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Sturman runs company with California roots

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Sturman runs company with California roots

Sturman Industries began in Southern California and moved to Woodland Park in 1995. The company specializes in digital valves, some of which helped bring the Apollo 13 astronauts home. Carol Sturman was working in real estate when she met Eddie Sturman. They started the company in 1989 and married soon after. She now serves as… Continue Reading Sturman runs company with California roots

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Martorella fulfills his passion at TheatreWorks

Drew Martorella made his way to Colorado Springs from Beckley, W.Va., by way of Santa Fe, N.M., Los Angeles and New Jersey. As the executive director of TheatreWorks at UCCS, the 47-year-old is responsible for the theater company, which has eight productions planned for the coming school year and sponsors a tour of British theater… Continue Reading Martorella fulfills his passion at TheatreWorks

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Fenimore reaches top at Insurance Technologies

At 53, David Fenimore is living the dream. Since his 20s, he’s wanted to write software and help people. After having worked for Insurance Technologies for the past 18 years, he was named president, effective May 1. Other than the company’s founder and majority owner Larry Wiedeman, Fenimore has the longest tenure. He began working… Continue Reading Fenimore reaches top at Insurance Technologies

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Dr. House beats obstacles to be leader at Penrose

The skiing accident that paralyzed Glen House when he was 20 did not immobilize him. Instead, the upbeat, athletic college junior simply asked, “What’s next?” and moved on to graduate from college, medical school and to fulfill his residency and internship programs in rehabilitative medicine. In a wheelchair. In 2001, Dr. House arrived in Colorado… Continue Reading Dr. House beats obstacles to be leader at Penrose

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Theken was taken with films early on

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Theken was taken with films early on

Eight-millimeter films taken by Nancy Theken’s father instilled in her a passion for filmmaking. Fast-forward a few decades and the Colorado Springs mother of four has now helped produce two feature-length films and is making the film festival circuit in Europe and North America. The first film she worked on, “Haze,” showed how binge drinking… Continue Reading Theken was taken with films early on

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Elder Construction celebrates 20 successful years

Elder Construction celebrates 20 years this week as a local commercial general contracting company. President and CEO Tom Elder sat down this week to talk about his family business, and how his sons are following in his footsteps.   How did you start the business? I always worked construction. My brother and I had a… Continue Reading Elder Construction celebrates 20 successful years

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Fenske adjusts quickly to PPCC role, local scene

A former structural engineer, Sue Moore Fenske moved to Colorado Springs in June from Paducah, Kentucky, to become executive director of the Pikes Peak Community College Foundation. She left engineering and entered the nonprofit world after giving birth to two sons with her husband Thomas Fenske. Their sons are Taylor, 22, a Navy pilot stationed in… Continue Reading Fenske adjusts quickly to PPCC role, local scene

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Real estate + finance = successful career

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Real estate + finance = successful career

Kathy Stenberg’s experience in real estate and finance make her skill set desirable to a person wanting to buy or sell property. That and her management skills attracted the owner of RE/MAX Properties Inc. enough to offer the job as managing broker, and she starts there May 1. When the California native is not helping… Continue Reading Real estate + finance = successful career

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White and staff grow Northstar Bank Colorado

Mark White, president of Northstar Bank Colorado, moved with his family to Colorado Springs from Grand Junction when he was in junior high school. He loves the outdoors and spends as much time as he can hiking, hunting, fishing, skiing and golfing with his wife Lori and their sons, 14 and 16, both students at… Continue Reading White and staff grow Northstar Bank Colorado

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Classen uses nutrition knowledge as business model

The Classen family has always been active: running, water skiing, rock climbing and even competing in Ironman Triathlons. Settling along the Front Range in 2001 (after years of moving cross-country for work), Jackie and her husband Dan decided to share their knowledge of sports nutrition and healthy living with others by opening the first and… Continue Reading Classen uses nutrition knowledge as business model

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