Employee Spotlight

Kellie Spadafora was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. When she was five years old, her family moved to Montrose County where she was raised. After graduating High School, she earned a Business Degree in Durango, Colorado while attending Fort Lewis College. Kellie moved to Colorado Springs where she worked as an Admissions Representative for Colorado College in 1982. In 1986, she accepted a job as an Operations Manager for a retail pharmaceutical company.

Kellie returned to Montrose County with her husband Randy at which time the two of them started a successful construction business in 1994 and to this day is still operational. In her spare time, she volunteered at her children’s schools, taught Sunday school in her community, worked on their farm and joined the North Fork Pool, Park and Recreation District Board. She served ten years on this board, eight of which she was the Board President. In 2006, she was recognized and honored for her accomplishments as a Distinguished Board Member by the Special District Association of Colorado during the SDA Annual Conference.

After her two children graduated and left home to pursue their own careers, Kellie wanted to experience a career in law. In 2011, the opportunity to work as a legal secretary for a private attorney in Paonia, Colorado presented itself. The experience and knowledge she gained here brought her to the Seventh Judicial District as a Victim Services Specialist in 2014. Kellie currently assists crime victims through the criminal justice system as it relates to the District Attorney’s Office.