* Name: Marta Erhard * Organization: CorVirtus * Position: Founder and partner * Hometown: Talara, Peru * How long have you lived in Colorado Springs: 10 years * Education: Bachelor’s degree, Scripps College; master’s degree in personnel and employee relations, University of South Carolina * A few words about your company: CorVirtus supports customers in […]
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 […]
As president and CEO of Catholic Charities of Central Colorado, Mark Rohlena is responsible for the organization that seeks to help the region’s poorest people. Based at the western edge of downtown at Platte and Cascade avenues, Rohlena leads the umbrella organization for several efforts to assist the unfortunate, though he says those people are […]
Chris Forseth is taking on some big competitors in the global communications arena. A 1987 graduate of the Air Force Academy, Forsyth retired two years ago after 22 years in the Air Force to start a government communications division of Harris Corp. He’s expanding the multibillion-dollar company’s reach in Colorado Springs to compete with global […]
At age 12, Ted Mossman started mowing lawns to pay for martial arts classes — Tae Kwon Do, Jujitsu and Sul Sa Do. Fifteen years of competition taught him self-control, discipline and how to stay focused and centered. And in the banking industry, Mossman uses that training to get his mind “in the right place to accomplish the task.” When he’s not mountain biking or kickboxing, he’s hunting elk with his dad or hiking and fishing with his sons. Mossman recently took time to tell CSBJ about himself and his organization.
Dr. Magdiel Trinidad-Hernandez was born in Guadalajara, Mexico, the city in which he’d grown up and attended medical school. The vascular surgeon with Penrose-St. Francis Health Services spent some time training in general surgery in Mexico before moving to Chicago and attending the University of Illinois. “I started all over again with general surgery training […]
For Mike McNeill, one conversation stands out from the year he decided to pivot toward a cybersecurity career. “I shifted gears about the year before I retired from the Air Force,” he recalled. “I was like, ‘You know, this cyber thing seems to be expanding. Instead of getting out of the military and going the […]
Having lived in Mexico City, South Korea, Alaska, Missouri, Texas and Colorado Springs, a life filled with travel led to a career in storytelling for Andrea Sinclair. When she moved to Colorado Springs in 2012, she began writing for the Gazette. Two years ago, Sinclair moved from journalism to telling the story of one of […]
Dan Johnson wasn’t always sure he wanted to pursue economics as a career. But a year of graduate studies in England cemented his decision and he hasn’t looked back. When he isn’t juggling multiple research projects, he’s teaching classes and staying involved on the campus and in the community.
When Nate Olsen starts work at Centura Health next month, he will be responsible for overseeing an enormous task: moving Penrose Community Hospital to St. Francis Medical Center. Olsen recently took time to tell CSBJ about himself and his business.
Jenny Bender loves children — not just the four kids she has with her husband, but every one in the Pikes Peak region. Bender, 36, grew up in Northern California. She moved to Colorado Springs with her husband 12 years ago and has since become woven into the region’s rich nonprofit tapestry, becoming executive director […]
* Name: Michael Hannigan * Organization: Pikes Peak Community Foundation * Position: Executive director * Hometown: Denver * How long have you lived in Colorado Springs: Off and on since 1971 * Education: Bachelor’s degree in geology from Colorado College; master’s degree in Education from the University of Colorado * A few words about your […]