Jane Young’s roots in the community run deep. “My dad was discharged from the Army at Fort Carson, after he’d served in Korea,” she said. “He came back here as soon as he could, and worked for many years as the art director for Gabel Advertising, one of the first agencies in Colorado Springs.” After graduating from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, Young went to work for Digital Equipment. She left its successor to go into business for herself as a financial planner.
William Mutch is the new director of government affairs and public policy for the Housing and Building Association of Colorado Springs. And while he’s in a new position, he’s no stranger to politics, the sate’s key policy makers, the building industry or Colorado Springs. Mutch took some time to talk with the CSBJ about himself, […]
Blake Milteer is the executive director and chief curator of the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center’s museum. The Norfolk, Va., native met his wife Sarah, “an amazing painter” who works in the writing center at Colorado College, at the Maryland Institute College of Art. Milteer was a student and Sarah was on an exchange program […]
At the age of 5, Gregg Cawlfield wanted to be a banker. He started working as a teller after graduating from high school, while going to college. A seventh-generation Colorado native, Cawlfield likes to ride horses, jet- and water-ski and travel in Europe with his wife. They drive through villages, often finding the best local spots by “getting lost.”
Nathan Newbrough, president and CEO of the Colorado Springs Philharmonic, is entering his 10th year at the nonprofit organization. Since being named CEO in 2008, Newbrough has pulled the philharmonic out of financial turmoil and significantly increased attendance, ticket sales and subscribers. “There was the perception that the orchestra was just about one step from […]
Higher energy prices are just one of the factors likely to make this year’s Christmas spending a little tighter for the average El Paso County resident. For the county’s low-income families, it’ll be tighter still. That’s why Bart Givens and the Pikes Peak Community Action Agency are partnering with the Rock Bottom Foundation to coordinate the Miracle on Tejon Street. The Miracle on Tejon Street will serve a complete Christmas Day meal at Old Chicago to 450 of El Paso County’s low income families. Givens is the executive director of the PPCAA, which helps low-income families with basic needs and attaining self sufficiency.