Rick Somerson
Communications Manager

Drawn to Denver Health’s commitment to the LGBTQ+ community, Rick joined the Denver Health Foundation in December 2022. As the Foundation’s communications manager, Rick works to message and share the Foundation’s philanthropic impact in support of Denver Health’s mission.

Before joining the Denver Health Foundation, Rick worked at Denver Public Schools, where he was responsible for developing and executing strategic communications supporting district-wide initiatives and priorities. Rick has also held communications and marketing roles with the Children’s Museum of Denver, UC Santa Barbara, Harvard University and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.

Rick earned a Bachelor of Science in management studies from Boston University. He lives in South Denver with his husband, Jacob, and his rescue pup, Preston. You’ll likely find him seeking out the ocean on either coast when not in Denver.