Karen L. Newman has been named as the new dean of the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver, effective July 1. She currently is dean of the Robins School of Business at the University of Richmond in Virginia
Michael L. Hindman has joined First Community Bank as senior corporate lender for the Longmont area. He has more than 14 years of banking experience, most recently as senior real estate industry specialist for Wells Fargo Bank in Boulder.
Karen L. Schwartz has joined First Community Bank as vice president/market integration manager. She has more than 17 years of financial, mortgage and banking experience, most recently as mortgage loan officer for Classic Mortgage and Vectra Bank Mortgage.
Kelso Kelly has joined First Community Bank as regional president of the West Denver area. He has more than 27 years of banking experience, most recently as president of the Jefferson Bank for Guaranty Bank and Trust, Denver.
E. Flint Seaton has been appointed chief financial officer of XAware Inc. His previous experience includes senior management positions at Array Microsystems, Maximum International and Inmos International.
Bob Smentowski has joined Stockman Kast Ryan and Co. as a senior tax consultant. He has experience with tax planning and research, preparation of financial statements and tax returns for individuals, corporations and partnerships.
David Just has joined the American Red Cross Pikes Peak chapter as chief executive officer. He has served more than 14 years in the nonprofit sector at the senior executive level and specializes in fundraising and financial planning.
William J. “B.J.” Hybl Jr. has been appointed to the advisory board of American National Bank. He is vice president of Griffis/Blessing Inc.