Gwen Cagle joined the Leeds Advancement team in October 2019. She works with individual donors in the following regions: metro Denver/Boulder area, Texas, Pacific Northwest, and DMV (DC, Maryland and Virginia). Before moving into frontline fundraising, Gwen was the Program Manager for the College of Arts & Sciences Dean's Advisory Board. She spent the early part of her career working for educational nonprofits as a college counselor, including two service years with AmeriCorps Public Allies. At her previous employer, RK Mechanical, she was responsible for community outreach and college recruiting and later took on project management in her role as a Project Engineer.
Gwen graduated from Loyola University Chicago with her bachelor's degree in Social Work. She is a proud Colorado native and enjoys an active lifestyle of skiing, rafting, camping, hiking, and yoga. She spends much of her free time with friends enjoying live music at concerts and festivals. Gwen's rescue pup, Bailey Beans, is her most favorite in the world.