Assistant Dean of Business and Operations
Cheryl Miller’s career in education has spanned both the state and local level, as well as the nonprofit sector. Throughout her career she has advocated for educational access, equity, and opportunity for all students and communities. Most recently, Cheryl was the President and CEO of RMC Health, a professional services firm that operates at the intersection of K12 education and public health. Notably, through sound fiscal management, Cheryl significantly increased earned-revenue, liquidity, and reserves. Previously, Cheryl was the Chief Operating and Financial Officer for mindSpark Learning. At mindSpark Learning she was responsible for all aspects of the business, including financial management system, operating procedures, and corporate governance structures.
Prior to moving to the nonprofit sector, Cheryl served as the Assistant Director of Grants and Federal Programs for Aurora Public Schools, where she steered the district’s strategy for pursuing supplemental grant funding and oversaw the financial management of a $35M annual grant portfolio. At the Colorado Department of Education, Cheryl worked in the Federal Programs unit and directed the annual distribution of $165 million in federal funding, including fiscal compliance, program monitoring, and data reporting.
Cheryl attended the University of Michigan where she graduated with High Distinction with a degree in English Language and Literature and Secondary Education Certification. She is also a proud alumna of the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, where she served as the managing editor for the Water Law Review and was admitted to the Order of St. Ives. Upon graduation, she had the honor of clerking for the Colorado Court of Appeals.
Cheryl serves as the Vice President of Finance for a K12 independent school in Denver. She is also a member of the Advisory Board for Allergy Safe Kids, a nonprofit dedicated to educating personnel in youth-serving organizations on food allergy awareness and emergency preparedness. Cheryl is a graduate of the Denver Metro Chamber Leadership Foundation’s Leadership Denver and Civic DNA Fellows programs.