Stephannie Finley has been named the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs executive director of university partnerships and advocacy. Finley was the governmental affairs and public policy president for the Greater Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce, now merged with Economic Development Corp. She begins at UCCS April 9.
AT&T appointed Jenifer Robertson vice president and general manager of Mobility for Colorado, Utah, Montana and Wyoming. Robertson previously held the position of vice president-consumer sales and services. Robertson has worked in the telecommunications industry for nearly 12 years. In her new role, she is responsible for the successful operation and overall performance of the Rocky Mountain Region markets, including business development, product launches, and revenue and customer growth.
Goodwill Staffing recruiter Heidi Vollstedt has earned her certified staffing professional designation from the American Staffing Association. CSP credentialing includes the completion of an in-depth study course and a comprehensive exam on labor and employment law principles and ethical practices associated with the staffing industry. Goodwill Staffing is a full-service employment agency offering staff search, screening, placement and support services on behalf of top employers.
Charlotte Paul has joined Paper Hive as purchasing manager. Paper Hive, a supplier and distributor of premium paper, opened for business in March. Paul brings more than 16 years experience and has specialized in paper distribution services along the Front Range.
Merrick & Company, an engineering, architecture, design-build, surveying,and geospatial solutions firm, named Peter D. Binney, PE, a vice president at the firm to reflect his new position as leader of the company’s infrastructure market sector. Some of Binney’s responsibilities include expanding Merrick’s infrastructure business across the U.S.
Olive Real Estate Group, Inc. named Stanton L. Kensinger as a broker assistant; he will partner with several experienced brokers at Olive. Kensinger is a third generation native of Colorado Springs and a Colorado Springs Business Journal’s 2011 “Rising Stars” recipient. He is a graduate of Hobart College in New York and is active in the Colorado Springs community.
Catamount Institute appointed Ken Brickman as the organization’s Pikes Peak Sustainable Business Network program manager and will lead the programming of the Pikes Peak Sustainable Business Network. Brickman moved to Southern Colorado in 2010 from Cleveland, Ohio.
Kirkpatrick Bank, Colorado market, has added three positions: Ann Fuller was named assistant vice president, lending assistant. Fuller is a 2011 winner of the Woman of Influence Award. She has a banking career of more than 20 years, with a degree in business from the University of Northern Colorado. She serves as the president of the board for Safe Passage and is active in other nonprofit organizations. Maria Miller was named treasury management specialist. Miller has been in banking 17 years and is completing a degree in accounting. She will be focused on assisting business customers with developing better ways to manage cash flow and facilitate transactions. Susan Etherton is mortgage loan operations processor and has been a mortgage professional for more than 18 years, 15 of which have been in the Colorado Springs market.
ERA Shields Real Estate named Cindy Harvey, broker associate, to its Broadmoor office. Harvey and her family recently relocated to Colorado Springs from Minot, ND where she had been a licensed broker associate since 2007. Harvey received Realtor of the year in 2011. Her areas of specialty include working with seniors and military families.