I grew up in Southern California. I went to school at CSU in the early 90’s and fell in love with Colorado. I went back to California for almost 10 years and finally in 2003 I was able to move back to Colorado.
I like the pace and the people here. I know native Coloradoans think traffic has gotten bad and things now move at such a fast and furious pace. But everything is relative to your own personal experiences. So, compared to where I grew up, I love the slower pace of life in Colorado.
I have two accomplishments I’m proud of – the first is building a company from the ground up and watching it flourish and grow. The second is watching my daughter go from a very quiet and shy person to being an outgoing, successful ICU nurse.
Escaping into a new job
I am the CEO of Denver Escape Room and BCR Developments (a separate company that operates Escape Rooms in three states other than Colorado).
We took a family trip to New York City in July of 2014 to watch the fireworks live. My daughter planned a day of activities and thought an escape room looked interesting since it was number three on TripAdvisor’s list of things to do in NYC.
We played, and we all loved it. I started working on my business plan three days later and we opened November 15, 2014. It’s been rewarding watching our company grow from an unknown entity to having six locations and employing almost 70 people.
Away from business
I was a soccer referee for seven years. I have … [see the original article in its entirety]