Pam Montgomery attended both Centre College of Kentucky and the University of Colorado in Colorado Springs (UCCS), where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology. She began her nonprofit career in Breckenridge where she was the Executive Director of the Breckenridge Music Institute and the National Repertory Orchestra. During her 20 years in Breckenridge, Pam also served on the Boards of a number of nonprofit organizations. Pam moved to Denver in 1994, where she established a nonprofit consulting company working with numerous organizations in both the arts and human services.
Having been a second homeowner in Gunnison for several years, Pam moved full-time to Gunnison in 2003 and became the Executive Director of the Foundation that year. She continues as the Executive Director of the CFGV, co-facilitates the Gunnison Valley Leadership Program, is a member of the Gunnison Rotary, Western State Colorado University’s President’s Council, Gunnison County Mayors and Managers group and the 7th Judicial District Nominating Committee.