People on the Move – September 11, 2009

Filed under: Daily News,People on the Move | Tags:

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

Christine Walden M.D. has joined Kaiser Permanente’s Briargate Senior Health Center. She is board certified in internal medicine, and previously was on active duty in the U.S. Air Force and in private practice in northern Virginia and Colorado Springs.

Harry White M.D. has joined Kaiser Permanente’s Briargate Senior Health Center. He is board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation, and previously was a primary care physician at Total Longterm Care in Denver.

Kevin Lofton has been named one of the “100 Most Powerful People in Healthcare” by Modern Healthcare magazine. He is president and chief executive officer of Denver-based Catholic Health Initiatives.

Ten Colorado-based lawyers from Rothgerber Johnson & Lyons LLP have been included among the “Best Lawyers in America.” From the Denver office: Frederick J. Baumann, bet-the-company litigation and commercial litigation; Charles Goldberg, bet-the-company litigation and commercial litigation; Tennyson W. Grebenar, banking law; William P. Johnson, banking law; Gregory B. Kanan, commercial litigation; James M. Lyons, alternative dispute resolution, bet-the-company litigation, commercial litigation and white collar criminal defense; Franklin D. O’Loughlin, insurance law; Constance D. Smith, trusts and estate; and James R. Walker, nonprofit/charities law, tax law, and trusts and estates. From the Colorado Springs office: L. Martin Nussbaum, nonprofit/charities law.

Peggy Bell, Alicia Rouse, Anthony Bautista and Colette Gagnet have been promoted to senior associate at Grant Thornton LLP.

Kristie Arps, Antony Relou, Mark Smith and Nicole Julius have been promoted to manager at Grant Thornton LLP.

Tiffany Watts, Kristi Martin, Sean Espy and John Higgins have been promoted to senior manager at Grant Thornton LLP.

Cindy Davis and Joni Johnson-Powe have been promoted to director at Grant Thornton LLP.

Laurie Vitagliano has been named regional director of sales and marketing for the Antlers Hilton Hotel. She has 16 years of experience, most recently as regional director of sales and marketing for Pyramid Hotel Group.

Michael D. Welch D.O. has received the 2009 Samuel U. Rodgers Achievement Award from the National Association of Community Health Centers. He is vice president of medical affairs at Peak Vista Community Health Centers.

Bert Williams has joined UMB Bank-Colorado as president. He most recently was vice president and manager of global financial institutions for Wells Fargo in Denver.

Paul McCaffrey D.O. has joined Kaiser Permanente’s Pueblo North Medical Offices. He is board certified in geriatrics, and previously was in private practice with Associates in Family Medicine, Pueblo.

Rebecca Nickell D.O. has joined Kaiser Permanente’s Pueblo North Medical Offices. She is board certified in family practice, and previously was a primary care physician with Touchstone Health in Pueblo.

Richard Stiphout M.D. has joined Kaiser Permanente’s Pueblo North Medical Offices. He is board certified in internal medicine, and previously was a primary care physician at the Kaiser Permanent East Medical Offices in Denver.