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Hefner works her way up Cliff Dwellings’ ladder

Michele Hefner has spent half her life working at the Manitou Springs Cliff Dwellings. Now the general manager, Hefner, 39, ruminated recently with the Business Journal about her 20 years working at the popular tourist attraction west of Colorado Springs. How did you arrive at becoming manager of the attraction? Going to college, I got… Continue Reading Hefner works her way up Cliff Dwellings’ ladder

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Kudos! – July 18, 2014

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Leavitt Group honors local agency The Leavitt Group, one of the largest privately held insurance brokerages in the nation, recently awarded CIA Leavitt Insurance Agency with an agency excellence award. The Leavitt Group noted CIA-Leavitt Insurance Agency’s exceptional growth, profitability, and customer service when presenting the award. CC picked for global consortium Colorado College has… Continue Reading Kudos! – July 18, 2014

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People on the Move – July 18, 2014

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Stockman Kast Ryan + Co. promoted  both Bernie Benyak, CPA, CFP, and Cheryl Solze, CPA, to the position of tax director. Todd A. Matthews Sr. has been appointed chairman for the 2014-15 Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Colorado Springs Executive Council. Matthews was named LLS’ 2013 man of the year in Colorado Springs.

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Reddy’s business: creating success stories

Venkat Reddy moved to the United States in 1984 at age 22 to pursue his master’s and Ph.D. degrees from Penn State University. He now serves as a professor of finance, dean of the College of Business and associate vice chancellor for online programs at UCCS. His passion is educating young people to “become something… Continue Reading Reddy’s business: creating success stories

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Bach: Change Utilities’ governance

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Bach: Change Utilities’ governance

Mayor Steve Bach’s official response to Xcel’s expressed interest in purchasing/leasing all or a part of Colorado Springs Utilities’ electrical generation facilities was measured and noncommittal. Here’s the official press release. “Mayor Steve Bach indicated today in response to media inquiries that he will not be weighing in on whether Colorado Springs Utilities (CSU) should… Continue Reading Bach: Change Utilities’ governance

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Kudos! – July 11, 2014

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Scholarship Cheryl Smith, a student at Pikes Peak Community College, won a $750 scholarship from the Credit Union of Colorado Foundation. Ghost Town celebrates Ghost Town Museum is celebrating its 60th anniversary this summer. The museum opened its doors in 1954, and it is operated by the third generation of the same family. It’s located… Continue Reading Kudos! – July 11, 2014

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People on the Move – July 11, 2014

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Scott Olson has been promoted to the new executive director at Pikes Peak Justice and Peace Commission. Spencer Fane welcomed David S. O’Leary as a member of counsel to the firm. Spencer Fane is a law firm with an office in Colorado Springs. Ted Cook, has recently joined Erickson, Brown & Kloster PC as an… Continue Reading People on the Move – July 11, 2014

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Killebrew – city’s first Title II ADA coordinator

Michael Killebrew is forging new territory for himself and the city of Colorado Springs. Killebrew, 43, is the city’s first Title II Americans with Disabilities Act coordinator. He started the new position in March, and he is in the process of moving his family — wife Evangeline and children Nathan, Cana and Carmela — from… Continue Reading Killebrew – city’s first Title II ADA coordinator

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Kudos! – July 4, 2014

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Silver Spur Award presented Mike Jorgensenreceived the 2014 Silver Spur Award presented by the Pikes Peak Range Riders to the “outstanding citizen of the community.” Jorgensen, president of Red Noland Auto Group, has taken part in many local boards including the Fine Arts Center Foundation, Discover Goodwill of Southern Colorado, Colorado Springs Conservatory, Greater Colorado… Continue Reading Kudos! – July 4, 2014

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People on the Move – July 4, 2014

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Jason Sibley has been elected to the board of trustees of the Colorado-Wyoming chapter of the National MS Society. Sibley is an audit partner with McGladrey LLP. Bryan Construction has hired Mark Sliwinski as a project manager. Sliwinski graduated from Colorado State University with a degree in construction management. Stockman Kast Ryan + Co. hired… Continue Reading People on the Move – July 4, 2014

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