Leadership Team

Shaylyn Wilson

Shaylyn Wilson

Executive Director

Phone : (720) 383-1219
Email: swilson@communitylinkcolorado.org

Shaylyn has been with Community Link since 2019. She began her career in IDD services 20 years ago, working as a Direct Support Professional in a Day Program. Since then, she has worked in various services within the IDD community, including case management. Shaylyn has over ten years of management experience and holds a Master’s degree in Nonprofit Management. As a Colorado native, you can find her enjoying everything our great state has to offer with her family and dog, Willow. When she isn’t working, she enjoys learning about natural healing, binge-watching, reading and Colorado craft breweries.

Julie Steil

Julie Steil

Finance Director

Email: jsteil@communitylinkcolorado.org

Julie joins Community Link with over 25 years’ experience in accounting and finance and two Master’s degrees. Julie is originally from Iowa and moved to Colorado in 1999. Outside of work, you can find Julie with her husband, three kids & dogs camping, hiking or out on a lake paddleboarding. She loves to cheer on her son playing competitive soccer and roping cattle while her daughters compete in the Jumpers horse arena all over Colorado.

Travis Wilson

Travis Wilson

Residential Services Director

Phone: 720-812-2254
Email: twilson@communitylinkcolorado.org

Travis Wilson is a compassionate and experienced Social Worker with almost 20 years of experience in many facets of the IDD field, including direct care, adaptive recreation, residential coordination, CCB case management, HRC, event coordination and Community Center Board management. He received a Bachelors in Social Work degree from Metro State University of Denver. Travis is a Colorado native who enjoys spending time with family, friends and his older rescue dog, as well as going to shows, traveling, camping and sipping a local craft beer on a sunny patio.

Lee Sylvester

Lee Sylvester

Employment Director

Phone : (303) 304-5309
Email: lsylvester@communitylinkcolorado.org

Lee has been with Community Link since 2012 and has worked with individuals with IDD since 2004. Since starting his position in 2019, he has continued Community Link’s long tradition of supporting those with IDD obtaining and maintaining community employment, in their own jobs and at competitive wages. In addition, he is involved with Colorado’s Employment First Initiative, which further supports this work through Customized Individual Employment. Lee is a Certified Employment Support Professional and has a B.S. in Business Management, as well as a Masters of Divinity. In his free time, he enjoys sports, meditation and spending time with friends and family.

Hillary Powell

Hillary Powell

Day Program Services Director

Phone: (720) 234-8233
Email: hpowell@communitylinkcolorado.org

Hillary has been with Community Link since April 2012. She has nearly ten years of experience in the IDD field, including working as direct care staff in a day program, job coaching and quality assurance. Hillary grew up with a couple of family members with IDD and was instilled with the value of community inclusion and acceptance from a young age. As our Day Program Director, she enjoys creating individualized services for program participants. Hillary earned a B.S. in Psychology from Colorado State University and is a 4th generation native of the Longmont area. Outside of work, she loves to spend time with family and friends and play softball. In addition, she is an avid dog lover and regularly brings her family’s labradoodle, Reggie, into the office.