Arica Andreatta was born and raised in Huerfano County and has a deep sense of respect for the land and the way of life in Southern Colorado. Arica graduated from John Mall High School in Walsenburg and then moved to Boulder where she obtained a BA in Business Management with an emphasis in Real Estate from the University of Colorado. Throughout college, she worked as a Mortgage Broker Assistant and upon graduation in 2007, she became a Licensed Broker Associate for Coldwell Banker, the leading real estate brokerage in Boulder. Although Arica was fortunate enough to have a great deal of success as a realtor in Denver and Boulder, she felt something was missing. She decided to take a leap of faith and move back to Southern Colorado as this is where her heart resided. Upon her return, she worked as a manager for a large corporation that offered durable medical equipment throughout Southern Colorado. Arica learned a great deal about managing other employees, financial accounting, human resources, marketing, and the overall skills necessary to operate a successful business. She was then promoted to a Sales Representative position where she traveled all over Southern Colorado meeting with physicians and promoting the business and equipment offered. Through these travels, Arica often thought about Real Estate and how passionate she still was about helping others find their little piece of heaven just as she has found her serenity in the quaint town of La Veta, Colorado. Arica then decided to join the fine group at Capture Colorado where she learned about Real Estate in Southern Colorado and how it differs from Northern Colorado. Arica immediately found great success, as she was the top producer in the company and among the top 10 producers in Huerfano County in 2015, closing over $4.7 million in sales with 34 successful transactions. With this success she decided to spread her wings and open her own brokerage firm and has steadily continued her success which was shown in 2016 when she was named "The Broker of the Year" and in 2017 when she was given the title of "The Top Producer" in Huerfano County with over $11,000,000 in personal sales and $21,000,000 as a company. In 2018, Arica was named as one of the "10 Best Real Estate Agents in Colorado'' by the American Institute of Real Estate Agents. In 2019 Arica served as the Spanish Peaks MLS President and in 2020 Arica received a prestigious designation of ALC (Accredited Land Consultant) which places her amongst the elite 44 brokers in the State of Colorado to hold this designation out of the 44,0000 licensed brokers in the state. Arica currently serves as a board member for the Pueblo Association of Realtors as well as a member of the Colorado Association of Realtors Grievance Committee amongst a variety of other county boards, committees, and volunteer efforts. Arica has led her team at Code of the West Real Estate to over $200,000,000 in closed sales dollars in less than 5 years of operation. Amongst these many successes, Arica's true passion for management and teaching others how to find similar success persisted and she is honored to say Code of the West now employs 47 local community members and is consistently adding new positions. Every individual who works for Code of the West Real Estate strives to better the community in which they live and has found success while doing so. Arica is the Owner and Managing Broker of Code of the West Real Estate and volunteers a great deal of her time in order to benefit her community. More than anything, Arica is a wife and proud mother of two boys, Jhett Willis, and Madix Don Andreatta. As an avid outdoorswoman, Arica and her family have a deep sense of passion and respect for the land and enjoy spending their free time exploring Colorado and working on their La Veta Cattle Ranch.