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Shelley Thompson

Director of Major Gifts


Shelley has 20 years of experience building relationships and raising money for a broad variety of organizations, both locally and nationally.  She has been fortunate to work at the Women’s Foundation of Colorado, Outward Bound USA, Denver Museum of Nature & Science, the Colorado Community College System, Centura Health and Denver Center for the Performing Arts.  Shelley has raised millions in support of education and other causes, and she is currently Director of Major Gifts at Denver Health Foundation.

Shelley served on the Englewood School Board and is a member of the 2015 Leadership Denver class.  She serves on the Boards of Cleo Parker Robinson Dance and Mi Casa Resource Center.  She is a member of the President’s Leadership Council at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science.

Shelley resides in Littleton with four teenagers, two human and two canine.

She has a BA in Politics & Government from the University of Puget Sound and a MA in Political Science from the University of Colorado.