President and CEO, Colorado Mountain College
Carrie Besnette Hauser is president and CEO of Colorado Mountain College. She has been a senior executive at the Kauffman Foundation, Metropolitan State University of Denver, and the Daniels Fund. Hauser has held leadership positions with the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education and the University of Arizona. She is past board president of the National Scholarship Providers Association and held gubernatorial appointments to Colorado’s Commission on Health Care Reform and Commission on Higher Education. Hauser was recognized as Colorado’s 9News Leader of the Year, one of Fifty for the Future of Colorado, and with the Outstanding Coloradoan Award.