Lighthouse Pregnancy Center Staff

Wendy Solheim – Executive Director

As the Executive Director of Lighthouse Pregnancy Center, Wendy is responsible for the administration, development, and day-to-day operation of the Center.  Wendy holds a Bachelors in Biblical Studies, an intermediate level of Spanish speaking skills, and specializes in client human resources, high level grant fundraising, and donor relations. Wendy was born in Texas and lived in Oklahoma before settling in Gunnison, Colorado, in 1998. She and her husband, Perry, enjoy hiking, mountain biking, sailing, and rafting with their 4 children and 2 dogs.


Leah Starinieri – Client Advocate

As our Client Advocate at Lighthouse Pregnancy Center, Leah provides non-medical counseling and services for our clients. Leah has a Master’s Degree in Education Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Inclusive Classroom from Concordia University in Portland, Oregon, and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Liberal Studies: Human Development from California State University in San Bernardino, California. Leah and her husband Jason have been in the ministry serving churches and currently serve as pastors at New Song Christian Fellowship in Gunnison. Leah has a kind and fun-loving nature and brings a depth of spiritual maturity to our clients that is so valuable.