A Michigan native, Abby has a background in family studies, art therapy, and nonprofit management. Abby moved to Colorado Springs in 2006 and
immediately immersed herself in the nonprofit sector. She was involved in the creation of MeadowGrass Music Festival, served as the executive director of a youth arts organization, and remains actively involved with local arts groups including the Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region. Currently the Deputy Director at the Center for Nonprofit Excellence, Abby connects Coloradans across the nonprofit, business, and the public sector to educate and encourage collaborative efforts throughout the community.