This category can only be viewed by members. To view this category, sign up by purchasing Digital, Digital Partnership, Silver Membership, Print & Digital, Print, Digital and The Transcript, Corporate Membership, Digital Monthly or Basic Free.
From the time he was about 6 years old, Colorado Springs military and community advocate Terrance McWilliams knew he wanted to spend his life serving his country. And despite retiring in 2007 from a 31-year career in the Army that saw him ascend to the rank of Command Sergeant Major at Fort Carson, McWilliams continues […]
This content is only available to members of the CSBJ. To gain access, you'll need to sign in or purchase Digital, Digital Partnership, Silver Membership, Print & Digital, Print, Digital and The Transcript or Digital Monthly If you're already a member, sign in here.
Statewide nonprofit Mental Health Colorado’s leadership has shuffled around a bit in the past year, but its mission remains the same: “promoting mental health, ending stigma, and ensuring equitable access to mental health and substance use services.” The shake-ups started when former CEO Andrew Romanoff resigned from his role at Mental Health Colorado early this […]
This content is only available to members of the CSBJ. To gain access, you'll need to sign in or purchase Digital, Digital Partnership, Silver Membership, Print & Digital, Print, Digital and The Transcript or Digital Monthly If you're already a member, sign in here.
Janet Van Kampen wanted to be a doctor, or a cop — or maybe the Bionic Woman, or Wonder Woman. “There was some sort of public safety thing there,” she says. “I‘ve always had so much respect for law enforcement — I just feel like I still would do it tomorrow if I could. You […]
This content is only available to members of the CSBJ. To gain access, you'll need to sign in or purchase Digital, Digital Partnership, Silver Membership, Print & Digital, Print, Digital and The Transcript or Digital Monthly If you're already a member, sign in here.
When Rob Fredell was growing up in Texas, he saw science and engineering skills in action while watching a former neighbor test fly F-111 fighter jets outside of his family’s home in Fort Worth. “The F-111 was the swing-wing, fighter bomber that they built to fly real fast and real low in Vietnam,” said Fredell, […]
This content is only available to members of the CSBJ. To gain access, you'll need to sign in or purchase Digital, Digital Partnership, Silver Membership, Print & Digital, Print, Digital and The Transcript or Digital Monthly If you're already a member, sign in here.
As director of the Manitou Art Center and head of the Manitou Springs Creative District, Natalie Johnson plays a key role in supporting and promoting the arts as a tool of economic development. She views art not just as something that attracts visitors, but as the essence of the community. Johnson grew up in Marengo, […]
This content is only available to members of the CSBJ. To gain access, you'll need to sign in or purchase Digital, Digital Partnership, Silver Membership, Print & Digital, Print, Digital and The Transcript or Digital Monthly If you're already a member, sign in here.
When Clint Knox sold Spree Racing — the event management company that put on the Big Gay 5K and the Colorado Springs Marathon, among others — he assured his wife he’d wait at least a year before starting another business. Two months later he had the idea for Brainitz, and that promise came undone. Knox […]
This content is only available to members of the CSBJ. To gain access, you'll need to sign in or purchase Digital, Digital Partnership, Silver Membership, Print & Digital, Print, Digital and The Transcript or Digital Monthly If you're already a member, sign in here.
Victoria Selfridge has been instrumental in Ent Credit Union’s growth into the largest financial institution in the Pikes Peak region and sixth-largest in Colorado. Selfridge recently was named Ent’s vice president of new markets and strategy. In that role, she is building a business development team to drive new member engagement and foster further growth. […]
This content is only available to members of the CSBJ. To gain access, you'll need to sign in or purchase Digital, Digital Partnership, Silver Membership, Print & Digital, Print, Digital and The Transcript or Digital Monthly If you're already a member, sign in here.
Pastor Ben Anderson’s personal and professional philosophy is best summed up by a quote plastered on the Solid Rock Christian Center meeting room. “Some of you will rebuild the ancient ruins of your cities,” it reads. “Then you will be known as a rebuilder of walls and a restorer of homes.” The omission of the […]
This content is only available to members of the CSBJ. To gain access, you'll need to sign in or purchase Digital, Digital Partnership, Silver Membership, Print & Digital, Print, Digital and The Transcript or Digital Monthly If you're already a member, sign in here.
Gundega Stevens has a passion for contemporary abstracts, and a gallery on South Eighth Street, and a knack for helping people feel at home with art. “People get nervous about artwork if they don’t know anything about art,” she says, “and I tell them — it’s like the wine world too, you know — it’s […]
This content is only available to members of the CSBJ. To gain access, you'll need to sign in or purchase Digital, Digital Partnership, Silver Membership, Print & Digital, Print, Digital and The Transcript or Digital Monthly If you're already a member, sign in here.
One of Kevin Laudner’s priorities as the new dean of the Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences at UCCS is to honor the school’s long tradition of providing health care practitioners to the community. The school dates to 1904, when it was founded to train nurses who ministered to […]
This content is only available to members of the CSBJ. To gain access, you'll need to sign in or purchase Digital, Digital Partnership, Silver Membership, Print & Digital, Print, Digital and The Transcript or Digital Monthly If you're already a member, sign in here.
Despite having called Colorado Springs home for just 3½ years, Daniel Sexton has been at the forefront of both preserving the city’s past and shaping its future. Sexton, a principal planner with the city of Colorado Springs, served as project manager for HistoricCOS, an update to the city’s original historic planning preservation plan created in […]
This content is only available to members of the CSBJ. To gain access, you'll need to sign in or purchase Digital, Digital Partnership, Silver Membership, Print & Digital, Print, Digital and The Transcript or Digital Monthly If you're already a member, sign in here.
College opened up a previously inaccessible world for Megan Bell. Now, she has made a career of bringing that access to students much like herself. “I just love the college experience and making it possible for students to go to college and be successful here,” said Bell, who is UCCS’ executive director of community learning […]
This content is only available to members of the CSBJ. To gain access, you'll need to sign in or purchase Digital, Digital Partnership, Silver Membership, Print & Digital, Print, Digital and The Transcript or Digital Monthly If you're already a member, sign in here.