Karen McNeil-Miller

President and CEO
Colorado Health Foundation
Karen McNeil-Miller

As the president and CEO of the Colorado Health Foundation, Karen McNeil-Miller helps guide the Foundation to determine the most impactful investment of human, financial and influence capital on behalf of the Coloradans who need it the most. Karen joined the Foundation after serving for more than 10 years as the president of the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust, one of North Carolina’s largest private foundations. Under her leadership, the Trust evolved into a strategic, impact-driven foundation with a national presence on issues ranging from rural health to access to care. Before joining the Trust, Karen spent 16 years with the Center for Creative Leadership, an international leadership development and research nonprofit organization headquartered in Greensboro, North Carolina. A former special education teacher and head of the Piedmont School in North Carolina, Karen is active within the nonprofit community and national and regional philanthropic and rural health organizations. She is a board member of the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce and Denver Academy. 

BS Early Childhood Education – University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Master of Education, Cross-Categorical Special Education – University of North Carolina at Greensboro 
Doctor of Education, General Leadership – Vanderbilt University