037