Keylen Villagrana (Secretary)
Keylen Villagrana is currently the Marketing and Media Coordinator with an emphasis on the Hispanic Market for the Better Business Bureau Serving Denver/Boulder. Her focus is on expanding awareness of our services by building partnerships with local non-profits and media outlets aimed at advancing the progress of the Latino community.
Keylen is passionate about giving back to the Latino community and embracing her Mexican roots as a first-generation graduate. Born and raised in West Denver, she graduated from West High School and makes it a personal goal to help future generations believe in their potential. She obtained her B.A. in Journalism and Communication from the University of Denver
Ivette “Michelle” Silvestre
Ivette “Michelle” Silvestre is a first generation graduate from Metropolitans State University. Has worked for Children’s Hospital Colorado for over six years under population health. Her main goal is to support families and break down social barriers to access health. Michelle is the oldest of four siblings and is a natural leader. Michelle enjoys family time, exploring new places and being social.
In addition, Michelle has been involved in the community where she works and was raised. Michelle is committed to supporting individuals to grow and support them. Michelle is not only a former member of the program but believes in the mission and vision of the program, as she knows it will make a difference in students’ lives.
Andrea Manion (Treasurer)
Andrea Manion is a Colorado native who has lived in Englewood since 2003. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Regis University and a Master’s Degree in Taxation from the University of Denver. After a decade of experience in various roles with government, public, and corporate accounting, she established her own company Manion & Associates LLC in 2014 to help aid individuals, nonprofits, LLCs, sole proprietors, and corporations with managing their tax filings and keeping accurate books. Andrea is also a Certified ProAdvisor with QuickBooks and is a consultant and facilitator with the Pikes Peak Small Business Development Center. When Andrea is not working she enjoys traveling, hiking and camping with her husband and son Daniel.
Mike Bruce (Vice Chair)
Mike is a Colorado Native and the lead Realtor of Bruce Homes Colorado at Keller Williams Realty Downtown. He enjoys family and helping clients achieve their Real Estate goals! On his downtime, he can be found biking, fishing, snowboarding, and just about anything Colorado has to offer!
Mike recently joined the Board of Directors for Kramerica Gives! He is also is a member of the Leadership Council at Keller Williams Realty Downtown, and North Area Chair for DMAR`s Board of Directors.
Angela is a native of New Mexico but has been in Colorado since 2006. She is thrilled to be a part of an organization that helps bring amazing life-changing opportunities to kids of diverse backgrounds and economic statuses to help prepare them for life after high school. With a background in Human Resources, she sees the value in exposing these individuals to leadership development, service opportunities and career exploration to help them establish a plan and a path to potential success in their future.