Kim Griffis - Pikes Peak Outdoor Recreational

Kim Griffis

At Large, Visit Colorado Springs

Kim is a native of Colorado Springs and has lived in the Pikes Peak Region for most of her life. As a self-proclaimed lifelong learner, Kim has a B.A. in Interior Architectural Design and a B.A. in Graphic Design, an M.S. in Nonprofit Management, and an M.A. in Counseling Psychology-Art Therapy. Her current focus is on supporting and promoting local hospitality and tourism-related businesses as the Senior Director of Partnership Development with Visit Colorado Springs, where she enjoys supporting local businesses to engage with and benefit from the millions of people who travel to the area each year.

She was raised as a competitive swimmer and spent her early college years in Northern California where she achieved All-American Champion status before turning to long-distance swimming in So. California. Residing now in the beautiful, but land-locked state of Colorado, Kim enjoys hiking and biking as her primary outdoor sports as well as continuing her passion for art through volunteer work as an art therapist and creating her own artwork in her studio at Cottonwood Center for the Arts.

 Kim also enjoys volunteering with local nonprofit organizations and has served on several nonprofit boards of directors with a strong sense of dedication to her community and being of service to others.