Dace West is the Chief Impact Officer at The Denver Foundation. In her role she serves as senior leadership and oversees the Impact Group, which brings together all the Foundation’s philanthropic activities from work with donors to nonprofit grantmaking. Her portfolio also includes the Foundation’s community leadership efforts, serving as a thought partner, engaging in public policy, and supporting evaluation and research. Prior to coming to the Foundation, she worked for mission-driven organizations in both the nonprofit and public sectors. West is recognized as a uniquely qualified, connected, and forward-thinking leader on affordable housing, economic development, resident engagement, transit equity, and other issues that have a direct impact on low-income and vulnerable communities in Metro Denver and across the region.