DENVER – The Colorado Healing Fund is pleased to announce Kevin McFatridge as its new executive director. McFatridge brings more than 20 years of nonprofit experience and leadership to the organization, having previously served as the Chief Operating Officer of the Michigan State Medical Society and current Board President for Stand with Trans.
“We are excited to welcome Kevin as our new executive director,” said Cynthia Coffman, Board Chair of the Colorado Healing Fund. “His extensive experience in nonprofit management and his commitment to making a positive impact in communities make him a perfect fit to lead our organization forward.”
As executive director, McFatridge will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the Colorado Healing Fund’s operations, including emergency response protocols, fundraising, and community outreach. The Colorado Healing Fund was founded in 2018 by a group of victim advocates and community leaders who have responded to more than 50 mass casualty events collectively to create a secure way for the public to contribute to victims of mass casualty crimes in Colorado.
“I am honored to join the Colorado Healing Fund as its new executive director,” said McFatridge. “I look forward to working with the community, partners, and Board to continue the organization’s critical work in supporting those impacted by mass tragedies.”
McFatridge’s appointment comes at a pivotal time for the Colorado Healing Fund, as the organization continues to expand its reach and impact in the wake of recent tragedies, including the Club Q shooting where the Colorado Healing Fund has provided more than $3 million in financial assistance to victims, survivors, and their families.
“I am confident that Kevin’s leadership will help us build on our past success and achieve even more in the future,” added Coffman. “His passion for supporting those impacted by mass tragedies and his deep expertise in nonprofit management make him the ideal candidate to lead the Colorado Healing Fund forward.”
McFatridge succeeds Jordan Finegan who served as executive director for four years building the organization and overseeing its response to five mass casualty crimes. “Jordan’s dedication to the Colorado Healing Fund has been essential to the Fund’s growth and support of victims and survivors recovering from unspeakable tragedy,” said Coffman. “The partnerships she has established in Colorado communities assure the future ability of the Colorado Healing Fund to serve long-term needs as well as respond immediately after incidents and remove barriers to recovery. We’re grateful to Jordan for her contribution to the organization and wish her all the best as she moves on to new ventures,” Coffman added.
The Colorado Healing Fund is a nonprofit organization that provides financial assistance and support to victims, survivors, and their families in the aftermath of mass tragedies in Colorado. Since its founding in 2018, the organization has provided more than $6.9 million in financial assistance to those impacted by mass tragedies, including the STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting and the Boulder King Soopers supermarket tragedy.
For more information about the Colorado Healing Fund and its work, please visit their website at https://www.coloradohealingfund.org/.