Chief Operating Officer
mniyompong @ claytonearlylearning.org
Michael Niyompong is the Chief Operating Officer at Clayton Early Learning. Prior to joining Clayton, Michael was vice president at Denver-based Rebound Solutions, a socially conscious firm specializing in strategy, change management and turn-around solutions. Michael has also been part of the leadership team at iGivefirst, a Colorado startup dedicated to increasing charitable giving worldwide. Immediately before joining iGivefirst, Michael was the executive responsible for technology and facilities at Mile High United Way. Michael has also worked at Hitachi Consulting, Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) and National Semiconductor.
Michael earned his BS in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Colorado Boulder. He also earned his MBA in finance and his MS in operations management from Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver in 2007.
Michael served on the founding board of the Academy of Urban Learning (AUL), a Denver Public School district charter school targeting at-risk, highly mobile youth and was elected secretary of the AUL’s board of directors in 2005. The same year, Michael was appointed by then Mayor John Hickenlooper to serve on the Denver Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender (GLBT) Commission and was elected vice chair prior to completing his term in 2009.
Currently, Michael is active on the boards of the Denver Metro Chamber Leadership Foundation, the Colorado Nonprofit Development Center and Rocky Mountain PBS. Michael is a graduate of Leadership Denver Class of 2011 and in 2013 was recognized as one of Denver Business Journal’s Forty under 40.