Thomas A. Gougeon
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Tom Gougeon has served as the President of the Gates Family Foundation since August of 2010. Prior to Gates, Tom was a Principal and the Chief Development Officer for Continuum Partners (2000-2010), a developer and operator of mixed use urban real estate projects. Tom worked extensively on the Belmar redevelopment project in Lakewood, CO and the Union Station transit hub in central Denver among others. Tom also served as the Executive Director of the W.M.B. Berger Foundation (1997-2000), the CEO of the Stapleton Redevelopment Foundation (1991-1996) and as Assistant to the Mayor of the City and County of Denver (1983-1991). While in the Mayor’s office Tom was responsible for activities in the areas of budget and finance, planning, community development, infrastructure, and liaison with the state and federal governments. Tom was heavily involved in the development of Denver International Airport and had direct oversight of the project from 1987-1990. Tom also worked as an Associate in the Industrial Economics Division of the Denver Research Institute, as a policy analyst at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and on the staff of U.S. Senator Gary Hart.
Tom has served on the boards of numerous community organizations including The Nature Conservancy, Denver Civic Ventures, the Urban Land Conservancy, Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado, the Piton Foundation, Neighborhood Housing Services, the Stapleton Foundation, A+ Denver, the Denver Urban Renewal Authority, Gary Community Ventures, RootED, the Barton Institute, Elevation Community Land Trust, Lyra Colorado, Colorado Charter Facility Solutions, and the Denver Water Board. Tom has a BA in Economics and Political Science from the University of Denver and a MCRP from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design.
Posts by Thomas A. Gougeon
- Thankful for you: Community feedback from across Colorado fuels progress on our strategic plan
- A Legacy of Giving: Remembering Three of Colorado’s Inspiring Philanthropic Leaders
- Recognizing Juneteenth with a Commitment to Do More
- Gates Commits $1.125M Over Three Years to Launch Colorado Media Project
- Two 2018 Legislative Wins Brighten Colorado’s Conservation Future
- Gates Helps to Launch Colorado Charter School Facility Fund