Vice President, Greater Colorado & Kansas Group & President, Catholic Health Initiatives Colorado Foundation
Josh Bailey is the President and Chief Philanthropy Officer (CPO) for CHI Colorado Foundation and the Vice President for Centura Health’s Greater Colorado & Kansas Operating Group. He is also honored to be the inaugural Chair of CommonSpirit Health’s Philanthropic Advisory Council, representing 83 foundations across the largest non-profit health system in the country.
Josh has served the non-profit profession for over 23 years. Prior to his role with Centura and CHI Colorado Foundation, Josh completed a twelve-year tenure at Colorado College in the Advancement Division, leaving as Chief Development Officer / Associate Vice President for Advancement. His career also includes tenures at the United States Olympic Committee, Northern Illinois University and the University of Iowa.
Josh earned an M.A. from the University of Iowa, and a B.A. from Central College in Pella, Iowa. He is a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) and was honored as the 2013 Association of Fundraising Professionals, Southern Colorado Outstanding Fundraising Executive.
St. Mary-Corwin Health Foundation Manager
Linda is a Pueblo native serving the St. Mary-Corwin Health Foundation for just over 5 ½ years and earlier in her career with St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center for nearly 13+ years in a support role in Administration. Linda received her degree from the University of Southern Colorado in addition to an extended working knowledge of healthcare though years of experience and management level experience in the not-for-profit sector.
Linda’s passion has always been helping and serving others choosing healthcare as a career—specifically because of the commitment and mission of helping others not only within their healthcare needs—but more inclusive to mind, body, and spirit as exemplified by the mission of the organization through the healing ministry of Jesus Christ.
Linda has been married to her husband, Jerry, for over 40+ years. Together, they celebrate in the successes of their sons, Justin and Jared, and daughter-in-law, Nicole. A family who enjoys adventure, travel, and life together!
Cindy Lou has seventeen years of experience in all areas of the nonprofit arena; grants, strategic planning, management, program development, education and outreach and cultivating community coalitions. Cindy is an animal advocate/fanatic who shares her home with her husband, 3 Weimaraners, one cat and 2 horses.
Mary Coleman has worked in healthcare her entire career and is passionate about the impact service makes in her community. In addition to her role as Philanthropy Officer for the Foundation, she also serves in a wide spectrum of leadership positions statewide and across the Pikes Peak Region focused on the intersection of health and education. She enjoys spending every second of spare time in the outdoors with her children and husband.
Financial Stewardship Manager
Sean joined the Foundation fulltime in 2018 after starting with Catholic Health Initiatives in 2017. Sean ensures ethical, appropriate and prudent stewardship of all our funds through oversight of our distributions, contributions, transfers, grant reconciliations, fund set up and tracking- all the things that make it possible for the team to have the impact our donors intend with the dollars they invest. Sean has always had the remarkable ability to marry the head with the heart aspects of our work. His role maximizes the sacred work of our foundation staff and hospitals throughout Colorado. Sean has worked on various philanthropic initiatives for over 8 years and continues to passionately serve his community through his diligent stewardship.
Mike was born and raised in Colorado Springs and has more than five years of not-for-profit experience. Prior to joining the Foundation, he spent his time in banking.
Mike received his bachelor’s degree in information technology from Colorado Technical University. In his spare time, he enjoys finding new things he can do with his wife and two kids.