Charlene Hill has served as Executive Director for the Pioneers since 2012. Ms. Hill joined the Pioneers after consulting within the for-profit and nonprofit sectors, with a focus on executive management, organizational strategy and development and information technology. She is a leader in her community and is an alumni of the Denver Metro Chamber's Leadership Foundation's program. Ms. Hill’s vast experience in the nonprofit sector includes Executive Director of the Donor Awareness Council, where she helped establish Colorado as number one in the nation for registered organ and tissue donors. She also served as the Executive Vice President and Interim CEO of the Urban League of Metropolitan Denver and advised on former Mayor John Hickenlooper’s Early Childhood Education Initiative, Invest in Success.