Tim Rakow is a 28-year veteran in the nonprofit sector, having assembled significant experience in education and human services within various states and Central America. Over the years, Tim has walked alongside those marginalized and has gained considerable knowledge around the realities of homelessness, affordable housing challenges, property management concerns, and real estate processes as a local Realtor. He joined The Inn Between in 2009 as the Bilingual Housing Advocate and then Program Director before becoming Executive Director in August 2018. While at The Inn Between, Tim has supported a multitude of families and individuals and can appreciate the complexity of their challenges, while also sharing deep humility for the resiliency demonstrated. He is a community advocate for homelessness solutions and affordable housing gaps while also striving to develop key program fundamentals that foster client growth through sensible accountability. He and his wife, Josefa, and two children live in Longmont.
Director of Development
Laura has worked in the non-profit industry for 28 years. She is a seasoned Director of Development, passionate about advancing housing security. In addition to fundraising, she is also involved in her local and faith communities. She is originally from Upstate New York and moved to Colorado in 1986. Outside of the office, Laura enjoys hiking, biking, tennis, and her cat Mico.
Brian was hired in September of 2017 to assist with property and building maintenance. He is originally from Estherville, Iowa and moved to Longmont, Colorado in 1985. He graduated from Skyline High School in 1999. Brian came into The Inn Between program in 2015 and successfully graduated in 2017. He now lives with his wife and children in Longmont.
Director of Program Operations
Leslie is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a Master’s of Science in Counseling. She has over 15 years of experience working with individuals that have experienced homelessness, incarceration, mental illness and addiction. She has worked with individuals incarcerated in county jails and prisons with suicidality, mental illness, and substance abuse. She also holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management and has an extensive experience in property management in LIHTC of Best Practices.
Bilingual Supportive Housing Advocate
Mildred joined The Inn Between in October 2021. She was born and raised in Puerto Rico and moved to Boulder in 2001. Mildred worked for Boulder County as a Bilingual Income Maintenance Technician and with Boulder County AIDS Project as a Bilingual Medical Case Manager. She has volunteered with "Amigos de Mexico" interpreting with them over the years in Ciudad Juarez. Mildred enjoys reading, watching sci-fi, crocheting, walking and cuddling with her cat "Bright Eyes."
Education & Career Development Manager
Nicole joined the Inn Between in August 2022. She is a CU Boulder Alumni and has a Masters in Fine Arts from Goddard College. She is an active artist creating collages and abstract paintings. Nicole’s professional life is eclectic, and she’s worked in a variety of industries. Most recently, she worked for Front Range Community College’s Center for Integrated Manufacturing.
Board of Directors
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Emergency Family Assistance Association
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Anne Marie Polich
Previous Board President
Tyrone (Ty) Branch, Jr.
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