The board of directors and staff of NEWSED Community Development Corporation are excited to kick off 2018 with Andrea Barela as the organization's new President/CEO. Andrea replaces Veronica Barela, who retired in December, after 40 years of service.
Andrea joins NEWSED Community Development Corporation with 20 years of non-profit leadership experience, including serving as a programming and development coordinator at Denver Inner City Parish, the Denver Foundation and other nonprofit organizations. Andrea has served as Director of Development of NEWSED Community Development Corporation since 2006.
In her capacity as CEO, Andrea will strengthen the core strategy of the organization to embed its high-quality, proven programming in affordable housing development, business development, housing counseling and education.