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BRIC
LEADERSHIP

Meet the team that is working to build our community BRIC by BRIC.

MEET OUR EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

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LaDawn Sullivan 

Director, BRIC 

LaDawn Sullivan is an influencer, innovator and coalition builder. For over 25 years, LaDawn has strengthened and expanded the pipeline of BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) leadership, addressed social injustice, and created racially equitable communities. She is the creator and director of the Black Resilience in Colorado Fund. LaDawn uses her expertise in community engagement and inclusive emerging leadership practices in her internal and external work. LaDawn is an alumna of the Council on Foundation's Career Pathways Program. She previously served as a key staffer for the Hunt Alternatives Fund, a private foundation, and in former Colorado Governor Roy Romer's Office of Policy and Initiatives. Over the last two decades, she has worked in key positions for The Denver Foundation, most recently as the Director of Leadership and Equity. Passionate about elevating strategic giving in communities of color, LaDawn recently chaired The Links Incorporated's Philanthropy Committee (The Links Foundation) – a national Black women's organization promoting friendship and community service. LaDawn is a member of the Denver Chapter of the Links, Inc. She serves as Secretary on the Board of Directors of Philanthropy Colorado, a statewide network of foundations and charitable contributors, a board member of ACLU Colorado and is a board member for local education and racial justice-focused nonprofits.

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from BRIC's Executive Director.

"I have invested my heart, mind, and various resources to support the people and causes that matter most AND for the betterment of my community. No matter the outcome, my goal in life is not merely to survive. It is to thrive; and do it through giving, with passion, humor, style, and most of all love by being ME, an unapologetic Black woman. I wouldn't change a thing." ~LaDawn Sullivan, Executive Director

Meet the BRIC Fund
Board Members

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Yvonne Moore

Yvonne Moore

BRIC Board Member, Chair

Herman White

Herman White

BRIC Board Member

New Board Member

New Board Member

BRIC Board Member

Javon Brame

Javon Brame

BRIC Board Member, Vice Chair

Courtland J. Powers-Gunnells

Courtland J. Powers-Gunnells

BRIC Board Member

New Board Member

New Board Member

BRIC Board Member

Haroun Cowans

Haroun Cowans

BRIC Board Member

Alex Middleton

Alex Middleton

BRIC Board Member

Raymael Blackwell

Raymael Blackwell

BRIC Board Member

April Denmon

April Denmon

BRIC Board Member

BRIC Advisory Board
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