On the Job January 18, 2013


Boulder-based Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has made three executive changes in a restructuring of business units. Jim Oschmann, vice president and general manager at Ball Aerospace, will lead the Civil Space and Technology business unit, the company said in the press statement. Cary Ludtke, another vice president and general manager at Ball Aerospace, will lead the Operational Space business unit. Rob Freedman has been named vice president and general manager for tactical solutions, the business unit previously led by Oschmann.


Boulder-based Pivot Communication LLC, a marketing and public relations firm, hired Megan Hettwer. Previously, Hettwer managed study abroad programs, provided legal and organizational support for a public interest law firm, and executed marketing and communications campaigns for a nonprofit education organization.


Karla Kinser was named global mine water treatment leader for Broomfield-based engineering firm MWH Global Inc. Kinser has 20 years of experience in treatment engineering. She has spent the last several years focused on mine water treatment. She has worked for MWH since 2004 and is based in the company’s Denver office.


Source of Security LLC, a subsidiary of Source Communications LLP in Broomfield, hired Robert Woyar as division manager. Woyar has more than 15 years of experience designing and installing commercial and residential security systems. Source of Security provides a security package including surveillance and controlled entry equipment; cabling for equipment; and monitoring services.


Ester Maillaro, an intellectual-property attorney, has become a partner at Holland & Hart LLP. She works out of the firm’s office in Boulder. Maillaro focuses on trademark law and also handles matters in promotions and sweepstakes laws, licensing and copyrights.

David Hill, one of four founding partners of Boulder law firm Berg Hill Greenleaf & Ruscitti, was given an honorary lifetime membership in the Colorado Bar Association in honor of his more than 50 years of service to the legal community. CBA president Mark Fogg was to present Hill with a lapel pin and certificate on Jan. 17 at Laudisio restaurant in Boulder.


Jeanette Domber and Lisa Hardaway of Boulder-based Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. were elected associate fellows of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. They joined 175 other new associate fellows from around the world at the 51st AIAA Sciences Meeting on Jan. 7 in Dallas.


Boulder-based nonprofit National Institute for Trial Advocacy announced its new officers and members of its board of trustees for 2013. Michael A. Ginsberg, a partner in the Pittsburgh office of Jones Day, was elected board chairman, joining past chairman Leo Romero, professor emeritus at the University of New Mexico School of Law; Angela Vigil, a partner in Baker & McKenzie, Miami; and L. Joseph Loveland, King & Spalding, Atlanta; New board members are: Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Lee Smalley Edmon; William J. Hunt, a partner at Clark, Hunt, Ahern, & Embry in Cambridge, Massachusetts; Andrea B. Tecce, managing director and controller of disputes, investigations and economics segment at Navigant Inc. in Washington, D.C.; and Edwin John U, a partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP in Washington, D.C.

Via (formerly Special Transit), a private nonprofit organization that provides transportation and mobility options elected B. Scot Smith and Peter Powers to its volunteer board of directors. Smith is a founding principal at The Colorado Group. Powers is director of business development at Longmont United Hospital. Frank Bruno, vice president for administration at Western Disposal Services Inc., was elected president of Via’s 2013 board of directors. Retiring board members Jana Petersen, administrative services director for Boulder County, Tony Dworak, attorney with Lyons Gaddis Kahn & Hall PC, and Kati Pressman, retired nurse, were recognized for their service.

36 Commuting Solutions, a transportation advocacy nonprofit organization based in Louisville, named Lori G. Frasier as chairwoman. Frasier is senior vice president of strategic services for Superior-based Key Equipment Finance, a bank-held equipment finance company and an affiliate of KeyCorp (NYSE: KEY).


Boulder-based business consultants Transformance Advisors hired Kyle Staarmann as a marketing specialist. Her background includes marketing, event management and business development. She has worked for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Texas and the Houston Galleria Chamber of Commerce. Staarmann will manage the marketing of consulting services and educational events, including promotional programs, social media activities, website content and editing of the firm’s newsletter, Transformance Communique. Staarmann graduated from the University of Colorado-Boulder in 2009 with a degree in business administration and marketing.

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