To increase CHFA's community outreach, CHFA has regional Community Relationship Managers.

CHFA's Community Relationship Managers work to advance local economic development and entrepreneurship by increasing awareness of CHFA’s economic development programs and products.

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CHFA Community Relationship Managers

Trisha Herman

Community Relationship Manager, Eastern Colorado

Kaylee Romero

Community Relationship Manager, South Central Colorado

Caroline Trani

Community Relationship Manager, Southern Colorado

Chris Lopez

Community Relationship Manager, Southwest Colorado

Margie Joy

Community Relationship Manager, Western Slope Colorado

John Plakorus

Manager, Regional Community Relationships

Jerilynn Francis

Chief Communications and Community Partnerships Officer

2023 Impact Investment

January 1 to December 31, 2023


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Total Organizations Supported


Corporate Giving (direct and in-kind)


Regional Community Investment Grants

Objectives Include

Identify topics based on local community needs. Develop new or increase access to existing trainings, toolkits, technical assistance or other capacity building resources on topics tailored for the communities.
Increase awareness and utilization of CHFA’s business finance offerings, and support local economic development initiatives including but not limited to agri-business, main street revitalizations, and youth entrepreneurship programs.
Strengthen available housing stock for homeownership by promoting resources available for single family home rehab, including mobile home rehab and park preservation offerings. Build resident capacity for homeownership by supporting financial fitness classes.
Philanthropic investment in local nonprofit community partners whose missions are aligned with CHFA’s vision and corporate giving guidelines and processes, and advance partnerships by leveraging engagement and ability to respond timely to community needs.