Colorado Springs’ Eichengreen offered Fulbright grant

Jacob Eichengreen, a Palmer High School graduate, has been offered a Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant to Uganda in Economic Development, the United States Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board announced recently. Eichengreen is a Wesleyan University alum and is employed by Nor’wood Development Group. He has experience in community-based economic development, early-stage startup investing, public policy design and building sustainable businesses, according to his LinkedIn page. Eichengreen is one of more than 1,900 U.S. citizens who will travel abroad for the 2015-2016 academic year through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. Recipients of Fulbright grants are selected on the basis of academic and professional achievement, as well as demonstrated leadership potential.

BiggsKofford promotes Scott

BiggsKofford PC has promoted Keenan Scott, CPA, MBA to manager of the certified public accounting firm. Scott, who joined the BiggsKofford team in August 2010,  completed his undergraduate degree in business from the University of Northern Colorado and his MBA from UCCS. “Keenan consistently looks for ways to add value to our clients,” said Kurt Kofford, director of BiggsKofford. “He has a work ethic and spirit that we believe to be essential in helping to supervise the firm.” Founded in 1982, Colorado Springs-based BiggsKofford currently employs more than 25 people.