2014 Fellow

Glenna Norvelle
Glenna NorvellePresident and CEO, The Colorado Education Initiative

Meet Glenna

Glenna Norvelle became President and CEO for The Colorado Education Initiative in January 2015.  The Colorado Education Initiative unlocks the unique potential of every student in Colorado by incubating innovation, shining a spotlight on success, and investing in sustainable change that improves outcomes for all students. Prior to this work, Glenna served as a CEO of Denver Kids for six years. She was also a Special Assistant to Denver Public Schools’ Superintendent Michael Bennet and Executive Director of Colorado Youth at Risk. Early in her career she worked as the Director of Marketing for Fox Sports Net Rocky Mountain, where a personal experience as a mentor motivated her to shift her career to the nonprofit sector.