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Convergent Design grows 4x

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Convergent Design grows 4x

Convergent Design of Colorado Springs helped produce the movie “Captain Phillips” and continues working with Wheel of Fortune, National Geographic productions, NFL programs and far more. All from its 14,000-square-foot center off Garden of the Gods Road. Convergent Design manufactures high-tech recording devices for the film and television industries. “There’s one very important distinction” between… Continue Reading Convergent Design grows 4x

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GE Johnson promotes staff with expansion

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GE Johnson Construction is all the way back. In the year prior to the economic recession of 2008, the Colorado Springs-based contractor completed around $500 million in projects. That dipped during the Great Recession. The company saw $417 million in sales in 2014, and according to President and CEO Jim Johnson, projections for this year… Continue Reading GE Johnson promotes staff with expansion

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U.S. unemployment lowest since May 2008

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U.S. unemployment lowest since May 2008

The country’s best year of job creation since 1999 was capped off with another strong month of hiring in December, according to a news release from Meyers Research. The unemployment rate fell to its lowest level since May 2008. Despite the good news, the market seemed to be focused on some of the weaker points… Continue Reading U.S. unemployment lowest since May 2008

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JetEx Inc. born from two Springs companies

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JetEx Inc. born from two Springs companies

Two Colorado Springs printer cartridge and printer repair companies, LaserPro II and Rapid Refill, merged, called JetEx Inc. Both started business in 1992 in Colorado Springs selling printer cartridges and helping customers print smarter by using remanufactured cartridges—while preserving the environment and saving customers up to 30 percent compared to OEM prices. Since its beginning, LaserPro… Continue Reading JetEx Inc. born from two Springs companies

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Stamp: From tennis to commercial property

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Stamp: From tennis to commercial property

Dale Stamp is a family man first, followed by physical fitness. Third on the list is business. After 10 years as the tennis pro for the city of Colorado Springs, he launched his real estate career. As president of Quantum Commercial Group, Stamp oversees and is responsible for millions of dollars in commercial real estate… Continue Reading Stamp: From tennis to commercial property

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Braxton, O’Neil buys Gnostech Inc.

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Braxton, O’Neil buys Gnostech Inc.

Braxton Science and Technology Group, LLC (BSTG) and The O’Neil Group Company, LLC announce the purchase of Gnostech Inc., an engineering firm specializing in cyber security, system integration and security related software development, GPS user equipment and signals modeling, simulation and testing, as well as mission planning, according to a news release sent this week by Braxton.… Continue Reading Braxton, O’Neil buys Gnostech Inc.

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Zonta welcomes Earhart as keynote speaker

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Zonta welcomes Earhart as keynote speaker

Amelia Rose Earhart recently finished what her namesake never did: circumnavigate the globe in a single-engine aircraft. Earhart finished her flight of 24,300 nautical miles in July. Earhart will speak at Zonta Club of the Pikes Peak Area today, Jan. 7. She will speak about her experience and what she learned finishing Earhart’s flight. January… Continue Reading Zonta welcomes Earhart as keynote speaker

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Palmer students win Best in State app challenge

A group of Palmer High School students recently won Best in State in the third Verizon Innovative App Challenge. The competition tasked students to develop a concept for a mobile application that would solve a problem in their school or community. The winning students’ concept focused on creating new ways for teens to get involved… Continue Reading Palmer students win Best in State app challenge

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Springs’ Rivera is ‘Undercover Boss’

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Springs’ Rivera is ‘Undercover Boss’

The CBS hit reality television show Undercover Boss will air Friday and feature Colorado Springs’ Phenix Salon Suites Founder and President Gina Rivera as Ashley. Several lives in the Phenix Salon family were impacted forever when Undercover Boss stepped into their suites in the spring of 2014 with Rivera visiting them in disguise. In the end,… Continue Reading Springs’ Rivera is ‘Undercover Boss’

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Trudy Hodges appointed CEO of PP Community Foundation

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of the Pikes Peak Region announced today, Monday, Jan. 5, that Executive Director Trudy Strewler Hodges will leave her position March 31 to begin as CEO of the Pikes Peak Community Foundation. Since 1989, Hodges has overseen core functions of CASA, the nonprofit agency that trains and supports volunteers to represent the best… Continue Reading Trudy Hodges appointed CEO of PP Community Foundation

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