Board of Directors

Zach Hochstadt

Zach Hochstadt – Chair

Principal and Founding Partner of Mission Minded, Inc.

Zach is a founding partner of Mission Minded, one of the nation’s leading branding firms serving the nonprofit sector. In his role, Zach leads strategic and creative teams in determining brand strategy, messaging, and campaigns for nonprofit organizations around the country.

With offices in San Francisco and Denver, Zach manages a team of 25 strategists, writers, designers and web developers. Nationally, clients include San Francisco Opera, Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center, National Federation of the Blind, and KQED.
Locally, Zach has led brand, messaging, and marketing campaigns on behalf of Denver Art Museum, The Piton Foundation, Boettcher Foundation, Public Education Business Coalition, Buell Foundation, Bonfils Stanton Foundation, Children’s Museum of Denver, Curious Theatre, Western Resource Advocates, and LiveWell Colorado.

In the eleven years since Mission Minded was founded, Zach has worked with over 150 nonprofit organizations and trained hundreds of nonprofit leaders nationally and internationally.

Prior to founding Mission Minded, Zach held both agency and nonprofit marketing positions, including several years in marketing and public relations roles for the American Red Cross. Zach is a member of Leadership Denver 2014 class and is a participant in the Consultant Leadership Initiative sponsored by The Denver Foundation. He also a former Board member of the Friends of Levitt Pavilion Denver.