Hilary Simmons has over twelve years of experience as a director for various organizations and small businesses, including six and a half years as the Program Director with A Little Help. She has honed skills in servant leadership, strategic, fiscal, and operational planning, fundraising and investor relations, program development and implementation, community and relationship building, and business analytics consulting. In addition to her professional experience, Hilary founded her own LLC to perform financial analytics services, has served as a board treasurer for several organizations, and has been active in her local, and larger, community.
At A Little Help, Hilary began as the part-time Administrative Assistant and, within a year, earned and built her role as the Program Director. As a growing organization, she and former Executive Director Dr. Paul Ramsey grew A Little Help’s staff from a two- to ten-person team and expanded ALH’s impact from four neighborhoods to ten counties throughout Colorado, while maintaining a hyper-local focus in each community.
Hilary earned her bachelor’s degree from Duke University in Psychology and English and earned her Master of Public Health degree (emphasis: Behavioral and Community Health Sciences, certificate: Global Health) from the University of Pittsburgh. She serves as the Vice President of the national Village to Village Network board and on the Denver and Jefferson County Local Coordinating Councils.