HopeWest announced today that Peggy Lamm has joined the organization to continue development of its community partnerships in Western Colorado. Peggy comes with a wealth of experience within the non-profit industry where she has spent the majority of her career in leadership, fundraising and communications. Most recently, Peggy served as CEO of the Foundation and V.P. of Development at Colorado Mesa University. Peggy joins Deb Horwitz as leaders of the philanthropy endeavors that make the mission of HopeWest possible. 

“I am excited to begin a new journey with HopeWest and its development team to find new ways of bringing HopeWest’s services to more people in need,” said Peggy.

Christy Whitney Borchard, President & CEO of HopeWest, said, “Peggy’s extensive experience and knowledge has already made her a key member of the leadership team at HopeWest. We believe that effective communications and relationships with our donors and partners are critical. Peggy shares the passion we all have for the HopeWest mission, and we are thrilled to have her on our team.”

HopeWest is a hospice, palliative care, and grief support organization dedicated to profoundly change the way the community experiences serious illness and grief – one family at a time. Founded in 1993 through a community-wide vision, HopeWest now serves more than 4,000 individuals each year across 8,000 square miles of western Colorado in Mesa, Delta, Montrose, Ouray and Rio Blanco Counties.