Michael Niyompong serves as Chief Operating Officer of the Denver-based Clayton Early Learning, Colorado’s leading catalyst in providing access to high-quality early care and education. Prior to joining Clayton Early Learning, Michael was vice president at Rebound Solutions, a socially conscious firm specializing in strategy, change management and turn-around solutions. He was also part of the leadership team at iGivefirst, and was responsible for technology and facilities at Mile High United Way. Michael earned his BS in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Colorado Boulder and his MBA in finance and MS in operations management from the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver. In 2005, Michael was appointed by then Mayor John Hickenlooper to serve on the Denver Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Commision. In 2010, he served on the Information Technology Transition Committee. Currently, Michael is active on the boards of the Denver Metro Chamber Leadership Foundation, the Colorado Nonprofit Development Center, as well as the Community Advisory Board at Rocky Mountain PBS. Michael is a graduate of Leadership Denver Class of 2011 and in 2013 was recognized as one of Denver Business Journal’s Forty under 40. Michael is a Colorado native, born in Denver. He is fluent in both Thai and English.