Leading the Way

Our Board of Directors creates long-term success for SungateKids through dedication to our Mission and Vision

Meet Our Board of Directors

Alex Austin

Born and raised in Colorado, Alex Austin graduated from Metropolitan State University with a B.S. in Business Management. He has since worked in the Banking industry for 12 years, with a primary focus on Cash/Treasury Management. In his free time, Alex enjoys hiking, traveling internationally, and spending time with family and friends. He currently sits on the Board of Directors for Shaka Franklin Foundation for Youth, a non-profit focusing on suicide prevention for inner city youth and scholarships for students living with mental health issues.

Bridget Haith

Bridget Haith is the owner and CEO of Talent Navigation Experts (TNE), a Colorado-based recruiting firm specializing in Information Technology placements. Bridget and her husband, Ryan, founded TNE in 2012. Her previous professional positions include: Director of Human Resources for the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce, Senior Compensation Analyst for EMSC, and Human Resources Manager for Lincoln Plating in Lincoln, NE. Bridget earned a B.S. in Business Management with an emphasis in Human Resources from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and moved to Colorado in 2005.

Adam Saenger

Adam Saenger serves as Vice President Product Management for CenturyLink, leading amulti-billion dollar portfolio of advanced networking, data center, cloud solutions, andstrategic alliances. Adam has been with the company for nearly 20 years having heldexecutive leadership positions in acquired companies Level 3 Communications (leadingGlobal Product Development) and TW Telecom (leading the company’s advancedsolutions and development organizations). He holds a B.S. in Finance and a Minor inCommunications from the University of Northern Colorado, with added ExecutiveEducation Leadership & Management Certification from Denver University, andInternational Business from the University of Queensland (Queensland, Australia).

Stuart Crenshaw

Stuart Crenshaw is Chief Counsel, Corporate Transactions, Chief Privacy Officer and Chief Ethics Officer for TTEC Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTEC), a global customer experience company that designs, builds, and operates omnichannel customer experiences on behalf of some of the world’s most innovative brands. Prior to TTEC, Stuart was Senior Counsel for Colorado-based CH2M (now Jacobs Engineering); and an associate at Morrison Foerster working in its District of Columbia, Northern Virginia, and Denver offices from 2000–2008. Stuart holds a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Virginia and a Juris Doctorate degree from the George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School.

James McDonald

Originally from British Columbia, James McDonald has over two decades of experience in tax, audit and consulting, and serves as CFO of Tryba Architects in Denver.  He has worked with numerous start-up entities, not-for-profit entities, high net worth families, and established operating businesses in a financial capacity, including capital/fundraising, financial management and compliance.  In his little free time, James is an avid golfer and enjoys family time and the Colorado outdoors.  In addition to his role with SungateKids, James serves as a Board member of Colorado Miners, Inc. and as Treasurer of the Detroit Fitness Foundation.

Christine Moritz

Christine Moritz is Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Empower Retirement. In her role, she is responsible for leading Empower’s financial teams and providing financial and strategic support for the organization. Christine joined the organization in 2003 and has held various roles within the finance department. She has also served as an Auditor for PricewaterhouseCoopers. Christine holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a focus on accounting and a master’s degree in professional accounting from the University of Texas at Austin. She is a Colorado-certified public accountant.

Michelle Weinraub

Michelle Weinraub is the Director of Health Services for Cherry Creek Schools. She is a registered nurse, former social worker and loves working with kids and families.
A not-quite native of Colorado (20+ years), she and her kind and funny husband, Mitch, have two kind and funny daughters, Miriam and Hannah Meg.

Sruta Vootukuru

Sruta is a thought leader and established executive in Telecom, Media and Entertainment industry, focused on Audio and Video categories, who is adept at taking businesses from concept to scale, creating and establishing sustainable growth.  She is a major influencer and creative thinker in growth, partnerships and distribution areas, is constantly sought out for counsel by digital and media companies, and has been awarded numerous leadership awards in the space and industry.

Sruta has an engineering degree from Case Western Reserve University, and an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University. She cares deeply about women in tech and increasing opportunities to all women.  She is currently a Board Member for SocietyofWomencoders.org. In addition to her day job at SiriusXM, Sruta is also an executive advisor to SiriusXM Cares, Diversity, Inclusion, and Equality efforts, and in the past played a key role in DISH Women’s Network.

Aditi Kulkarni-Knight

Aditi Kulkarni-Knight is an associate in the Trial Department of Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP and represents clients in all stages of complex commercial litigation, including discovery, motions practice, settlement negotiations, trial or arbitration, and federal and state appeals. Ms. Kulkarni-Knight is also experienced in representing both companies and individuals in SEC, DOJ, and other government investigations, as well as in counseling clients on compliance issues. She was recently named among the “Ones to Watch” in the area of Commercial Litigation by Best Lawyers, an annual guide by publisher Woodward/White Inc. Prior to joining DGS, Ms. Kulkarni-Knight was a litigation associate at Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP.

Marc Willency

Mr. Willency joined the Board of SungateKids after many years as an ardent supporter. He first got to know the organization through his work with tw telecom, Inc., formerly Time Warner Telecom Inc., where he spent 18 years as Senior Vice President of Customer Operations leading network operations, customer care, field services, outside plant construction and had responsibility for the company’s customer experience strategy.


When tw telecom was acquired by Level 3 Communications, Mr. Willency served as GVP for Customer Solutions and Enablement. In 2015, Mr. Willency became the CEO and Director of Integra Telecom/ Electric Lightwave, the largest fiber-based network services provider in the western United States. In March of 2017, Mr. Willency successfully completed the sale of Integra/ Electric Lightwave to the Zayo Group for $1.24 Billion.

Mr. Willency currently serves as an advisor to several technology-enabled companies that operate within the telecom and cloud sectors. He also is an active coach and mentor in Colorado’s ice hockey community.

Craig Wilson

Craig Wilson has nearly 25 years experience in the practice of law, with extensive experience in healthcare and corporate law and in April of 2010, Craig was named General Counsel of Envision Healthcare. He joined the company’s EmCare subsidiary as corporate counsel in 2000, and later served in that position for Envision Healthcare from 2005–2010. Before joining the company, Mr. Wilson was an attorney in private practice from 1993–2000. He earned a B.S. in Business and Political Science from William Jewell College in Liberty, Missouri and a J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law in Chicago, Illinois.

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