Colorado small businesses are less likely to change health insurers for the upcoming year, even as they anticipate continued price increases, according to the second-annual Delta Dental of Colorado Small Business Survey.
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Project Self-Sufficiency added two new members to its board: Kara Jones, CPA at Sample & Bailey and Mark Kornblau, managing principal at G7 Financial Group.
Team Fort Collins announced Carol Aguero, Shaklee independent distributor, will serve a two-year term as president of the Team Fort Collins board of directors. Also elected to officer positions are Vice President Josh Ritter, deputy district attorney for Larimer County; treasurer Jason Burkett of UBS Financial Services; and secretary Stephanie Keener of Torq Engineering. Board members elected for three-year terms are Audra Grossnickle of CollegeAmerica; Linda Mahar, a community volunteer; Melanie Voegeli-Morris from Poudre School District; Andy Leslie with the Fort Collins Police Department; Dave Wiegand of Country Financial; and Kandy Wise of Open Arms Preschool.
The Colorado Society of CPAs announced that Dr. Karen F. Turner, director of accounting and computer information systems at the University of Northern Colorado’s Monfort College of Business, will be awarded the 2012 Women to Watch award. She is being honored in the experienced leader category.
Randy DeMario, president of Heath Construction in Fort Collins, has been named to the national board of directors for the Associated General Contractors of America, which includes 28,000 member firms. He joins a group of board executives whose members are leaders at several of the country’s top construction firms.
Rep. Brian DelGrosso, R-Loveland, was chosen as one of The Economic Development Council of Colorado’s Legislators of the Year. DelGrosso is the chair of the House Finance Committee and has served on the committee for the past four years.
Affiliated Financial Group, a Division of Goldwater Bank N.A., announced the addition of Bryan Johnson as a senior mortgage planner. Johnson brings 10 years of experience in mortgage lending, having run large mortgage operations in Arizona.
Michelle Jacobsen has joined law firm Otis, Coan & Peters LLC. Jacobsen has more than seven years of experience in human resources, employment law and banking, lending and creditor’s rights.
Associates in Forensic Investigations LLC announced that Thomas P. Shamshak, CCDI, is associated with the agency as a consulting police procedures and protocols expert. Shamshak operates Shamshak Investigative Services from Boston and Providence R.I., and has been part of the investigative and security fields for 34 years.
Jet Marketing announced the addition of Lisa Wilson as a project manager. Wilson will be responsible for developing and managing Jet Marketing clients in its pursuit of effective marketing solutions.
Architecture firm Vaught Frye Larson Architects added two new full-time staff to its team, Marcel van Garderen as project manager and designer and Madalyn Yovanoff as interior designer.
The Group Inc., Real Estate, announced David VanGorkom, Kim Irwin and Laura Batson have joined as broker associates/partners. Irwin has been a licensed real estate broker since 2001 and has nine years experience in real estate sales. VanGorkom has worked as a framing contractor and licensed general contractor in the Loveland area for the past 13 years and Batson worked as a sales associate with Greyrock Realty for three years.
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