William H. Lange, former executive director of Covenant Village of Colorado, has been named executive project director of Ontrac Management Services a business unit of Covenant Retirement Communities based in Skokie, Ill. Lange will be responsible for program development and overall direction of projects that include retirement community development and turnaround operations.
BBVA Compass appointed Gregory Welch as senior vice president for the bank’s Commercial Banking group. Based in Colorado Springs, Welch is responsible for developing and managing commercial lending relationships, providing clients with diverse product offerings and assisting clients with depository services, treasury/cash management products, investment planning and insurance.
The Pikes Peak Workforce Investment Board announced the election of new officers for the period Jan. 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013. Chair, John Sweetland, president of Harloff Company; Chair-elect, Jim Bensberg, commercial loan officer at Security Service Federal Credit Union and former El Paso County Commissioner; and Secretary, Dana Barton, senior IT recruiter at Robert Half Technology. The WIB organizes a comprehensive, community-wide response to the challenges of building a highly-skilled workforce and links efforts to the broader economic goals of the Pikes Peak Region.
The Weichert Commercial Affiliates Division of Weichert, Realtors has added Realtors Marty Chase, Jamie Wilhite, Phartiv Patel and Rob Kunkleman. The four specialists in commercial sales and leasing were announced on the heels of the company’s addition of four residential agents at 411 S. Tejon Street in Colorado Springs.