Emily Hoel is the Director of Operations with RISE Colorado. She supports RISE with their internal systems and structures to ensure the sustainability and functionality of the organization. Emily previously spent time working with other nonprofit organizations addressing issues ranging from food insecurity to supporting homeless youth. Her passion is to do work that leaves the world a better place. Emily holds a B.A. from Virginia Commonwealth University and is bilingual in Spanish. She loves to travel and recently spent several years living in Spain with her husband and dog, Nasa.