CSU has named Audrey Mengwasser Shillington the new director of the School of Social Work. Shillington began in her position in September, replacing long-time director Deborah Valentine, who is retiring. Shillington joins CSU from the San Diego State University School of Social Work, where she was an associate director for the Center for Alcohol and Drug Studies. Shillington’s research focuses on substance abuse, high-risk behaviors among adolescents and young adults, and consequences of drug abuse among young adults, as well as methods of studying substance-abuse disorders.
Clarion Associates announced that Cameron Gloss, AICP, has joined the Fort Collins office as a senior associate. Since entering the community-planning field in 1984, Gloss’s public- and private-sector experience includes comprehensive planning, subarea and neighborhood planning, transportation master-planning, land-development review, sustainability modeling and the crafting of land-use regulations and guidelines. He comes to Clarion from AECOM Design + Planning, where he led community planning and sustainability projects across 10 states, primarily within the Western region.
Waddell and Reed Financial Advisors announced the addition of Lois and Debbie Schilling to its Fort Collins firm. Both were previously financial advisors with Wells Fargo, and have a combined 78 years of experience.
Dr. David S. Kukafka has joined Banner Health Clinic, specializing in pulmonogy and sleep disorders. He has worked in the Loveland area for 11 years. Kukafka earned his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh. He completed an internship, residency and fellowship at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia. He is board-certified in sleep medicine, pulmonary disease, critical-care medicine and internal medicine.
Kaiser Permanente Colorado announced that three local physicians have joined its Loveland medical office, scheduled to open in October. Dr. Jamison Bohl will serve as the family-medicine physician. Bohl is a Colorado native who obtained his medical degree from Loma Linda University in Southern California. Dr. Rachel Feldman will serve as the internal-medicine physician, offering care focused on the prevention and treatment of complex adult diseases and treatment of the elderly. Feldman obtained her medical degree from George Washington University and has a background in chronic disease management and a focus on diabetes. Dr. Michelle Ward will serve as the pediatrician, offering care for children from birth to age 18. Ward obtained her medical degree from Loma Linda University, where she also completed her residency in pediatrics.
Kaiser Permanente has announced the addition of four local physicians to its Fort Collins medical office, also scheduled to open in October. Dr. Michelle L. Glasgow and Dr. Stacie Johns will serve as family-medicine physicians, offering comprehensive health care for individuals and families. Glasgow was born and raised in Fort Collins, obtained her medical degree at Saba University School of Medicine and has practiced with Kaiser Permanente in Westminster for the past eight years. Johns obtained her medical degree at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and for the past four years has worked as a family-medicine physician at the Salud Family Health Center in Fort Collins. Dr. Steve R. Sunderman will serve as the internal-medicine physician, offering care focused on the prevention and treatment of complex adult diseases and treatment of the elderly. Dr. Sunderman received his medical degree and completed his residency in internal medicine at the University of Colorado Medical Center and practiced medicine in Alamosa for 13 years and in Westminster for 15 years. Dr. Hector de Leon will serve as the pediatrician, offering care for children from birth to age 18. De Leon obtained his medical degree from the University of Texas Health Sciences Center and has been practicing in Vermont and New York.
Fort Collins Farmers Insurance agent Ben Morgan has earned the Chartered Life Underwriter professional designation from the American College in Pennsylvania. For this designation, Morgan had to complete eight courses, 16 hours of supervised examinations and experience and ethics requirements. As a CLU, Morgan can provide advice on a range of financial topics, including life and health insurance, pension planning, insurance law, income taxation, investments, financial and estate planning and group benefits.
Otis, Coan & Peters LLC announced attorney Angelina M. Robinson has been selected for the Leadership Fort Collins program. Only about 30 people from the area are selected to participate in this Fort Collins Chamber program every year. Robinson received her law degree from the Washington University School of Law in St. Louis, Mo., where she was a published member of the Journal of Urban and Contemporary Law.
JBS USA announced that, as a part of a scheduled succession plan, Don Jackson will retire as CEO effective year-end 2012. Andre Nogueira, former JBS USA CFO and current CEO of JBS Australia, will become CEO of JBS USA effective Jan. 1. Nogueira will have responsibility for all U.S. and Australia operations and will report directly to Wesley Batista, president and CEO of JBS global operations. Nogueira has more than 25 years of leadership experience in corporate business in both the U.S. and Brazil.
Book Trust, a locally-based nonprofit organization focused on delivering books to children, announced the inaugural members of its new Fort Collins regional board. Members include: Kate Baker, marketing manager for Brinkman Partners; John Hintzman, commercial risk profile improvement specialist for PFS Insurance Group; Mary Pat McCurdie, former engineer and current owner of Prima Bodywear in Fort Collins; and Darcy McClure, project manager for the development team of the Fort Collins Housing Authority.
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