Russell Pennington and his wife, Angel, have lived in Colorado since 1995. They both grew up in Texas and moved here after graduating college. They have two sons, 17 and 19. One son attends college at Napa Valley College in California where he plays baseball. Their youngest son is a Senior at Columbine High School in Littleton, CO.

Russell attended college at Texas A&M University and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering. Russell is also a registered Professional Engineer with the State of Colorado. Russell began his engineering career as an engineering consultant in 1996 in Colorado Springs. For the past 11 years, Russell has been the Deputy Director of Public Works and the Town Engineer for the City of Erie, CO.

For the past two years, Russell has volunteered his time as a Project Lead for Engineers Without Borders. Russell recently completed an irrigation system that serves four communities and a septic system for a school and small community in Ecuador. These projects were helped funded by the Grand County Rotary Club.

Russell is also is a private pilot and volunteers his time for Pilots N Paws. This organization allows pilots to assist with animal transportation for animal rescue groups that help in rescuing, sheltering and adopting animals. Russell and his wife also foster animals that are up for adoption.

The Penningtons have owned property in the Fraser area for a few years and were extremely excited to be given the opportunity to work and live in a community they call their “Happy Place.”