Karen McConnell, RFL Academy 2019

//Karen McConnell, RFL Academy 2019

Where are you originally from? South central Kansas – three miles from the Oklahoma border.

What brought you to the Roaring Fork Valley and how long have you been here?

Love of the mountains, the climate, and great lifelong family friends. I have been in the valley for over 2o years.

What was your most interesting or unusual job?

I worked at a law office in Kansas where I was the attorney’s private secretary. He was also the prosecuting county attorney and I assisted in murder trials — often going in at 5 am before my classes as the community college and then working into the evening after class.

Why did you apply t be in RFL?

I was nominated by a dear friend, Pam Gabel, and I wanted to both have the experience and get to know more people.

What is your definition of success?

When you have enough money to be comfortable (not necessary have everything you want) and are happy with yourself.

What are you most proud of in the last year?

Graduating May 5, 2018, from Colorado Mountain College with my Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration.

What do you regret not doing in the last year?

Getting a bikini body. 🙂

What is something you want to do in the next year that you’ve never done before?

Travel to a new place in the world.

Anything you would like to share so far about your RFL experience?

I appreciate how we’ve all came together as a team. Really enjoying that.

What’s the best advice you ever heard?

We make a living by what we get; we make a life by what we give.

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