Owner and President
Colleen Lampron, Owner and President of AFL, has more than 25 years’ experience in nonprofit operations and public health program implementation (including FQHCs). She is an experienced project leader with expertise in planning innovative public health initiatives that promote access to care for underserved populations. Proficiencies include designing quality improvement strategies and overseeing local and national initiatives using a collaborative approach that advances innovations (e.g., IHI’s Breakthrough Series model), and supports systematic and continuous quality improvement measures. Colleen Lampron, MPH, is trained as an Institute for Healthcare Improvement Breakthrough Series Collaborative Director and Quality Improvement Coach. She has led several initiatives to integrate quality improvement (QI) strategies into both private and federally funded dental centers nationwide; in service to creating better health care access and better outcomes for individuals and families.
Since 2015, Colleen has worked to bring the virtual dental home to Colorado. As the Project Director for the SMILES Dental Project®, which has provided more than 10,000 patient visits in 2½ years using teledentistry, Colleen provides technical assistance to FQHCs, and monitors the state and national policy environment to support access to care for underserved populations. The breadth and depth of her competencies are especially relevant to visualizing, planning, designing, and launching new projects that integrate innovations in the field and align with funder requirements. She is also a sought-after facilitator and dental quality improvement coach. Colleen holds a master’s degree in public health from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and a bachelor’s degree in public health from West Chester University.
COO, CFO & Database Developer
Phil Ferrero has been designing and developing technology solutions for small to mid-size organizations for 20 years. Phil brings a wealth of business knowledge and experience, and a focus on easy-to-use integrated technology solutions. His understanding of business processes comes from real-world experience in public health, manufacturing, accounting, finance, operations, and management. His specialties include technology integration, relational database design and development, Microsoft Office automation, and data manipulation and migration.
Phil graduated with an MBA from the University of Colorado Denver and earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Penn State University.