Earlier this month Mi Casa, a Denver non-profit organization serving residents for over 40 years, announced their search for a new Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer was over and they had chosen Monique Lovato to take over this role with the departure of long time ED/CEO Christine Marquez-Hudson. Monique is not new to the organization. She has not only been a fund provider, volunteer and donor. She has been a customer and has experienced the programs the organization has to offer.
Monique was a customer of Mi Casa’s full-service staffing agency, Talent Solutions, a graduate of Leadership Denver, a graduate of Circle of Latina Leadership (CLL) where she was the inaugural awardee of their Latina Leadership Award and was is one of the organization’s Founding Mothers.
Lovato is currently with the National Energy and Utility Affordability Coalition (NEUAC) where she serves as their Executive Director. Mi Casa Board President, Christiano Sosa had the following comments about Lovato; “We are thrilled to welcome Monique Lovato to the helm. She is an empowering, energetic, flexible leader who brings years of experience and relationships within the Latino, nonprofit, and funding community. The Mi Casa Board was impressed with Lovato’s leadership, vision, and first-hand connection to Mi Casa’s mission.”
Lovato’s non-profit and public relations background not only involves Mi Casa, but has involved Xcel Energy leading philanthropy and managing local government relations, she currently serves as a board member of the Colorado Nonprofit Association, as a commissioner for the Denver Urban Renewal Authority (DURA) and the Denver Office of Strategic Partnership (DOSP) and has had her own public affairs consulting business, Civicom.
Lovato will start who new role on February 1, 2016 and is noted as making the following comments; “I am so humbled for the opportunity to lead Mi Casa Resource Center and build on its many strengths. Its rich history and legacy is a touch point in the Latino community, and the economic success of Latino families strengthens the whole Denver community.”
About Mi Casa Resource Center
Mi Casa Resource Center is a nonprofit organization founded in 1976 that works to advance the economic success of Latino and working families. With four locations across Denver, Mi Casa offers a variety of services for economic advancement to help families achieve their goals of financial independence. Learn more at www.MiCasaResourceCenter.org