Norton Rainey
President and CEO ACE Scholarships

Norton Rainey

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.

Colorado Concern Board
of Directors

Stanton Dodge – Executive Vice President & General Counsel DISH Network Corporation

Steve Farber
President – Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck

Tim Gill
Chairman – Scytus

Pat Hamill
Chairman and CEO – Oakwood Homes

A. Barry Hirschfeld
President – A B Hirschfeld & Sons

Bill Hybl
Vice Chairman – The Broadmoor Hotel

John Ikard
FirstBank Holding Company

Walter Isenberg
President and CEO – Sage Hospitality

David McReynolds
President – Columbine Health Plan

Larry A. Mizel
Chairman and CEO – M.D.C. Holdings, Inc.

Blair Richardson
Managing Partner – Bow River Capital Partners

Chip Rimer
Senior Vice President – US Onshore Noble Energy

Dan Ritchie
Chairman, Temple Hoyne Buell Foundation

Richard M. Sapkin
Managing Principal – Edgemark Development, LLC

Sylvia Young
President and CEO – HealthONE

*Colorado Concern Leadership

John Ikard – Chairman
Roger Hutson – Treasurer
Chip Rimer – Vice-Chair