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Glenda O’Halloran

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Glenda O’Halloran moved to Colorado Springs in the late 1990s to open the city’s second Starbuck’s.
Since then she’s gone on to lead a number of successful organization’s, including, most recently, overseeing fundraising events and grant writing for Greccio Housing. Continue Reading Glenda O’Halloran

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Brad Brackel

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Brad Brackel has always been a man of lofty ambitions. Before he joined Grubb & Ellis, he helped set up a contract to provide Google Earth with aerial photos.
“I’m kind of proud that I can look at those photos and tell my kids that I had a part in that,” he said. Continue Reading Brad Brackel

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Barb Ferrill Van Hoy

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When Barb Ferrill Van Hoy is not at work she can be found performing in a dance troupe called Mizmar Madness and she previously taught belly dance for five years.
Van Hoy has 12 years of nonprofit fundraising and management experience. Continue Reading Barb Ferrill Van Hoy

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Jennifer Halloway

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Jennifer Halloway is ambidextrous. Maybe that’s why she’s so efficient.
As general manager of The Promenade Shops at Briargate, she plans events to attract shoppers. She coordinates maintenance, security and landscaping. She plans the shop’s marketing and community relations efforts. Continue Reading Jennifer Halloway

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Ryan Reiff

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In 2007, Ryan Reiff scored his first hole-in-one on the fourth hole at the Ridge at Castle Pines North during BKD’s annual client appreciation golf tournament. Continue Reading Ryan Reiff

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2007 Rising Stars

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The Rising Stars program recognizes business leaders under 40 who have made significant contributions to their chosen industries and community.
On the following pages you will get the chance to learn more about 15 Rising Stars that are making Colorado Springs a better place to live and work. Continue Reading 2007 Rising Stars

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Kelly M. Shaffer

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With the business in his blood, Kelly Shaffer knows every corner of Add Staff.
Shaffer started working for the company 13 years ago as a technical recruiter, then director of public relations and in 1999 became vice president, continuing as front office manager and director of public relations.
“I am happy with how it has gone this far,” Shaffer said.
As chief operating officer he also maintains the in-house computer systems, for which he selected and implemented the hardware and software. Continue Reading Kelly M. Shaffer

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Clarissa Arellano

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As government affairs director for the Pikes Peak Association of Realtors since 2003, Clarissa Arellano is deeply involved in the government and business issues of the Pikes Peak region.
At 34, Arellano already has a decade of high-level political experience, beginning in 1997 when she worked for U.S. Rep. Joel Hefley. She’s been an independent political consultant and spent four years as a policy analyst with the Bighorn Center for Public Policy in Denver. Continue Reading Clarissa Arellano

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Jesse Spaeth

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After only three months at Vectra Bank Colorado, Vice President/Commercial Loan Officer Jesse Spaeth is already serving as relationship manager for a $20 million loan portfolio.
“Working here has been great”, Spaeth said. “There is a strong team atmosphere where everyone really wants everyone else around them to succeed.”
Management is committed to helping you reach your goals and supporting different ways of doing so.” Continue Reading Jesse Spaeth

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Carmen Azzopardi

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A career in multifamily property manage-ment was hardly what Carmen Azzopardi had in mind when she began work as a housekeeper for a California-based manage-ment company in 1986.
Her energy and determination, however, made her a standout, and she soon moved into apartment leasing. Continue Reading Carmen Azzopardi

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