Board of Directors

Doyle “Sox” Robinson
Cofounder & Executive Director

Jordan Robinson
Cofounder & Sox Place Director of  Operations and Development

Robert Lantz
Attorney at Coan, Payton & Payne, LLC

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I joined the Board after I was introduced to a 19 year-old who was getting lunch told me his story.  His parents had abandoned him when he was 8 years old and he lived on the streets alone until he was ultimately processed and re-processed through a broken juvenile court system.  It was after that moment, I started researching the youth homeless situation in Denver and I was brought to tears when I realized that there were very few places the youth could go for a safe place to stay during the day and get a warm meal and clothing and other supplies.  The kids we serve come to us out of human trafficking, addictions, and family and other abuse.  Society has disregarded these kids.  Sox Place brings the unconditional love of God into the lives of these great kids.

Michael Kirk
Director for AT&T Mobility in the International & Global Partnerships

James O’Malley

Resolute Investments Inc.

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Director of Leasing, Sales & Marketing at Resolute Investments. He has over 15 years of proven success in corporate sales, account management, new business, marketing and is focused on effective communication. Prior to joining Resolute Investments, James served with Wells Fargo Bank and then American Guaranty Mortgage as Senior Mortgage Banker where his responsibilities included all phases of sales and marketing. He produced exceptional, measurable results and was a consistent leader in account management. Earlier in his career, he served as District Manager with New Horizons Marketing Group and at Janus Funds working with new investor sales.  He attended the University of Northern Colorado where he studied Criminal Justice and Economics. James is a sports enthusiast and loves the outdoors. Active in camping, snowboarding, skiing, fishing, basketball, tennis and running, his favorite activity is to just relax with his wife and two young children.  

Once I was introduced to Sox Place through a very good friend I immediately felt a connection to Doyle and Jordan Robinson.  At that time they were in the process of trying to find a new home and from that point on I knew I had to make myself available to this organization and help them in any way that is needed.  Their mission is dear to my heart and I am always impressed and feel very lucky to be part of group that has given everything and devoted their lives to such a honorable cause.

Leanne Becker

Owner, The Sewcial Life, LLC, Custom Embroidery. Masters Degree in Speech-language Pathology, four grown children.

Kari Bleyle

Vice-President/CFO of McKee Associates in Denver and have worked for the same independent businessman for 25 years.  We have been involved in real estate development and the development of natural resources (oil and gas).

I was first introduced to Sox Place at a church in 2005 through an appeal for volunteers to cook meals for Sox Place – I jumped on the opportunity.  In 2006, I began accounting and administrative assistance to Doyle when his administrative assistant resigned.  I joined the board in 2016.

Erik Preston

Director of Systems Engineering & Dev Ops – Recently joined the Board after supporting Sox Place over the last 8 years in various ways.  Over the last 10+ he has proven success in architecting/engineering technical solutions for small to large companies and managed the implementation and support of those solutions.

I first met Doyle through a former Board member, Dave Truzinksi, and was asked to help setup a couple of computers.  I knew when I walked in the door that Sox Place is something I would want to be involved in in one way or another going forward.  Spreading the word of the hope and services that Sox Places provides is something I am passionate about and want to continue to bring in resources to help support the mission of Sox Place.

 

ADVISORY BOARD

Chris Guzelian
Law Professor at Thomas Jefferson School of Law
(formerly visiting faculty, Northwestern Law School; Stanford Law School)

Josh Robinson
Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Benton County Arkansas

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