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Women of Influence: Jan Isaacs Henry

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Jan Isaacs Henry, the co-founder and executive director of Kidpower of Colorado, still leads the nonprofit she founded nearly 20 years ago. In those two decades, Henry has made a significant difference to the Colorado Springs community and to the safety and well-being of a generation of children. Henry worked as a psychotherapist from 1979… Continue Reading Women of Influence: Jan Isaacs Henry

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Women of Influence: Denise Krug

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Denise Krug has spent the better part of four decades carrying out the mission of Discover Goodwill of Southern and Western Colorado, and that makes her a Woman of Influence in the Pikes Peak region. “I will have been with Goodwill 38 years soon, and I’ve always worked in the mission services area, especially around… Continue Reading Women of Influence: Denise Krug

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Women of Influence: Kristin Kubitschek

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Kristin Kubitschek’s main motivation is to give. She’s always known she would give her lifetime to benefit others. “One of my greatest blessings is being able to live out my faith through the work I do each day,” said Kubitschek, who has worked solely at nonprofits during her career. Kubitschek works as the field communications… Continue Reading Women of Influence: Kristin Kubitschek

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Women of Influence: Judy Mackey

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One might think that recent headlines alone perhaps made Judy Mackey one of the Women of Influence honorees for 2013. After all, Mackey helped lead a group of investors that recently purchased the iconic Garden of the Gods Club, returning the facility to local ownership. But that assumption would be totally wrong. In fact, Mackey… Continue Reading Women of Influence: Judy Mackey

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Women of Influence: Aikta Marcoulier

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Aikta Marcoulier’s introduction to the Colorado Springs Small Business Development Center was literally a trial by fire. She’d barely started in the new role as executive director when the Waldo Canyon fire broke out in June 2012. Another fire and several floods later, Marcoulier has developed an active disaster response team for small businesses harmed… Continue Reading Women of Influence: Aikta Marcoulier

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Women of Influence: Alicia McConnell

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Alicia McConnell is quite a female force in the regional — and national — sporting industry. “Alicia is without a doubt, one of the most authentic, compassionate and inspiring people we have had the privilege of working with,” said Cheryl McCullough, senior sales manager for sports and special events at the Colorado Springs Convention and Visitors… Continue Reading Women of Influence: Alicia McConnell

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Women of Influence: Doris Ralston

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Doris Ralston is a modest woman who’s most comfortable shining the spotlight on the people around her. Ralston works as executive director of the Colorado Springs Osteopathic Foundation. She’s also the only employee, so she does it all there, from making bank deposits to organizing board meetings and writing the annual report. Ralston holds a… Continue Reading Women of Influence: Doris Ralston

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Woman of Influence: Jill Tiefenthaler

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Jill Tiefenthaler, Colorado College When Jill Tiefenthaler left her family’s Iowa farm for St. Mary’s College in South Bend, Ind., it was a transformative experience. “We took trips to New York, and saw live dance, music and theater performances. We went to art museums, and I decided I never wanted to leave college,” Tiefenthaler said.… Continue Reading Woman of Influence: Jill Tiefenthaler

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Woman of Influence: Robin Roberts

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Robin Roberts, Pikes Peak National Bank A community’s small businesses represent a key piece of its economic foundation. That’s why Robin Roberts devotes so much of her time to stewarding the health of Colorado Springs’ small businesses. And she believes those small economic drivers need support like never before. “People say the recession is over,… Continue Reading Woman of Influence: Robin Roberts

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Woman of Influence: Carrie Perkins

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Carrie Perkins, Veda Salon Carrie Perkins dedicates herself to healthy living — for herself, her Veda guests and staff and for those supported by the nonprofits she has embraced in the Colorado Springs community. To say she worked her way up in the salon and spa business is no exaggeration. She was hired as a… Continue Reading Woman of Influence: Carrie Perkins

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