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Partner Profile: Rebecca Alderfer

Rebecca has 20 years of experience in service to big goals and high impact targets. Her work engages policy, resource alignment, and tenacity to inspire and affect change across complex systems.

Rebecca is a seasoned strategist; guiding US foreign assistance at the White House Office of Management and Budget, stemming global infectious diseases through the U.S. State Department, increasing access to dental care for low income people and assessing housing policy during the Great Recession through the Pew Charitable Trusts, evaluating the capacity of the healthcare workforce in Colorado at the Colorado Health Institute, and expanding mental health screening and access to care during pregnancy and postpartum for the ZOMA Foundation.

In 2015, Rebecca started her own consulting firm, Summit View Strategies.  Through her consulting, Rebecca works to advance societal impact alongside philanthropies, private enterprises, and government.  She partners with organizations of all sizes to define, refine, and lean into the journey to achieve meaningful positive change in society.

Rebecca serves Colorado and her community as an active volunteer. In 2015, she was appointed by Gov. John Hickenlooper to the Nurse-Physician Advisory Taskforce for Colorado Health Care (NPATCH) for a two-year term.  She also recently volunteered as a judge for the Prime Health Innovation Challenge 2020, is a member of the HealthONE Colorado Behavioral Health & Wellness Advisory Board, and sits on the Boulder County Health and Human Services Advisory Committee.   She is an active Partner with Social Venture Partners of Boulder County and is a Boulder County Leadership Fellow alum.

Rebecca earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from Iowa State University and a Master’s degree in Public Policy from the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota. She enjoys competing in triathlons and running, is always full of wanderlust and planning the next adventure, and is the mother of two young boys.

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