Janney Carpenter has been a resident of Cherry Hills Village since 1999 and on the Board of CHLP since 2010. She has a background in nonprofit management consulting and graduate-level teaching at the University of Denver.
After 15 years in banking and consulting, she has been an independent consultant since 2005 and draws on her 20+ years of experience with development finance organizations, social enterprises, and funders to help students and organizations develop social enterprise strategies for impact and sustainability. She has served on several nonprofit boards and has a Bachelor of Science and an MBA. She is passionate about preserving land in Colorado, access to education, and helping everyone find their “inner conservationist.”
Goca Micic Weis is a marketing executive with over 25 years of experience. She has helped launch products and build some of the most iconic global technology brands including Intel, Microsoft (Windows, Office, Xbox, Encarta, Money, etc), and Pearson's technology products in education. She has deep experience in global marketing and integrated brand development.
Since leaving the corporate space Goca has started her own consulting company, G Marketing, working with former clients to maximize their brand's visibility and revenue. She prioritizes her family and community. She has served on the Village Club Board for six years and is currently the acting President. She is the Cherry Hills Land Preserve Vice President and an acting Director on the Mending Faces board.
Kevin Schwall is an accomplished advisor and able communicator with a knack for communicating complex issues in an approachable manner. Kevin earned a Bachelor of Science Engineering degree from Duke University under a full US Army Reserve Officer Training Corps scholarship. He then served as an Army Environmental Engineer, advising commanders in 23 western states on environmental issues related to water, soil, health, and safety.
Kevin left the Army after four years with the rank of Captain, became a licensed Professional Engineer (Environmental Engineering), and continued engineering consulting in the private sector. He became a Chartered Financial Analyst and joined Tillman Hartley, a registered investment advisor and multifamily office where he is now the Chief Operating Officer.
Kevin served on the Executive Board of the Cherry Hills Village Elementary PTCO, first as the Assistant Treasurer and then as Treasurer. He and his wife Carol Langdoc have two children. They moved to Colorado in 2010 and settled in Cherry Hills Village in 2011.
Laura grew up in Omaha, Nebraska, often spending her childhood summers hiking in Rocky Mountain National Park with her family. This heavily influenced her love for and wonder of nature. Around the age of five, Laura remembers asking her father why he was picking up wrappers and trash on a hiking trail. That moment was Laura’s first initiation on the importance of preserving nature and the principles behind Leave No Trace (LNT). Now, she hopes to bring her devotion to nature to help preserve, conserve, and restore the 1.7% of public land left in Cherry Hills Village for current and future residents.
Laura holds a BBA in Marketing & International Business and an M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction. She has experience working in diverse areas including strategic planning, publishing, wellness, education advocacy, and as an artist. After living in Europe and Asia for 15 years, Laura has called Cherry Hills Village her home since 2018.
Judith and her family moved to Denver in 1981. She earned her law degree from the University of Denver in 1983 and practiced law in the Denver metro area for 20 years. She was a partner at several large law firms. Her practice areas were commercial real estate, banking, corporate and partnership laws, and estate planning. She was asked by Governor Roy Romer to help rewrite Colorado’s banking statutes and appointed to his statewide Education and Technology Commission. She has served on the Boards of several local nonprofits and higher education institutions.
Judith and her husband (Gary Judd) have lived in Cherry Hills Village since 2001. Their home borders the Highline Canal east of Kent Denver. Judith has a long history of riding horses and bikes on the Highline Canal and walking CHV trails. She worked with Harriet LaMair when Harriet was first establishing the High Line Canal Conservancy.
Dino G. Maniatis is a first-generation Colorado native who, for over twenty-five years, has worked in the Colorado real estate industry in construction, property management, sales, and investment. As a Soldier in the United States Army, MAJ Maniatis is a Space Operations Officer assigned to Army Space and Missile Defense Command. He is also a Military Intelligence Officer who has published over one hundred classified, peer-reviewed, strategic intelligence reports and assessments for USCENTCOM. His work has informed and advised senior U.S. military leaders, combatant commanders, and top-tier civilian policymakers including SECDEF, SECSTATE, and POTUS.
Dino graduated from the University of Colorado Denver with a B.A. in history and a minor in music. He has also completed postgraduate education in Cybersecurity at the University of Denver. He is a graduate of the United States Army Intelligence School and has completed other professional military education at the Air Force Institute of Technology and the Army Space and Missile Defense Center of Excellence. His military awards include the Joint Service Commendation Medal, the Joint Meritorious Unit Award, and the German Armed Forces Gold Badge for Military Proficiency. He is a member of the Cherry Hills Village Quincy Farm Committee and the 75th Anniversary Committee and is a board member of The Cherry Hills Land Preserve and Opera Colorado.
Richard Swomley has served on the CHLP board for three years. Richard is a licensed real estate agent with Liv Sotheby’s International Realty and he and his wife Elaine have lived in the Village for ten of the last twenty years, raising their five children here. Prior to joining Liv Sotheby’s, Richard served with three Wall Street firms over twenty-three years as an investment banker and also in project finance including Chase Bank, and subsequently, as a Managing Director for Smith Barney, Inc., Richard subsequently established his own corporate finance boutique providing financing and JV advisory services to US clients in overseas projects for seventeen years.
AMY WIBORG LITTLEJOHN
Amy Littlejohn joined the CHLP shortly after moving to Colorado from South Florida in 2018. Her passion for the outdoors and the community is what drew her to this organization. She has many years of involvement and fundraising experience and with organizations such as the Humane Society, Miami City Ballet, Diabetes Research Foundation, and A Way for a Stray
Phillip and his family have been residents of Cherry Hills for over 23 years. He views the world from a balanced perspective, as a builder/large commercial developer and a lover of open space, nature, wildlife and respect for the natural world. He is proud to have supported and guided the efforts of the CHLP since its inception and attributes its many accomplishments to the people who support and operate the organization. Phillip holds a BA from Colorado State University, and an EXMBA from the University of Denver. He also holds a Certified Commercial Investment Manager CCIM designation.