Staff

Brandon Shaffer

Brandon Shaffer is serving as the Education Foundation's Interim Executive Director. Brandon graduated from Stanford University with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and received Honors through the School of Education. He continued his education at the University of Colorado School of Law where he received his Juris Doctor. Brandon previously held the position of Chairperson for the Colorado Board of Parole where he conducted over 28,000 hearings in 2014. Prior to that, he was a Colorado State Senator where he was Senate President. Mr. Shaffer also served as a Naval Officer for the United States. In addition to his position with the Education Foundation, Brandon is the Executive Director of Legal/Governmental Affairs, Community Outreach & P-TECH with St. Vrain Valley School District.

Lisa Hoxie

Lisa, our Business Development Director, joined the Foundation in November 2011. Most recently from Atlanta, Georgia, Lisa has over 25 years of banking and finance experience, as well as an extensive background working with non-profit and service organizations. She serves on the board of the Carbon Valley Chamber and is President-Elect. Lisa holds a Associates of Arts Degree from Eastern Florida State College, and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Professional Management from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Caroline Grundy

Caroline, our Communications Coordinator and Crayons to Calculators Project Manager, joined the Foundation in October 2016. Caroline graduated from Emerson College in Boston with a Bachelor of Science in Political Communication. She has held several teaching roles since her migration out West. Caroline is passionate about educational equity and is thrilled to be working for an organization that supports teachers and students.