- Executive director of Bicycle Colorado since February 2018. The organization is the state's leading advocate for bicycling.
- Has more bicycles than cars — 11 bikes, two motor vehicles
- Follows up his Sunday ride with homemade pizza
- Loves fishing but has not caught one in two years. "Thankfully, my kids, who are teenagers now, still want to fish with me."
- Native of Buffalo, New York, which means he's a Bills and Sabres fan "despite my best efforts to divorce myself from Buffalo sports."
- Previously a vice president with CitiGroup, he turned to bicycling as a profession with Outdoor Adventures for Kids, which connects disadvantaged kids with bicycles. He most recently spent eight years with Denver Public Schools, including as executive director for innovation. In that role he founded the Imaginarium, an innovation lab that aims to reinvent public education so that every student who gradates is prepared for college and careers. He holds a master's degree in business from Southern Methodist University.
Colorado Politics: What made you want to work for Bicycle Colorado, given your most recent job in public education?
CP: Where do you see bicycling in Colorado in five years? Where are the biggest gaps?