Abbie Nilles is a regional solutions manager at Great Minds, where she partners with schools and districts throughout Colorado and New Mexico to bring high-quality curriculum and support to teachers and students. Abbie was born and raised in Iowa and graduated from Iowa State University with a bachelor of science in Child, Adult, & Family Services. After graduating, Abbie spent time teaching in China and later back in the United States, where she realized her passion for education. Her experience in both higher education and K-12 education sales has provided her with the chance to work with dedicated educators throughout the country and truly understand their impact. She resides in Denver, Colorado, where she can continue cultivating partnerships with Colorado and New Mexico districts, but also spend time outdoors with her husband, running marathons and hiking.