Staff



Member at Large

Denise was born in Denver and moved to Northern Colorado to complete her education at Colorado State University.  Her career in accounting, specializing in taxation, showcases her dedication and expertise in her field. Her attainment of the EA designation in 2010 further underscores her commitment to excellence in tax practice. Denise’s experience in both public […]

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Member at Large

Jen was born and raised in Loveland, Colorado but now lives in Greeley with her husband and two children. She attended the University of Northern Colorado earning degrees in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting as well as a History degree with a minor in Mathematics. In 2015, she earned her CPA license and […]

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Member at Large

In his life, Danny Mendez has had the privilege of being a devoted husband to his late wife Sarah, loving dad and grandfather, skilled bilingual-bicultural pastor, nationally certified medical interpreter, and adventurous international team leader. Having been born to immigrant parents from Costa Rica who moved to the United States to start Spanish-Speaking churches in […]

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Member at Large

Sam joined the Hope House Northern Colorado board in February 2023 and is thrilled to continue her connections with Hope House.  Serving teen moms has always held a place near and dear to Sam’s heart, as her grandparents instilled the importance of giving back to the community and were supporters of Hope House Colorado for […]

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Program Manager

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Shalene Bird is the newest member of our Hope House Northern Colorado team, joining us in April of 2023. Shalene is a native of Fort Collins, Colorado and spent the last 19 years working in education in the Northern Colorado area. Shalene also has spent many years working as the nursery coordinator at her church, […]

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