Entrepreneurship has been ingrained in Timothy Zercher’s psyche from a young age. While watching multiple people in his family build their own businesses — including his father and two sisters — Zercher always knew he would one day do the same. In May 2016, Zercher graduated from Colorado State University-Pueblo with his master’s degree in […]
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Aubrey McCoy is a native of Colorado’s neighbor to the north. Born and raised in Laramie, Wyo., McCoy met her future husband Brandon, a Colorado Springs native, while attending the University of Wyoming where she earned her degree in business marketing. The couple, who have since added 2-year-old daughter Maggie to the mix, moved to […]
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Jenny Stafford is an East Coast transplant who moved to Colorado Springs to take a chance on her then-boyfriend — who is now her husband of nearly 16 years. Stafford is the philanthropy director for Children’s Hospital Colorado Foundation in southern Colorado. Originally from Baltimore, she attended the University of Maryland in College Park, where […]
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Craig Mount, owner of the digital marketing firm Classy Brain, never wanted to start his own company. He changed his mind when he recognized a critical need for change in the digital marketing industry. Originally from Rapid City, S.D., the 29-year-old journalism major dropped out of college and moved to Colorado to build a career […]
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Mark Tegtmeier is a Colorado native, originally from the Denver area, who has been on a journey both geographically and entrepreneurially. Tegtmeier’s family moved to San Diego, where he spent his high school years before relocating to Washington State to attend Seattle Pacific University. There he earned an undergraduate degree in Latin-American Studies and traveled […]
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Justin Stokes, 36, is from Indianola, Iowa — a city with a population of approximately 15,000. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Grand View University in De Moines, and later a doctorate degree in chiropractic from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa – graduating summa cum laude. Having spent his educational career in the […]
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Professional artist and photographer Allison Daniell brought her creative vision to the Pikes Peak region from her native Tennessee during a summer break in college. As she drove west on U.S. Highway 24 toward Woodland Park and a job at Eagle Lake Camp, she fell in love with the area. Fast forward a few years […]
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When Amber Lundy isn’t busy helping manage people’s money, she’s doting on her children — both the two- and four-legged varieties. The 31-year-old is a service center manger for Ent Credit Union, where she’s worked for about nine years. Lundy has a 7-year-old and 2-year-old as well as three Shar-Peis that take up her time. […]
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Jonathon Bell, 25, is the CEO of Colorado Springs-based Rainmaker, “the world’s most powerful fundraising automation software.” Bell’s company creates opportunities for organizations to attract and engage donors and supporters online more efficiently. The Arkansas native began his company in October 2014 and his client base has climbed more than five times over. Bell spoke […]
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Throughout most of Brandon Tripp’s adult life, he has engaged in warfare from multiple angles. After serving in the U.S. Army as a Green Beret and becoming a disabled veteran, he worked in the Space and Missile Defense Battle Lab, and is now marketing director for TMC Design Corporation, which specializes in electronic warfare systems. […]
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Anna Parrish was drawn to Colorado even as a teen, despite never having visited. Born in Greenville, N.C., Parrish moved with her family to Virginia before venturing back to attend college at Appalachian State University in Boone, N.C. It was her love of the mountains that led her to earn her degree there, and the […]
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For 86 years, the Pikes Peak Community Foundation has elevated the Colorado Springs community through philanthropy, and Sara Barad feels proud to be part of that legacy. Barad, 25, has worked as fund officer for PPCF since May 2012. She spends her days supporting local nonprofits and her nights as a comedian and stage actress, […]
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