<strong>Patricia A. Madsen </strong>has joined Legal Resolution Center as the leader of the firm’s water law arbitration and mediation practice. She previously served two terms as a judge of the Denver County Court.<br><strong>David Hiller </strong>has been named executive director of the Colorado Renewable Energy Collaboratory. He is a former staff member and adviser to U.S. Sen. Ken Salazar.
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<strong>Dr. Patricia Arnold </strong>has been promoted to senior vice president of education and work force development at the Space Foundation. She joined the organization as vice president of education and work force development in December 2001. <strong>Patrick Chelin P.E. </strong>has joined V3 Companies of Colorado Ltd. as commercial services leader in the land development service area. He has more than nine years of experience in land development.
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Dick Wilhelm, owner and general manager of the Wilhelm Monument Co., is proud to be descended from one of the Pikes Peak region’s pioneering families, which arrived here before Gen. William Palmer founded Colorado Springs during 1871. Honoring this heritage, Wilhelm serves on the board of the city-owned Pioneers’ Museum. Wilhelm, whose family-owned company has […]
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More than 1,000 of the nation’s top wheelchair basketball athletes arrive this week in Colorado Springs for the National Wheelchair Basketball tournament. For the first time, the National Wheelchair Basketball Association, which is headquartered in the Springs, chose to host its annual tournament in its hometown. Tip off and a local celebrity VIP game are […]
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Farming out the company

Small businesses face many hurdles — hiring employees, managing salaries, budgets, health care plans and other benefits. But outsourcing some human resource functions can sometimes save money and time. Known as professional employment organizations, PEOs reduce the learning curve, said John Gifford, spokesman for Accord, a national PEO with offices in Littleton.
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Vestas to cut jobs

Vestas, a wind turbine company, is going to cut positions in order to slash costs by $207 million, according to the Denver Business Journal. The Danish company has several factories in Colorado, but did not say if the layoffs would affect those employees. Read more at the Denver Business Journal.
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Washington, D.C. — While most of the 50 people attending the Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance annual trip to the nation’s capital were still on airplanes Monday afternoon, Mayor John Suthers was busy marketing the city to five different businesses. “These were businesses in cyber security technology and space technology,” he said. “The good news is that […]
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Jay Palace’s health insurance premiums account for nearly a fifth of his total business costs. Linear Electronic Manufacturing Services has 45 employees and Palace said there is no incentive to hire additional personnel. “It’s tough when you start talking about 18 percent of the overhead going toward health insurance,” he said. Palace is one of […]
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Lawyers earn recognition Four lawyers from the Colorado Springs office of Sherman and Howard were recognized by their peers in the 2015 Best Lawyers in America rankings. The recognized attorneys include Raymond Deeny, Stephen Hess, Glenn Schlabs and Milton (Skip) Smith. Agent volunteers, awarded Allstate agency owner David Lohman received the Agency Hands in the […]
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