Fellowship Alumni

Almost 250 individuals have gone through the Fellowship. The alumni network features leaders in public, private, and nonprofit sectors across the country. Alumni help Fellows through mentorship, informational interviews about possible career moves, and how to succeed at El Pomar and beyond. Alumni take advantage of the broad network well after completing the Fellowship.


Alumni Spotlight: Delores Tronco

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Touted as “a knockout new restaurant” by The Denver Post, Work & Class was named one of the Top 25 Restaurants in Denver by 5280 magazine and one of the Best 21 New Restaurants in America by Thrillist. Work & Class opened in January, 2014, and is founded and owned by Fellowship alumna Delores Tronco '05. Delores presumed it would take a decade to open her own restaurant - four years later she owns a well-respected restaurant in the burgeoning River North neighborhood of Denver....

Read more about Delores and Work & Class

Alumni Spotlight: Jeremy Duhon

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Since completing the Fellowship in 2002, Jeremy Duhon has been busy. He has played pivot roles in the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network (YNPN), the Pueblo Opportunity Fund, the Denver chapter of the Social Venture Partners (SVP), and the Gordian Fund. He also works as a portfolio manager for Denver Investments. In 2010, he decided to tackle a new adventure: bringing the popular TED speaking events to Denver. He founded and developed TEDxMileHigh into a wildly successful gathering of some of the city's greatest minds. 

Read more about Jeremy in an interview with Confluence Denver

Alumni Spotlight: Nat Robinson

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Nat Robinson was a Fellow with El Pomar Foundation in 2003-2005. A native of Evergreen, Colorado and graduate of Colorado College in Colorado Springs, Nat received an MBA from Vanderbilt University in 2007. While at Vanderbilt, he helped found and endow the $250,000 Project Pyramid initiative, designed to alleviate poverty by connecting MBAs with social entrepreneurs in the poorest countries of the world. Nat has studied and traveled in 33 countries across 6 continents. He most recently lived in Kenya, where he was CEO of the company Juhudii Kilimo.

Read an Interview with Nat Robinson '03