Boettcher Foundation Adds Three Team Members

Boettcher Foundation Adds Three Team Members

DENVER, July 17, 2018 — The Boettcher Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of three new staff members who will help the organization advance its mission of investing in the promise of Colorado and the potential of Coloradans.

Kathryn Evans has been hired as an executive assistant; Krystal Kappeler has been hired as the scholarship programming fellow; and Jackie Yelton has been hired as office coordinator.

Kathryn Evans will support the foundation’s executive leadership. She brings years of experience in the nonprofit arena. She previously supported leaders at Goodwill Industries and the executive director of a veteran community integration program. She attended Trident Technical College and recently relocated to Colorado from Charleston, S.C.

Krystal Kappeler will oversee alumni engagement and programming for the Boettcher Scholarship program. Krystal previously assisted with client events and financial operations at Welch Financial Planning and developed strategic marketing and contracts with Coca-Cola Refreshments. Krystal is a Boettcher Scholar and Colorado State University graduate.

Jackie Yelton will serve as the foundation’s first point of contact and will coordinate the inner-workings of the office. Prior to joining the foundation, Jackie worked in Uganda as an international program coordinator at the Foundation for Sustainable Development. Jackie grew up in Littleton and attended Brigham Young University – Idaho.

“Kathryn, Krystal and Jackie each bring unique talents and skills to the foundation, and we are grateful that they have joined us in our work to create transformational impact in Colorado,” said Katie Kramer, the foundation’s president and CEO.

In addition to the new hires, the following foundation staff members’ titles have been updated better reflect their contributions:

  • Leslie Baldwin has been named grants manager;
  • Katy Craig has been named leadership coach and content developer;
  • Julie Lerudis has been named director of strategic initiatives and grantmaking;
  • Stephanie Panion has been named scholarship program manager; and
  • Garrett Mayberry has been named special projects coordinator.

Contact: Kristi Arellano, 303.285.6208, kristi@boettcherfoundation.org

About the Boettcher Foundation:
At Boettcher, we believe in the promise of Colorado and the potential of Coloradans. Every day we champion excellence across our state by investing in our most talented citizens and high-potential organizations, because supporting their hard work and leadership will enable them to give back for years to come.

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