The RMMFI Team

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Rob Smith


Aaron Witzke

Director of Growth Initiatives

Emily Collyns

Education Coordinator

Emma Feitelson

Volunteer Coordinator

Jeremy Katz

Regional Program Manager

Jessica Sveen

Director of Operations

LaRae Martinez

Outreach Specialist

Mary Kate Morr

Community Engagement Manager

Monique Walker

Placement Coordinator - Aurora

Pamela Richard

Outreach Specialist

Patrick Efferson

Graduate Placement Coordinator

Romales Gray

Trainer - Aurora

The Board of Directors

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Jarrod Schleiger

Chair | Executive Vice President, FirstBank Cherry Creek

Kathy Streeter

Vice-Chair | HR/People Consultant

Rob Smith


Heather Kendrick

Secretary | Partner, Kutak Rock LLP

Ravi Duggirala

Treasurer | Director of Risk Strategy, Xcel Energy

Aaron Clark

Founder & CEO, Equity Solutions

Abbey O’Neal

Strategist & Experience Advisor, Factor

Aimee Charlton

Owner, Great Harvest Bread Co.

Chris Coble

Co-Founder and Managing Director, BLACK LABEL

Jamie Stone

Principal, MSW Financial Partners

Jay Whisenton

Co-Owner, Feeding the Multitudes Catering

Justin Ball

President, Bespoke Event Group

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