C.J. Moore, Kaiser Permanente If ever an employee deserved the title, “Good Will Ambassador,” C. J. Moore is that person. The line between her job and her personal life is so fine that it’s all but disappeared after years of tireless community involvement. Moore arrived in Colorado Springs the way so...
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...
Jan Mchugh-Smith, Humane Society Anyone who loves animals understands the value of Jan McHugh-Smith’s professional accomplishments. For 27 years, Humane Society CEO McHugh-Smith has focused her career efforts in service of animal welfare, leading others to save and improve the lives of animals through educational programs, spay and neuter clinics, awareness-building...
Debbie McCarty, Lockheed Martin If a straight shooter is what you need, look no further than Debbie McCarty. The vice president of Space Programs at Lockheed Martin in Colorado Springs specializes in direct communications between her customers and the Lockheed-Martin engineers charged with filling their orders. McCarty applies that directness...
Jan Martin, City Council/Martin Business Group On Aug. 23, Jan Martin gave a demonstration of her ability to influence outcomes. The president pro tem of City Council had worked for two years to persuade her peers on council, and the community, that it was time to convert city-owned Memorial Hospital...
Dot Lischick, World Arena & Pikes Peak Center Dot Lischick drove through Colorado Springs on a vacation and thought, “Wow, this is a great place. I could really enjoy living here.” She went home and there was a message on her answering machine about a job opening in Colorado Springs....
Amy Lathen, Board of County Commissioners Amy Lathen, the El Paso County Commissioners chair, will tell you sleep is overrated. “I used to love to sleep in,” she says. “But it just isn’t possible any more. I had to get used to getting less sleep, and you know, you really...
Patricia Kelly, City of Colorado Springs Saturday morning, while most folks are working out, tidying up the house and yard, or heading for the soccer field to cheer on their kids, Colorado Springs City Attorney Patricia Kelly can be found in her office, catching up. For two decades, she has...
Pamela Keller, Keller Homes Ask Pam Keller how she’s been able to accomplish so much in her life, and she points to two key factors: One, her own innate determination to achieve objectives; and two, a supporting cast of folks who have helped her overcome challenges. “My story,” she says, “is...
Jimmie Keenan, Evans Army Community Hospital As commander of the Evans U.S. Army Community Hospital at Fort Carson, Col. Jimmie Keenan is responsible for the hospital and clinics that meet the medical needs of 66,107 soldiers and their family members. She’s had more than a dozen varied positions in her Army...
Caroleen Jolivet, Mulliken Weiner Berg & Jolivet, P.C. A small town girl by birth, Lee Jolivet brings her esteem for small-town values and relationships to her work and to her community giving. Though no longer a small town, Colorado Springs proved to be the right fit for her when she...
Erin Hannan, U.S. Anti Doping Agency "We are battling the notion that there are shortcuts in life,” Erin Hannan said, “that you can just take a magic pill and excel.” Hannan, the communications and outreach director for the United States Anti-Doping Agency, lives that philosophy. She has spent over 20 years...