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Cole aims to make success happen in his hometown

31. August 2012

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Ryan Cole sees a lot of opportunity for young professionals in Colorado Springs. That’s why the 31-year-old came home. He left Colorado Springs in his dust after graduating from Cheyenne Mountain High School in 1999. He studied at Colorado State University and then followed a television career to Wichita, Kan. After the shine wore off […]

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Wannamaker: business owner, marketing guru

23. August 2012

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Tucker Wannamaker knows social media. At 32, he is co-owner of Magneti Marketing, an online and digital marketing company, and has been behind some high-profile events in recent months using social media — from rocking the under-40 vote in local elections to raising hundreds of thousands for wildfire relief. Wannamaker says he is part of […]

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Coleman brings sense of duty to HealthSouth

16. August 2012

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Dealing with health insurance companies can be challenging, but that’s what Mary Coleman does every day. Coleman, 30, is the admissions counselor at HealthSouth, a private rehabilitation hospital in Colorado Springs. Because HealthSouth offers a specialized level of care, insurance companies sometimes balk at the cost. It’s Coleman’s job to convince them to agree to […]

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Trinidad brings her real estate ambition home to Springs

9. August 2012

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Holly Trinidad, 28, grew up immersed in the Colorado Springs commercial real estate culture. She learned the trade from her father and grandfather. After attending the University of Southern California and a brief career reading screenplays and hanging on the beach, Trinidad made her way home. She feels at home both in Colorado Springs and […]

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Harmon turns early challenge into success at family bank

2. August 2012

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Megan Harmon, 35, worked at her family’s bank as a teenager in Cheyenne Wells but was convinced she wanted to be a veterinarian. In college, she realized she really was less into science and more into business and finance, so she switched her major and thought one day she might work at her family’s bank, […]

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