About María Sepúlveda
María’s work experience includes practicing law in private practice and for the federal government and serving as vice president of Wells Fargo’s Commercial Real Estate and Community Relations divisions. María received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Colorado-Boulder and her Juris Doctorate from the Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law in Washington, D.C. Sepúlveda serves on the boards of Housing Colorado, Community Resources Housing Development Corporation and Cleo Parker Robinson Dance, advisory committee member of Colorado Enterprise Fund and is a member of the Barrio E’ Puerto Rican Music and Dance Ensemble.
2020 Panelist Profile | Q&A with María
Have you attended The Energy Summit before? As a guest or panelist?
Why do you think your panel topic is critical in the oil and natural gas industry at this time?
An adequate supply of safe and affordable housing, particularly homeownership, is critical to stabilizing the workforce on which all businesses rely. Anti-growth initiatives and exclusionary land use policies are a threat to addressing the severe shortage of affordable housing in our state.
How would you recommend that someone stays current on these issues if they are interested or want to know more?
Check out Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver’s Website: https://www.habitatmetrodenver.org/ and for information on affordable housing policy and research in Colorado: https://www.housingcolorado.org/default.aspx
Any great books or binge-worthy shows to recommend?
The Color of Law by Richard Rothstein
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