Michelle Lucero has the best job in town as Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary, and Chief Flashmob Officer for Children’s Hospital Colorado. Before joining Children’s, she held pretty rad jobs with Centura Health, City of Denver, US West, and Denver Health.
Michelle believes it’s an obligation to give back. She’s been blessed with service on amazing boards including Boettcher Foundation, Vectra Bank Advisory Board, and Denver Art Museum’s Marketing/Strategic Alliance Committee. Michelle is co-chair of US Senators Bennet and Hickenlooper’s US District Court Judicial Advisory Committee, and past Chair for Metropolitan State University of Denver Trustees. Michelle is an Independent Board Director for COPIC Companies.
She’s received rocking accolades: 2022 GALS “Power Award”; 2021 CWBA “Raising the Bar”; CWCC 2020 “Athena”; 2019 USA Top 100 Influencers (Law Executives); 2018 DBJ C-Suite Award; 2017 DBJ “Outstanding Woman in Business”; Colorado Hispanic Chamber 2016 “Business Woman of the Year”; 2016 CU Law “Outstanding Corporate Counsel”; 2015 Latinas First Foundation Trailblazer; CWCC 2015 “25 Most Powerful Women”; and 2013 Girl Scouts’ “Woman of Distinction”.
Michelle likes to talk! She keynotes on leadership, organizational culture, and women’s empowerment to groups including Denver Art Museum, Denver Scholarship Foundation, Vectra Bank, MSUD, CWCC, and Colorado Hispanic Bar Association. By invitation from the US Embassy (Papua New Guinea), Michelle addressed the 2017 and 2016 PNG Women’s Forums.
Michelle’s a partner in Edgefinders, LLC.
Her biggest accomplishments are her wonderful humans – Jordan, Alex and Noah. She also loves her Jeep and the places it can go!