Ann Van Orsdel, vice president of business development at Vladimir Jones, is the newest member of the American Association of Advertising Agencies Western Region New Business Committee. The committee meets once a quarter to address agency search guidelines, Request for Information and new business trends for advertising, marketing and digital agencies.
Joel Gheen has joined Core Capital Group as business development manager. Gheen is a licensed securities broker since 2004 and recently completed his MBA at University of Maryland’s Smith School. With Core Capital Group, Gheen will assist clients in capital raising and M&A activities.
Ryan Schaul has been named managing partner at Cukjati. He joined Cukjati in 2007 as account services director, managing the firm’s client relationships. As managing partner, he is responsible for the implementation of the firm’s strategic plan and the day-to-day management of the firm. He will continue to head up the firm’s account services and project management functions.
Konstance Smith has been promoted to associate creative director at Cukjati. She has been with Cukjati for seven years and has received local, regional and national recognition for her creative capabilities.
Mark Carley has joined Centura Health, Colorado’s largest hospital and health care network, as vice president of managed care and network development. Carley is responsible for executing the organization’s net revenue strategic plan through contracting, as well as financial modeling and reporting, while leading creative thinking related to the future of provider payments.
Stan Sams joins the Denver office of Buck Consultants as communications practice leader. He is a member of the firm’s national communication practice and comes from Buck’s St. Louis, Mo. office. He will manage Denver’s day-to-day communication practice, which serves clients in the Mountain West region. With 20 years of consulting experience, he has advised a wide range of employers on employee communication strategy development, implementation and measurement.