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Kudos! – August 8, 2014

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Teach for America Teach For America − Colorado has named Kelley Pomis as deputy executive director, effective immediately. A native of Colorado Springs and a graduate of Colorado State University, Pomis will be responsible for leading the nonprofit organization’s local operations in Colorado Springs. Newspaper launched The Mountaintop Journal, a faith-based monthly newspaper based in… Continue Reading Kudos! – August 8, 2014

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People on the Move – August 8, 2014

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Karen King joined ADD STAFF as a staffing manager. King has a bachelor of arts degree from California State University. Melinda Jackson joins the sales and catering team at the Hotel Eleganté Conference and Event Center. Her hotel knowledge and experiences include operations, catering convention services and group sales for Marriott, Hilton, IHG and independent… Continue Reading People on the Move – August 8, 2014

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Kudos – August 1, 2014

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North Colorado Springs Rotary honors Nordhausen as outstanding member The North Colorado Springs Rotary Club presented Lloyd Nordhausen with the William L. Smith Award (Outstanding Rotarian of the Year) for 2013-2014. Nordhausen, a Rotarian since 1991, was recognized for his organization and quiet attention to detail. His persistence and dedication have helped the North Colorado… Continue Reading Kudos – August 1, 2014

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People on the Move – August 1, 2014

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Ent Federal Credit Union announced the hiring of Dave McAfee as its military relationship manager. McAfee retired as a chief master sergeant with 30 years of Air Force service and most recently was squadron superintendent, 21st Force Support Squadron at Peterson Air Force Base. He has a bachelor’s degree in technical management from DeVry University,… Continue Reading People on the Move – August 1, 2014

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Sports attorney Barnett enjoys Holland & Hart

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Sports attorney Barnett enjoys Holland & Hart

Colorado law firm Holland & Hart’s newest local attorney, Matthew Barnett, is bringing his sports law expertise to a city known internationally for its athletic culture. The move was meant to be, Barnett said, as is his coaching of local athletics, his fascination with sports ethics and his acquisition of two pigs. Barnett touched on… Continue Reading Sports attorney Barnett enjoys Holland & Hart

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People on the Move – July 25, 2014

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Sheila Buswell was recently promoted to payroll manager at Peoples Bank. She has been working for the company more than two years. Andy Vick, executive director of the Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region has joined the Colorado Springs Business Improvement District. Holland and Hart LLP added sports lawyer Matthew Barnett, Barnett brings more… Continue Reading People on the Move – July 25, 2014

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Kudos! – July 25, 2014

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Youth are good stewards The Mile High Youth Corps won the Stewardship Award in education from the Palmer Land Trust for its work in wildfire restoration in Colorado Springs and Cañon City. Last year, the group removed invasive species in riparian areas. CUSP good stewards too The Coalition for the Upper South Platte won the… Continue Reading Kudos! – July 25, 2014

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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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