Meet our Board of Directors
Enrique Suarez - President of Integral Steps
Enrique is a science educator working with elementary school students and teachers; he specializes in designing equitable science learning environments, especially for emerging-bilingual children. Enrique’s background is in astrophysics, and is finishing a PhD in Science Education at CU Boulder. His personal and professional lives have taken him all over the continental US, having lived in three time zones. He grew up in Venezuela, between Caracas and Mérida, and has a newfound appreciation for vegan Venezuelan cuisine.
Tamara Darnow - Treasurer of Integral Steps
CFA, PMP, CAMS-Audit
Tamara’s childhood volunteering at a local non-profit triggered a connection to the aspirations of nonprofits that lives on today. With a lifelong passion for academics and appreciation for the impactful powers of music and arts, Tamara ardently believes in Integral Steps’ unique integrative education mission and partnership in the community.
Throughout her financial services oriented professional career, leveraging a MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and an economics degree from Northwestern University, Tamara has actively pursued responsibilities with a risk management theme. Her current role focuses on enterprise, compliance, and operational risk areas within KeyBank wherein she also serves as the Corporate Bank Code of Ethics Officer. Never one to stand still, Tamara holds the Chartered Financial Analyst ® designation, among other risk-oriented designations, and is an active season passholder at Copper Mountain in Summit County, CO.
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