2016 Latina of Influence | Christine Márquez-Hudson
Hispanic Lifestyle is pleased to recognize Christine Márquez-Hudson, President and CEO of The Denver Foundation as a 2016 Latina of Influence. Ms. Márquez-Hudson along with her fellow Latinas of Influence are invited to participate in Hispanic Lifestyle’s Latina Conference to be held on April 8, 2016 at the Ontario Airport Hotel, Ontario, CA. The complete listing of Hispanic Lifestyle’s 2016 Latinas of Influence can be found on Hispaniclifestyle.com
Christine Márquez-Hudson is the President and CEO of The Denver Foundation. Prior to joining the Foundation, Christine was the CEO/Executive Director of Mi Casa Resource Center. She is the fifth chief executive in the 90-year-old foundation’s history.
Video features Christine Márquez-Hudson in her previous position as CEO of the Mi Casa Resource Center.
Christine is a skilled nonprofit executive and community leader with more than 20 years of experience in the sector. She is known for her keen strategic thinking, entrepreneurial efforts, dynamic leadership, public speaking, community advocacy and social impact. After nearly 8 years serving as CEO/Executive Director of Mi Casa Resource Center, Christine was named President & CEO of The Denver Foundation. She began her position in January 2016.
The Denver Foundation is the largest community foundation in Colorado celebrating over 90 years of service. Its community grant making focuses on four strategic areas: economic opportunity, basic human needs, P-12 education and community leadership. It stewards nearly 1000 funds for a diverse array of donors encouraging greater giving for the Metro-Denver region and beyond. It also administers various scholarship funds, further advancing higher education.
Márquez-Hudson succeeds David Miller, who has moved on to create an institute on philanthropy and social enterprise at the University of Denver, after 20 years at the helm of the Foundation.
Nominated by Richard Sandoval