Larissa comes to Redstone with over 30 years of administrative experience within government, universities, foundations, non-profits, and private organizations. Her more recent positions included working for the Boulder Valley School District, the John W. Gardner Center for Children and Their Communities at Stanford University, and the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. Larissa earned her BA in Medical Anthropology from the University of California, Santa Cruz.

Though she’s lived in seven different states over the years, she’s discovered she is a mountain girl at heart. She enjoys the outdoors, volunteering for the Nederland Fire Protection District, and hanging out with her kids.