Donna Williams loves to cook and says she has a knack for being able to taste food at a restaurant and later recreate it at home. Continue Reading Donna WilliamsContinue reading …
Virjinia, or Jina, as most know her, grew up in Bulgaria and is fluent in Bulgarian and Russian. She was the first person from her Bulgarian high school to be accepted to college in the United States. She went on to study law at the University of Denver. Continue Reading Virjinia KoultchitzkaContinue reading …
Shannon Rogers said she has been blessed with a lot of mentors, including Pat Stanforth and her current boss, Jeff Dunn. Stanforth taught her that you can be yourself and still be professional.
She is a native of Colorado Springs and feels fortunate to be able to give back to the community and in the past few years she’s developed a passion for seniors. Continue Reading Shannon Rogers
S. Kato Crews is an artist at heart. As a teenager he shared a love with his idol, M.C. Hammer — writing rap music and performing his songs. He won two talent shows in high school performing as “The Crewser.” Continue Reading S. Kato CrewsContinue reading …
Brad Kreikemeier didn’t know he was born to bank. He earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Wyoming on a rodeo scholarship. Continue Reading Brad KreikemeierContinue reading …
Danielle Summerville, the manager of corporate partnerships and program director for Big Brothers/Big Sisters, has lived in Colorado Springs since 1990.
While a student at Carmel Middle School, one of her teachers suggested that she might consider applying to Fountain Valley School, the nationally-acclaimed private college preparatory school that occupies more than a thousand acres near Fountain. Continue Reading Danielle Summerville
Pamela Burnelis is the “right hand man” for Kaiser Permanente’s public affairs director C.J. Moore.
“She has assisted me with our corporate contributions program and has been another set of eyes for Kaiser in the community, seeking out worthy nonprofit programs that fit our charitable giving guidelines, and coming to me with suggestions that have really made a difference,” Moore said in nominating Burnelis for the award. “She is something else.”
Burnelis is the executive assistant and office manager for Kaiser Permanente. Continue Reading Pamela Burnelis
For Dr. Nat Timmins, hospice care is the most rewarding medical practice — providing “old fashioned” medicine to the critically and chronically ill.
“Many people think it would be depressing,” he said. “But there are so many options in hospice. We can’t fix the disease, but we can work on the symptoms. And when people are not in such incredible pain, they can get on with the more transcendent parts of life — doing what they need to do with their family, friends, spirituality. Continue Reading Dr. Nat Timmins
With an eye for innovation and a drive to make things happen, natural leadership won Chris Chippindale a spot as a Rising Star.
“Chris’ leadership qualities are clearly exemplified through an unwavering commit-ment to hard work and clear communication. He is a key member of our management team and a valuable asset to our community,” said Matthew Gendron, vice president of operations at Ent Federal Credit Union. Continue Reading Chris Chippindale
Tim Watson loves the Buckeyes.
After moving to Colorado Springs, he and his wife were searching for ways to meet new people and decided to create the area’s first Ohio State Alumni Association chapter.
From an initial 15 members, the organization has grown to more than 150, with a strong community and philanthropic presence. Continue Reading Tim Watson