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How DaVita’s Former CEO Is Tackling Joblessness And Equipment Shortages Caused By COVID-19

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After 20 years as CEO of Denver-based DaVita Inc., Kent Thiry has turned to a variety of local projects aimed at helping small businesses and workers recover from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Thiry heads the Energize Colorado Gap Fund, which provides loans for small businesses, using private funds and a $20 million in federal money earmarked for the program by the legislature with support from Gov. Jared Polis and the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade.