Ross Haycock of Summit Wealth Group has completed the Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor program at the College for Financial Planning. The program provides a general foundation for giving retirement planning and advice.
Elyse Yeager has joined BiggsKofford as office manager. She has more than 26 years of administrative experience.
Chris Bridge has been appointed senior vice president of merchandising and purchasing for Chef’s Catalog. He most recently was director and divisional merchandising manager of Williams-Sonoma’s retail food division.
Elaine Naleski and the staff at School District 11 have received a 2005 Award of Excellence in the publications and electronic media category from the National School Public Relations Association for the district’s inaugural Citizens Guide to the Budget. Naleski is director of communications for District 11.
Beth Huffman has joined Ware Malcomb as project coordinator of the Denver office. She has four years of architectural experience, including document coordination, site planning, design development documentation and construction detailing.
Jeremy Gacnik has joined Ware Malcomb as a civil engineer. He has more than six years of experience in commercial real estate development, including project management, site and infrastructure master planning and design, entitlement processing, stormwater drainage and construction administration.
Thomas A. Hennig has been named senior director of U.S. defense business development at DigitalGlobe. He most recently served as the first liaison between the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Lisa Bachman has been reaccredited by the Public Relations Society of America. She is head of PRACO Public Relations and Advertising Co.’s public relations services department and has been a PRSA accredited member since 1994.
Tony Shockency has joined the YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region as executive director of the downtown branch. He has more than 15 years of YMCA experience, including branch executive director posts at the Valley of the Sun YMCA and the YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee.
Rob Redwine has been elected to the Board of Trustees of Rocky Mountain PBS. He is a financial consultant in the AXA Equitable office in Pueblo.
Bill Houlette P.E. has been promoted to branch manager of CTL Thompson’s Colorado Springs office.
Gary D. Gable PLS has joined the Farnsworth Group as a senior professional land surveyor. He has nearly 35 years of surveying experience, including boundary, right-of-way, preliminary design, topographic and construction surveys.
Keller Williams Premier Realty has announced the addition of seven new associates. They are: Bob Deshon, Tracy Gunn, Eric Johnson, Sara Lowe, Linda Myles, Tom Neumann and Kolyn Pettiford.
Jeffrey Groom P.E. has been promoted to managing principal of CTL Thompson’s Denver operations. He previously was the vice president and principal engineer/division manager of the company’s materials engineering and construction observation division.
Wendy Brez has joined the YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region as director of marketing and communications. She has nine years of communications, public relations and marketing experience, most recently as communications director for the New York Hall of Science.