Jeff Mack

Jeff Mack

Jeff Mack is the Matthew Shepard Foundation’s Executive Vice President.  He oversees the daily operations of the Foundation and is responsible for the mission-driven management and leadership of the organization.  He was born in Chugwater, Wyoming and attended the University of Wyoming, where he received a BS in Political Science.  After graduating he became an…

Allison Down

Allison Down hails from northern Virginia where she graduated from James Madison University with a Bachelor of Social Work. Allison started her career in the DC area with Keppler Speakers as an Event Services Manager. In this position, she had the opportunity to support Judy Shepard’s corporate and university public speaking events developing a keen…

Warren Greene

Warren Greene

Warren Greene is the Matthew Shepard Foundation’s Director of Operations. He oversees the Foundation’s budgeting, financial data, and documentation of all operations, to ensure consistent and efficient procedures are in place. Warren is originally from Athens, Georgia and holds a BS, Insurance and Economic Securities from the University of South Carolina. Warren has worked in…

Dana Juniel

Dana Juniel is the Matthew Shepard Foundation’s Director of Strategy and Communications. She oversees the Foundation’s media, communications and editorial voice, in addition to the development strategy. Dana is a Denver native, holding a BS in Business Administration and an MBA from Colorado State University. Dana has an extensive background in non-profit communications and development,…

Denay Patterson

Denay Patterson is the Matthew Shepard Foundation’s Development Officer for Donor Relations and Grant Management. She graduated from Ohio Northern University with a BA in Sociology and Psychology before earning an MA in Philanthropic Studies from the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. This educational background sparked a passion for social justice work and…

Katherine Pope

Katherine Pope

Katherine Pope is the Matthew Shepard Foundation’s Development Officer of Special Events and Projects. Born and raised in Los Angeles, Katherine completed her B.A. at the University of Southern California in Health Promotion and Cultural Competence in Medicine. It was there that her passion for health, wellness and community building blossomed. She possesses over a…

Louis Sisneros

Louis’s connection to the Foundation goes back to its beginnings: he edited two local LGBTQ magazines and published stories about Matt’s murder and about the creation of the Foundation. After attending a few Bear to Make a Difference events as a media sponsor, he began volunteering for the Foundation. Louis retired after 33 years teaching…