Paulette Greenberg, co-founder, The Greenberg Center for Learning and Tolerance Don’t tell Paulette Greenberg she can’t do something, unless you really want her to do it. Every time she hears “You can’t do that!” it strengthens her resolve to make it happen. “I do not like to hear those words!”...
Barbara Furr-Brodock, Senior Development Officer, Pikes Peak United Way As a child growing up in a military family in Germany, Barbara Furr-Brodock learned early on what it meant to pay it forward. Her dad was a helicopter pilot during the Vietnam War. Her mom had her hands full raising four children....
Susan Edmondson, executive director, The Bee Vradenburg Foundation Susan Edmondson appears to have a dream job: She manages a foundation that gives money to arts organizations. But there’s a downside. Today, the need is so great within the arts community that selecting organizations to support has become increasingly difficult. “There are...
Lisa Dailey, president, Lisa M. Dailey law firm Colorado Springs family law practitioner Lisa Dailey has a pragmatic take on her legal specialty. Since at least half of marriages end in divorce, the best thing she can do is make sure her clients, their children and their soon-to-be ex-spouses craft...
Sallie Clark, El Paso County Commissioner Sallie Clark said she didn’t choose to be a community activist. She was thrust into the role out of concern for her community. What made Clark concerned was the prospect of Colorado Springs Fire Department Station No. 3, on Limit Street and Colorado Avenue, being...
Col. Nina Armagno, group commander, Peterson AFB Sometimes falling short of a goal can end up being the best thing for a person. Col. Nina Armagno wanted to be an astronaut, which is why she went to the U.S. Air Force Academy in 1988. But she ended up as commander of...