Kevin Priola was born and raised in Adams County, Colorado. He attended Brighton public schools growing up, including both Regis Jesuit and Horizon High Schools. Since he was young, he has enjoyed baseball, football and running. Kevin is now a big fan of hunting and fishing as well, and he and his family are avid skiers and snowboarders.
Kevin attended the University of Colorado at Boulder where he graduated with a Business degree. While at CU, he joined in the Ralphie Handlers Program – the group of college students who train and tend to one of America’s most well-loved mascots, Ralphie.He continues his involvement with the program today as its Co-Director. Kevin was also active in politics at CU as a member of the College Republicans. He spent much of his time hosting caucuses and bringing awareness of political issues to his fellow students.
Kevin Priola at Priola Greenhouses, Inc.
BIOGRAPHY OF KEVIN PRIOLA
Married to Michelle Priola for 18 years One son and two younger daughters
Horizon High School, Brighton, CO University Colorado, Boulder, CO - BS, Finance, Accounting and minor in Economics
Work Experience: Priola Greenhouses, Henderson, CO VP and Treasurer CAP Land Company, Henderson, CO VP and Treasurer
Commerce City Rotary Club, Offices held- President, Treasurer, Publicity Chairman Commerce City Name Change Committee University of Colorado Ralphie Handler's Director
Kevin's business background includes 15 years of business experience at Priola Greenhouses and CAP Property Management. He serves as vice-president and treasurer for both businesses.
Through community organizations, Kevin helps meet local and international needs and continues to actively support the community at the University of Colorado at Boulder.In2008, he received The Denver Chapter Buff Club's Most Valuable Buff award for his work with the university. Shortly after college, he became an active member of Rotary International, an organization that allows him to continue to give back to the community. In 2010, Kevin received the Greenco Legislator of the Year award for his work on green industry issues at the Capitol.
In 1996, Kevin married his high school sweetheart, Michelle Osif. Michelle is a teacher and a stay-at-home mom to their son and two daughters. Kevin and Michelle love to spend time teaching their children about the great outdoors. Whenever the family gets a day off together, you can usually find them hiking, camping or skiing. Kevin, Michelle and their children attend Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Northglenn.
Paid for by Friends of Kevin Priola - Adam Hermanson, Treasurer