Monthly Archives: January 2019

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Kim Wells, RFL Academy 2019

2019-01-29T20:34:19+00:00

Where are you originally from? Denver. What brought you to the Roaring Fork Valley and how long have you been here? My husband was born and raised here and we moved here together in 2005 after college and a couple of years in Alaska. What was your most interesting or unusual job?  My most interesting job was working as a vet tech / veterinary assistant.  One particular case I helped with while still in high school was a surgery on a 12 foot Burmese python who essentially ate too much and became impacted. Why did you apply to be in RFL?  [...]

Kim Wells, RFL Academy 20192019-01-29T20:34:19+00:00

Katie Carlsen, RFL Mastermind Spring 2019

2019-01-25T17:26:29+00:00

Where are you originally from? Greenville, SC What brought you to the Roaring Fork Valley and how long have you been here? After dating long-distance, I moved to Carbondale to be with my now-husband.  I’ve lived here for just over a year.  What was your most interesting or unusual job? I worked on an organic farm as a field hand and then also helped my friend start her cold pressed juice business Why did you apply to be in Mastermind? To gain leadership and communication skills that will help me continue to grow my career. What is your definition of success? A [...]

Katie Carlsen, RFL Mastermind Spring 20192019-01-25T17:26:29+00:00

Alex Ewers, RFL Academy 2019

2019-01-24T20:25:54+00:00

Where are you originally from? Tomball, Texas? What brought you to the Roaring Fork Valley and how long have you been here? Adventure of course. After starting my career in Houston, my wife and I were eager to get back to a place that allows us to do the things we enjoy. What was your most interesting or unusual job? I originally came to Colorado as a raft guide and one of my guests offered me my first engineering job. Why did you apply to be in RFL? It looked challenging and I really enjoy pushing myself. What is your definition of success? To love God [...]

Alex Ewers, RFL Academy 20192019-01-24T20:25:54+00:00

Wendy Huber, RFL Academy 2019

2019-01-21T17:00:59+00:00

Where are you originally from? I was born in Massachusetts but raised in Texas. What brought you to the Roaring Fork Valley and how long have you been here? Moved here in 2016 to serve as priest at St Barnabas Episcopal Church and added two additional churches: St Johns New Castle and All Saints Battlement Mesa. The mountains, the rivers, the trout, the snow, the community, the pizza, the sunshine, the pace, the ranches, the arts, the active lifestyle—- brought us to the Roaring Fork and Grand Valley. What was your most interesting or unusual job? I worked as a veterinary technician for large [...]

Wendy Huber, RFL Academy 20192019-01-21T17:00:59+00:00

Raquel Flinker, RFL Academy 2019

2019-01-21T16:38:03+00:00

Where are you originally from? Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.   What brought you to the Roaring Fork Valley and how long have you been here? My now fiancé brought me to the Valley. I have been here for 2 and a half years What was your most interesting or unusual job? Building water cisterns in the arid northeast of Brazil. Why did you apply to be in RFL? Connect to and better the community I live in. What is your definition of success? Being truly driven by what you do and being able to live off of it. What are you [...]

Raquel Flinker, RFL Academy 20192019-01-21T16:38:03+00:00

Paige Aube, RFL Academy 2019

2019-01-21T16:20:37+00:00

Where are you originally from? Austin, Minn. What brought you to the Roaring Fork Valley and how long have you been here? I was offered employment opportunities with Aspen Valley Hospital, and had heard great things about this area. What was your most interesting or unusual job?My role now. It is very interesting and challenges me to grow. Why did you apply to be in RFL? To acquire the tools to overcome roadblocks with my internal growth & development. What is your definition of success? Accomplishing goals. What are you most proud of in the last year? Staying my course and not giving up. What [...]

Paige Aube, RFL Academy 20192019-01-21T16:20:37+00:00