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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Timothy O’Neill, executive director of Foothills Gateway, attended and graduated from The National Leadership Institute on Developmental Disabilities through the University of Delaware. The institute is a partnership of national developmental disabilities organizations that offers intensive week-long leadership institutes, short-term learning opportunities relevant to nonprofit leadership and management, mentoring programs, all aimed at improving the lives of people with developmental disabilities and their families.
Matt Phillips, an independent financial adviser at Phillips Financial in Fort Collins, was recognized as a top financial adviser and named to the LPL Financial Freedom Club. This distinction is based on an annual production ranking of the approximately 12,800 registered advisers nationwide who are supported by LPL Financial LLC.
Katlynn Kidd joined The Group Inc. Real Estate as a broker associate/partner at the Horsetooth Road office. Kidd has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with a concentration of Finance/Real Estate and Marketing in 2009 from Colorado State University. She obtained her real estate license in 2009.
Scott Ternasky of Above Board Home Inspections, a Fort Collins firm that conducts inspections of new and existing homes, was honored by the American Society of Home Inspectors for eight years of membership. Ternasky conducts existing and new construction pre-purchase, pre-listing and maintenance inspections in the Northern Colorado and Wyoming areas.
John Tufte, PE, LEED AP, joined Lamp, Rynearson & Associates as a senior project manager for the civil engineering and surveying firm. Tufte’s experience includes public infrastructure design, design of improvements and coordination associated with land development, and development of Geographic Information Systems. His signature Northern Colorado projects include Centerra Marketplace, Harmony Technology Park and MINI of Loveland.
Brinkman Construction hired Steve Rewerts as a project manager and Mike Tonniges as a superintendent. Rewerts brings seven years of construction experience with expertise as a project engineer, manager and estimator. Tonniges has been in the construction industry for 12 years and is LEED Green Associate. He has worked on projects throughout the Midwest ranging from senior housing facilities and schools to sports parks and recreation centers.
Loveland-based Numerica Corp. made some additions to its staff. Research Scientist Daniel Lingenfelter will develop algorithms for tracking objects and debris in Earth’s orbit to improve space situational awareness. Laura A. Lundberg is a part-time office manager and administrative assistant. Laura E. Lundberg shares part-time office manager and administrative assistant responsibilities with Laura A. Lundberg. Sean Sudduth, a paid accounting intern, performs general accounting tasks and provides special project support in Numerica’s accounting department.
The Wildlife Society awarded its highest honor, the Aldo Leopold Memorial Award, to Kenneth P. Burnham, professor emeritus from the Department of Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology at Colorado State University. The award recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to wildlife conservation. CSU’s Department of Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology has the distinction of now having four faculty honored with this award.
The Institute of Business & Medical Careers welcomed Mary Matsutani to the position of faculty manager at the Greeley campus. Matsutani will be responsible for managing the daily duties of the faculty, mentor, train, observe classes and manage support staff personnel at IBMC. She holds a Master’s of Education in Administration and Leadership from Colorado State University, a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Chadron State College and a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and English from the University of Nebraska.
Firestone Town Manager Wesley LaVanchy has been appointed to the National League of Cities’ 2012 Community Economic Development Steering Committee. The committee is responsible for developing policy positions on issues involving housing, community and economic development, land use, recreation and parks, historic preservation and international competitiveness.
Jim Woodward, senior accountant at Shaw & Associates CPAs & Financial Advisors received the designation of Certified Public Accountant. Cassy Nittmann has recently joined the accounting, tax services and financial planning team as office manager. Nittman brings six years of high level administrative experience.
Kristi Arnold has joined Soukup, Bush & Associates, CPAs, P.C. in Fort Collins as tax and audit consultant. Arnold will receive her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting from Colorado State University in May, 2012, and will graduate with distinction. Jarrod Ashida joined the team as tax and audit accountant. Ashida will be serving clients’ needs in tax compliance and planning during 2012.
Doug Wills has been named a member of the 2011 Chairman’s Council with New York Life Insurance Co. Members of the Chairman’s Council are among the most successful of New York Life’s sales force. Wills has been a New York Life agent since 1994.
Graham’s Carpet Network hired Katie Ingram as office manager and Mark Chaput as its newest project manager.
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