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2014 Women of Influence: Camille Blakely

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An owner of Blakely + Co., Camille Blakely grew up in the advertising industry. Her father owned an advertising agency and brought his work home. “We sat around the dinner table talking about advertising strategy. That was kind of part of my DNA at a very young age,” Blakely said. Later, when she was in… Continue Reading 2014 Women of Influence: Camille Blakely

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2014 Women of Influence: Kristen Christy

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Kristen Christy has been through a stroke at age 15, cancer two years ago and the suicide of her ex-husband in 2008. Having lived through these troubles, she now uses her experiences to help others. “We’re all survivors. We’ve all survived something,” she said. “At the time we go through it, it can be a… Continue Reading 2014 Women of Influence: Kristen Christy

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2014 Women of Influence: Janet Kerr

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Janet Kerr has spent almost 30 years as a psychotherapist, nonprofit administrator and volunteer working in particularly challenging and stressful area – the prevention of domestic and sexual violence. Beginning as a volunteer for Tessa (then known as the Center for Prevention of Domestic Violence) in 1987, she served as the executive director of the… Continue Reading 2014 Women of Influence: Janet Kerr

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2014 Women of Influence: Martha Barton

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Martha Barton loves going to work every day. “Not everyone can love their jobs for decades,” said Barton, executive director of Pikes Peak Hospice and Palliative Care, a position she’s held 27 years. Hospice is a type of end-of-life care that focuses on the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of the patient. “There’s healing at… Continue Reading 2014 Women of Influence: Martha Barton

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2014 Women of Influence: Anita Lane

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Dr. Anita Lane’s fourth-grade science teacher set her on her professional path during a parent-teacher conference. “He told my mom that I was a very bright student and could be anything I wanted to be, including a physician,” Lane said. “I remember thinking, ‘OK then, I’ll be a physician.’ ” Prior to that epiphany, Lane… Continue Reading 2014 Women of Influence: Anita Lane

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2014 Women of Influence: Kim Nguyen

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Kim Nguyen has made it her life’s mission to help others overcome trauma through the arts. Nguyen, a native of Vietnam, recalls fleeing her war-torn country at 13 in 1975. The boat carrying her four siblings, mother and father lost power and was caught in a storm. Her father fell overboard and drowned. “That was… Continue Reading 2014 Women of Influence: Kim Nguyen

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2014 Women of Influence: Jeanne Salcetti

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Jeanne Salcetti’s goal is to help those around her find the success she has found in her own life. “My ultimate goal is to participate in a nonprofit organization for young women to encourage them to pursue and achieve their life goals in a satisfying career like I have been so fortunate to do,” she… Continue Reading 2014 Women of Influence: Jeanne Salcetti

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2014 Women of Influence: Vanessa Moorman

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Vanessa Moorman, general manager at Lamar Outdoor Advertising, said it was her previous career as a middle-school teacher that prepared her for her career in sales. “I have hired teachers because I think we’re using those same skills. We’re just educating people about our products,” Moorman said. “The flexibility needed to teach children and inspire… Continue Reading 2014 Women of Influence: Vanessa Moorman

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On the Horizon – November 7, 2014

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Nov. 8 Love a parade Veterans Day Parade, 10 a.m., Tejon Street, from St. Vrain Street to Vermijo Avenue. Formal for adults The Yot Club will enjoy a formal evening, a prom for adults, filled with live performances, door prizes and silent auction to support Colorado Springs Conservatory, Christmas Stockings for Kids and Soaring Eagles… Continue Reading On the Horizon – November 7, 2014

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Kudos! – November 7, 2014

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Kudos! – November 7, 2014

Bryan Construction wins award Bryan Construction received the ENR Mountain States Magazine award for 2014 Best Project – Manufacturing for the Bal Seal Engineering plant in Colorado Springs. A panel of eight judges from the construction industry selected the winners. Bryan also won the 2014 Bluebeam eXtreme award for industrial/energy projects for its use of… Continue Reading Kudos! – November 7, 2014

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