Sharon Raggio has received the Community Service Leader Award from the National Alliance on Mental Illness. She is chief operating officer of Pikes Peak Behavioral Health Group.
Dr. Scot Lewey has been selected to be included in the 2006 edition of Consumers’ Research Council of America’s “Guide to America’s Top Physicians.” He is a partner of Gastroenterology Associates of Colorado Springs, where he specializes in digestive disorders in adults and adolescents.
Dawn Appleby has joined ERA Shields as a broker associate at the Tech Center office. She is a Colorado native and a graduate of the University of Northern Colorado.
Julie Sears has joined ERA Shields as a broker associate at the Tech Center office. She is a graduate of Indiana University and a former District 20 school teacher.
Rick Price has joined ERA Shields as a broker at the Broadmoor office. He previously served as an administrator for nearly 20 years with Harrison School District 2.
Sara Cumbie has joined Four Mile Ranch as a broker associate. She is a licensed real estate professional, and most recently worked for Re/Max Royal Gorge as a real estate assistant.
Doug Finley has joined G.E. Johnson Construction as preconstruction director. He has 18 years of experience in preconstruction and estimating with major national construction companies.
James P. Ziuchkovski DDS, M.S., has joined the practice of H. Warren Younquist DDS, M.S., P.C., as an orthodontist. He recently completed a three-year residency at The Ohio State University in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics.
Nancy A. Sienko has been named director of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s Denver office. She is a 27-year veteran of the agency, most recently serving as enforcement manager at the Milwaukee office.
Bert Bedford has been named chief financial officer of The Cabot-McPherson Corp.
Sherman Swafford has joined the Pikes Peak Workforce Center as a senior business consultant. He spent 16 years as a social worker and also owned a small business.
Phil Love has joined Vectra Bank, Pueblo downtown, as a commercial banker. He has more than 20 years of experience in the banking industry.
Charlene M. Pewitt has joined Vectra Bank, Pueblo West, as a personal banker. She has more than 30 years of banking experience.
Eric Miller has been promoted to branch service manager at Vectra Bank’s Pueblo south branch. He is a graduate of Pueblo South High School.
David D. Nickerson has joined William Guman & Associates Ltd. as an account executive. He previously was the deputy city manger of Colorado Springs.
Rand Gambrell has been promoted to managing consultant of BKD LLP’s forensics and dispute consulting division. He has more than 10 years of experience.
Darin M. Snow has been promoted to senior managing adviser of BKD Wealth Advisors LLC. He has more than 11 years of financial services experience in investment management and financial planning.
Travis S. Hudson has been promoted to senior manager at BKD LLP. He graduated from Colorado State University with a bachelor’s degree in business administration in 1996.
Wanda L. McMahen has been promoted to manager at BKD LLP. She graduated from the University of Phoenix with a bachelor’s degree in business administration with an emphasis in accounting in 1999.
Eric J. Christopher has been promoted to senior. at BKD LLP. He has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of South Dakota at Vermillion and a master’s degree in taxation from the University of Denver.
Michael Siffin has joined Internet Business Skills as vice president of sales. He has 20 year of experience selling enterprise-based solutions for companies such as Mercury Interactive, Keynote Systems Inc. and The Santa Cruz Operation.