Sara Kurz –  Bucknell University  2005-2009

In which country, state, city… do you live now? Basalt, CO

Why did you decide to live there? I came back after college! My family still lives in the Valley.

What are you doing for work now? Marketing Manager for Aspen Snowmass Sotheby’s International Realty

If you have a significant other, please tell us about him or her.  Not married yet, but have a wonderful boyfriend named Rob. He is a farrier and private chef here in the Valley.

Do you have kids? Please share their names and ages. I do! Ayla Reese was born in April 2017. She is now 3 months old.

Do you still have family and friends in the Roaring Fork Valley? Yep!

Where and when did you graduate from college? I graduated from Bucknell University in 2009

What did you study in college? English/Creative Writing

Which degrees have you achieved? I have a BA in English – Creative Writing

Are you still working toward a certification or degree? Yes, I am now working towards a Masters in Business with a concentration in Marketing.

What’s an important lesson you learned from your schooling?  To take a variety of courses – you never know what may pique your interest.

What do you like to do in your spare time and why? I love to hike in the Valley. I also make jewelry with recycled leather samples.

Tell us about your favorite place or experience. My study abroad experience my junior year in college was unforgettable – what a way to discover yourself by living on your own in a foreign country. I was fortunate enough to be able to go to the University of Edinburgh in Scotland for a semester.

What are your plans (or dreams) for the future? I hope to build a house here in the valley and offer my daughter the same opportunities I had to go to college and develop my career.