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 COHFA BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 

John L. Vigil ( Chair)    

John Vigil is an Assistant City Manager for the City of Pueblo.  He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Colorado State University-Pueblo.  John is a Pueblo native, and resides there with his Spouse and two children. 

 

Randall Baum (Vice Chair)    

Randy is the Chief Investment Officer for Denver Employees Retirement Plan.  Prior to joining DERP in 2007, he was Manager, Cash & Investments for Catholic Health Initiatives where he administered insurance, foundation, and retirement portfolios with a combined market value of $7 billion,  and before that was a commercial lender with US Bank, Denver. 

 

He holds a B.S. in the dual fields of Finance and Information Systems from the University of Colorado, Boulder, and an M.S. Finance from the University of Denver.  Randy is a CFA Charterholder and a member of CFA Society of Colorado.  In addition to serving on the board of the Colorado Health Facilities Authority he also serves on the board of directors of the Colorado Nonprofit Loan Fund.

 

Kathryn S. Kanda (Assistant Vice Chair)

Kathy Kanda is an attorney at McGeady Sisneros, P.C., a Denver law firm that specializes in the representation of special districts that construct, operate and maintain public infrastructure to develop and redevelop residential, commercial and mixed-use projects throughout Colorado utilizing a variety of public finance tools.  Prior professional experience includes program development and management, public policy and public information work for the State of Colorado Division Securities, Department of Revenue and Department of Natural Resources.  As a volunteer, Kathy has served as a board member and volunteer for numerous non-profit organizations including the Casting for Recovery – Colorado, Denver Foundation Civic and Education Advisory Committee, Front Range EarthForce and the Empowerment Program.  She earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Colorado – Boulder and her juris doctorate from the University of Denver – Sturm College of Law.

 

Don Marostica (Assistant Vice Chair) 
Don Marostica is semi-retired and working 20 hours per week with real estate
and other investments. Don sits on ten nonprofit boards currently, chairing seven
of those.

Don served on the Loveland City Council for three years, the Colorado State
Legislature for three years and ran the State Office of Economic Development and
International Trade for Governor Ritter for two years. Don was in the Real Estate
Brokerage and Land Development business since 1977 and retired December of
2012.

 

Lanny M. Proffer (Assistant Vice Chair)

Lanny is the retired director of the Education Foundation at the National Geographic Society in Washington, D.C.  He also served for ten years as counsel to the National Conference of State Legislatures in Denver.  From 2006 to 2013 he served on the board of the Colorado Educational and Cultural Facilities Authority.

 

Beverly Sloan (Assistant Vice Chair)

Bev Sloan has been leading innovation and advancing healthcare for more than 30 years. From 1999-2015, Bev was President and CEO of The Denver Hospice. Colorado’s largest hospice, it serves more than 800 hospice and palliative care patients a day, with staff of 400 and an annual budget of $45 million. A nationally recognized, award-winning organization, The Denver Hospice has pioneered advancements in hospice, innovative palliative care and advanced care management services for people facing serious chronic illness and end of life. 

 

Bev is actively involved in healthcare initiatives locally and at the state, national and international levels. Bev has served on the boards of the National Hospice Work Group, the Innovations Group, and the National Cancer Prevention Fund.  She was a member of the Denver Chamber Metro Economic Development Council and Health Care Committee and served on statewide payment reform and end-of-life policy groups.  Bev is a member of the Women’s Forum of Colorado, and is actively involved in raising funds for women’s empowerment and palliative care in Africa.

 

 Tamara K. Vincelette (Assistant Vice Chair)