Denise Traylor and her husband John Whetsell moved to Telluride from Houston in 2014. Their son, Alex Whetsell, currently attends Telluride Mountain School. Prior to moving to Telluride, Denise and her husband owned a residential construction company in Houston, building and remodeling custom and speculative homes.
Additionally, Denise has experience as an EVP, commercial real estate banker with BBVA Compass Bank for 20 years, managing their Real Estate Department in Houston. Denise is currently on the Advisory Board of Directors for Pathways for Little Feet, an organization that provides financial support for families with limited resources. Denise has a BBA with a double major in Finance and Accounting from The University of Houston.