Deb Mahan, vice president of Kirkpatrick Bank, believes in order for employees to be the best at what they do, they need to take the best care of themselves possible — all with great support from their employers. That’s why Mahan and Kirkpatrick’s market president Trenton Stafford sought an innovative...
An owner of Blakely + Co., Camille Blakely grew up in the advertising industry. Her father owned an advertising agency and brought his work home. “We sat around the dinner table talking about advertising strategy. That was kind of part of my DNA at a very young age,” Blakely said. Later,...
Longtime Colorado Springs resident Whitley Crow graduated from Pine Creek in 2007 and from Montana State University four years later. Happily for Colorado Springs, she deserted Big Sky Country after a brief stint as a bank teller and returned home. By 2016, she had a three-pronged job as research...
Mike Grady believes success is a team effort — and has risen through the ranks at Ent Credit Union to coach and develop employees to work together to benefit its clients. Grady got his start as a teller in 1999, and now oversees seven service centers in the Springs areas....
Laura Neumann, Cheyenne Mountain Resort Laura Neumann’s can-do attitude is her tour de force, yet her soft-spoken focus comes from a place that is deeply personal. An adopted child of Catholic Charities, Neumann’s desire to help others originates from the caring opportunities she received in early life. From the time she...
Regina Lewis has lived a textured life. She was raised as the daughter of a soldier and lived in a series of culturally diverse countries. She lived in poverty while her father fought in Vietnam. She also is a war veteran, having served in the U.S. Air Force during Operation...
Maintaining a sense of creativity in Colorado Springs is an important part of keeping the arts alive, says Kate Perdoni. As a musician and as a producer at Rocky Mountain PBS, Perdoni is doing her part to create a robust arts community, said Abigail Kreuser, owner of Kreuser Gallery Inc. “She’s...
Home Health Care Agencies Interim HealthCare of Colorado Springs 1901 N. Union Blvd., Suite 200 Phone: 632-9900 Web: interimhealthcare.com/Coloradosprings Year Established: 1973 Number of Employees: 400 What makes Interim HealthCare unique? “Interim HealthCare of Colorado Springs is a premier organization committed to providing quality health care to the people of Southeastern Colorado. Our commitment...
Here’s advice from a 1960s songwriter’s that Tarah King has never followed: “Slow down, you move too fast…” King, a 2007 graduate of the University of Colorado, is a vice president/financial center manager for UMB Bank and is now responsible for two Colorado Springs branches, which have excelled under her...
Beth Roalstad, executive director, Women’s Resource Agency Beth Roalstad admits she can be a tough opponent when it comes to debating issues she’s passionate about. That’s because she got many early lessons in debate around the kitchen table while growing up. “My parents and I have always been on opposite sides...
Robin Roberts, Pikes Peak National Bank A community’s small businesses represent a key piece of its economic foundation. That’s why Robin Roberts devotes so much of her time to stewarding the health of Colorado Springs’ small businesses. And she believes those small economic drivers need support like never before. “People say the...
Colorado Springs takes a lot of heat: We’re too conservative, too old, too military. But there are other adjectives that describe the city and the wildly varied people who keep the wheels turning and the economy pumping. Words like successful, innovative, creative and yes, even fun. On a good day, Colorado Springs is sometimes very […]
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