Parker Hometown Christmas Parade

DATE: Saturday December 9, 2023
TIME: Viewers can arrive as early as 9:30am. The Parade will start at 10:30am
LOCATION: Downtown Parker. The Parade will be along Mainstreet from Victorian Drive to Parker Station and will start along Victorian Drive and end going up East on Mainstreet.

DBA Video Collection

Join Downtown Business Alliance!

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 member’s exposure and overall business.

For the past 12 years, Shelli has run her own company called Blue Sky Fundraising & Marketing. Shelli’s experience in this business venture has given her valuable experience with advertising and marketing of commercial retail and restaurant customers. Through that experience, she has met many restaurant operators and retailers looking to expand their locations and continue to grow their brand.

Shelli’s experience with commercial property management with retail/office tenants, as well as her experience with retail/restaurant clients… has provided the perfect experience to move into the commercial real estate field.”

Shelli Mango
Member at Large

Ashley Nagy: Vice 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!"

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

Omar Castillo: 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