The Craig Hospital Foundation's Board of Directors guide efforts to raise and manage funds for the hospital, establish policy for the Foundation and help determine fundraising priorities. The Board is comprised of business and philanthropic leaders who work to enhance community awareness and help garner community support for Craig Hospital.
Foundation Board Members
Jandel Allen-Davis, MD President and CEO
Jandel Allen-Davis, MD is the President and CEO of Craig Hospital in Denver, Colorado, a world-renowned rehabilitation hospital that exclusively specializes in the neurorehabilitation and research for patients with spinal cord injury and brain injury.
Prior to Craig, Dr. Allen-Davis was the Vice President of Government, External Relations and Research for Kaiser Permanente Colorado from 2009-2018. In that role, she led the organization’s government relations and regulatory affairs, community relations and community benefit investment, clinical and health services research, stakeholder engagement, communications, and advertising and marketing functions.
Dr. Allen-Davis is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology and was in active practice for 25 years. A graduate of Dartmouth College and Dartmouth Medical School, Dr. Allen-Davis completed her residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia.
Dr. Allen-Davis is an active participant in the community and currently serves on the boards of Denver Botanic Gardens, the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce, National Jewish Health, Denver Museum of Nature and Science, and AdvanceEDU. Dr. Allen-Davis also serves on the Colorado Economic Development Commission and is a Denver Branch Director of the Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank Board of Governors. She is married to a Dartmouth College graduate, Anthony Davis (‘82) and they have two children, one of whom graduated from Dartmouth College in 2009. She enjoys gardening and hiking and is a fiber artist whose work has been displayed in several galleries over the years.
Serena Bruzgo Craig Foundation President
Craig Hospital Foundation
Prior to joining the Craig Foundation, Bruzgo was Vice President of Development and Marketing at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. Bruzgo was founder and principal of Community Investment Advisors, a national corporate social responsibility and nonprofit consulting firm and previously held progressive leadership roles at the Colorado School of Mines Alumni Association. During her tenure at Mines, she expanded global alumni engagement programs, grew the organization’s endowment and membership revenue, served on the President's Cabinet, and cofounded the Colorado School of Mines Leadership Summit. She also led successful capital and endowment campaigns, major gift solicitations, and marketing and digital engagement efforts for the United States Air Force Academy Association of Graduates and Avila University.
Bruzgo is in the 2021 Leadership Denver class, was a member of the inaugural cohort of the Morgridge Accelerator Fellowship Program, and serves on the board of Impact100 Metro Denver. She is a graduate of Hannibal LaGrange University in Missouri. Her personal interests include exploring the world with her family as scuba divers, Colorado adventurers, and community scientists.
Barrett Baker Foundation Board member
Barrett Baker is the founder and president of Daniels Petroleum Company. Daniels Petroleum began as an oil and gas land brokerage consulting business in 1984, and has subsequently evolved into an oil and gas exploration company that specializes in prospect generation.
Barrett has served on several boards, including the Perfect Drift Fly Fishing Club, and HOA boards in Boulder and Carbondale, Colorado. Barrett and his wife are philanthropically involved in several arts and education institutions, such as the University of Colorado Foundation, Claremont McKenna College and the Clyfford Still Museum, as well as the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors.
Barrett is an Eagle Scout and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mineral land management from the University of Colorado at Boulder. He enjoys fly fishing, hunting, skiing and spending time with his wife and three children.
Ryan Beiser Foundation Board Member
Ryan Beiser is the regional president for PNC Bank, Denver.
In this role, Ryan is responsible for leading overall growth across Colorado with a special focus on the Denver Metro area, as well as overseeing all aspects of Corporate Banking in the region. His office implements all local sponsorship and philanthropic efforts to execute PNC’s community-based goals and initiatives.
Ryan previously served as the chief operating officer of PNC’s Corporate and Commercial Banking groups. Prior to his COO role, Ryan led Corporate Banking for PNC’s Florida East region. During his tenure, he has participated in numerous internal and external initiatives while at PNC, including Men Advocating Real Change (MARC), Women Connect, and United Way West Palm Beach.
In Denver, Ryan is a member of YPO Colorado and serves on the board of Mile High United Way, the Board of Advisors for the University of Colorado Denver Business School, the Early Childhood Leadership Commission for the State of Colorado, the Board of Directors for the Children’s Museum of Denver, the Craig Hospital Foundation Board, and on the Major Gifts Council for Early Childhood Education of the Mile High United Way.
Ryan earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from St. Vincent College and a MBA from the University of Maryland. He and his wife Heather live in Denver with their three children.
Dan Campbell Foundation Board Member
Dan Campbell is CEO and board member at ARB Midstream in Denver, Colorado, an energy company with operations in Colorado, Oklahoma and Texas, and Managing Director at BV Private Capital, the private-equity arm of Ball Ventures, a $1+ billion private investment company and the primary investor in ARB Midstream.
Prior to joining BV Private Capital and ARB Midstream, Dan was Founder and Managing Partner of Broadline Partners, a management consulting and advisory services firm that provides C-level expertise to growth-oriented businesses across various industries.
Prior experience includes Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of American Midstream Partners, a $2 billion energy company based in Denver, Colorado and Vice President, Finance and Treasurer of MarkWest Energy Partners, a $20 billion energy company with operations across the United States.
Dan holds Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Accounting from Brigham Young University and lives in Denver.
Lisa Reckler Cohn Foundation Board Member
Lisa is the President and General Counsel of Apartment Income REIT Corp. or AIR (NYSE: AIRC) which was created from the separation transaction of Apartment Investment and Management Company or Aimco (NYSE: AIV). She has specific responsibility for governance, information technology and process innovation, human resources, and legal. Lisa joined Aimco in 2002 as Vice President and Assistant General Counsel. Prior to her role with AIR, Lisa served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary of Aimco. During her tenure, Lisa had increasing levels of responsibilities across the company, serving as a cross-functional leader of the organization. In addition to serving as General Counsel, Lisa has had responsibility for construction services, asset quality and service, insurance, risk management, human resources, dispositions nationwide, and Aimco’s acquisition activities in the western region. She has also previously served as chairman of Aimco’s investment committee.
Prior to joining Aimco, Lisa was engaged in the private practice of law at Hogan & Hartson LLP (now Hogan Lovells), with an emphasis on public and private transactional work, public equity offerings and venture capital financing. She also spent two years as a Federal judicial clerk.
Lisa earned her undergraduate degree (with honors and distinction) in public policy from Stanford University and earned her law degree (cum laude) from Harvard Law School and served on the Harvard Law Review, including as managing editor.
Lisa is active in her community. In addition to serving on the Craig Foundation Board of Trustees, she served as a trustee of the Rose Community Foundation from 2010-2020, including as chairman of the Child and Family Development Committee and member of the Audit and Finance and Gift Acceptance Committees. From 2012 – 2015, Lisa served as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees for Denver Jewish Day School and served on the Board of Trustees from 2008 to 2016.
Lisa is a graduate of the Wexner Heritage Program, an intensive two-year program of Jewish leadership and learning, and she is an alumna of the National Young Leadership Cabinet of United Jewish Communities (now Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA)). She has also served as the Chairman of the Legal Committee of JFNA and served on the Bylaws and Governance Committee. Lisa is a past member of the Coordinating Council of the Allied Jewish Federation of Colorado (now JEWISHcolorado) and a past board member of Allied Jewish Apartments (now Kavod Senior Life) and Jewish Family Service of Colorado.
Lisa is a Denver native and met her husband, Rich, at her first youth group event (they married 15 years later). Rich and Lisa are the proud parents of Avi. When not advancing AIR’s success, you are likely to find Lisa with her family and friends, cheering the Denver Broncos or any other Colorado sports team, relishing a round of golf, or enjoying a concert.
Christopher Davis-Massey Foundation Board Member
Christopher Davis-Massey is the Founder & COO, Cholon Restaurant Concepts.
After 16-plus years in the legal and financial industries, Christopher is what you might call a reformed attorney who has set his sights on the restaurant industry. This nonlinear approach is exactly what makes Christopher so valuable: He understands the finer points of business from the inside out. Christopher has partnered with Chef Lon Symensma since 2014 and they officially launched ChoLon Restaurant Concepts, the Denver restaurant group that includes ChoLon, Cho77, and LeRoux, with Lon in early 2017. Christopher works alongside Lon to ensure that daily operations run smoothly while keeping an eye on the future. He leads the front of the house management team, oversees all aspects of restaurant business operations, including finance, legal, human resources, and development and investment opportunities.
Dan Dye Foundation Board Member
Dan Dye is the CEO of Ardent Mills, the independent joint venture of its parent companies --Cargill, Conagra Brands and CHS. Ardent Mills operates a network of 35 community flour mills and 10 specialty grain facilities in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. It is a people-first, values-based organization committed to being a trusted partner delivering innovative and nutritious grain-based solutions with a brand promise of “Nourishing What’s Next.”
Prior to the formation of Ardent Mills, Dan held various merchandising and managerial positions since joining Cargill in 1981. In 2009, Dan was named president of Horizon Milling, a Cargill joint venture with CHS. In this capacity Dan was responsible for the flour milling, mix and bakery operations of Horizon Milling in the U.S. and Canada, offering wheat and flour products and solutions for a wide range of ingredient applications.
Prior to that, Dan served for 10 years as president of Cargill AgHorizons, U.S., and was responsible for the overall management of Cargill’s grain handling and retail crop input business in the U.S. He was appointed as assistant vice president of Cargill, Ltd. in Canada in 1990 and of Cargill’s grain division in 1992. In 1995, he was named vice president of its North American grain business.
Dan currently serves on the Executive Committee of the North American Millers’ Association and the Board of Trustees of the Grain Foods Foundation. Dan also serves on the Foundation Board of Craig Hospital, Denver, Colorado, and on the Board of Trustees of Bethel University, St. Paul, Minn.
Dan graduated from Bethel University in 1981 with a bachelor's degree in business administration and economics. He resides in Denver, Colo.
Ronald R. Levine II Foundation Board Member
Ron Levine brings 30 years of experience to his practice in corporate finance, private equity and merger and acquisition transactions. He works with mature and emerging companies across a range of industries, including private equity, technology, investment management, business services, life sciences, energy, restaurant/retail, food, and manufacturing. His practice focuses on public and private M&A transactions, private equity and venture investment, securities and capital markets, shareholder activism, and corporate governance matters.
Mr. Levine also represents public and private companies and their boards of directors on takeover defense, securities disclosure, technology transfer and executive compensation, and general corporate counseling.
Mr. Levine is actively involved in community affairs, including serving as a member of the Board of Directors of Rocky Mountain PBS, the Board of Trustees of the Cornell Football Association, and the University Council of Cornell University.
John Robb Foundation Board Chair
John Robb is the Founder and Managing Director of The Stone Creek group of companies. Stone Creek consists of businesses involved with asset management, oil and gas, real estate, financial advisory, and an industrial pump manufacturing.
Previously, John was the Senior Vice President, Managing Director and founder of Alliance Bernstein's Denver, Colorado, office which specializes in institutional and private client asset management. He joined the firm as a Financial Advisor in 2001 and co-founded Bernstein's office in Houston, Texas. He was named a Principal in 2004 before relocating to Denver in 2005. Prior to joining Bernstein, John was in the mortgage banking industry with Citibank and other large banks.
John is a graduate of the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York, and holds his M.B.A. from Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio, Texas. John has served on the Investment Committee for the West Point Association of Graduates since 2004 and Chaired the Committee from 2010 – 2019. He served as a Director on the Board for the Association of Graduates from 2010- 2019. John joined the Craig Foundation board in 2017 and has served on and Chaired the Investment, Finance, and Audit Committee.
At West Point, John was Captain of the 1990 Army Football Team.
John and his wife, Patricia, are active in Colorado and enjoy skiing, hiking, golf and traveling with their children.
Emily Robinson Foundation Board member
Emily Robinson is a retired banking professional. In 2022, she retired from FirstBank, one of the nation’s largest privately held financial institutions, after a career of more than 29 years. She spent her last five years serving as FirstBank’s Chief Operating Officer (COO). Prior to being named COO, Robinson served as Regional President for FirstBank’s Northwest Metro Denver and California markets. As Regional President, Robinson was responsible for over 33 branch locations totaling more than $4.5 billion in deposits. She previously served as President of the West Market, President of the Arvada Market and held various officer positions, after starting her career at FirstBank in 1993.
During her career with FirstBank, Emily actively participated on numerous internal committees including Executive Committee, Board of Directors, Loan Committee, Funds Management and Project Portfolio Management. In addition, she served on the State of Colorado’s Banking Board for seven years.
Emily enjoys community service and currently serves on Craig Hospital Foundation’s Board and Finance and Investment Committee, as well as the El Pomar Metro Regional Council. Previous community affiliations include Community First Foundation, Jefferson County Schools Foundation, Arvada Economic Development Association, Seniors’ Resource Center and West Chamber of Jefferson County. Emily was named the winner of The Denver Business Journal’s C-Suite award in 2019 and was named Outstanding Woman in Business in Banking, Finance, and Accounting by the Denver Business Journal in 2017.
Emily received a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Mississippi State University and graduated from the University of Colorado Graduate School of Banking. She lives in Golden, Colorado and is a proud breast cancer survivor.
Olivia M. Thompson Foundation Board Member
Olivia M. Thompson, currently retired, has held a number of positions in various organizations in finance, strategic planning, information technology, and project management. Most recently, from 2008 to 2018, Olivia served as Chief Financial Officer with AlloSource, a Colorado-based non-profit dedicated to advancing the science and use of transplantable allogenic cells and tissues in regenerative therapies. Prior to AlloSource, Olivia was with Coors Brewing Company, where she held various positions including Vice President, Corporate Controller. Olivia has held several positions with various Fortune 500 companies including Kraft Foods and Allied Signal Inc. She holds an MBA in Finance and Accounting and an MS in Public Administration, and a Bachelors degree in Sociology from UCLA. Olivia has served on numerous boards during her career including the United Way (Chicago), Urban League (Denver), and as Board Chair for LABS Inc. (wholly-owned for-profit subsidiary of AlloSource). She currently serves on the Board of Iowa Donor Network and Commerce Bank Colorado (advisory).
Nathan Vandas Foundation Board member
Nathan works for Wells Fargo Advisors as the Ultra High Net worth Branch Manager for the Colorado market. Nathan manages a team of Advisors that provide comprehensive wealth management strategies for high-end families around the country. These strategies encompass investment management, private banking, trust and estate services, family dynamics consulting, business mergers and acquisitions, philanthropic, tax, and wealth planning.
Nathan began his career in the banking and financial services industry in 2011. Prior to joining Wells Fargo Advisors, Nathan worked as a Market Leader for Bank of the West, BNP Paribas. His professional background includes a combination of wealth planning and investment management with an emphasis on working with established families and corporate executives.
Nathan is an active member of his community and currently serves on the Board of Directors for Craig Hospital Foundation.
Nathan resides in Pinery in Parker with his wife, daughter, and son. When he is not at work, he enjoys golfing, snowboarding, surfing, and traveling the world.
He holds a B.S. from the University of Colorado, Aurora, Colorado, and a B.S. from the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs.
Teresa Van De Bogart Foundation Board Member
Teresa Van De Bogart retired from Molson Coors Brewing Company as their Global VP, IT Project Delivery in 2019, after 38 years with a distinguished career in accounting, finance, procurement and IT. She spent the first half of her career in finance and accounting including responsibility for internal, external and BOD reporting, long range planning and forecasting and finance and accounting for manufacturing operations, commercial, as well as G&A functions. Her IT roles have included setting up and leading the Global IT PMO as well as leadership and delivery of large global SAP systems in addition to other IT technologies. She developed a company wide methodology and training for improving project execution across all company functions globally.
She also has been active with Boards for the last 15 years including the Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce and the Women’s Leadership Foundation where she was Board Chair at each. The Women’s leadership foundation focuses on developing women for corporate board service and increasing women representation on boards. Currently, she is an NACD Fellow and holds an NACD (National Association of Corporate Directors) director certification. She currently sits on the board of ReMax Holdings, Sunflower bank, Craig Hospital Foundation, and the Mile High United Way Board of Trustees. Her board service includes committee membership on audit, risk, compensation and nominating and governance committees. She recently completed her role as Chair of Women United for Mile High United Way, a position she had held for 5 years.
Teresa graduated from Auburn University with a degree in accounting and enjoys horseback riding, golfing, hiking, sports, theatre and spending time with her family.
Jacob Vanderslice Foundation Board Member
Jacob Vanderslice is a Founder and Principal at VanWest Partners, a Denver-based real estate investment company. VanWest specializes in the acquisition, development, and management of self storage facilities and other opportunistic investments across commercial real estate. The company targets real estate in submarkets with strong fundamentals, with an opportunity to add value through both revenue and expense optimization. VanWest currently owns and operates 30 self storage facilities in eleven states, along with retail and residential assets in the Denver area.
Prior to forming VanWest, Jacob was a professional firefighter and arson investigator. In his spare time, he enjoys hiking, skiing, golfing, flying airplanes, and spending time with his wife and two young sons.
Maribeth Younger Foundation Board Member
Counsel, Williams Weese Pepple & Ferguson
Maribeth is a trust, estate, and corporate attorney, advising individuals and families in the development of their estate plans, privately held business structuring and planning, marital matters, and charitable giving. She has over 20 years of combined experience in estate planning and business and corporate counsel. She represents individuals in trust design, succession planning, and wealth transfer strategies, as well as private clients in company formation and operation, partnership agreements, mergers and acquisitions, equity financings, joint ventures and business succession planning. Maribeth began her career in Silicon Valley representing emerging growth and technology companies. She holds a JD from Harvard Law School, an MA from the University of Leeds (UK), and a BA from Miami University. She is licensed to practice in Colorado, New York and California.
Maribeth is active in serving the Denver community as a member of the Board of Trustees of KIPP Colorado Schools, the Board of Trustees of Colorado Academy, the Executive Board of Horizons at Colorado Academy (a summer academic enrichment program for underserved Denver youth), and the Philanthropy Circle of Children’s Hospital Colorado.