Christine Maynard, a third-generation Alaskan, moved to Colorado Springs five years ago. Raised in Fairbanks, the 26-year-old ventured to the Lower 48 after studying psychology and business, entering the residential real estate industry three years ago. One year ago she transitioned to commercial real estate as an independent contractor for RE/MAX’s commercial division. There she […]
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Recent snowstorms in Colorado Springs boosted the bottom line at Papa Tom’s Express Car Wash, the new automatic car wash at 301 E. Fillmore St. near North Nevada Avenue. The car wash, owned and operated by Brian Nystrom, features an east wall that is completely glass, so customers can watch cars travel 140 feet through […]
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By age 5, Jean Sebben could “space-plan” and organize her brother’s snowball forts and tree houses. By eighth grade, Sebben knew she’d be a designer. These days, she eyeballs a space, immediately knowing how to improve the matrix and layout to benefit the people who work or live there — from dormitories to hospitals to […]
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Roberto Calcagno says his yet-to-open restaurant, Basil & Barley Pizzeria Napoletana, is all about authenticity. Tentatively set for an August launch in the Briargate neighborhood (9278 Forest Bluffs View), the eatery will feature the pizzas, salads, desserts and drinks you might find while wandering the streets of Naples. Authenticity is so important, in fact, that […]
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Unearthing treasure was always in Meg Poole’s future. “I always envisioned myself becoming an archaeologist — you know, Indiana Jones — being out in the field digging and finding things,” Poole recalls. “That’s what I wanted to do.” Studying anthropology at Colorado College, she found herself irresistibly drawn to sharing history through education and working […]
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Born in Bulgaria, educated in England and Los Angeles, Ralitsa Carter has made Colorado Springs her home. The digital director at Blakely + Co., Carter is responsible for developing marketing plans for Blakely’s clients, as well as working on internal digital solutions for the company. She recently spent time with the Business Journal discussing her […]
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Ralph Hibbard, a Colorado Springs native, comes from a family which has been in business in downtown Colorado Springs for 115 years. His great-grandfather opened the original Hibbard’s department store on Tejon Street during 1892.
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* Name: Donna Vessey * Organization: Donna Vessey Entertainment * Position: CEO * Hometown: Colorado Springs * How long have you lived in Colorado Springs: 30 years * Education: “The Second City,” Chicago, Ill., and “Arvada Center for Performing Arts,” Arvada, Colo., as well as nursing school. As an entertainer they tell you: “Never give […]
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<strong>About your family:</strong> I am a 16th-generation Hispanic of Spanish decent, dating to the conquests of De Vargas and O&ntilde;ate.
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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 […]
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After riding his vintage motorcycle up Gold Camp Road in Colorado Springs for a sunrise photoshoot on a Wednesday, Adam Morley heads back to his office at a marketing firm downtown. Morley, 30, began his career in sales after earning his bachelor’s degree in communications, but after meeting and becoming close friends with Ian Lee, […]
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  Drawing, painting and creating beauty have always been second nature for Anthony T. Archuleta. There was never a time he didn’t realize his passion for art. Born in the San Luis Valley town of Del Norte and raised in Colorado Springs, Archuleta, now 57, earned a degree in computer science with a minor in […]
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