Brian Underhill has worked with local nonprofits for several years. He has been on the boards of the Chinook Fund, a Colorado progressive foundation, and the Funding Exchange, a national umbrella organization. He has worked extensively with Boulder's Friendship City Projects doing water and other development work in Nicaragua, and has spent time in other Central American countries. Mr. Underhill is currently managing a small high tech company in Boulder, and is a software developer for United Healthcare. He is an avid mountaineer and has climbed in many countries, including Nepal.