People on the Move – October 12, 2012

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Visiting Nurse Association of Colorado, a provider of home care, hospice and wellness services throughout Colorado, named Jo-Ann Seymour, RN, wellness programs lead for VNA’s Colorado Springs office. Seymour is responsible for overseeing VNA’s wellness services department, which provides services along the Front Range from Pueblo to Monument. She has 12 years of experience developing military health promotion programs and policies, 15 years providing inpatient nursing care as a registered nurse, and six years directing human resources for Colorado’s largest charter K-12 school, The Classical Academy.

Colorado Technical University in Colorado Springs has promoted Dr. Kristy Smith to vice president of academic affairs and Beth Braaten to vice president of admissions and student services. Smith will help lead a variety of university-wide initiatives, including recruitment, student retention and faculty development; Braaten will oversee admissions, career services and academic advising for CTU Southern Colorado, which includes campuses in Colorado Springs and Pueblo.

The Humane Society of Pikes Peak Region has two new hires in its communication department. Katie Borremans is the associate director of communications. She came to HSPPR from Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, where she was public relations manager for the past two years. Prior to the zoo, she was a part of the marketing and financial education team at Air Academy Federal Credit Union, as well as a producer at WBAY (ABC) in Green Bay, Wis.

Gretchen Pressley is the communications specialist, who will be in charge of day-to-day media contact. She has a master’s in journalism from the University of Missouri. She has freelance editing, writing, and research experience for companies including PRIME magazine, Venture magazine and Atlantic Publishing.

Robert J. Lantzy was appointed president of Everest College’s Colorado Springs campus. Lantzy’s responsibilities include overall leadership and management of academic, administrative and fiscal operations of the college. Lantzy earned his bachelor’s degree in business management from Metropolitan State College of Denver. Prior to joining Everest College, he was with Lincoln College of Technology where he served as the executive director for five years.

Colorado Springs-based data backup leader STORServer has added Jarrett Potts and Sharon Schlicht to its team. For the past 15 years, Potts has worked in various capacities for IBM, including TSM marketing and technical sales, and has been the evangelist for the TSM family of products since 2000. As director of strategic marketing, he will play a key role in providing pre and post-sale marketing and technical support for STORServer, as well as handling technical training on the implementation and use of the company’s data backup appliances, software and services. For the past year, Schlicht consulted for STORServer through her own company, Little Bytes Design, and was in charge of database and ColdFusion administration. Her additional responsibilities for STORServer included maintaining and updating existing ColdFusion/MS SQL STORbase data systems, as well as designing and implementing new custom support call system applications, and integrating them with the company’s STORbase customer data.