Thank you to the loyal readers and supporters of The Colorado Independent (2013-2020). The Indy has merged with the new nonprofit Colorado News Collaborative (COLab) on a new mission to strengthen local news in Colorado. We hope you will join us!
Javier Alberto Soto is President and CEO of The Denver Foundation, the largest and most experienced community foundation in the Rocky Mountain West. Before joining The Denver Foundation in October 2019, Javier spent 10 years as President and CEO of The Miami Foundation. Prior to entering philanthropy, Javier served in the public sector, beginning as a litigator in the Miami-Dade County Attorney's Office and later as Chief of Staff to County Mayor Alex Penelas. The son of Cuban immigrants, Javier was born in Madrid and moved as a young child to Miami. Connect with Javier on Twitter @javisoto303.