Anne Smith is Principal owner of Kernel Communications (Kernel).
As the Principal (and Chief Storyteller) for a communications agency, Anne is involved in the day-to-day management of the agency and its projects, as well as developing new business, forming strategic partnerships, grant writing, and responding to requests for proposals.
Anne’s passion is developing messages for diverse stakeholder groups, including the Latino/a community. Once resonant messaging is established, Anne relishes in strategically exploring the communications and outreach tactics that will most impact the desired audience.
Kernel’s client list includes Connect for Health Colorado, Colorado Housing and Finance Authority (CHFA), Tri-County Health Department, Clinica Tepeyac, NDH Law, and COLOR.
Anne served six years on Mayor Michael Hancock’s Denver Latino Commission, and another six as Secretary on the Board of Directors for Servicios de La Raza, a 40-year old human services organization. Most recently, Anne has joined the board of Latina SafeHouse, an organization focused on providing support to victims of domestic violence in the Denver Latinx community.
Prior to beginning her own communications firm in 2007, Anne served as Director of Business Development for 9News and the Entravision suite of Spanish language radio and television stations.