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Carolyn Kruse, Community Leader Carolyn Kruse’s dedication to sports, and especially to figure skating, demonstrates the power of focused philanthropy. The Topeka, Kan., native resettled in Colorado Springs in 1963 and has since continued to lead the way in the development of the region’s amateur sports programs. With her late husband, she championed myriad nonprofit… Continue Reading Woman of Influence: Carolyn Kruse

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Woman of Influence: Judy Kaltenbacher

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Judy Kaltenbacher, Stockman Kast Ryan + Co. Early on in her career, Judy Kaltenbacher was told a part-time accountant could never become a partner in a firm. But with a growing family, she was determined to have a balance between her work and home life, and still move up the ranks of her company. She… Continue Reading Woman of Influence: Judy Kaltenbacher

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Woman of Influence: Shawnee Huckstep

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Shawnee Huckstep, TechWise Sometimes reality outpaces your dreams. Such was certainly the case with Shawnee Huckstep. “I never expected any of this,” said Huckstep of her international defense contracting company TechWise. “I thought that we’d have a normal small business. Maybe 20 employees. Nothing unusual.” But the small software training company she and her husband… Continue Reading Woman of Influence: Shawnee Huckstep

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Woman of Influence: Christina Baker

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Christina Baker, Mortgage Solutions of Colorado Drive, discipline and determination are qualities Christina Baker has never run short on. Whether it was leading troops in Iraq, running trails, giving her time to Project Angel Heart or climbing the ranks of the mortgage industry, Baker always set her sights high. “It started with my parents,” she… Continue Reading Woman of Influence: Christina Baker

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Woman of Influence: Suzi Bach

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Suzi Bach, Ramsgate Management Services “The Mayor’s wife” still has an odd ring in Suzi Bach’s ear, but it’s starting to grow on her, as the “job” of being the First Lady of Colorado Springs becomes increasingly fascinating. “It’s kind of funny when we’re out and about and somebody says to Steve, ‘Hi, Mayor!’” Bach… Continue Reading Woman of Influence: Suzi Bach

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Women of Influence: City should feel proud

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As you probably noticed on page 2 of this issue, one of the Business Journal’s most popular traditions is continuing beyond our change of ownership three months ago. That tradition, of course, is the Women of Influence honors, with the 2012 winners to be recognized at a special luncheon event on Thursday, Sept. 20, at… Continue Reading Women of Influence: City should feel proud

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Woman of Influence: Sandi Yukman

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Sandi Yukman, Colorado Springs Utilities Show Sandi Yukman a mountain, and she’ll climb it. Whether trekking Colorado’s highest peaks, rising through the ranks of the business or lending a hand to young people, the Denver-born Yukman is up for the challenge. As a “14er,” Yukman has climbed all 59 of Colorado’s 14,000-foot peaks. Now she’s… Continue Reading Woman of Influence: Sandi Yukman

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Woman of Influence: Ann Winslow

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Ann Winslow, Winslow BMW Ann Winslow knows her automobiles. And although it took her a few years to apply that knowledge on the job, it was inevitable that one day she would be involved in the car business. Winslow, vice president of corporate communications for Winslow BMW, grew up as the only child of a… Continue Reading Woman of Influence: Ann Winslow

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Woman of Influence: Dorothy Williams

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Dorothy Williams, Regis University Just like many of the adult students who attend Regis University, its Colorado Springs director, Dr. Dorothy Williams, took a winding path to the institution. “You never know how your life will unfold,” she says. The vagaries of her own career are proof of that. Williams was raised in the military,… Continue Reading Woman of Influence: Dorothy Williams

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Woman of Influence: Regina Walter

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Regina Walter, 4th Judicial District Judge Regina Walter’s fervor for justice is shaping the way people are treated when they and their families come into the region’s court system. “I am absolutely passionate about issues involving fairness and equitable treatment,” she says. She has harnessed that passion into creating concrete programs and innovations in the… Continue Reading Woman of Influence: Regina Walter

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