People on the Move – September 4, 2009

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Kristine Fisher has been promoted to senior vice president of human resources for Fitness Together Holdings Inc.

Cherie VanWinkle-Meyer has been named general manager of the Hampton Inn and Suites South. She most recently was the general manager of the Comfort Inn South.

Sue Beranek has been promoted to senior vice president of field marketing for Fitness Together Holdings Inc.

Kevin Betts has been given the added title of senior vice president for Fitness Together Franchise Corp. He also is chief operating officer.

Patsy Buchwald has been selected for induction into the Colorado Aviation Historical Society’s Colorado Aviation Hall of Fame. She is president of the Colorado Balloon Classic.

Tom DeLosa has been promoted to senior vice president and chief sales officer for Fitness Together Franchise Corp.

Kyle Gjersee has been promoted to senior vice president and chief operating officer for Elements Therapeutic Massage.

Heidi Kercher-Pratt has been promoted to vice president and chief marketing officer of Vail Resorts Inc. She joined the company during 1996, and most recently was vice president of corporate marketing.

Scott Wendrych has been named senior vice president and chief sales officer for Elements Therapeutic Massage.

Jim Reilly has received the Regional Champions award from Allstate Insurance Co. He is an exclusive agency owner.

Amy Powers has joined Fitness Together Holdings Inc. as executive vice president and general counsel.

Amber Strang has been promoted to senior vice president of Jones Lang LaSalle.

Bob Haimes has joined Fitness Together Holdings Inc. as executive vice president and chief growth officer.

Thomas N. Duening has been named El Pomar Chair for Business and Entrepreneurship at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. He previously was director of the Entrepreneurial Programs Office at Arizona State University.

Doreen King has joined First Commercial Bank as a customer service representative. She has more than 40 years of banking experience, most recently working for Pueblo Bank and Trust.

Tena Melfi has been named assistant field vice president for Allstate Insurance Co.’s west central region, which manages operations in Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming. She previously was the company’s director of emerging business operation and president of Ivantage, an expanded market solution for the insurer.

Dorian J. Ciolek has been named general manager of the Comfort Inn South. He previously was the owner of Room at the Inn Bed and Breakfast.

Kevin Mallek has joined Northwestern Mutual-Colorado Springs as a financial representative.

Carrie Bair has been named senior director of financial development for the YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region. She has worked for the YMCA for more than 12 years in Boulder, Houston and Kansas City.

Hugh H. Macaulay M.D. has been named medical director of Pinnacol Assurance. He has been a member of Pinnacol’s medical provider network, SelectNet, since 1998 through his practice, Injury Care of Colorado.

Stephanie Garcia M.D. has joined Kaiser Permanente’s Briargate Senior Health Center. She is board certified in internal medicine, and previously worked as an outpatient internist at the University Family Health Center in San Antonio, Texas.