Veronica Figoli has been appointed as the new president and CEO of The Denver Public Schools (DPS) Foundation. Figoli will be responsible for the leadership of the DPS Foundation that supports the bold and ambitious goals of the DPS. “It takes all of us for Every Child to Succeed,” Figoli said. “I am excited to galvanize the community around investing in our future by investing in our kids.” The DPS Foundation is currently ranked among the top five school district foundations in the country.
For the past four years, this executive, who was born in Venezuela, was the Chief Officer of the DPS Office of Family and Community Engagement (FACE). Under Figoli’s leadership, FACE saw significant growth, fostering strategic partnerships with community members and corporations in order to broaden and strengthen the programs and resources offered to help families become academic partners for their students.