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Shannon Block is the president and CEO of Denver Zoo, the most popular cultural destination in Colorado that attracts more than two million visitors a year. Block manages a staff of 600-plus employees, nearly 650 volunteers, and over 4,300 animals representing 600 species on an 85-acre campus. Denver Zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, which assures the highest standards of animal care; and has been recognized as the greenest zoo in North America. In addition to her executive duties at Denver Zoo, Block serves as the executive director of the Colorado Zoological Trust. Block’s past experience includes CEO of Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers; Chief Development Officer at Denver Health Hospital Authority; Senior Manager of Global Innovation at Deloitte; and high-level responsibilities at PricewaterhouseCoopers.