Dora Esparza

Business Services Manager

Dora Esparza

Joining the Council in 2017, Dora has worked in Early Childhood Education for the last 16 years. Her previous position was at Warren Village for nine years, where she worked as a Community and Funding Specialist. Dora has a long history of CCAP work and has chaired the Denver CCAP Collaborative (formerly known as the Child Care Task Force) in the Denver community for more than eight years.

Dora utilizes a relationship-based approach to build effective bonds with providers to help them grow their businesses. In her role at the Council she helps child care providers in developing strong business practices that work for them and values meeting every provider where they are. She has graduate degrees in Psychology, Project Management, Human Resources, Organizational Leadership, and Nonprofit Management. Her personal values include: authenticity, compassion, humor, justice, openness, respect, service, and fun! Dora finds passion in helping people make progress on the goals that matter to them and understands the passion that people have for their own businesses and programs.

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