Suzan Gebow has joined Keller Williams Clients Choice, Commercial Real Estate Department. She has more than six years of experience working with business owners in Colorado Springs.
Dr. Terry Collinson has been appointed executive director of the 2005 Festival of Lights Parade and Event. He has been associated with the festival since 1991, serving on the board as vice president.
MaryLynn Ballard has been named director of sales and marketing for the Park Plaza Hotel Garden of the Gods. She previously was the director of sales and marketing at the LeBaron Hotel.
Jeff Chun has joined Branding Iron Media and Design LLC as senior graphic designer. He has 16 years of experience in the retail advertising industry.
Jamie Gard has been named a partner at Fredrick Ross Co. He has 11 years of experience and is on the company’s top producers.
Peter Hoetzinger has been appointed co-chief executive officer of Century Casinos Inc. He is a founding member of the company and will retain his current positions as vice chairman and president.
Larry Hannappel has been appointed senior vice president of Century Casinos Inc. He has worked full time for the company since 1994.
Ray Sienko has been appointed chief accounting officer of Century Casinos Inc. He has worked full time for the company since 2000.
Laura Russmann has been promoted to executive director of the Apartment Association of Colorado Springs. She most recently was the association’s director of government affairs.
Colleen Robinson has been named to Verizon Wireless’ President’s Cabinet for ranking in the top 2 percent nationally for sales in 2004. She is assistant manager for retail sales at the Citadel Mall.
Dave Wellen has joined Goodwill Industries as account manager, Goodwill Staffing Services. He will be providing personnel solutions to area businesses and is a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy.
Jane Sharkey R.N. has joined Life Source Hospice & Palliative Care as executive director. She has more than 20 years of hospice experience.
Beth Byer has joined Life Source Hospice & Palliative Care as director of community relations. She has 20 years of experience in health care program development, sales, and community initiative promotion.
Lauren J. Wiebelhaus has been named vice president in the commercial banking division for the Denver area of First Community Bank. She has 20 years of commercial banking experience.
Brian L.A. Wess has been awarded the Certified Residential Specialist designation by the Council of Residential Specialists affiliate of the National Association of Realtors. He is a broker associate at Pat Newell & Associates.