Myles Mendoza

Director of Development at Denver Scholarship Foundation

Myles Mendoza

Myles Mendoza

Director of Development at Denver Scholarship Foundation

Biography

Myles Mendoza is
Executive Director at Aspen-based Summit 54.

As head of Summit 54, Mendoza will prioritize the organization’s philanthropy to work
with Colorado’s education leadership to collectively determine gaps in the education
system, identify programs to address these areas of need, and develop a strategy to
scale the most successful programs. Since its inception two years ago, Summit 54 has
brought nationally renowned educational programs to Colorado and invested nearly
$2,000,000 to address educational gaps in programs such as College Track, Aurora and
Summer Advantage in the Roaring Fork Valley.Mendoza originally came to his non-profit executive career after years of front-line work
as an adolescent therapist in inner-city school environments including East St. Louis
and Chicago.

Mendoza received his MSW from Washington University in St. Louis.
Most recently Myles worked to support the efforts of education policy reform through
Education Reform Now/Democrats for Education Reform.

Myles helped to make the
organization's existing operational capacities stronger and developed new offices
throughout the country including a large operation in Chicago.


Prior to this position he
was one of the founding executive team members at the Denver Scholarship Foundation and was instrumental in the foundation's transformation from a
start-up non-profit to one of national fundraising prominence and visibility. Myles
conceived and implemented its ambitious fundraising strategy.

His efforts helped to
make Denver Scholarship Foundation the sustainable organization it is today.

“Myles is a natural fit to lead Summit 54,” said Terri Caine, Summit 54 founder and
benefactor. “He has been a trusted advisor and supporter of Summit 54 since its
inception. His past experiences, his passion for education, and his vision for what is
possible for Colorado education aligns perfectly with our mission for Summit 54.”
Myles will work out of a Denver-based office.

Myles and his wife Carrie are the parents
of three beautiful boys, Jesse, 8, Noah, 7 and Max 5 all of whom attend high performing
public charter schools. He sits on the Board of Directors at West Denver Prep and
Rocky Mountain Prep public charter schools and will continue to devote a portion of his
time to Education Reform Now as a Senior Partner

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Co-Founder at Denver Scholarship Foundation

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Former Chief Executive Officer & Director at Denver Scholarship Foundation

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Former Interim Chief Executive Officer at Denver Scholarship Foundation

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Co-Founder at DCT Industrial Trust, Inc.

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Partner at Davis Graham & Stubbs

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Secretary at Denver Scholarship Foundation

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College Advisor, Trio Talent Search, North High School at Denver Scholarship Foundation

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Chief Executive Officer at Denver Scholarship Foundation

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Executive Director at Denver Scholarship Foundation

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Chief Financial Officer at Denver Scholarship Foundation

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Director of Development at Denver Scholarship Foundation
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Denver Scholarship Foundation provides tools, knowledge, and financial support services. It provides scholarships to the students and college partners. The company was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Denver, CO.

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