Board of Directors


Bentley Smith, President

Bentley earned his undergraduate degree in Accounting and Business Administration from the University of Central Florida and completed his Masters of Business Administration from Regis University. He is also a licensed Certified Public Accountant. Since 2013, Bentley has been the Chief Executive Officer of Support, Inc., a provider of community-based solutions for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities across the front range. Support, Inc. was recognized in 2015 by the Governor’s Office of Economic Development as a Colorado Company to Watch for its contribution to economic development and growth in Colorado. Prior to this, Bentley served as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Executive Officer as part of the Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health system, a national provider of behavioral health care for all ages of individuals. Bentley’s passion is to advocate and provide solutions for individuals to achieve their greatest potential. In his spare time, Bentley enjoys everything Colorado has to offer with his wife and two dogs.

William Lamping, Vice President


Amy Savich, Secretary






Lisa Hidalgo,


Anna Gallegos, Treasurer

Originally born and raised in Santa Fe, New Mexico, Anna graduated from New Mexico State University in Las Cruces, New Mexico. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Finance & Economics in 2011. In October 2014, Anna relocated to Colorado to pursue greater career opportunities, and is currently a Banking Officer at FirstBank. Anna has an extensive view on education as she also teaches classes on the basics of banking to the residents of Catholic Charities Samaritan House with her colleagues. Anna resides in Denver and enjoys spending time with friends and family, and engaging in many outdoor activities that the great state of Colorado has to offer such as golf.

Nita Bratt

Nita Bratt has a Bachelor’s Degree in the Social Studies and Education from Emporia State University and a Master’s Degree in Political Science from the University of Wyoming. Her early work experience included teaching in the public schools, real estate office management and volunteering as a legal advocate for victims of domestic violence. She began working for The Learning Source in 1990 as an instructor and coordinator in the homeless education programs. Nita was promoted to Program Director in 1996. As Program Director she was responsible for staff hiring, training and supervision as well as volunteer recruitment and training. She had oversight for data collection, management and reporting to a wide variety of funders and served as the primary liaison between The Learning Source and public and private funding agencies and partners. She was a Trainer for the Colorado Department of Education from 2000 until her retirement from The Learning Source in 2014. Nita’s current hobbies include spending time with her grandchildren, pottery and gardening.

David Montgomery,