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Meet Our Staff

Meet Our Team

Tim Rakow Executive Director

Tim Rakow

Executive Director

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.

Laura Liotino Associate Director



Associate Director/

Development Director

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. 

Leslie Ogeda Bi-lingual Supportive Housing Advocate



Bilingual Supportive Housing Advocate

Leslie joined The Inn Between in September of 2019. Leslie is a Boulder native and worked for Boulder County, for 23 years, first as a WIC Educator and then as a Program Specialist. She has volunteered at Sister Carmen Center for 25 years and served on their Board of Directors for eight years. Leslie also previously served on the Board of Directors for the Immigrant Legal Center for five years. She enjoys hiking, traveling and spending time with her family and her two doggies.

Laura Liotino Associate Director



Supportive Housing Advocate

Rose Marie joined The Inn this Fall in November. She is originally from Texas but relocated to Cheyenne, WY in 2011. She has a Master’s degree in Gerontology from University of Northern Colorado and will be receiving her Master’s in Social Work this December from Colorado State University. She has a background in aging, disabilities, and advocacy with a passion for mental health. She is currently certified in advanced clinical behavioral health and currently working on her certification in conflict resolution and mediation. Rose Marie enjoys the sites of Colorado and spending time with her family and her dog Bubba.

Terri Johnson Executive Assistant



Executive Assistant

Terri joined The Inn Between in April 2014. Terri has over 20 years of administrative and office support experience. She currently holds an SSBI federal security clearance.

Brian Mein Maintenance Supervisor


Interim Maintenance Supervisor

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.

Crista Lewis



Leasing & Database Manager

Crista joined our team in August and brings a strong knowledge of Fair Housing and leasing experience. She is diligent and detailed which is an asset to data management and tracking which is pertinent to our agency goals.  

Mildred Gutierrez-Campos Bi-lingual Supportive Housing Advocate



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." 

Nicole Gervace



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.  Her experience there is a great asset to helping our residents achieve their educational and career goals.  

Morgan Glover Supportive Housing Advocate



Supportive Housing Advocate

Morgan originally joined the Inn Between as a tutor in September of 2021. She graduated from Kansas State University in the Fall of 2019 with a bachelor’s degree in Educational Studies. Morgan also has a minor in Crisis Analysis and Trauma Studies, as well as a certificate in Conflict Resolution. After graduating, she moved to Colorado and has been working in Case Management since. Morgan enjoys reading, traveling and exploring new coffee shops.

Kris James Maintenance Technician


Maintenance Technician

Kris is an asset to the maitenance team in that he has strong and diverse skills trade abilities. He can handel a broad range of housing maintance needs.

Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Terry Vratny Board President
Eldon Mast Board Vice President

Terry Vratny


Chris Ray


Chris Ray Board Treasurer

Eldon Mast

Vice President

Chad Rennicke


Chad Rennicke oard Secretary
Don Oest Board Member

Don Oest

Cecy Alba

Wyatt Forman

University of Colorado

Emergency Family Assistance Association

Wyatt Forman Board Member
Cecy Alba Board Member

Lyons Gaddis, PC

Norma Fuentes Board Member

Anne Marie Polich


Norma Fuentes

Intercambio Uniting Communities

Kelli Smith Board Member

Kelli Smith

Community Member

Anne Marie Polich Board Member
Malik sommers.jfif

Malik Sommers

First Bank

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