The Colorado Black Chamber of Commerce has named nine new members to its board of directors.
New members include:
Patricia Barela-Rivera, president and owner of PBR Solutions and director of community relations for Solera National Bank. She is the former Colorado district director for the U.S. Small Business Administration.
Damon Barry, vice president of business affairs, assistant general counsel and corporate secretary for CSG Systems International Inc.
Daniel C. Brown, a business technology executive for Xcel Energy.
Kelly Donovan, assistant vice president and community development representative for Wells Fargo.
Jake Gilmore, president and CEO of the Gilmore Corp.
Tameka Montgomery, executive director of the Denver Metro Small Business Development Center.
Willie Shepherd, founder and chairman of the Shepherd Law Group.
Marc Smith, executive director of the Western Energy Alliance.
Tracy Williams, founder and president of TradeWinds Communications.
Robin P. “Rob” Needham has joined Aleut Management Services as vice president of business development. He most recently worked at Rivada Networks where he was the vice president of business development.
Mikael Peterson has joined New England Financial of Colorado as a financial representative. He offers securities, mutual funds, annuities and life insurance products, as well as general information and advice regarding these products. He has completed the Series 6 and Life and Health licenses.
Patricia Webb has been named senior vice president and chief human resources officer for Catholic Health Initiatives. She has more than 25 years of experience in operations and human resources, joins Denver-based CHI from UMass Memorial Health Care, Worcester, Mass., where she is senior vice president and chief human resources officer.
Matt Pulley has been promoted to vice president of sales for Integra Telecom Colorado, a fiber-based, integrated wholesale and retail telecommunications provider. He has more than 10 years of telecommunications experience. Before joining Integra Telecom, he was the area general manager for Cricket Communications.
The Community Health Partnership has named its 2011 board of directors
Pam McManus, chair, Peak Vista Community Health Centers
Jason Fahrlander, vice chair, Memorial Health System
Jack Holladay, secretary, Mission Medical Clinic
Kelly Phillips-Henry, treasurer , Aspen Pointe
Kandi Buckland, past chair — El Paso County Health
Debbie Chandler — Colorado Springs Health Partners
Robin Johnson, physician
Jeff Martin — Open Bible Medical Clinic/TLC Pharmacy
Oren Olson — Rocky Mountain Health Care Services
Jamie Smith — Penrose-St. Francis Medical Services
Rick Spurlock, MD, Kaiser Permanente
Carol Walker — El Paso County Medical Society
Joyce Wolf — Mountain View Medical Group
John J. Postolowski has been named the state’s interim insurance commissioner, taking over for Marcy Morrison whose term ends Dec. 1.He is current deputy commissioner of finance and administration at the division of insurance. He will serve until Gov-elect John Hickenlooper appoints a commissioner.
Paul Slauter has joined OfficeScapes School Division as a Territory Manager covering Eastern Kansas and Nebraska. Paul has been in the furniture business for the last ten years in Oklahoma, Nevada and Colorado.
Will Rogers has joined Freedom Financial Services as executive vice president of Loan Production. He has more than 28 years of experience in mortgage banking production and operations. During the past six years, he has consulted with three mortgage company start-ups in Colorado.