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Sienkiewicz follows unusual path to Center for Nonprofit Excellence

27. December 2013

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Abby Laine Sienkiewicz packed up and moved to Colorado Springs in hopes of steadily moving farther west. But almost eight years later — after a few new jobs and the purchase of a Westside home — she is proud call this her home. Sienkiewicz became program director for the locally-based Center for Nonprofit Excellence in […]

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Payne helps Peak Vista serve community, overcome barriers

19. December 2013

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Peak Vista Community Health Centers and its mission to improve health and well-being in the Pikes Peak region are what keeps Colorado Springs native Matt Payne close to home. Payne, a 35-year-old husband and father, identifies with and helps facilitate the nonprofit’s mission to increase health care accessibility despite the barriers some patients may face. […]

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After leaving politics and Indy, Lamb finds his place in banking

12. December 2013

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Charles Lamb never thought he would work for a bank, but he’s found a passion during his three years at Central Bancorp. The 34-year-old marketing director moved to the Springs to take the position in 2010, leaving the home he made for himself in Indianapolis. Starting in public relations for the Indiana Governor’s Office, he […]

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Despite her international experience, Mote chooses to stay in the Springs

12. December 2013

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Morgan Mote is passionate about working with and helping at-risk youth. She has spent the past decade working with educational and humanitarian programs in Sweden, Bosnia, Mexico and throughout the U.S., but picked her hometown of Colorado Springs to start a career. The 26-year-old mother of two is happily married and works as the assistant […]

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Lee’s mission adds character to scene for Blue Star Group

27. November 2013

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Nikki Lee moved with her family to Colorado Springs in search of a better life. After five years working for an emergency room in South Carolina, the 34-year-old and her husband decided to switch gears and get out of the South. Lee became director of events for the Blue Star Group in September and is […]

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Niebuhr engineers future for aircraft

21. November 2013

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Jason Niebuhr moved to Colorado for the weather, but stayed for a job that fuels his passion for aircraft and academics. Since 2010, the Nebraska native has worked as senior engineer for the U.S. Air Force Academy’s Center for Aircraft Structural Life Extension. After graduating from Wichita State University with a degree in aerospace engineering, […]

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No stranger to selling cars, Zacharias embraces higher role

14. November 2013

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Kimberley Zacharias has been in the business of selling cars for more than half of her life but seems to have found a home at Kuni Lexus of Colorado Springs. The 39-year-old New Mexico native, who has been with the company for six years, was recently promoted to general sales manager. In her new position, […]

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Kittle turns his personal focus to making Springs a better place

7. November 2013

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Earlier this year, Nick Kittle left his post as the city’s sustainability and innovation manager to spend more quality time with his family and operate Sustainovation LLC, his training and consulting firm. Kittle said that the company — which he kickstarted in October 2012 — is a good way for him to earn an income […]

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Pearce finds her expertise in marketing for Nor’wood

31. October 2013

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Since joining Nor’wood Development Group in 2007, 31-year-old Eva Pearce has made marketing her own. The North Carolina native came to Colorado for the scenery, received a degree in visual and performing arts from UCCS, and stayed to cultivate a talent she never knew she had. Pearce, now the company’s marketing director, took some time […]

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Stedman turns love for state into successful ventures

24. October 2013

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Katie Stedman, a 31-year-old Denver native, moved back to settle her family along the Front Range in 2011 after more than 10 years in Texas. Since becoming an event coordinator and launching Day Planner  Events (dayplannerevents.com) last year, Stedman continues to expand her clientele base and build community partnerships while working as operations director of […]

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