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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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Women of Influence: Judy Noyes

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Every year, the Colorado Springs Business Journal honors 12 exceptional women as “Women of Influence.” This year, the newspaper honors 13. Judy Noyes is no longer with us, but we can all learn from her exemplary life as a businesswoman, a mother, a civic leader and a fierce advocate for positive change. In 1959, Judy… Continue Reading Women of Influence: Judy Noyes

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Women of Influence: Leah Ash

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As general manager of distribution, collection and treatment of both water and wastewater at Colorado Springs Utilities, Leah Ash is one of only three women in the entire department. But that doesn’t bother her. “It’s actually pretty great,” she said. “I’ve worked in a number of different areas at Utilities. I enjoy this group. What… Continue Reading Women of Influence: Leah Ash

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Women of Influence: Karole Campbell

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Walk into a room with Karole Campbell, and you’ll immediately be surrounded by people who want to chat — but not with you. They absolutely have to talk to Campbell. That’s because she has a well-deserved reputation as someone who gets things done, as a tireless advocate for causes she care about and as a… Continue Reading Women of Influence: Karole Campbell

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Women of Influence: Linda Broker

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Linda Broker has been previewing films for the Rocky Mountain Women’s Film Festival more than 20 years. In that time, she recalled a few films that changed her way of doing things. “A film called ‘Bag It’ stands out,” she said. “It was about the single-use plastic bags at the grocery store. It was dismaying;… Continue Reading Women of Influence: Linda Broker

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Women of Influence: Sandi Briggs

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Friends and associates of Sandi Briggs describe her as a humble woman who swoops in to take care of business. “Those who know Sandi say she is quick to get involved in any effort needing attention, happy to lead the charge on tackling initiatives that improve people’s lives or create opportunity, and always has a… Continue Reading Women of Influence: Sandi Briggs

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Women of Influence: Dana Capozzella

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Balancing two jobs plus family has been the largest challenge to Dana Capozzella. She works as a partner for Cascade Investment Group and as a leader in the Colorado Army National Guard. A high achiever, Capozzella became the first female brigadier general in the Colorado National Guard, where she serves as the assistant adjutant general… Continue Reading Women of Influence: Dana Capozzella

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