Boulder-based Transformance Advisors Inc. hired Ally Conrad as events manager. Conrad will manage the scheduling, promotion, partner collaboration and overall coordination for all educational events, and will manage social media activities, website content, and editing of the Transformance Communiqué, a newsletter designed for those crafting sustainable lean organizations. Originally from Overland Park, Kansas, Conrad graduated from Colorado State University in Fort Collins in 2012 with a bachelor of science in psychology.
Boulder-based JVA Inc. hired civil engineers Darren Stewart, John Wojcicki, Marc Rundle and John Jordan. Stewart will work in the civil department as a project manager. Wojcicki will work in the civil department as a design engineer. Rundle will work in the civil site department as a design engineer. Jordan joined the firm as a senior civil designer. Stewart and Wojcicki will work in JVA’s office in Boulder. JVA is a structural, civil and environmental consulting engineering firm with offices in Boulder, Winter Park and Fort Collins.
Frazer Lockhart will join Broomfield-based S.M. Stoller Corp. upon retiring from the U.S. Department of Energy in January. Lockhart currently serves as the DOE HQ Technical Oversight for the Idaho Tank Waste Program. Lockhart will serve as an assistant vice president and will be based out of Stoller’s corporate headquarters in Broomfield. He will focus on planning and execution of market strategies in the DoD and DOE markets. S.M. Stoller Corp. performs environmental services for a variety of other private and public clients.
Jonathan Barton, Jeannie Hulse, Sandy Hutzley and James Sites were elected to the Erie Chamber of Commerce’s board of directors.
Boulder-based Spectralink Corp., a provider of wireless solutions for the workplace, hired Dave Furtado as vice president of Americas sales. Furtado has more than 30 years experience in the telecommunications industry, Furtado’s background includes more than two decades with Alcatel-Lucent, and has held global vice president of sales positions at Ascom, SpinVox and Amdocs.
Philip B. Kalin was named president and chief executive of Pinnacol Assurance, a provider of workers compensation insurance in Colorado. Previously, Kalin was president and CEO of the Center for Improving Value in Health Care, a nonprofit in Colorado created to advance statewide initiatives to improve health-care equality and contain costs.
Via, a private nonprofit based in Boulder that provides transportation and mobility options to older adults and people with disabilities, hired Bob D’Alessandro as director of customer and community service. D’Alessandro, formerly executive director of the Boulder County Farmers Market, will oversee Via’s quality assurance program, safety, customer service, client advocacy, service development and mobility management. Prior to his time at the Farmers Market, D’Alessandro, a native of New York City, worked as executive director of the Colorado Chautauqua Association as well as in executive management at several youth-related nonprofits in Denver and New York.
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