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Harris hopes to make a difference in helping downtown’s growth

24. January 2014

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As a fourth-generation native, Sarah Harris is dedicated to the success of Colorado Springs and its downtown core. Harris joined the Downtown Partnership last month in a newly created position as development manager, helping local professionals succeed in the marketplace. Before returning from Denver, where she graduated from the University of Denver, Harris worked in […]

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Jewett’s dedication to RMFI creates impact on entire area

16. January 2014

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The executive director of the Rocky Mountain Field Institute doesn’t bother segregating business and pleasure: Rebecca Jewett’s work is her passion. Since filling the position in 2008, Jewett has directed a small staff and an enormous volunteer base in land conservation and restoration efforts throughout the region. Originally from Longmont, she came to the Springs […]

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Holveck turns artistic individualism into opportunity

10. January 2014

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Sean Holveck has a good eye and has turned that attention to detail into his own custom career path. The 32-year-old — born Texan, raised Oklahoman and Coloradan for seven years now — owns Holveck Designs, a one-man company specializing in creative marketing solutions. Among his talents are photography, graphic design, interior design and aversion […]

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Ward finds her library niche in PPLD’s mobile operation

2. January 2014

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Lisa Ward has lived all over the country and changed her career path a time or two, but says she has found both a city and a job that she truly enjoys. After graduating college with a degree in graphic design, Ward worked in a veterinary clinic for a couple of years before going to […]

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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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