Raymael joined Community First Foundation as a program associate in the Community Impact Department in January 2018 and was promoted to program officer in May 2019. He brings the Foundation more than 15 years of nonprofit experience with skills in program development, mentoring and training, public speaking and team building. Prior to joining the Foundation, he served at Goodwill Industries of Denver as a Mentoring Program Facilitator, a Peace Corps Volunteer Leader in Ethiopia, and as a College and Financial Aid Advisor with the Denver Scholarship Foundation.
He was born and educated in Colorado and holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Colorado State University at Fort Collins, a Master of Public Administration from the University of Colorado at Denver, and is a certified nonprofit professional.
- Colorado Nonprofit Development Center, board member
- Denver African American Philanthropists (DAAP), former co-chair
- Urban Leadership Foundation – Chamber Connect, alumnus
- Volunteer mentor