Who we are (Investors) - Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce

Major Investors

The Chamber's investors make it possible for the organization to provide the many economic development, public affairs, small business and community enhancement programs to help grow and sustain the economy of the Metro Denver area. Major investors are listed below.


The following Chamber trustee level members invest over $100,000 annually in the organization.

Boettcher Foundation

For 82 years, the Boettcher Foundation has been committed to the promise of Colorado and the potential of Coloradans. Every day the Foundation champions excellence across our state by investing in our most talented individuals and high-potential organizations, because supporting their hard work and leadership will enable them to give back for years to come. The Foundation strives to build Colorado as a cornerstone of strategic leadership opportunities that achieve transformational community impact.


Comcast is one of Colorado’s top technology companies, creating incredible technology and entertainment, connecting millions of people and businesses to the moments and experiences that matter most. Comcast is a driver of economic growth and opportunity, creating jobs and powering businesses of all sizes. The company employs nearly 10,000 people across Colorado and partners with more than 200 community organizations across the state to build and expand digital equity with our affordable, high-speed, consistent broadband connectivity. Comcast is delivering the best experiences and offering the most advanced technologies so our communities can connect to what matters most.

Daniels Fund

Rooted in the vision, values, and life story of founder and cable pioneer Bill Daniels, the Daniels Fund makes life better one individual at a time. By partnering with highly effective nonprofits, investing in ethics education, and awarding more than 200 college scholarships a year, the Fund sparks hope and improves lives in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming. Giving with intention for generations to come, the work of the Daniels Fund pairs Bill Daniels’ generous heart for people with his innovative and entrepreneurial spirit to drive impact. Visit DanielsFund.org to learn more.


DaVita is a comprehensive kidney care provider focused on transforming care to improve the quality of life for patients globally. The company is one of the largest providers of kidney care services in the United States and has been a leader in clinical quality and innovation for more than 20 years. DaVita is working to help increase equitable access to care for patients at every stage and setting along their kidney health journey — from slowing progression of kidney disease to streamlining the transplant process, from acute hospital care to dialysis at home. As of Dec. 31, 2021, DaVita served 203,000 patients at 2,815 outpatient dialysis centers in the United States. The company operated an additional 339 outpatient dialysis centers in ten countries worldwide. DaVita has reduced hospitalizations, improved mortality, and worked collaboratively to propel the kidney care community to adopt an equitable, high-quality standard of care for all patients, everywhere.

Denver International Airport

Denver International Airport (DEN) is the third-busiest airport in the world, and is the primary economic engine for the state of Colorado, generating more than $33 billion for the region annually. The airport has more than 1,500 flights a day and connects Denver with more than 200 nonstop destinations, including direct flights to more than 20 international destinations in 14 countries. DEN is built on 53 square miles, making it the second-largest airport in the world. Its size allows DEN to double the number of runways from six to 12 without needing to purchase more land.

Denver Water

Denver Water proudly serves high-quality water and promotes its efficient use to 1.5 million people in the city of Denver and many surrounding suburbs. Established in 1918, the utility is a public agency funded by water rates and new tap fees, not taxes. It is Colorado’s oldest and largest water utility. Denver Water is committed to continuously improving their operations while remaining responsible stewards of the natural environment and contributing to a vibrant community.


Empower a financial services company on a mission to empower financial freedom for all. The company works with individuals and organizations of all sizes to offer investment, wealth management and retirement solutions to provide everyone with a clear and simple understanding of where their finances are today and where they’re headed.


FirstBank focuses on consumer and business needs, offering a variety of deposit accounts, loans and banking services for personal and business customers. The company started in 1963 from humble beginnings and slowly grew to more than 700,000 customers with over 120 locations in Colorado, Arizona and California.

FirstBank is recognized as Colorado’s second largest bank, the third largest privately held bank in the U.S. and one of the best performing banks in the country (source: American Banker). FirstBank is also considered one of the most philanthropic companies in Colorado. Since 2000, they’ve contributed more than $55 million and thousands of volunteer hours to charitable organizations.


With a long and trusted legacy of its hospitals going back 135 years, the HealthONE system is the largest healthcare system in the metro Denver area with more than 10,000 employees working together to provide a higher level of care. In addition, our family of services includes seven hospital free-standing emergency departments, numerous ambulatory surgery centers, CareNow urgent care, occupational medicine clinics, physician practices, imaging centers, AIRLIFE-DENVER and some of the region’s most advanced facilities.

HealthONE takes corporate citizenry just as seriously as we take patient care. Treating approximately one million patients annually, HealthONE lives our mission that “above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life.”

Intermountain Health

Intermountain Health is reimagining the way they deliver care by taking a proactive approach to help you stay well.

And when it comes to the moments that matter most, you can trust that they have the expertise, most advanced technology, and best treatment options to get you back to doing the things you love.


Pinnacol Assurance is Colorado’s largest workers’ compensation insurer. As the state-charted carrier, Pinnacol operates as a mutual insurance company, providing caring coverage for nearly 1 million workers in the state and focusing on saving customers money through careful rate-setting, general dividends and our award-winning safety programs.

Tallgrass Energy

Tallgrass is a leading energy infrastructure company focused on safely, reliably and sustainably delivering the energy and services that power our nation and enable our quality of life. Their infrastructure spans a large portion of the United States, connecting energy supply sources with the homes and businesses that depend on it every day. They leverage the decades-long expertise of their people and successful track record operating large-scale infrastructure to provide leading energy solutions that will create a cleaner energy future.


UCHealth is an innovative, nonprofit health system that delivers the highest quality medical care with an excellent patient experience. UCHealth includes 30,000 employees, 12 acute-care hospitals and hundreds of physicians across Colorado, southern Wyoming and western Nebraska. With University of Colorado Hospital on the CU Anschutz Medical Campus as its academic anchor and the only adult academic medical center in the region, UCHealth is dedicated to providing unmatched patient care in the Rocky Mountain West. Offering more than 150 clinic locations, UCHealth provides extensive community benefits and pushes the boundaries of medicine through advanced treatments and clinical trials, improving health through innovation.

United Airlines

Denver is home to one of United’s fastest growing hubs, with the airline providing service to more places around the world than any other carrier. United, the largest airline in Denver, currently employs more than 7,000 people and expects to create as many as 3,000 well-paying jobs in Denver over the coming years due to the airline’s planned growth. Recently, their minimum wage increased to nearly $20 an hour, and they are committed to hiring a diverse workforce that mirrors the community of Denver.

United’s longstanding commitment to Denver extends beyond the airport, as Denver is home to United’s Flight Training Center – one of the largest facilities of its kind in the world. Each year, United trains more than 12,000 pilots at this state-of-the-art center.

U.S. Bank

Founded in 1863, U.S. Bank is committed to serving its millions of customers around the world – and its 500,000+ Denver customers – as a trusted partner. We are the fifth-largest commercial bank in the United States.

At U.S. Bank, the more than 2,000 employees who serve Denver – plus thousands of U.S. Bank employees elsewhere – build trust through their commitment to doing the right thing and sharing our customers’ vision for success. U.S. Bank is proud that they've been named one of the 2019 World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing standards of ethical business practices.

They're also proud of their commitment to the communities where they live and work. U.S. Bank provides millions in grants and corporate contributions to nonprofit organizations annually. In Denver, that translates to $5 million in foundation and corporate giving and $58 million in U.S. Bancorp Community Development Corporation tax-advantaged investments. Plus, our local employees volunteer more than 12,000 community service hours every year.

VF Corporation

VF Corporation outfits consumers around the world with its diverse portfolio of outdoor, active and work lifestyle brands, including Vans®, The North Face®, Timberland®, JanSport® and Dickies®. Founded in 1899, VF is one of the world’s largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies with socially and environmentally responsible operations spanning numerous geographies, product categories and sales channels. VF is committed to delivering innovative products to consumers and creating long-term value for its customers and shareholders.

Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo has an important stake in the present and future of three key groups – its customers, its communities and its team members. Our vision is to help its customers – individuals and businesses – succeed financially. It does that by providing a full range of financial products, services and advice. Equally important is Wells Fargo’s role of a committed corporate citizen. This commitment is based on the belief that we have a responsibility to help build and maintain strong, healthy communities.

Wells Fargo is committed to being the employer of choice by maintaining a diverse, inclusive workplace that embraces and celebrates differences; and offering life-long career opportunities and outstanding benefits.

Xcel Energy

Xcel Energy is a major U.S. electric and natural gas company, providing the energy that powers millions of homes and business across eight Western and Midwestern states. With annual revenues of $11 billion, the company provides a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.5 million electricity customers and 2 million natural gas customers through its regulated operating companies. In Colorado, the company serves more than 1.4 million customers, the majority of which receive both natural gas and electricity. Company headquarters are located in Minneapolis.


The following Denver Metro Chamber patron level members invest $50,000 annually in the organization.

Executive Committee

The following Executive Committee members invest $25,000 annually in the organization.