Executive Director, Shine Early Learning
Reggie Bicha is executive director of Shine Early Learning. A social worker, administrator, educator, and leader, he has experience working on child welfare, education, employment, and health care issues at the county, state, and national levels. Bicha was executive director of the Colorado Department of Human Services under former governor John Hickenlooper and the inaugural secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families for former governor Jim Doyle. He is a former Ascend Fellow, sponsored by the Aspen Institute, focusing on two-generation approaches to move children and parents beyond poverty. Bicha was recognized in 2014 for his leadership and dedication with the Casey Family Programs’ Excellence for Children Award.