Regina Walter, 4th Judicial District Judge Regina Walter’s fervor for justice is shaping the way people are treated when they and their families come into the region’s court system. “I am absolutely passionate about issues involving fairness and equitable treatment,” she says. She has harnessed that passion into creating concrete programs...
Una Ng-Brasch has come a long way in her life — both geographically and professionally. She was born and raised in New York City, where her father worked as a scientist at Columbia University. Her family then moved to Toronto, Ontario, Canada, where Ng-Brasch’s mother became one of Canada’s foremost...
Architectural Firms RTA Architects RTA Architects has created award-winning architectural and interior designs since 1975. That longevity is no accident, according to Stuart Coppedge, principal of the firm. “I think people recognize that we have our clients’ and our community’s best interest at the heart of all we do,” he said. And Coppedge...
MaryEllen McNally, Former City Council / Community Activist Mary Ellen McNally grew up working in her parents’ Italian restaurant in Scranton, Pa., serving the clientele at Popoli’s Restaurant. Later on, as a college student, she waitressed at restaurants in the Catskills. Little wonder that she’s one of Colorado Springs’ most...
Chelsea Gaylord worked with entrepreneurs in Uganda through the Peace Corps before moving to Colorado Springs about a year and half ago. “Uganda is a country the size of Oregon, but has a large population of almost 40 million people,” she said. “And 70, 80 percent of them are people...
Colorado Springs-based government contractor BASCO Group LLC is proving itself to be a dynamic force in general contracting, as well as the other services it provides. Since 2013, the company has grown from 11 to 39 full-time employees and has also increased its gross annual revenue from $1.1 million in...
Aisha Ahmad-Post was one of three finalists for her current position as director of UCCS’ Ent Center for the Arts when she finished her interview and went to Garden of the Gods to call her husband. “I said, ‘Andrew, I crushed that interview. We might be moving to Colorado Springs.’...
Bakery 3.14 Sweet & Savory Pi Bar In 25 years as a contractor with the Department of Defense, Carma Barr traveled all over — and she was sure one international dish would take off in Colorado Springs. “Our restaurant is actually a spinoff of the English tradition of pie and mash,...
While most 20-somethings are only trying to finish their college degrees, Samuel Elliott is already taking on multiple projects as a young entrepreneur in Colorado Springs. Elliott started off as a college athlete, but gave it up within a year of moving to UCCS from Des Moines, Iowa. Searching for...
Two days after Lauren Hug moved to Colorado Springs, she was volunteering at the Pikes Peak Small Business Development Center to assist those affected by the Waldo Canyon fire. Hug, who founded the marketing and integrated communications company, HugSpeak, had just moved from Austin, Texas, and was in contract...
“It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.” – Mahatma Gandhi Health and wellness are traits that you do not appreciate until they are gone. Today we celebrated health, wellness, Colorado Springs, our business community and companies who care about all of the above. At...
Co-working Spaces Pikes Peak Makerspace Colorado Springs is fertile ground for intrepid entrepreneurs looking to shake things up in their respective fields, and Pikes Peak Makerspace is there with the support they need to do just that. Pikes Peak Makerspace is a membership-based organization of builders, tinkerers, engineers, artists, entrepreneurs, designers...