Denver Housing Authority Publicizes Keo Frazier as New Director of Communications and Public Affairs

Keo Frazier joins the Denver Housing Authority as the new director of communications and public affairs.

The Denver Housing Authority (DHA) has just announced Keo Frazier as its new director of communications and public affairs. Frazier will work closely on the Executive Leadership Team with Executive Director David Nisivoccia to align the strategic path and organizational message with the city and county of Denver and the way the DHA brand is communicated internally and externally.

At the beginning of 2021, the Presidium set the priorities for the new year. These priorities included reaffirming the DHA’s mission to serve the Denver residents by developing, owning, and operating safe, decent, and affordable housing in ways that promote thriving communities, and by becoming more entrepreneurial to partner with other institutions amplify.

“We anticipate Keo’s leadership will help build brand awareness for the organization and build better connections in the community to further the mission of the Denver Housing Authority,” said David Nisivoccia, executive director of DHA. “Keo is joining our team at a crucial time and we are delighted to have her on board.”

Frazier comes to Denver Housing Authority with a strong background in marketing, communications, strategic leadership and brand engagement. Most recently, she was Vice President of Communications and Engagement at Emily Griffith Technical College. She owned multiple businesses and influenced many Colorado brands in Colorado and across the country, including the Denver City Department of Transportation rebranding, Park Hill Golf Course redesign, 40 McWhinney projects across the country, Shaw Construction, a We Educate Colorado Campaign for Metropolitan State University, United Airlines TED Fleet, Forest City Stapleton, Five Points Business District, many departments within the city and county of Denver, University of Colorado and University of Denver among others.

Frazier has received multiple awards for her marketing and community work, including being named one of the Denver Business Journal’s Top 40 Under 40 and Outstanding Women in Business in Real Estate, on ColoradoBiz Magazine’s Top Companies List and as Top 25 XYZers, GO Magazine Leader of the Pack, and Top 50 Minority Owned Business Owners in Colorado.

Frazier is civic and has served on nearly 20 nonprofit bodies that help make our state work and improve our communities. As such, she is a graduate of the Denver Metro Chamber Leadership Foundation Leadership Denver, Legacy Denver, Colorado Experience, Downtown Denver Leadership Program, and the President’s Council for Cornell Women, to name a few. She is also the founder of a grassroots organization called New Thinkers, a group that aims to bring people together who can make big changes and solve world problems.

Via Denver Housing Authority

The Denver Housing Authority is a quasi-municipal corporation with a portfolio of over 12,000 units and housing choice vouchers that provides affordable housing to more than 26,000 very low, low and middle income people representing over 12,000 families. DHA transformed Denver public housing, creating a vibrant, revitalized, sustainable, transport-oriented, and mixed-income community. Today, DHA’s vision was developed to reflect the goal that each individual or family should have high quality, affordable housing in communities that offer self-determination, economic opportunity and a vibrant living environment. The Denver Housing Authority’s mission is to serve Denver residents by developing, owning, and operating safe, decent, and affordable housing in ways that promote thriving communities. More information is available at www.denverhousing.org.

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