Monthly Archives: February 2019

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Marcus Thackston, RFL Academy 2019

2019-02-17T20:28:46-06:00

Where are you originally from? Born in Marin County, California. Lived there till I was 5. Grew up in Evergreen, Colorado. What brought you to the Roaring Fork Valley and how long have you been here? Community brought me to the valley. I loved how much people cared, how everyone was encouraging and supportive, and how many different types of people call Carbondale home. I wanted to put down roots somewhere and Carbondale had been calling my name for a long time, and I finally made the move. What was your most interesting or unusual job? My most interesting job was an Internship I [...]

Marcus Thackston, RFL Academy 20192019-02-17T20:28:46-06:00

Rachel Hadley, Owner Manifest Communications, RFL Spark Program Director, & Board Member

2019-02-15T09:14:58-06:00

What brought you to the Roaring Fork Valley and how long have you been here? The amazing mountain lifestyle. Moved here in 2010. What was your most interesting or unusual job? Picking apples at an orchard in New Zealand. Why did you apply to be in RFL? I am an entrepreneur so am always looking for ways to develop personally and professionally. How has RFL impacted your life? That’s a big question for it has impacted me in numerous ways. Personally, I grew immensely during Academy. Professionally it helped me see that leadership development was near and dear to my heart and something I wanted [...]

Rachel Hadley, Owner Manifest Communications, RFL Spark Program Director, & Board Member2019-02-15T09:14:58-06:00

Meg Plumb, RFL Academy 2019

2019-02-11T06:44:07-06:00

Where are you originally from? Annapolis, Maryland What brought you to the Roaring Fork Valley and how long have you been here? My job with Design Workshop brought me to the valley and I’ve been here 3.5 years. What was your most interesting or unusual job? My most interesting job was working at Philmont Scout Ranch for 9 seasons. One summer I led a living history homesteading camp complete with an historic turn of the century farmhouse, chickens, burros, a cow and calf, sheep, pigs, a vegetable garden and 100 eager boy scouts everyday to help us with homesteading chores. Why did [...]

Meg Plumb, RFL Academy 20192019-02-11T06:44:07-06:00

Kate Henion, RFL Academy 2019

2019-02-06T22:05:25-06:00

Where are you originally from?  Beacon Falls, CT What brought you to the Roaring Fork Valley and how long have you been here? I’ve been here for 5 years. I came out to the Roaring Fork Valley immediately after finishing up undergrad to work for the Glenwood Adventure Company. What was your most interesting or unusual job? I worked for my uncle's auto and marine upholstery shop for one summer -- I had no idea what I was doing. Why did you apply to be in RFL? I applied to RFL to have a greater impact and involvement in our local community. What [...]

Kate Henion, RFL Academy 20192019-02-06T22:05:25-06:00