Wendell Fleming fell in love with Colorado on a ski trip to Vail in her teens. She ski-bummed in Aspen for a season, and has lived in Colorado for over 32 years. Long active in Denver’s nonprofit community, she is the executive director of the LARRK Foundation, whose mission is to improve the lives of at risk youth in Colorado. Previously, Ms. Fleming practiced law at Holland & Hart with a focus on intellectual property and commercial litigation, and later with the Klapper Firm. Ms. Fleming has served as Chairwoman of the Women’s Wilderness Institute, a Boulder-based organization that provides girls and women with transformative wilderness experiences, and on the Middlebury College alumni board. She is an avid skier and hiker, and has climbed over 35 of the Colorado fourteeners. She is married to Stephen Cunningham and has three sons.