Hank Eastland of the law firm Henry B. Eastland, P.C., has been elected president of the El Paso County Bar Association. He will serve for the 2010-11 term.
Craig McDaniel has joined Pikes Peak Cargo Secure as chief operating officer. He brings 30 years of business and management experience to PPCS. He will be responsible for overseeing the design, marketing, promotion, delivery and quality of asll programs.
Jim Brozo has joined Penrose-St. Francis Health Foundation as vice president, and will direct the planned giving program. He comes from Grossmont Hospital Foundation in southern California, and has 20 years of fundraising experience.
Ann Finke, PGA director of instruction at Colorado Springs’ Country Club of Colorado at Cheyenne Mountain Resort, has been named the recipient of the 2010 PGA Junior Golf Leader of the Year Award. Finke is a 27-year member of The PGA of America, the third member of the Colorado PGA Section to be named recipient of the national PGA Junior Golf Leader Award, and the first woman in Colorado to be named recipient of a national PGA award.
Jeremy Wilson has been promoted to director of national sales for the Rocky Mountain region for The Broadmoor. He previously served as the director of national sales for the Midwest region.
Etienne Hardré has founded Next Exit Advisors, which provides CFO services, financial analysis and business plan development for start-ups as well as assistance in business transactions, taxes, and bookkeeping. He was formerly a senior associate with BiggsKofford.
Kellee McEntee has joined Freedom Financial Services as vice president of marketing. She is responsible for all marketing, advertising, public relations and community events. She has seven years’ experience in the mortgage industry and more than 13 in broadcast marketing.
Sue Hamilton has joined the Colorado Springs Business Journal as Advertising Director. She was formerly the national sales manager for Media Marketing, Inc. based in Boulder.
Felicia Bray is the new business manager for the Colorado Springs Business Journal. She formerly was business manager for the YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region.
Glenn Schlabs of Sherman & Howard law firm has been awarded the Colorado Public Health Association’s Sabin Award. The award, established in 1947 and given yearly, recognizes achievement in public health, honoring the leadership of Dr. Florence Sabin in the promotion of better public health in Colorado.
University of Phoenix recently announced Paul Hamel has joined the leadership team at its Colorado Springs campus, located at 5725 Mark Dabling Blvd., as the new director of academic affairs. In his new role, Hamel will manage more than 100 faculty members who teach the bachelor’s and master’s degree programs for the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, College of Education and the School of Business. Other responsibilities include ensuring academic quality, managing the academic governance process and overseeing the day-to-day operations of the academic affairs department.
Paul Engle is the new director of sales in Colorado for ConEdison Solutions. ConEdison is an energy services company with a portfolio that includes government facilities, universities, public school districts and hospitals.
Amanda Mountain has been named the regional director for Rocky Mountain PBS and station manager for KTSC-TV. She takes over for Wynona Sullivan, who has been with the station since 1972.
Lee Patke is the new executive director of Greccio Housing, a local affordable housing nonprofit. Patke comes to Greccio from Griffith Centers for Children, where he has worked since 1998 and most recently served as chief operating officer for resident services.
Rick Arnold has joined Central Bank and Trust Wealth Management as operations manager. He brings more than 30 years’ experience in the financial services industry.
Gary Maher is the new deputy environmental department manager for the URS Corp. He will be responsible for providing a full range of services to government agencies and private companies across the Rocky Mountain west. Prior to joining URS, he served the Air Force civil engineering community in a variety of positions.