Colee is a Lubbock native and graduated Summa Cum Laude from Texas Tech in the fall of 2014. While going to school, she worked in the customer and food service industry as a banquet manager for large scale fine dining parties. After graduation, Colee continued her role as banquet manager and also began working as the public relations director for Lubbock Parks and Recreation. It was this job with the Parks Department that lead her to become the Executive Director of Broadway Festivals in the fall of 2015. Since then, her creative thinking has brought many new ideas and improvements to the Fourth on Broadway festival structure and activities. She helped formulate several new areas to the festival including the addition of eating contests, a pet adoption event, youth fishing tournament, art market, as well as the implementation of a survey and data collection committee.