Amy Latham Named Vice President of Philanthropy at the Colorado Health Foundation
DENVER, CO — The Colorado Health Foundation has promoted longtime staff member Amy Latham to vice president of philanthropy. In this position, Latham leads the Foundation’s Healthy Living, Health Coverage and Health Care teams to invest in nonprofits throughout Colorado. She is also responsible for work underway through the Foundation’s program-related investments.
Prior to this role, Latham served as portfolio director for Health Care and Health Coverage. In that role, she oversaw the Foundation’s investments and strategic efforts to ensure that all Coloradans have health coverage and achieve health with support from a network of primary health care and community services. She has been with the Foundation since 2008, serving in program officer and communications roles prior to her current position.
Amy moved to Colorado from Missouri, where she was director of communications and public policy for Missouri Family Health Council, a nonprofit health care organization. She began her career as a newspaper reporter and later did public relations and strategic communications for a telecommunications company before entering the nonprofit world. Amy holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Tulane University and a Masters of Public Administration from the University of Missouri.
"Amy brings not only thoughtful leadership to the philanthropic table where we strategize and make decisions, but invaluable experience in understanding the systems, policies and engagement it takes to ensure all Coloradans are healthy. Her work at the Foundation has been transformational in developing strategy that is critical to driving better health for all of us,” said Foundation President and CEO Karen McNeil-Miller.
About the Colorado Health Foundation
The Colorado Health Foundation is singularly focused on helping Coloradans live their healthiest lives by advancing opportunities to pursue good health and achieve health equity through grantmaking, policy and advocacy, strategic private investments and convening to drive change. For more information, please visit www.coloradohealth.org.