Key Staff Members

Below is a list of key staff members at Urban Peak and their contact information.

Christina Carlson
Chief Executive Officer

Clayton Gonzales
Director of Programs

Cassandra Contreras
Director of Operations

Katherine Lawson
Director of Development

Shawna Rae Kemppainen
Executive Director, Colorado Springs

Audrey Field
Deputy Director/Director of Programs, Colorado Springs

Andy Petersen
Director of Development, Colorado Springs

Nicole Schmitt
Drop-In Center & Outreach Supervisor

Ben Kinghorn
Shelter Supervisor

Katie Li
Housing Supervisor

Chris Venable
Manager of Social Enterprise

Kate Bentley
Major Gifts Officer

Tamar Berner
Community Engagement Officer


NOTE: Media inquiries – please contact Christina Carlson at 303.990.2800 or [email protected]