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Matthew VanAuken, MBA



Current Position: 
Chief Operations Officer for Developmental Pathways, Inc., and its sister organizations: Continuum of Colorado, Inc., Nonprofit Management Services of Colorado, Inc., and the SUN Foundation, Inc. These agencies have a combined annual budget of over $45 million and over 650 employees. 

Previous Positions:
Director of Children, Youth and Families Services and Deputy Executive Director the Jefferson County Department of Human Services.

VP Operations for Hard Rock Café. 


MBA from Western Governors University.

Graduate courses completed in Finance, Leadership, Business Management, and Ethics from various institutions.

Bachelors of Science in Business Management from University of Phoenix, with coursework done at the University of Arizona. 

AAIDD Participation: 
Member of AAIDD since 2014
Member of the Japan/Korea Delegation Trip in 2015
Conference Attendee at Annual meeting in 2015

Present - Board Member, State of Colorado Board of Health, appointed by Governor Hickenlooper
Present - Chairperson of the El Paso County Department of Human Services Advisory Board