President and CEO
Norton Rainey is the President and CEO of ACE Scholarships, a foundation based in Colorado that provides tuition scholarships to children of low-income families. Now in its fifteenth year, ACE has provided more than 15,000 scholarships and funding commitments exceeding $26 million.
In 2012, ACE expanded its efforts to the State of Montana with more than 500 scholarships provided in year one. ACE is expanding to Louisiana in 2015 and also considering other states for expansion.
Norton attended the University of Colorado on a golf scholarship and received his degree in business marketing. He is actively involved in the Denver community and is the founder of Men of Faith, a quarterly breakfast series targeted to men in the Denver area. He is also the founder of Rough Riders, a quarterly breakfast series that features local and national political leaders.
Norton is the coach for his boys’ competitive baseball team, plays golf at Colorado Golf Club and enjoys fly fishing. One of his dreams is to cliff dive with some buddies in Switzerland when he turns 50.
orton and his wife, Kara, have been married for 12 years and have two sons and one daughter.