The WOW Team

The WOW team is made up of dedicated board and staff members working to achieve WOW’s mission.

2016 Board of Directors

Board Leadership

Amy Zehnder, Chair
Managing Director,
Strategic Wealth Coach
Ascent Private Capital

Amy Gray, Secretary

Mary Beth Widegren, Treasurer
Managing Director – Taxation
Win Advisor Group

Colin N. Cheadle
Manager of Organizational Development and Risk; Employee Relations

John Imbergamo
Restaurant Consultant
The Imbergamo Group

Shelly Landaal
Community and Events Director
Snooze, an A.M. Eatery

Carrie L. Okizaki
Co-Founder and Partner
Modus Group

Mimi Pullen
Acupuncturist and Wellness Coach
Better Health Acupuncture

Susan Stark, MSW
Clinical Social Worker
Assistant Professor (Retired)
Graduate School of Social Work

Julie Stencel
Assistant General Counsel
Xcel Energy

All board members donate individually to the Work Options for Women organization.


Kara Burns

Catering Manager

Bailey Denmark

Development Director

Jeff Koch

Senior Chef Instructor

Erin Lucero

Assistant Chef Instructor

Alma Sanchez

Cashier / Server

Annie Scott

Manager of Student Services

Tessa Schuler

Food Service Director

Carrie Shores

Executive Chef

Julie Stone

Executive Director

Melisa Wagner

Lead Cashier

Sarah Windholz

Employment Specialist

Contact Us

Telephone: 720-944-1920
Fax: 720-944-1915
1200 Federal Blvd,
Denver, CO 80204

Telephone: 720-944-3393

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