Colleen is a mother of three adult children. She is an attorney licensed to practice in New York State since 1990, focusing on personal injury litigation. Since 2008, she has been a board member for the Children’s Guild Foundation and served as Chair from 2013-2016. The Children’s Guild Foundation provides funding support and advocacy for programs designed to improve the lives of children with special needs. Colleen has spent considerable volunteer hours working for various organizations devoted to serving children, including: Scouts BSA, The Summit Canter, Moving Miracles Dance Program, Girl Scouts, Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome Association, and West Side Rowing Club.