“Brian is a true leader. Whether behind the scenes supporting many community efforts or chairing the El Paso County Planning Commission, he is a leader. Important issue like our local economy, land use, management of precious community resources and the affordability crisis are more important now than ever. As a Council Member, Brian Risley will represent our citizens, our small businesses, and our community. I am proud to support Brian Risley.” — State Senator Bob Gardner

Get to know Brian Risley

Candidate, Colorado Springs City Council

Family Man

  • Colorado Springs native

    Parents still live in Colorado Springs and are active in the community

  • Married

    Married nearly 30 years to Stephanie, Software Engineer at Kaiser Permanente

  • Proud father

    Proud Father of Elizabeth who is preparing to attend Palmer High School in D-11

Small Business Owner – CRP Architects, Principal Architect

  • Hard worker

    Works hard to provide for his staff, their families and children

  • Community focused

    Focused on community projects including non-profits, faith-based organizations, schools and churches

  • Impacts local workforce

    Hundreds of local contractors, consultants and vendors rely on the economic activity generated by CRP Architects

Volunteers his service to the community for nearly 20 years

  • El Paso County Planning Commission


  • Pikes Peak YMCA

    Board Chair for 4 years

  • Colorado Spring Leadership Institute

    Board of Directors

  • Downtown Transit Hub Study Task Force

    Mayoral Appointee

  • Colorado Springs Transportation Advisory Committee

    Former Chair

  • Pikes Peak Regional Transportation Authority (PPRTA) Citizens Advisory Committee

  • Pikes Peak Stormwater Task Force


  • CDOT Aesthetics and Technical Team for 1-25/Cimarron Interchange