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Ajamian finds his passion working for Early Colleges

Thursday, June 26, 2014

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Dan Ajamian had given up on education. During his college years in Philadelphia, he volunteered at an inner-city school, where the challenges were so daunting that he lost hope for the future of the system. But after returning to Colorado Springs and working for Keith King’s campaign in 2013 for Colorado Springs City Council, Ajamian’s […]

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Longtime resident enjoys selling real estate in Woodland Park

Friday, June 13, 2014

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Family man Shawn Keehn is deeply rooted in the community of Woodland Park, where he grew up and now is raising his own daughter. Keehn, 39, has worked as a Coldwell Banker real estate agent in Teller County for 13 years and says those roots have gotten him far. He also serves on the board […]

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After education elsewhere, Armstrong is happy at the FAC

Friday, June 6, 2014

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Although Joy Armstrong spent the first chunk of her life in other parts of the country, Colorado Springs is the place the artist — along with her artsy family — calls home. Armstrong, 36, has always shown a healthy interest in the arts, first in performing and later visual. After graduating from the University of […]

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Prescott lands dream job, looks to future in public broadcasting

Friday, May 30, 2014

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Growing up in a broadcasting family, Kelsey Prescott never imagined she would end up in TV or radio — but at 30, she has landed her dream job with Rocky Mountain PBS as Southern Colorado regional director and executive director of the Tim Gill Center for Public Media. She had been all over the world […]

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Ward thinks ahead, and he helps others do the same

Thursday, May 29, 2014

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Financial planning doesn’t often cross the minds of many Millennials, but Randy Ward has made it his career. The 23-year-old Washington native has worked as a financial advisor at Strategic Financial Partners since graduating from college last summer. The self-described “financial physician” talked about his budding career, family and what he enjoys about the Springs. […]

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Carlson pushes more financial planning for all age groups

Thursday, May 15, 2014

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Josiah Carlson has lived in Colorado Springs as long as he can remember. He says he plans on staying and being a part of the community for years to come. Carlson, 26, spoke from his Northwestern Mutual office in the heart of downtown about planning for the future, opportunities for young professionals in the community […]

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Hudson heads world-class women’s soccer program

Thursday, May 1, 2014

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Sian (pronounced Sean) Hudson knew exactly where she was going when she left Wales for the United States 13 years ago. She’s been in Colorado Springs ever since. While here, she has been instrumental in steadily building the Pride Soccer Club, from directing its youth programs to working with college-bound athlete placements, into a nearly-5,000 […]

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No stranger to selling cars, Zacharias embraces higher role

Thursday, November 14, 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

Thursday, November 7, 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

Thursday, October 31, 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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