Meet the Staff
Meet the Staff

The HBA senior staff leads the distinct areas of HBA operations and collaboratively serves the HBA's mission and members' needs. Each has significant professional background in their areas of expertise and brings a high level of commitment to the association.

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Senior Staff

Jeffrey Whiton
CEO & Executive Vice President

The Executive Vice President is the Chief Executive Officer of the HBA leads the staffing and operations functions of the HBA, and manages the daily business of the organization.

Chérie Talbert
HBA CEO-Elect  & 
Executive Director of the Metro Housing Coalition Political Committee


The Senior Vice President manages and coordinates HBA government relations throughout the 32 municipalities within the eight-county metro Denver area. She facilitates political relationships and manages the HBA's advocacy. She also serves as the Executive Director of the HBA's political committee, The Metro Housing Coalition. 

Connie Dahl
HBA Director of Marketing and Communications


The Director of Marketing and Communications supports the work of the HBA, working closely with all councils and committees in facilitating and managing all HBA communications — both internal and external. She manages the HBA websites, social media channels, newsletters and printed communications.  She also manages the annual Parade of Homes event.

Heidi K. Williams
Director of Government Affairs


Toby Paioff
Accounting Manager

The Accounting Manager handles all billing and financial recordkeeping.

Metro Denver HBA University

Dorys DeMiranda
Education & Training Manager


Katie Karpovage
Membership Manager

Front Desk, HBA Conference Rooms

Brooke Erkal

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