Melissa
Gruber

Manager, Corporate and Foundation Partnerships

Denver, CO

Most rewarding thing about working here?

Seeing the passion our veterans have to positively impact and transform communities is incredibly inspiring. And I love working alongside an amazing group of people who believe so strongly in our mission!

What is a hidden gem in your hometown?

Any of the lesser known trails in Colorado are amazing. Indian Peaks Wilderness area has become my new favorite adventure spot.

If you dined with anyone, who would it be?

Ted Lasso, Amy Poehler and Daniel Ricciardo

Which is your favorite movie(s)?

La La Land, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Up, Rush

Which is a song(s) that describes you?

Ted Lasso Theme Song by Mumford and Sons, Brave by Sara Bareilles

Which book is on your nightstand?

I have a book club with a friend, so we are always reading something different. One I oftentimes refer back to is Yes Please by Amy Poehler.

What is your hometown?

Colorado Springs, CO

What is your favorite winter activity?

All things Christmas related! Christmas is my favorite time of year.

What is one item on your bucket list?

Run the Disney Princess Half Marathon.