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Snead’s Type-A business approach proving successful

23. November 2011

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Diane Snead, 30, became a mechanical engineer with the understanding that one day she would start her own engineering firm. After several years in the field, she realized she could help more people by breaking out on her own. “I’m not your ‘typical’ engineer,” she said. “I’m just as suited behind a computer as I […]

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United Way’s Liotino connects volunteers to projects

18. November 2011

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It was an unpaid, volunteer job that showed Aimee Liotino that recruiting and training came “naturally” to her. She is now director of the volunteer center at the Pikes Peak United Way and in charge of connecting volunteers with roles available in the Springs. Far from having too few options, she says young professionals have […]

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Parsons’ focus is on the city’s downtown community

10. November 2011

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From the time 35-year-old Hannah Parsons was old enough to talk about what she wanted to be when she grew up, she knew she wanted to be her own boss. Parsons has an MBA in entrepreneurship and works as a real estate agent with Pikes Peak Urban Living at Selley Group Real Estate. She focuses […]

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Jill Johnson: Going beyond bankers’ hours

4. November 2011

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Jill Johnson, 32, dedicates about 40 hours a month to charitable organizations including the American Heart Association, the Community Partnership for Child Development, the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo and the Freedom Foundation. And, that is not even her day job. Johnson is vice president of the wealth management unit of the Corundum Group, which is a […]

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