Denver, CO 80204
Christi Smith joins Enterprise Community Partners as a senior program director for our National Initiatives, where she will oversee the Wells Fargo Housing Affordability Breakthrough Challenge. This $20 million initiative supports the development and scalability of new ideas and approaches to address the nation's affordable housing crisis.
Prior to joining Enterprise, Christi was vice president of Strategy and Communications for Urban Land Conservancy (ULC), a Denver-based nonprofit real estate organization. In her nine years with ULC, she was a leader in strengthening the internal and external operations as well as the management and creation of ULC impact investments and creative financing strategies, including the $50 million Metro Denver Impact Facility. Christi was responsible for ensuring the growth of ULC aligned with the mission and strategic framework, as well as oversight for all special projects, fundraising and communication efforts. This included public relations, marketing and outreach related to ULC projects and programs.
Christi holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Colorado, Boulder and serves on the Board of Radian and on the Advisory Board for CHFA's Colorado Growth and Revitalization Fund.