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SKR accountant glad to have permanent home in Springs

29. August 2013

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Buddy Newton came from a military family that moved here when he was a teenager. He graduated from UCCS in 2008 and went to work soon thereafter for Stockman Kast Ryan + Co., where he now is a CPA and supervising senior tax consultant. He also volunteers for the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office.   […]

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Extrovert Cartwright works with ADD STAFF, Rising Professionals

29. August 2013

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Cindy Cartwright immediately felt at home when she moved from California to Colorado Springs with her family as a 12-year-old in 1989. Now 36, Cartwright works matching skills with needs in the local employment industry as a manager at ADD STAFF. Tell us about your job. I began my career with ADD STAFF in July 2006 […]

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Leader of Rising Professionals sees much opportunity here

16. August 2013

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Shawn Gullixson works as assistant vice president at Vectra Bank, specifically as bank manager of the branch on North Academy Boulevard. His primary purpose is to acquire new business for the bank. Now 33, he started in banking at age 21 and says he loves it. He also has a leadership role in the Rising […]

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Ambitious young father markets family company via the Internet

9. August 2013

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Ron Stauffer started working for his uncle’s construction company, Stauffer & Sons Construction, 10 years ago. Toward the end of that tenure, he started marketing the business via the Internet. When construction slowed in 2008, he started his own web design firm. Now 27, he’s back at Stauffer & Sons Construction doing web design and […]

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Musician teaches Alexander Technique, among other things

5. August 2013

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Ian Ferguson is a 30-year-old musician, teacher, singer and songwriter. He and his wife, Beth Hembd, recently moved to his native Colorado Springs to raise their son. He works at the Colorado Springs Conservatory and is a certified teacher of the Alexander Technique. What do you do for a living? I am a musician and […]

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Bennett coordinates volunteers for Business Alliance

29. July 2013

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Carly Bennett has lived in Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Arizona, Kansas, Florida and now Colorado. Her family moved every other year while she was growing up. She now works for the Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance as director of membership and voluntary fulfillment. A graduate of UCCS, Bennett also worked as a volunteer for Americorps in […]

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Now hear this: Kovel opening audiology clinic in August

22. July 2013

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Nichole Kovel earned her doctorate in audiology from the University of Northern Colorado, and later performed internships at Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., and the Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind in Colorado Springs. As a licensed audiologist in the state of Colorado, Kovel’s areas of expertise include diagnostic testing of patients with […]

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Local loan specialist Falk becomes leader in his field

12. July 2013

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Karl Falk, 38, owns Summit Mitigation Services, a national leader in the sales and servicing of non-performing loans. The company’s niche is helping various entities with short sales — getting financial institutions to take less than what’s owed on real estate loans. Back in the 1980s, when 4 percent of real estate loans went into […]

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Experience in different sectors gives Worth wide-ranging focus

8. July 2013

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Kim Worth stays busy not only with her position as a vice president of the BBVA Compass bank, but she is also a bicyclist, runner and skier. When she’s not banking, biking, running or skiing, the 32-year-old Worth volunteers for the American Diabetes Association, and she coaches competitive soccer. What challenges do you face being […]

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Realtor and optimist, Walker driven by family, community

28. June 2013

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Jariah R. Walker is a Realtor and property manager, a partner at Walker Asset Management Realty and a Colorado Springs native who wants to help shape the city’s future. His children are third-generation natives of the Springs. His grandfather started Rainbow Realty in 1949 and changed the business’s name later. Jariah has been a Realtor […]

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