Erika M. Hollis, Esq., Vice President and General Counsel, joined Regis in July of 2013. She works on all University legal matters, including real estate, employment, transactions, compliance and risk management. Ms. Hollis serves at secretary of the Board of Trustees and leads the university's Master Plan Task Force. Ms. Hollis is frequently asked to speak on Title IX and free speech on college campuses. Prior to joining Regis, Hollis served entrepreneurs and higher education clients in a private practice that included litigation and transactional work at Jackson Kelly PLLC.
In the community, Hollis currently serves on the board of directors for Africa School Assistance Project and College Track. Ms. Hollis serves on NCAA’s General Counsel Advisory Board and United Educators Joint Advisory Committee. She previously served as a member of the board for Read 12 and Denver Metropolitan Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure.
Ms. Hollis holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Iowa as well as an MBA from University of Colorado - Denver. She joined the Colorado Bar in 1997. Ms. Hollis resides in Denver with her husband, two daughters and a rambunctious golden retriever.
Richard J. DelliVeneri, Esq., Assistant Vice President and Associate General Counsel joined the University’s Office of Legal Counsel in September 2015. His work focuses principally on transactional matters involving contract review, drafting, and negotiation covering a broad spectrum of topics that includes real estate, banking, IT services, and a variety of higher education programs. Before joining the Office of Legal Counsel, he served as director of Regis University’s Center for Career and Professional Development and taught business courses in Regis College.
Richard's legal career spans more than two decades representing both public and private sector employers. His public service included work as an Assistant Attorney General for the Colorado Attorney General’s Office and as Regional Counsel for the Office of Thrift Supervision, U.S. Treasury Department. He practiced law in the private sector principally as in-house counsel to large banking institutions, including Citicorp Savings and Union Bank.
Richard is a member of the Bar in both Colorado and California, and is a former member of the State Bar of California’s Consumer Financial Services Committee. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in History at the University of California, Los Angeles and a Juris Doctor at Loyola Law School, Los Angeles.