Denver Museum of Nature & Science Hires VP of Finance

Denver Museum of Nature & Science Hires VP of Finance

Denver - December 1, 2011 - The Denver Museum of Nature & Science has named Edward "Ed" Scholz as Vice President of Finance and Business Operations. Scholz will provide leadership for Finance, Facilities, Human Resources, Technology and Visitor and Volunteer Services at the Museum.

"This is an exciting time for our organization and the community we serve," said George Sparks, President and CEO of the Museum.  "We are implementing an aggressive strategic plan-complete with construction projects, new exhibitions, and programmatic initiatives for our visitors-and Ed's extensive financial background and leadership will contribute to the Museum's continued success."

Scholz recently served as Deputy CFO for the City and County of Denver, where he was a member of the executive management team.  Prior to this role he served as Budget Director, where he prepared and managed a $1.8 billion annual budget covering citywide operations, capital planning, debt financing, grants and utility enterprises.

Before entering financial management in municipal government with both the cities of Denver and Broomfield, Scholz managed operations in the banking industry and managed events and volunteers for public television.  He holds a BS in Finance and an MBA focused on non-profit management.

Media Contact:
Heather Hope
Public Relations Manager
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
303-370-8372
Heather.hope@dmns.org

NOTE: High resolution headshot available

About the Denver Museum of Nature & Science
The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is the Rocky Mountain Region's leading resource for informal science education. A variety of engaging exhibits, discussions, and activities help Museum visitors celebrate and understand the natural wonders of Colorado, Earth, and the universe. The Museum is located at 2001 Colorado Blvd., Denver, CO, 80205. To learn more about the Museum, check www.dmns.org, or call 303-370-6000.

Many of the Museum's educational programs and exhibits are made possible in part by generous funding from the citizens of the seven-county metro area through the Scientific & Cultural Facilities District.

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