Meet the Development Team
Director of Development
Krista has been a fixture at Denver JDS since 1999 and became our director of development in 2001. Krista holds a law degree from the University of Denver and has an extensive knowledge of the Denver Jewish community. Krista’s daughter was in the Class of 2007 and her son was in the class of 2014. Krista is an avid cyclist, likes to golf, and enjoys needlepointing.
Assistant Director of Development
Brandi has a bachelor's degree in political science and an Master's in Public Administration from University of Colorado Denver. She has been working at our school since 2006 and loves Denver JDS because of the people. When not working, Brandi likes to hike with her dogs, ski, and photograph the beautiful Rocky Mountains.
Samantha started at Denver JDS in December of 2013. She holds a B.A. from Simmons College, double majoring in Art History and History, and a master's from the University of Denver in Liberal Studies with a concentration in American Indian Studies. Samantha oversees everything related to our school's fundraising database including pulling reports and generating thank you notes, along with donor cultivation and stewardship. Samantha and her husband Rich have two children. In her spare time, Samantha enjoys quilting, knitting and traveling across the country to see art museums.