* Name: Frank O'Neill Barber* Organization: El Paso County Office of Economic Development & Public Finance* Position: Director* Hometown: Various Army bases; Charleston, S.C., Chapel Hill, N.C., Northfield, Mass.* How long have you lived in Colorado Springs: 27 years* Education: Bachelor's degree in environmental sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst*...
* Name: Gary J. McDonald* Organization: Care & Share Food Bank* Position: President/CEO* Hometown: Milwaukee* How long have you lived in Colorado Springs: Seven-year resident of Manitou Springs* Education: Dual bachelor's degrees in business administration, and marketing and Finance; master's degree in counseling* A few words about your company:...
* Name: Laura Neumann* Organization: Benchmark Hospitality at Cheyenne Mountain Resort* Position: Vice president and general manager* Hometown: St. Louis, MO * How long have you lived in Colorado Springs: Since March 7* Education: My education is mostly hands-on experience working my way through the ranks. ...
* Name: Judy Cara* Organization: Intel Corp.* Position: Community relations manager* Hometown: Ashtead, Surrey, England* How long have you lived in Colorado Springs: Since 1987* Education: Sutton High School for Girls; Queens College in London. (Will graduate from Regis University in May with a degree in communication.)* A few...
* Name: Jose Aponte* Organization: Pikes Peak Library District* Position: Executive director* Hometown: New York, N.Y.* How long have you lived in Colorado Springs: A year and a half* Education: Bachelor's degree in general studies from Bard College; master's degree in library science from the University of Arizona* A...
* Name: Scott Seab* Organization: Adelphia Communications Corp.* Position: Director of Law & Public Policy - Western Region* Hometown: Monroe, La.* How long have you lived in Colorado Springs: Nine years, though have visited periodically since I was 9 or 10 years old.* Education: B.A.-Pre-Law,...
* 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...
* Name: Becky Houston* Organization: Barnstorm Visual Communications Inc.* Position: President* Hometown: An Arbor, Mich.* How long have you lived in Colorado Springs: Seven years* Education: Bachelor's degree in graphic design* A few words about your company: Barnstorm is a high-end graphic design studio. Our uniqueness and strength is...
* Name: Joe Latrell* Organization: Beyond-Earth Enterprises* Position: President/CEO* Hometown: I was born in Schenectady N.Y., but I call Colorado Springs my home.* How long have you lived in Colorado Springs: 28 years.* Education: I graduated from Widefield High School in 1985. I have taken some college courses...
* Name: Michael Morgan* Organization: Morgan Success Group Inc.* Position: President/CEO* Hometown: Santa Fe, N.M.* How long have you lived in Colorado Springs: 14 years* A few words about your company: I'm primarily a business consultant, and an international speaker. I work with companies, associations and organizations to help...
* Name: Ed Bircham* Organization: Bircham's Office Products* Position: President* Hometown: Timberscombe, England* How long have you lived in Colorado Springs: 33 years* Education: Village school, secondary modern, three years London University Printing* A few words about your company: My wife and I started this in 1979. We shared...
* Name: Klaus Dimmler* Organization: OrganicID* Position: CEO/president* Hometown: Colorado Springs, originally from Germany* How long have you lived in Colorado Springs: 16 years* Education: Bachelor's and master's degrees in electrical engineering from Cornell University* A few words about your company: We are working to produce...