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.
Michael Matthews has been named Denver market president for Wells Fargo, replacing Don Marshall, who is retiring. Matthews, who has worked for Wells Fargo since 1988, was previously the bank’s regional president for Northern Colorado.
Michael Slubowski is the new president and CEO of Exempla Healthcare hospitals in Denver. Slubowski has been with Trinity Health, a Catholic health care system based in Michigan, for the past 10 years.
Gregg Batchelder Adams has been promoted to vice president for the URS Corp., an architecture, engineering and construction services firm. Adams is a registered professional engineer with more than28 years of experience in geotechnical and civil engineering.
John Tinucci has been promoted to the position of business line leader for the Colorado Mining Operations division of URS Corp. Tinucci is a geotechnical engineer with 27 years of professional experience.
Beth Braaten has been named to the Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado’s board of directors. She is the vice president of admissions for the Southern Colorado Campuses of Colorado Technical University.
Mark Bittle has joined the business development operations at Amnet, a local technology support company. Bittle founded Iowa-based Mortgage Innovations and has been a volunteer with the Colorado Springs Small Business Development Center and the Greater Colorado Springs Chamber.
The Pikes Peak Association of Realtors has named new members of its 2011 board of directors.
New members include:
Barbara Asbury, chairwoman
Tony Rose, chairman-elect
Bill Hurt of ERA, immediate past chairman,
New Colorado Association of REALTORS Directors are Alan Lovitt and Wynne Palermo. The new National Association of Realtors director is Jay Gupta.
Jason Yezek has joined CB Insurance as a bond manager. He gas eight years of bond experience in Colorado Springs.
University of the Rockies President Charlita Shelton has been given the 2011 Woman Worth Watching award by Profiles in Diversity Journal.
The Colorado Hospital Association has named new members to its board of trustees and board of directors. They include:
Maureen Tarrant, president and CEO, Sky Ridge Medical Center, as Chairwoman of the CHA Board of Trustees
John Gardner, Yuma Hospital District as chairman elect
George Hayes, president and CEO of Medical Center of the Rockies as Secretary and Treasurer.
New board members include:
John Hill, president and CEO of Medical Center of Aurora
Joe Stratton, CEO of Kit Carson County Health Service District
Gary Campbell, CEO of Centura Health
Marilyn Shock, CEO of McKee Medical Center