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With a twang, Colorado Springs Chief of Staff Jeff Greene will relay that his accent was not a result of his living in southern Colorado. Born in Nashville, Tenn., Greene grew up in south-central Georgia before returning to his home state to attend the University of Tennessee. It was there...
When he’s not working as a broker at Cameron Butcher Co. to help local businesses find commercial space, Caleb David is helping his wife, Rebecca, run The Table Initiative, a nonprofit that aims to humanize social justice issues worldwide. Some might not see the connection between commercial real estate...
While he never thought he’d pursue a life in public service, Monument Mayor Jeff Kaiser will be stepping away from his mayoral position (and nearly two terms as a town trustee) in April. The California native has lived all over the world, including New Zealand, Israel and Canada, but...
Having lived in Mexico City, South Korea, Alaska, Missouri, Texas and Colorado Springs, a life filled with travel led to a career in storytelling for Andrea Sinclair. When she moved to Colorado Springs in 2012, she began writing for the Gazette. Two years ago, Sinclair moved from journalism to...
Everyone thinks they know Discover Goodwill. But here’s what Karla Grazier wants people to know: It’s so much more than a store. “My wish would be that when people take a tour of Goodwill, they don’t say the following: ‘I had no idea ...’” said Grazier, who has been president and CEO...
As co-owner of the Wild Goose Meeting House and soon-to-open Good Neighbors Meeting House, Yemi Mobolade’s mission has always been to bring the community together. However, he didn’t stop at creating two meeting places for locals. Mobolade started July 10 as the new local industries manager at the Colorado...
Charlie Dunn and Mark Perrault entered the wealth management industry with Northwestern Mutual in Colorado Springs from different paths and backgrounds. They hail from separate states and came to the Pikes Peak region for different reasons. But eight years ago the two started their careers  at Northwestern Mutual and sparked...
Gus Hernandez began Dynamic Aerospace Technologies in January 2015. For the past two years, the retired U.S. Air Force lieutenant colonel and Air Force Academy graduate has been establishing a foundation for his “imagery engineering” business, which utilizes unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, to capture imagery for everything from...
Mike and Leanne Schmidt’s partnership isn’t limited to business. The young professionals married in 2011 while Mike was working for Microsoft in Leanne’s hometown of Seattle, Wash.
Being raised in an Army family has been one of several things that shaped Shanna Hughes’ career in the hospitality industry over the past 20 years. Now, as the director of catering at Cheyenne Mountain Resort, Hughes is grateful for that background, and for a good friend, her mother...
Eric Evans has service coursing through his veins. Helping others seemed inevitable for the Colorado Springs “semi-native,” as he calls himself. Evans has two brothers and a brother-in-law with a history of military service, and Evans’ father retired from the U.S. Air Force following his final assignment at the...
At 30 years old, Tanya Martineau is the head of United States operations for Prospect Arts, an award-winning international media company that specializes in film, communications, animation, aerial film and photography, as well as writing and design for domestic and international companies and nonprofits. She leads a staff of...