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Attention Golf Committee Tournament Chairmen and Coordinators: to list your tournament access http://www.SeniorFriendlyGolf.com, complete the list request at the bottom of the tournament list, and submit online. The Colorado Springs Business Journal will publish the listings weekly. LIST YOUR 2005 DATE OR TENTATIVE TOURNAMENT DATE NOW! Submit your 2005 tournament information, even though it may… Continue Reading Golf Tournaments: Colorado Springs and southern Colorado

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People on the Move

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Meredith Arndt has received the 2004 Rookie of the Year Award from The Public Relations Society of America Colorado Chapter. She is a public relations assistant account manager at PRACO Public Relations and Advertising Co. Jason Bishop has been hired as a mortgage consultant by Vectra Bank Colorado. He previously worked with Wells Fargo’s Home… Continue Reading People on the Move

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* Name: Tex Stuart. Actually it’s Nelson Stuart III, but my Texas grandmother thought that was too pompous. * Organization: Colorado Springs Military Newspaper Group * Position: General manager * Hometown: Glen Ridge, New Jersey * How long have you lived in Colorado Springs: 2 ½ years * Education: University of Minnesota: journalism with a… Continue Reading Military's economic impact greater than many think

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Many times after a community has been hit by severe weather, “storm chasers” come into the area to take advantage of the situation. It appears this has happened in the Southern Colorado region. Shortly after the hailstorms that ravaged our community, a roofing company by the name of H.L. Bosche showed up in town. Consumers… Continue Reading Consumer Alert: Roofing business not 'covering' its tracks

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Health care issues are hot topics of discussion in America’s boardrooms. If the talk isn’t about access to health care or health care costs, it’s about health care providers. And the buzz in university and hospital boardrooms is about nurses, and the lack thereof. According to the Pikes Peak Workforce Center, the Center for Nursing… Continue Reading Collaboration brings $297,000 to health care community

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Kochhar sees consolidation in offshore IT work

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* Name: Manish Kochhar * Organization: Maven Companies Inc. * Position: CEO * Hometown: New Delhi, India. * How long have you lived in Colorado Springs: 1 year * Education: Master’s degree in electronics engineering * A few words about your company: Maven provides world-class IT software design & development, consulting, and outsourcing services. We… Continue Reading Kochhar sees consolidation in offshore IT work

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New Online Application for SBA's 8(a) Program

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The U.S. Small Business Administration has an electronic online application that will make it easier, faster and less expensive for small companies to apply for 8(a) Business Development and Small Disadvantaged Business certification directly from SBA’s Web site. SBA Administrator Hector V. Barreto said the automated application will substantially reduce the time and cost burdens… Continue Reading New Online Application for SBA's 8(a) Program

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The loss of manufacturing jobs in the United States is intensified by what the Colorado Springs Manufacturing Task Force refers to as “the decrease of U.S. preeminence in technology” and the number of students seeking engineering and science degrees. According to the August task force summary, in 1999, there were 220,000 bachelor’s degrees conferred in… Continue Reading Manufacturers must market their business and products

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People on the Move

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Steven F. Cutter CLU, ChFC, MSFS, MSM, has joined Strategic Financial Partners as vice president advanced planning. He specializes in business continuation, executive compensation, retirement plan design and estate planning. Robert A. “Bob” Paydo MBA has joined Strategic Financial Partners as a financial representative. He specializes in financial planning for people with disabilities and special… Continue Reading People on the Move

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Economic forecasters don’t have a crystal ball nor do they predict the economic ebb and flow with tarot cards. They rely on a bit of common sense and plenty of what they refer to as “economic indicators.” And 2005 economic indicators appear to be a mixed bag, with a few clouds lingering amid bluer skies… Continue Reading Economic forecast '05: The good, the bad and the ugly

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