Routt County Spotlight: Molly Killien

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Molly Killien

— Molly Killien

Age: 24

Occupation: Media and Public Relations Manager

Place of birth: Seattle

Q. When did you move to Routt County, and what brought you here?

A. I moved to Routt County a year and a half ago. After going to school in Denver, I knew I couldn't leave Colorado just yet. I got my first job at the Steamboat Grand Resort front desk. I am your classic Steamboat story, came for the winter ... and I am still here.

Q. What's the biggest risk you've taken recently?

A. Skiing! After five seasons of snowboarding, I have decided to give skiing a shot. Man, those cat tracks can be scary!

Q. Describe your morning routine.

A. Alarm goes off at 6:45 (snooze goes off at least twice), shower and out the door by 7:50, arrive at work at 7:55, grab a paper, start a pot of coffee, do morning chat with my Chamber ladies and at my desk by 8:20.

Q. Has a book ever changed your life? What was it and why?

A. "Transitions: Making Sense of Life's Changes" by William Bridges. It is a great "go-to" book.

Q. What's the best piece of advice you've ever been given?

A. "Instinct and interest cannot be manufactured." - My mom

Q. What three things would you want people to know about you?

A. I am a Myers-Briggs ENFP, I love to cook and I have a big, wonderful family.

Q. What did you want to be when you grew up?

A. Growing up in Seattle, I dreamt of being a barrel racer in a rodeo.

Q. If you could invite any four people to dinner, who would they be and what would you talk about?

A. Lucille Ball, George Burns, Giada de Laurentiis and Jake Gyllenhaal. We would talk about food, share stories and tell jokes.

Q. Do you collect anything?

A. I like to collect good quotes whether they are inspiring, meaningful or just funny.

Q. In the Meatloaf song, "I'd do anything for love, but I won't do that," what is that?

A. Skydiving, bungee jumping, etc.

Q. Who is your favorite superhero? Why?

A. Captain Planet, because he had the best theme song.

Q. Do you have any phobias?

A. A fear of getting my teeth knocked out and heights.

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