Chris Russo supports cmDance as its financial consultant, calling upon 15 years of accounting and finance experience working with non-profit, governmental, and for-profit organizations. Chris graduated from Regis University with a B.S. degree in Professional Accounting in 1996, with honors and the Joesph A. Ryan Award, and completed his MBA at Regis in 2004.
He also serves on the Board of Directors for Apollo Chamber brass, a 501(c) (3) non-profit, and is an active member in the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the Financial Executives International Organization.
Berma Benson had a thirty year career as a physical education/dance teacher, assistant principal and director of elementary education with Denver Public Schools. Following her retirement, she came to work for Denver’s Great Kids Head Start as the education administrator, a position she has held for ten years. Ms. Benson is active in the community and regularly volunteers her time to choreograph various events.