Mary Lou Makepeace has received the Community Diversity Award from Colorado College. She is executive director of the Gay & Lesbian Fund for Colorado.
Julie Daniel has received the President’s Medal from the Society of American Military Engineers. She is director of business development for Farnsworth Group Inc.
Tom Voake has qualified to receive the National Association of Health Underwriters’ Eagle Award. He is president and CEO of Effective Choices Inc., the group benefit specialists team for Strategic Financial Partners.
Dr. G. Thomas Manzione has been named executive director of The Rape Assistance and Awareness Program. He is a licensed clinician with 23 years of experience as a counselor and administrator,
Elizabeth Seelye has joined Sterling-Rice Group as a consultant in its research, strategy and innovation group. She has managed insights, product positioning and strategy projects for brands such as Starbucks, Noodles & Co. and Frito-Lay.
Nate Benton has received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Professional accreditation. He is a project manager for Terracon.
Jared Geissler has received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Professional accreditation. He is an environmental scientist for Terracon.
Scott Mason has qualified for membership in the Million Dollar Round Table. He is a financial adviser at Strategic Financial Partners.
Roger Stremke has qualified for membership in the Million Dollar Round Table. He is a financial adviser at Strategic Financial Partners.
Maile S. Foster CFP has qualified for membership in the Million Dollar Round Table. She is a financial adviser at Strategic Financial Partners.
Howard Miller has been named plan administrator for the El Paso County Board of Retirement. He has worked with public employee retirement funding for more than 20 years.
The following Farmers Insurance representatives have been inducted into the Farmers’ “Topper Club”: Martin Burlingame; Jonathan Johnson; Mary Johnson; Matthew Roselle; Andrew Schaefer; Jerry Kennedy; Damon Shankling; Bryan Vail; Mark Olsen; Rickey Bennight; Jacob Graham; Tom Brunette; and Skip D’Alessio.
Stuart D. Moore P.E. has received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional certification. He works for Drexel, Barrell & Co.
Dana Collier Smith has been elected vice president of the National Association of Bar Executives. She is assistant executive director of the Colorado and Denver Bar Associations.
Andy Dorsey has been named president of Front Range Community College. He has worked for FRCC for 16 years, most recently as collegewide chief academic officer.
Sue Griswold has graduated from the Institute for Organizational Management. She is executive assistant/membership director of the Greater Woodland Park Chamber of Commerce.
D.J. Poyfair has joined Baker Hostetler as a partner in the firm’s Denver office. He most recently was a partner at Polsinelli Shughart P.C.
Shannon Tarufelli has joined M3 Insurance Solutions for Business as an account executive. She is a licensed property and casualty, life and health agent.
Rick Ninneman has joined M3 Insurance Solutions for Business as an executive vice president. He previously was a senior large group account executive.
Ted Telford has joined Grant Thornton LLP as a senior manager in the firm’s national credits and incentives practice. He has experience in the technology, financial services and business process outsourcing industries.
Kelli Hoffman has been named art director at Hunter-Wolff Gallery. She has experience in a variety of positions involving visual arts.
Camille Bzdek has been named partner and president of Blakely + Co. She previously worked for Graham Advertising.
Chris Renken has joined Sanity Solutions as an account executive. He previously was a pre-sales engineer for Commvault.
Dr. Lynn Cash has received Chiropractic Instrument Adjusting certification.
Sharon Siedler Keathley has been named director of sales and marketing and interim general manager for the Renaissance Hotel, Spa and Conference Center. She has more than 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry.