Administration

Cynthia Gasaway, DBA, MBA,
Executive Director
Cynthia.Gasaway@DRI-VA.org
303-501-0540 office

Kristen Batcho, MSM, MPH

Finance Director

Kristen.Batcho@DRI-VA.org

Bryan Weigle, MA, MPhil
Grants & Contracts Manager
Bryan.Weigle@dri-va.org
303-501-0733

Ifeoma “Iffy” Holder, MBA

Budget and Finance Manager

Ifeoma.Holder@dri-va.org

303-501-0622

Sabrina Jeffries,
Human Resources Director
Sabrina.Jeffries@dri-va.org
303-501-6620

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Cynthia Gasaway, DBA, MBA,
Executive Director
Cynthia.Gasaway@DRI-VA.org
303-501-0540 office

Cynthia’s education includes an earned DBA (Doctor of Business Administration), MBA (Master of Business Administration), and BA (Bachelor of Arts) in Communication and Sociology.

Recently, Cynthia completed a professional research certification program, Open Innovations: Empowering Innovation and Knowledge, from the University of Oxford, England, UK. Her career in operations and management includes non-profit organizations, health care, higher education, governmental agencies, and global partnerships.

Cynthia enjoys the Colorado mountains and traveling abroad with her family.

Kristen Batcho, MSM, MPH

Finance Director

Kristen.Batcho@DRI-VA.org

Kristen earned a MSM (Master of Science in Management) degree from the University of Denver, and a MPH (Master of Public Health) degree from Northwest Ohio Consortium, Bowling Green & Toledo, Ohio, and a BS (Bachelor of Science) degree in Education from the same university.

Before DRI, Kristen was the Controller for Regis Jesuit High School in Aurora, and the Controller & Assistant Treasurer for the Daniels Fund in Denver. Kristen has extensive experience in Finance and Accounting and is an accomplished professional with proficiencies in financial reporting, financial analysis, risk management, internal controls, and audits.

Kristen and her family enjoys traveling and hiking the Colorado trails.

Bryan Weigle, MA, MPhil
Grants & Contracts Manager
Bryan.Weigle@dri-va.org
303-501-0733

Bryan’s extensive educational background includes an earned MPhil (Master of Philosophy) in Political theory/Gender studies from Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, an earned (MA) Master of Arts in International Relations from Vienna, Austria, and an earned BA (Bachelor of Arts) in International Studies from Hanover College Hanover, IN.

Prior to DRI, Bryan was the Contracted Grants Management specialist with the Bureau of Reclamation at IFOS Managing Consultants, the Project Administrator with the Governors’ Climate and Forests Task Force (University of Colorado, Boulder), the Senior Manager of Operations at the Environmental Defense Funds in Washington, DC, and Interned in the office for Gender Issues with the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Vienna, Austria.

Bryan is an avid skier and enjoys the slopes with his family.

Ifeoma “Iffy” Holder, MBA

Budget and Finance Manager

Ifeoma.Holder@dri-va.org

303-501-0622

Ifeoma’s educational background includes an earned MBA (Master of Business Administration) degree from Columbus State University in Columbus, Georgia, and a BS (Bachelor of Science) degree in Biology from the same university. Her impressive background includes working at the University of Denver as the Accountant III in Operations & Financial Support Analysis in the Controller’s Office. Prior to DU, Iffy was the Financial Services Lead at UCD-Anschutz Medical Campus.

While away from the office, Iffy and her family appreciates all that Colorado offers with her spoiled fur-baby, Prince.

Sabrina Jeffries,
Human Resources Director
Sabrina.Jeffries@dri-va.org
303-501-6620

Sabrina is finalizing a Master of Science (MS) degree in Human Resources Management, has earned a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Business Administration, and Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree in Veterinary Technology.

Sabrina enjoys helping employees from payroll to benefits to employee relations and training. As a Colorado native, Sabrina is an outdoor enthusiast, and spends family time at her ranch in the beautiful Rocky Mountains.