DLR Group promoted three design professionals at its Colorado annual meeting. JaDee Harsma, American Institute of Architects, was appointed to senior associate, and Teresa Ammon, AIA, and Christopher Stumm, AIA, were each promoted to associate in the firm.
Harsma joined DLR Group in 2005, and was the design leader for the award-winning Falcon Virtual Academy for Falcon School District 49. Harsma has a bachelor’s degree from Morningside College and her master’s in architecture from Iowa State University.
Ammon is an architect who works across a variety of market sectors including justice, civic, workplace and education projects. Ammon earned her bachelor of architecture degree from North Dakota State University.
Stumm is an experienced project manager and is currently working on the Pueblo County Judicial Center, which is scheduled for completion in 2014. Stumm earned both a bachelor’s of environmental design and master of architecture from the University of Colorado-Boulder.
Mikayla Goings has joined the staff of the Colorado Balloon Classic as office manager. Goings has studied at Pikes Peak Community College.
The Pikes Peak Arts Council hired Nora Hardin as its executive director. Hardin earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Tulsa.
The Colorado Springs Sky Sox promoted three people in the team’s front office. Chris Phillips was promoted to assistant general manager and director of corporate sales; Whitney Shellem is now senior director of ticketing; and Keith Hodges has been promoted to senior director of group sales.
Steve Strunk has joined Peoples Bank as vice president of commercial lending. Prior to joining the bank, Strunk worked in Denver as the Colorado state bank commissioner, chief credit officer of Colorado National Bank and senior managing partner of his own community bank consulting firm, Recovery Consultants. He has also earned the certified fraud examiner designation.