Tim Reinen

Executive Director
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Tim Reinen has a Master’s of Architecture from Morgan State University and a Bachelor’s of Science in Landscape Architecture from the University of Connecticut. He concentrates his efforts in the nonprofit field by using architecture and design as a tool to enhance community engagement. Tim applies his design efforts within the built environment in the form of creative housing solutions, access to healthy food, connection to multi-modal transportation, and other essential, yet often overlooked community resources. His work is done through the lens of social impact, framed around civic development in transit-oriented neighborhoods and surrounding urban corridors. Fueled by a passion for using architecture for good, Tim approaches every project with a goal of enhancing the health, sustainability and quality of our communities in Colorado and beyond.

Dorothy Ma

Project Manager
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Dorothy Ma joined Radian in 2016 with over ten years in the architecture, real estate, and development field. Her architectural background in educational, multi-family, and community based work brings a diverse and complimentary skill-set to Radian’s team. Dorothy holds a Bachelor of Arts in Design Arts from UCLA and a Masters of Architecture from the University of Colorado Denver.  Her career has afforded her to work at various multi-disciplinary firms which broadens Dorothy’s experience in architecture, real estate transactions and financial analysis and allows Radian Inc. to expand its project types to benefit community and other non-profit organizations.

Dee Dee DeVuyst

Program Manager of Community Spaces
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Dee Dee DeVuyst holds master’s degrees in architecture and environmental engineering and has combined her technical skills working abroad in Brazil, India, Peru, and Costa Rica. Her interest in community development within the context of the built environment has taken her on a journey that includes working in architecture, environmental engineering, and urban planning, and tailoring that experience to engage and empower underserved communities. Much of her work has focused on the intersection of design, sustainable agricultural technologies, and community advocacy, which has informed how she approaches every project.

Dave Thorpe

Studio Leader of Community Master Planning

Dave Thorpe joined Radian in 2018 where he leads Radian’s land planning and entitlement services. He holds a Masters of Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Minnesota and a Bachelors of Arts in Religion from Whitworth University, which, as it turns out, is the perfect background for his work on the Congregation Land Campaign – a joint effort of Radian and the Interfaith Alliance of Colorado to work with faith communities to build affordable housing. Dave has a background in entitlements, site planning, graphics, illustration, and transportation, which he combines to help clients develop and then achieve a vision for their site. 
Dave is driven by the pursuit of stewardship of land, both in urban and rural areas. This also motivates him in his side hustle of landscape oil paintings, but that’s a story for another time. Dave plays mandolin, drinks gluten-free beer (not by choice), is married and has two kids, and likes going on early morning runs with his dog. 

Vrushali Lele

Design Intern

Vrushali Lele is an Urban and Architectural Designer with focus on community planning. She holds a Masters in Urban Design from the University of Colorado, Denver and Bachelor of Architecture from Pune University in India. Her interest in urban design has diversified her arena of work in transit-oriented development, waterfront development and affordable housing. She serves as a design intern at Radian, working on architectural projects and community development plans, mapping and illustrating community needs.

Jon Riley

Designer

With over a decade of experience in architecture and construction, Jon brings expertise in large affordable housing, specializing in apartments and condos.  Prior to joining Radian, Jon worked on multi-family projects at several notable architecture firms in Denver.  He is a designer that focuses his efforts on equitable housing and through the design and construction phase and creates a seamless approach to collaboration.  Jon received his Bachelors Degree in Fine Arts and Masters degree in Architecture from the University of Colorado-Denver.

Camryn Walton

Communications + Outreach Coordinator

Camryn joins the Radian team as an experienced storyteller, sharing the projects and people that make Radian come alive. She discovered her passion for community development while living in Indianapolis, consulting for the city on Bicentennial plans, transit-oriented events and awareness, programming for the cultural trail, and a city-wide marketing campaign. Camryn holds a bachelor’s degree in Strategic Communications and International Studies from Butler University. Serving as the Communications and Outreach Coordinator at Radian, Camryn manages the content creation for all of our marketing materials, while also assisting in project management, operations and event coordination.   

Board of Directors

Our Board of Advisors review proposals for projects and prioritize funds delegated as grants or gifts. They are responsible for guiding the organization.

Christi Smith

Board President | Vice President of Strategy and Communications at Urban Land Conservancy

Christi joined Urban Land Conservancy in 2010 and is a leader in strengthening the internal and external operations as well the management and creation of ULC impact investments and creative financing strategies. She is responsible for overseeing the day to day business of the organization as well as all fundraising and communication efforts including public relations, marketing and outreach related to ULC projects and programs. 
Before joining ULC, Christi gained her appreciation of community serving real estate when she was Program Director for the ACE Mentor Program of Colorado. She was responsible for organizing volunteers to work with high school students in 14 schools within 4 districts where they mentored in the fields are architecture, construction and engineering. 
Christi’s degree is from the University of Colorado, Boulder (she is coping with the fact that her daughter refuses to attend CU), she also excels in soccer player management thanks to her son and spends a lot of her free time vacuuming thanks to her golden retriever.

 

Dan Shah

Executive Director Colfax Business Improvement District

Dan Shah is an experienced social enterprise director, currently with the West Colfax Business Improvement District in Denver. Dan’s legal background includes his current practice, Social Impact Law, and many years representing community development corporations in Philadelphia. He grew up in Evanston, IL where he developed an enthusiasm for cycling and travel, and is a father of three.

Shontel Lewis

Transit Equity Specialist at Regional Transportation District (RTD)

Shontel M. Lewis currently serves as the Transit Equity Specialist at the Regional Transportation District (RTD), where she is responsible for social equity through her commitment to authentic community engagement and shared decision-making, Title VI and Environmental Justice.

Prior to joining RTD, she severed as the Director of Equity and Innovation, at Project VOYCE, a nonprofit that she co-founded, after the closure of her high school. In her role, she was responsible for ensuring that youth voice helped shape education policy. Additionally, she served as the Director of CHOICES, a program of Brother Jeff’s Cultural Center in collaboration with the Gang Reduction Initiative of Denver, where she provided programming and wraparound support to gang involved youth and their families.

Yong Cho

Owner of Studio Completiva, Architect

Yong Cho has 20 years of design and construction administration. As an architect, he embraces the opportunity to create innovative architecture through informed, in-depth and rigorous process. As in any art form, Yong believes that the best design solution is only found through many iterations or “takes”. He has repeatedly succeeded in designing elegant, signature buildings based on simplicity and integrity. He has been involved in a wide array of projects from residential to international, institutional projects. Yong strives to combine responsible architecture and social concerns with design. He has strong interest in indigenous architecture and has traveled, researched and written about Asian and Native American Architecture. Prior to becoming an architect he pursued sculpture, painting and writing. He does attempt to get out to the river with a fly-rod and aspires to learn gliding.

Stu Wright

Executive Vice President, FirstBank

Stu Wright is an Executive Vice President with FirstBank and works in the Lakewood Market. He has been with the company for 20 years, working in Boulder, Westminster, Wheat Ridge, and now Lakewood.

Stu’s primary responsibilities include commercial lending, business development, and management. Stu has provided instruction for the bank’s Construction Lending and Advanced Commercial Real Estate Lending classes. He has also served on FirstBank’s Credit Policy Committee (Advisory), and Customer Development Committee.

Stu has worked with private developers, not-for-profit entities, and housing authorities to implement acquisition, acquisition and rehab, ground-up construction, and permanent financing solutions for retail, office, affordable housing, and special-use projects.

He worked with the Urban Land Conservancy to create the Metro Denver Impact Fund. This $50 million fund provides acquisition capital for community-focused real estate projects.

Stu is a board member of the Lakewood-West Colfax Business Improvement District. He is an emeritus member of the Family Tree Board of Directors and has served on the boards of Brothers Redevelopment, Inc., and Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of Boulder. He was a member of the Westminster 7:10 Rotary Club. Stu is also a member of the Vitalant (formerly Bonfils Blood Center) Three Gallon Club.

Stu graduated from the University of Colorado in 1992 with a B.S. in Business Administration, and completed the Graduate School of Banking program at the University of Wisconsin.

 

David Harris

President and CEO, Urban Strategies Council

David Harris has spent the majority of his professional career as a nonprofit manager and consultant, as well as a grantmaker at several of the nation’s leading philanthropic organizations including the Iowa West Foundation, the John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, and the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation.

Brad Weinig

Development Director, Colorado, Herman & Kittle

Brad joined Herman & Kittle in January 2018.  In his role as a Development Director, he is responsible for advancing development opportunities in Colorado through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program. He leads the development process, which includes market analysis, site selection, contract negotiation, deal structuring, applications for financing, and managing the closing process.

Prior to joining HKP, Brad worked at Enterprise Community Partners, Inc., a national non-profit organization specializing in financing and policy solutions for affordable housing.  While at Enterprise, Brad oversaw the organization’s Denver programs, including the expansion of the Denver Regional Transit Oriented Development Fund. Brad also has experience in underwriting and closing loans for affordable housing through his prior work as an Assistant Vice President with Citi Community Capital.  

Brad earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Business and Finance from the University of Colorado in Boulder. He also earned his Master’s degree in Business with a focus in Real Estate from the University of Colorado’s Real Estate Center.  He remains an active member of the CU Real Estate Center as well as Housing Colorado and ULI Colorado.

Outside of work, Brad, his wife Annie, and their sons Pete and Connor, enjoy all that Denver and the beautiful state of Colorado have to offer, including skiing, hiking, and golf.   

Board Emeritus

Chris Smith

President | Senior Program Office – Colorado Health Foundation

Christopher Smith is an architect and member of the Foundation’s Healthy Living outcome team. He works closely with the Portfolio Director of Healthy Living and other members of the philanthropy and evaluation teams achieve the Foundation’s mission.

Holly St. Clair

Holly St. Clair, Chief Digital Officer, Commonwealth of MA

Holly St. Clair is overseeing efforts to revamp the state’s programs and services around data management, data analysis, research, and public access to data. Prior to working with the state, Holly was Data Director for Boston’s Metropolitan Area Planning Council where she played a pivotal role in helping build decision making capacity at the agency.

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