Jennifer Taylor has joined the Blue Star Recyclers board of directors. Taylor is long-time advocate of the organization and has been a strong supporter of its mission to recycle electronics to create local jobs for people with disabilities. She is a past vice president of the Colorado Springs Economic Development Corporation (now the Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance) and is now manager of marketing and business development with Bryan Construction, Inc.
Security Service Federal Credit Union named Joshua Stamps manager of its Powers and Barnes Service Center, 5820 Barnes Road. Stamps will be responsible for service center operations, strategic planning in the district and community involvement in the Colorado Springs area. Stamps has been with SSFCU for eight years, serving in several roles with increased responsibility. Previously, he served as the manager of the credit union’s Americas Service Center in El Paso, Texas. He was recognized in 2011 as SSFCU’s Manager of the Year.
Cherie Van Winkle was named to the Colorado Springs Convention and Visitors Bureau board of directors. Additionally, she has been appointed to oversee both of Chartwell Hospitality’s Hotels, the Hampton Inn & Suites I-25 South and the Comfort Inn South.
Hampton Inn & Suites I-25 and the Comfort Inn South named Amy Horter director of sales for these properties, which are owned and managed by Tennessee-based management company Chartwell Hospitality.
Maxx HD Sunglasses named Cara Brubaker human resources manager. Brubaker has a bachelor’s degree in management with an emphasis on human resources from Northern Illinois University and her PHR certification from the Human Resources Certification Institute. She moved to Monument with her family in 2011 and has more than 13 years experience in human resources. She has worked as an HR business partner for FedEx Trade Networks, HSBC, Nextel Communications and Motorola.
Gov. John Hickenlooper appointed Marla Prudek to the District Court of the Fourth Judicial District, effective immediately. Prudek fills a vacancy created by the resignation of Kirk S. Samelson. Prudek currently serves on the Fourth Judicial District El Paso County Court bench. Prior to her work as a judge, she served as a deputy district attorney for El Paso County and assistant attorney general to the State of Washington.
Robert Meehan was named president of Bryan International, LLC, a subsidiary company of Bryan Construction, Inc. Bryan International was established in 2010 and already had a footprint in the Middle East, with four large task order contracts.