A Colorado native, having grown up on a farm west of Ault, Colorado…Received her BA in Communications and an MA in Organizational Behavior. 20 years of experience in the telecommunications industry, including a corporate regional position as Vice President of Operations for a six-state area with over 450 employees. Past co-owner of 3 Painted Ladies, a recycle paint business. Responsible for all financial activity; including sales projections, budgeting, monthly financial reports and year end reports. As one of three owners, collaborated in collecting paint, processing paint and the selling of recycled paint.