Hunter Hovenga | Buena Vista, CO | Local Revitalization & Economic Development VISTA
Destinee Lukianoff | Leadville, CO | Main Street Revitalization VISTA
Carl Young | Huerfano County, CO | Economic Development VISTA
Rob Warner | Longmont, CO | Creative District Coordinator
Rob is an established and professional graphic designer and has done work for such clients as Kroger and the City of Cincinnati but decided to take a year from his career to give back by doing a year of VISTA. He joined the Longmont Downtown Development Authority under which the local Creative District operates and was able to make important connections and partnerships with local creatives, artists, small businesses, the library, and more to put Longmont artists and the Creative District on the map. During his time in Longmont, Rob designed the widely successful "Shop Loco" campaign logo and brand as well as leveraging a total of $39,000 in both cash and in-kind donations and grants.
Andrew Wallace| Trinidad, CO | Downtown Development Coordinator
Andrew began his AmeriCorps VISTA service at the City of Trinidad in August of 2017 under the Development Services Department. There he worked on a number of wide ranging issues including revising the downtown rental assistance program, the affordable artists' live-work housing project in Trindad, updated the Main Street Facade Program and the revolving loan fund for small local businesses, among other projects.
After Andrew's term of service, he became a volunteer coordinator for the Phil Weiser campaign for Attorney General of the State of Colorado.