Brain Injury Alliance of Colorado

Who We Are

The Brain Injury Alliance of Colorado is the go-to resource for help and services for survivors of an injury to the brain, their families, and providers.

Vision
That all persons with a brain injury thrive in their community.

Mission
Through guidance, resources, support and education, we seek to facilitate lifelong growth of Coloradans affected by an injury to the brain.

 

Board of Directors

Melissa Winthers
Attorney – Fleishman & Shapiro
President

Mark Belfance
Ernst & Young
Treasurer

Cheryl Catsoulis
A Wildflower Assisted Living
President Elect

Norine Hemphill
Children’s Hospital Colorado
Secretary

Bill Levis
Family Member. Attorney
Past President

Dan Sloane
Hillyard, Wahlberg, Kudla, Sloane & Woodruff, LLP

Ken Rich
Executive Coach and Recovering TBI Consumer

Jennifer Biggs Arnold
Craig Hospital

Dayna Sloane
Cherry Creek High School

Craig Eliot
Morgan Stanley Wealth Management

Ryan LeMasters
Swedish Hospital

Kasey McClurg
Rocky Mountain Health Care Services

Tristen Smith
Morgan Stanley Wealth Management

Staff


Gavin Attwood

Chief Executive Officer
Gavin@biacolorado.org

Max Winkler, CBIS
Director of Client Programs
Max@biacolorado.org

Liz Gerdeman, MA
Director of Professional Programs
Liz@biacolorado.org

Linda Heesch
Recreation Programs Coordinator
Linda@biacolorado.org

Mark Condon
State-wide Support Group Coordinator
Mark@biacolorado.org
To find out more about Mark as a Professional Speaker, click here

Tina Ziwak
Special Events Coordinator
Tina@biacolorado.org

Fran Held
Development Coordinator
Fran@biacolorado.org

Lisa Cheney-Philp, MURP
Office Manager & Evaluation Coordinator
Lisa@biacolorado.org

Edna Lugo
Programs Assistant
edna@biacolorado.org

Kimberly Nihon
Programs Assistant
kimberly@biacolorado.org

Cari Ledger, NCSP
Youth Education Liaison
cari@biacolorado.org

Jaime Horsfall, MA, CBIS
Lead Case Manager, Corrections Specialist
Jaime@biacolorado.org

Joni Lee, MFA
Case Manager
joni@biacolorado.org

Airiel Juergens-Peoples
Case Manager
airiel@biacolorado.org

Niko Medina
Case Manager
niko@biacolorado.org

Alexandra Ferencz, MSW
Case Manager
alexf@biacolorado.org

Alexandra Schwartz
Case Manager
alexs@biacolorado.org

Audrey McNeely
Case Manager
audrey@biacolorado.org

Carol Cochran, MA, CBIS
Case Manager
carol@biacolorado.org

Denice Enriquez
Case Manager
denice@biacolorado.org

Denise Monroe, MS
Case Manager
denisem@biacolorado.org

Heather Walker, MPH, CHES
Case Manager
heather@biacolorado.org

JoDee Hambright
Case Manager
jodee@biacolorado.org

Paul Genty
Case Manager
paul@biacolorado.org

Sarah Cornella, MA
Case Manager
sarah@biacolorado.org