The following staff member work closely with the Reisher Scholars Program. Feel free to contact any of us with questions.

Jack Czarniecki
Jack Czarniecki is the Scholarship Officer at The Denver Foundation. He has worked in philanthropy and higher education for eight years, and recently completed his Masters in Nonprofit Management at Regis University. As the primary liaison between The Denver Foundation and the six Partner Institutions, Jack focuses on the day-to-day operations of the Reisher Scholars Program to ensure impact and efficiency. When not working, Jack enjoys biking, walking his dog, and going to the movies with his wife.


Sharon Harper
Sharon Harper is the Director of Scholarship Programs at The Denver Foundation. She has worked in Financial Aid and Scholarships for eighteen years in both private and public four-year schools.  Holding an MBA in Finance and Accounting and an MA in Psychology, she brings a variety of experiences into her work with creating solid and lasting relationships between scholarship donors, the higher education community, and the students our donors endeavor to support. Sharon’s focus is on maximizing student’s awards, donor stewardship, and institutional accountability.  When not working, she enjoys reading, cooking, and travelling.


Cam Welch
Cam Welch is the Reisher Administrative Assistant at The Denver Foundation. He is a 2016 graduate from the University of Denver with a Bachelors degree in Business Administration - Marketing, with a minor in Leadership Studies. As a first generation student himself, Cam understands the value of a college education, and is passionate about extending the opportunity to other Colorado students. When not working, he enjoys hiking, photography, and listening to podcasts.