Vice President of Communications
Erin Hannan serves as Vice President of Communications for El Pomar Foundation, overseeing the strategic communication initiatives that tell the stories of the Foundation’s efforts to enhance, encourage and promote the current and future well-being of the people of Colorado. This includes management of web, digital and social media; print and video collateral and assets; press relations; brand management and virtual program development. With more than 35 years of experience in communications, branding, marketing, outreach, and administrative roles, she has served in for-profit, non-profit, quasi-governmental and now the philanthropic sectors. Prior to joining the Foundation, she served as Executive Director of the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, and held leadership positions at the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, Vladimir Jones Advertising Agency, and Guess?, Inc. in Los Angeles, California.
She has served on a number of community nonprofit boards, and currently serves on the executive committee of the Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region (COPPeR) board of directors. An early recipient of the Business Journal’s Top 40 Under 40 recognition (now Rising Stars), she has also been awarded the Pikes Peak Advertising Federation’s Silver Award and recognized as a Colorado Springs Woman of Influence, and is a graduate of both Leadership Pikes Peak and Colorado Springs Leadership Institute.
“Colorado has been home to me for almost 30 years. The Rocky Mountains, access to trails and outdoor recreation, and the best of both urban and rural communities make Colorado extraordinarily special.”