FOCUS Staff

Courtney Gomez, Executive Director

courtney@focusreentry.org

Courtney became Executive Director for FOCUS in May 2016.  Courtney received her degree in accounting from the Metropolitan State University of Denver in 2012. She has received numerous awards for her achievements within the community including the Metropolitan Mayors and Commissioners Youth Award and a Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Award.  As a community activist, Courtney has been involved with programs designed to help women and girls achieve self-sufficiency through the YWCA of Boulder County and through Smart-Girl, Inc. in Denver.  Now she is bringing her passion and talents to help offenders achieve self-sufficiency.

Amanda De Herrera, Program Manager

amanda@focusreentry.org

Amanda started as Program Director at Focus Reentry in June 2015. Prior to that, she volunteered at Focus as a Mentor for three years and completed her Associates Degree in Criminal Justice at Front Range Community College. Amanda really enjoys working at Focus with clients and mentors. She says that her most rewarding experiences involve successfully helping mentors to connect clients to mental health and substance abuse support services here in Boulder County. “I believe that it is critical to provide clients with the basic front end support and encouragement necessary to stay healthy mentally and to maintain sobriety. We make sure that clients can connect to these essential services upon release so that they do not fall through the cracks.” In her free time, Amanda likes to spend time with her family, doing things like family gatherings and outings. She also heads her daughter’s Girl Scout Troop and volunteers at her school.

Jennifer Edmiston, Consultant

You may also contact the staff at 720-304-6446 during regular business hours.

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