About Downtown Parker

Come on down to the best place to shop, entertain, hang out and just have a great time Downtown Parker Colorado

We have plenty of smiling faces and fun things to do.  So grabs some friends, family or co-workers and come on over to Downtown Parker.


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Our Town

Parker, located in Douglas County with easy access to the Denver metropolitan area, is known for its unique Western-Victorian downtown and its hometown feel.

Whatever you’re looking for, we think you’ll find it here in Parker. From our historic downtown and parks, trails and wide open spaces, to our cultural arts center and engaging events like Barker Days and the Christmas Carriage Parade, you’re sure to find that Parker is indeed your kind of place.




Adventure. Friendships. Connections. Family Bonds. Lasting Memories.

A small town with a big heart, Parker is a place rooted in history and heritage. The spirit of the west that lives here is matched in character only by our embrace of forward-thinking innovation. This rare balance offers experiences that are unique even for Colorado, making Parker the ideal one-day getaway.

Whether you seek genuine family time in our year-round community events and activities, inspiration in our arts and culture venues, solitude in our miles of open space and trails or togetherness with old friends and new in our cafes and restaurants, a day in Parker will be remembered for a lifetime.

The Board

Ashley Nagy: Chair

“Ashley is the general manager at Fika Coffee House. She is originally from Ohio but has been part of the Parker community since 2014. She is excited about being able to contribute to the continued growth of Downtown Parker. Stop by Fika anytime to say hello and enjoy a delicious cup of coffee!"

Christina Guertin: Vice Chair

I am a 15-year resident and small business owner in Parker. I am incredibly proud to call this town my home! Being an Independent Broker/Realtor and owner of Guertin Homes, it was essential for me to find a way to stay connected to other business professionals and also give back to the community that has given me so much over the years. Since becoming a member-my volunteer opportunities include the Hometown Christmas Parade, Adopt-a-Street Clean Ups, and Trunk or Treat just to name a few. I am honored to fill the role of Vice Chair which allows me to use my organizational skills to support the DBA so we are able to continue making Downtown Parker exceptional!

Candice Coleridge: Treasurer

A fourth-generation Colorado native raised in Parker, Candice Coleridge brings her passion for the community and the town she grew up into the Downtown Business Alliance. With a rich background in event planning, hospitality, and marketing, Candice brings her expertise to the forefront as a dedicated sales executive at Chicago Title on Main Street. Beyond her professional endeavors, Candice loves being a mom, exploring new destinations across the world, savoring fine wines, whipping up home-cooked meals, and embarking on adventures with her husband.

Susan Bertocchi: Secretary

Shelli Mango: Member at Large

“Since 2014, Shelli has been a commercial property manager, managing one of Downtown Parker’s largest mixed-use commercial buildings and another building across Mainstreet, which includes office and retail tenants. Shelli is the former President of the Downtown Business Alliance, a 501 C 6 organization in Parker, currently serves on the Board and heads the marketing committee. This group comprises over 60 independent business owners that meet monthly and focuses on stimulating and improving the DBA’s members exposure, marketing and overall business. Since managing the buildings in Downtown Parker, Shelli owned her own fundraising company working with restaurants and retailers and learned how important marketing is to make a retail area vibrant. She has taken that experience and applied it to her involvement in the Downtown Business Alliance. Shelli’s experience in commercial property management with retail/office tenants steered her into entering her new career in Commercial Real Estate in 2019. She hangs her license with a boutique firm Madison Commercial Properties and absolutely loves the connection property management and commercial real estate offers her.”

Shelli Mango
Member at Large

Michelle Tripp: Community Liaison

Public Relations. Marketing Communications. Social Media. With 25 years’ experience, HipCat Media owner Michelle Tripp can help with all your business’ communication needs.
Increasing visibility, promoting new products and creating brand exposure is where Michelle shines. She has worked with media outlets such as Good Morning America, Real Simple Magazine, The Ellen DeGeneres Show and The Today Show, as well as local outlets and trade publications to gain publicity for her clients.
Michelle also has a passion for Community Relations. Her previous work with nonprofits and corporate social responsibility and community relations programs provides her with a unique perspective to assist you in finding the right community partners.
Michelle has assembled a virtual team at HipCat Media to create a well-rounded, techie pool of marketing talent. In addition to traditional marketing. The talent pool is diverse in both skill sets and experiences. If the project doesn’t fit, we will let you know and help you find someone who can help.
A graduate of California State University, Chico, Michelle holds a bachelor’s degree in Public Relations

Michelle Slagell: Member at Large

“I have lived in Colorado for a little over thirty years and here in Parker for twenty of those years. I raised my two kids as a single mom, and I am officially now an empty nester! In 2019 I was faced with change and made a career transition. It has been with intention to build my business in the heart of downtown Parker and to become more involved in the town where I planted my roots and where I call home. It is an honor to be of service in our community and to ensure our town continues to thrive."

Omar Castillo: 2021-2023 Chair

“Omar Castillo has lived in Parker for 21 years with his wife Carrie, two kids Owen & Olivia and has worked in Parker for 13 years. Omar is Vice President of Lending at Champion Bank. Omar’s like to volunteer in his community by serving on numerous Boards in the area and giving back to his community.”

Omar Castillo
Vice President of Lending
Champion Bank
16790 Centre Court Parker CO 80134

Nadia Shokohi: Member at Large

With over eighteen years of experience in the financial services industry, Nadia is a well-established and highly regarded wealth manager. Nadia has extensive experience in asset management, financial planning, insurance, retirement planning and assessments of 401K plans. She works alongside clients to help them identify, progress toward, and achieve their most meaningful financial and life goals.
With her own special expertise and personal experiences Nadia’s mission is to provide women with the knowledge and tools they need to face the financial issues that come with big life transitions like divorce, widowhood, and retirement. Nadia started a non-profit ( WINGSCO.ORG) to provide resources for women contemplating or going through a divorce to have a place to support and educate them through this tough transition. Nadia works closely with her clients and their attorneys to lay the groundwork for a smooth transition from marriage to a new, independent life.
Nadia has lived in Parker for the past 24 years and her office is in downtown Parker. Her three children graduated from Legend high school, and she loves being active in the local community. Nadia loves to spend time traveling with her husband, walking with her two fur babies and being active in her kids’ lives.
Nadia Shokohi PhD, CDFA, CPFA

Rob Owens: Member at Large

"I have been an agency owner with American Family Insurance for nearly 12 years and has had his office in Parker’s Downtown District since November of 2022. With nearly 16 years of experience in the insurance industry, I have the knowledge and expertise to guide you through the insurance experience, from choosing the right type of coverage for your need to navigating through the claims process.
I grew up as an Air Force brat and moved around several times in his childhood, but claims Lubbock, TX as “home”, when asked, where he played Linebacker on his middle school and Highschool football teams and ran short and long distance events in Track & Field. I give credit to this experience for giving me the work ethic and competitive nature it takes to run a successful business.
When I’m not at working or at a networking event in the area, you can find me hanging out with my new bride, Lauren (we got married in September of 2023) or with my two kids, Nolan and Brenna. I love to watch sports, especially football, and am a lifelong fan of the Dallas Cowboys and Texas Rangers! I also enjoy long walks on the Cherry Creek Trail with our two dogs, Dash and Lexi! I also sing Bass in the Parker Chorale and you can find me on most Wednesday nights at Tailgate Tavern on karaoke night!
My kids and I have lived in Parker since 2010 and have been involved in many local activities over the years from school functions, local sports clubs to events held by the town. I have enjoyed watching Parker grow and am excited to be a part of its growth moving forward as a member of the DBA Board."

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Kristopher Schnell

"Kristopher (Kris) Schnell is the President of Cogent Independent Advisors, a fee-only wealth management firm. Kris also serves on the Board of the Downtown Business Alliance of Parker as Immediate Past Chair. Kris previously worked for Bank of America/Merrill Lynch as a Financial Advisor and MetLife Securities as a Financial Planner. Kris began his career in financial services after experiencing firsthand what can happen if a family's best interests are not kept in mind. He was immediately inspired to combine the problem solving and analysis skills he had previously garnered in the civil engineering industry with his strong commitment to honesty, transparency and competency so that his clients would have a trusted source for financial guidance.”

Kris Schnell, CRPC
Investment Advisor Representative
19501 E Main Street Ave, Suite 200 Parker, CO 80138

Carrie Glassburn: Member at Large

"Carrie has over 25 years of experience in leadership, branding, organizational growth, and cultural facility operations. As the Cultural Director for the Town of Parker, Carrie is responsible for the leadership and strategic oversight of the diverse cultural programs offered in the Town of Parker’s facilities. Carrie holds a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Advertising from the University of Colorado in Boulder, and a Master’s of Business Administration from the University of Colorado in Denver. She was a 2017 graduate of the Denver Metro Chamber Leadership Foundation, and is a current Board Member of Parker’s Downtown Business Alliance. In her free time, Carrie enjoys spending time outdoors with her 16-year old daughter and two dogs.”

Carrie Glassburn
Cultural Director
Parker Arts
20000 Pikes Peak Avenue Parker CO 80138

Hayley Monterferrante: Treasurer

“Hayley Monteferrante is currently a Senior Vice President with FirstBank at the Parker and Mainstreet branch. FirstBank is the largest Colorado owned financial institution which has been providing full service banking for over 55 years. As a Loan Officer, Hayley is able to assist borrowers with residential, commercial, and business lending as well as consumer and business banking needs. Hayley is a Colorado native and holds a business degree from Colorado State University. Hayley and her husband both grew up in and currently reside in Parker along with their young daughter. In her free time, Hayley enjoys spending time with family and being outdoors.”

Hayley Monteferrante
Senior Vice President
NMLS ID 1087020
FirstBank – SOUTH Market
10961 S. Parker Rd. Parker, CO 80134

Brandi Wilks: Vice Chair

“Brandi Wilks is a 3rd Generation Parker-ite and her family has been here for almost 50 years. Her and her amazing husband Cory are now raising their 4 kids in this wonderful town. Brandi is a Realtor and Owner with her husband of Wilks Real Estate. Brandi’s dedicated to protecting and supporting this wonderful town through volunteering and serving on town boards."

Brandi Wilks
Realtor | Director of Operations
Wilks Real Estate
19590 E Mainstreet suite 100-5 Parker CO 80138