Deyanira Zavala Named Executive Director of Mile High Connects

The Denver Foundation

The Denver Foundation is pleased to announce that Deyanira (Deya) Zavala has been named Executive Director of Mile High Connects, a Denver Foundation partner and supporting organization.

Deya was unanimously selected by the MHC Steering Committee following the departure of Jeffrey Su, who served as Executive Director from June 2017 to March 2019. 

Since joining the Mile High Connects team in 2016, Ms. Zavala has helped to expand the vision, impact, and operations of the collaborative. Most recently, she served as Program Director. Ms. Deya brings tremendous economic development, management, and facilitation experience to Mile High Connects having held positions at Rocky Mountain MicroFinance Institute and the National Association of Latino Community Asset Builders. Deya holds a master’s in public administration from the University of North Texas and a bachelor’s of arts from the University of Texas Arlington.

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