Our Staff

Leadership Team

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Heather Lafferty: CEO & Executive Director

Email: heather@habitatmetrodenver.org 

Phone: 720-496-2710

Heather Lafferty is the CEO & Executive Director of Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver. She has worked in various roles with Habitat for Humanity, locally and nationally, since 1999.  During her 14+ years at Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver, in two different leadership roles, the organization tripled its average annual housing production to more than the prior two decades combined. Prior to coming to Habitat, Heather worked with the National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy and Share Our Strength in Washington, D.C. She holds an MBA from the University of Colorado, and degrees in journalism and business from George Washington University.

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Bruce Godfrey: Chief Financial Officer

Email: bgodfrey@habitatmetrodenver.org

Phone: 303-496-2725

Bruce Godfrey is Habitat’s Chief Financial Officer. Bruce has been involved with Habitat since 2013, initially as a construction volunteer, then as a member of its Finance and Audit Committee, and ultimately becoming Chief Financial Officer in January 2018. Most of Bruce’s career has been spent in technology-related start-ups, serving industries such as financial services, procurement and telecommunications. He has also held positions as Chief Financial Officer at a number of public telecommunications companies, including RCN Corporation and C-TEC Corporation. Previously, Bruce was a partner in the investment banking group at Daniels and Associates. Bruce has a degree in Economics from the University of Colorado.

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Lori Pidick: Chief Development Officer

Email: lpidick@habitatmetrodenver.org

Phone: 720-496-2711

Lori Pidick joined Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver as the Chief Development Officer in 2016.  Lori oversees the organization’s fundraising and communications.  Lori has over 20 years of experience in both development and marketing communications roles in both for profit and non-profit industries.  Previously she worked in development at the Public Education & Business Coalition (PEBC), Central City Opera, the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, and various marketing roles for Verizon Wireless. Lori holds an MBA from Georgetown University, and graduated from Brown University with a double major in Economics and International Relations.

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Mike Criner: Chief Operating Officer

Email: mcriner@habitatmetrodenver.org

Phone: 720-496-2719

Mike Criner is the Chief Operating Officer.  Mike has been involved with Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver for many years, first as a volunteer, then a Board Member, and was hired as COO in May of 2014.  Prior to Habitat, Mike worked with The TriZetto Group where he was the Vice President of Technology Services, responsible for their two data centers. Throughout his career, Mike has held a variety of Information Technology roles, including technical support, consulting, data center operations, and technical management.  Mike graduated from the University of Iowa with a degree in Computer Science and a Business minor.

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María Sepúlveda: Vice President of Community & Government Partnerships

Email: msepulveda@habitatmetrodenver.org

Phone: 720-496-2718

María Sepúlveda joined Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver as Vice President of Community and Government Partnerships in February 2019.  María oversees the organization’s advocacy, government grants, and community development strategies.  María’s work experience includes practicing law at Sherman & Howard, LLC and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and serving as Vice President in Wells Fargo Bank’s Commercial Real Estate and Community Relations divisions.  María graduated from the University of Colorado-Boulder in International Affairs with an emphasis on Latin America, and received her Juris Doctorate from the Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law. 

Department Leadership

Rachel Bailey - Database Administration, 720-382-1721

Corey Biechele - Director of Procurement Operations, 303-960-4811

Robyn Burns - Director of Communications and Marketing, 720-496-2712

Kate BentleyDirector of Leadership Giving 720-382-1720 

Su Chae - Director of Accounting, 720-496-2703

Rich Coffey - Director of IT, 720-496-2727

Burke Curtis - Construction Manager, 720-496-2704 / ext 161/ 321

Jeanne Fischetti - Director of Sponsorships, 720-496-2713

Alex Gonzalez - Loan Origination Manager, 303-534-2727

Dana Griffin - Director of Retail Operations, 720-382-1724

Sarah Hatfield - Director of HR and Risk Management, 720-496-2702

Kate Hilberg - Director of Real Estate Development, 720-496-2720

Nicole StanekScott - Director of Volunteer Engagement, 720-496-2724

Gloria Vasquez - Director of Family Services, 303-407-2313

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