Denisa Tova has been a financial consultant for the last 10 years.<br> Her office is in the historic former YWCA building on East Kiowa Street, in the heart of downtown. Tova particularly treasures the original Van Briggle fireplace in the conference area, which helps provide a warm, informal tone.<br>
Colette Martin started school at Fremont Elementary in Colorado Springs District 11 and graduated from Lewis-Palmer High School in Monument. Now 43, Martin earned a degree in English from Colorado State University before earning her MBA from the University of Colorado. Various jobs, some at Memorial Hospital and the University of Colorado Health System, have […]
Kathy Boe started in the defense industry as an engineering assistant when she was just 20 years old. Now she is the owner of her own company, Boecore, with more than 250 employees and contracts with several Department of Defense and Homeland Security customers. Boe recently talked about her company, her love of Colorado Springs […]
When the $3.2 billion Midland States Bank purchased Heartland Bank in 2015, its Colorado Springs mortgage lending division was part of the deal. After studying the Springs market, Midland management decided to open a full branch bank, hiring Colorado Springs banking veteran Jon Hollman, 52. The branch is now temporarily operating at The 9th Floor […]
The Classen family has always been active: running, water skiing, rock climbing and even competing in Ironman Triathlons. Settling along the Front Range in 2001 (after years of moving cross-country for work), Jackie and her husband Dan decided to share their knowledge of sports nutrition and healthy living with others by opening the first and […]
Denver native Chuck Fowler has lived in Colorado Springs for many years and now runs CFowler Communications. He has been married to Cindy (who received the Chamber’s Athena award earlier this year) for more than two decades, and the couple has one daughter, Emily. Recently, Fowler volunteered his time to head the “City Committee,” which […]
Marcus McGarity is chief financial officer for WHPacific, Inc., an Alaska native-owned architecture and engineering company that moved to Colorado Springs early this year. The company chose Colorado Springs because it believes the city is an ideal command center for expanding its business opportunities along the Rocky Mountain Front Range. WHPacific is now firmly planted […]
Cathy Green’s role in Monument continues to expand — along with record residential and commercial development in this commuter community, bisected by Interstate 25 and within minutes of two major cities. As the town’s infrastructure grows, her training enables her to work with a dynamic board, to introduce new and better municipal operating systems and to prepare for the town’s evolving role as a key commuter stop on a future Front Range passenger rail system.
George Hayes has spent much of his life in Colorado, returning after stints in other states. He went to Colorado State University after attending high school in Colorado Springs and working in Kansas City. After CSU, he traveled to another state for graduate school and work — returning once again to Colorado to lead the […]
Barbara Drake enjoys engaging with the community. Rather than complain about bureaucracy, she’d rather get in her car, drive to Denver and be involved in policy making at the state level. One of her greatest satisfactions comes from helping people get off welfare or end substance abuse and become contributors to the community.
Although his career path has been very different than he expected, Jody Barker is excelling in what he calls his “dream job.” Originally from the East Coast, Barker started his career in communications and dreamed of working for a newspaper. After working in the Washington, D.C., area, he and his wife moved to Colorado Springs […]
As CEO of the YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region, Boyd Williams believes strongly in community and family. After all, he ended up marrying his middle-school sweetheart, Rhonda. A “product of the military,” Williams was born in Salt Lake City and raised in Two Rivers, Wis. He got his start in the Neenah-Menasha YMCA in […]