Paula Herzmark has served as CEO of the Hart Center for Public Service at Metropolitan State University of Denver and Executive Director of the Denver Health Foundation. She took the foundation, which was focused on providing financial support for the Denver Health and Hospital Authority, from a small startup to a thriving organization. In addition to building, staffing, and developing its strategic plan, she designed and implemented a corporate giving/sponsorship program, increased the donor base, and completed several significant campaigns.
Paula has also held CEO positions with the Robert E. Loup Jewish Community Center, Prime Time Cable Corp., and Solar Satellite Communications Inc. She led the Colorado Department of Local of Affairs as a member of Gov. Dick Lamm’s cabinet. She holds a master’s degree in public administration from the University of Texas and a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Texas at El Paso.
Paula is an active community volunteer. She is chair of the Highline Canal Conservancy board and serves on the board of the Robert E. Loup Jewish Community Center. She was named a Mile Hi Girl Scouts Woman of Distinction in 2004.