Catherine C. "Cappy" Shopneck, BFA '76, MBA '79

Board of Trustees | University of Denver
Cappy Shopneck


South Woods Financial LLC
Denver, CO


  • MBA University of Denver; 1979
  • Columbia University, New York, NY Attended MBA program – fall 1978
  • BFA University of Denver; 1976 Phi Beta Kappa and Tennis Sportswoman of the Year 1976, Played Varsity Tennis 1973-1976
  • Ethel Walker School, Simbsury, CT – 1969-1972


Community Service

  • University of Denver, Denver, CO Board of Trustees, 2006 – present, Chair of the Faculty and Educational Affairs Committee
  • Independence Institute, Denver, CO Chairman, Board of Trustees, 2003 – Present, Trustee since 2001
  • The Park People, Denver, CO Board of Trustees, 1986-2012, have served as President, and on Executive Committee
  • Boys and Girls Clubs of Metro Denver, Chairman, Youth of the Year Dinner 2005 Denver, CO YOY committee 2002-2005
  • City Park Alliance, Denver, CO Board of Trustees 2000-2004, served as Neighborhood Bond Project member of the selection committee
  • Mile High Transplant Bank, Denver, CO Board of Trustees 1987-1992, served on Executive Committee as Vice President
  • Denver Tennis Club, Denver, CO Board of Trustees, served as President
  • Junior League of Denver, Denver, CO Member 1984-1994
  • University of Denver, Pioneer Served as Trustee, President 1986-1987 Sportswomen, Denver, CO


Work Experience

  • Kent Denver School, 1980-1982, Director of Communications, Englewood, CO — art teacher, girls JV tennis coach
  • Ted Bates Advertising, New York, NY 1977-1978, Media Planner