Katherine Correll, Executive Director
Katherine Correll is an innovative resource choreographer for local governments, non-profits, and private businesses hoping to achieve more with less. She brings broad experience in public-private partnerships, financing strategies, and organizational and partnership structures. Kat is well versed in professional development and volunteer networks, outreach and engagement, community and economic development, not-for-profit administration, project development and management, communications, and establishing collaboration around shared experience and marketing initiatives.
Born and raised in Denver, Colorado, Katherine has worked with development initiatives in Denver, New York, Chicago, and the Former Soviet Union. Katherine received her master's degree in Public Administration from Rutgers University and her bachelor's degree in Politics with a Minor in Urban Studies from New York University.
Will Cundiff, Operations manager
Will has been with Downtown Colorado, Inc. for over three years working to connect communities to resources through education and technical assistance. Will manages DCI’s inquiries to establish an understanding of customer needs and to identify the best resources to assist in overcoming Colorado community challenges. Will has his MA in Urban Planning from University of Colorado and his BA from Miami University.
Kylie Brown, Program coordinator / Americorps VISTA Leader
Kylie is a Colorado Native and proud of it. She did take a brief sojourn to Tempe, AZ to get degrees from Arizona State University in Sustainability and Design Management. Kylie cemented her love for vibrant Colorado communities and their development when she interned at the Department of Local Affairs in the summer of 2015. She was hooked on providing assistance to communities all over the state so she came to work for DCI as their Communications VISTA. Now she's back! Kylie will be overseeing the AmeriCorps VISTA program, and is looking forward to leading a strong team of VISTAs building capacity and fighting poverty in our communities!
BECCA ELDER, MEMBERSHIP COORDINATOR
Becca was born in Rifle, Colorado, but spend most of her youth in Missouri. She majored in Environmental Studies at Truman State University in Kirksville, Missouri. After graduating, Becca continued her work with the Sustainability Office at Truman State and ran a garden-based education non profit. Becca's interests in larger scale community and sustainable development, along with her love of the mountains, brought her to DCI!
Stephanie Owens, Communications & Events Coordinator / Americorps VISTA
Stephanie grew up in the Finger Lakes area of New York and attended Messiah College where she received a BA in Peace and Conflict Studies. Stephanie has a passion for learning more about the work involved with urban planning and public policy.