May 15, 2015

On the Job – May 15, 2015

ARCHITECTURE, CONSTRUCTION

Brundage
Fast
Huey
Swasey

Mat Brundage, Kate Swasey, Brett Fast and Anna Huey joined the offices of Boulder and Denver-based architecture firm Arch11. Brundage has a master’s degree in architecture from the University of Colorado Denver and a bachelor’s in environmental design from CU Boulder. Swasey previously worked at Denver-based Civitas. Fast received his master’s in architecture from the University of Kansas and worked as an intern at Landmark Architects in Hutchinson, Kan. Huey received a master’s in architecture from CU Denver.

Hardy

Jay Hardy was named senior vice president for development at Brinkman Partners in Fort Collins. He previously was vice president and general manager at Loveland-based developer McWhinney, where he served as general manager for Centerra in Loveland and the North Park community in Broomfield. Gov. John Hickenlooper appointed Hardy chairman-elect of the State Workforce Development Council.

Roger Burkart, Amber Hernandez and Benjamin Simms joined Lafayette-based community and landscape architecture firm Design Concepts. Burkart previously worked for several private-sector firms as well as the federal Bureau of Land Management, Forest Service and National Park Service. Hernandez earned a bachelor’s degree in environmental design and master’s in landscape architecture from the University of Colorado. Simms relocated from Georgia and serves as a volunteer for the Eagle Scouts, and a backpacking and mountain biking counselor at Cheley Colorado Camps.

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Former Boulder Mayor Leslie Durgin was named nonprofit liaison and adviser for The Boulder Chamber. She has been a director or principal in organizations such as Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains, the Association of Operating Room Nurses, the Collage Children’s Museum, the Colorado Chautauqua Association, Boulder County United Way and the American Civil Liberties Union-Colorado. Durgin became a member of the Boulder City Council in 1989 and was elected mayor in 1990, serving until 1997.

EDUCATION

Frank

Tony Frank, president of Colorado State University’s Fort Collins campus, was named chancellor of the statewide CSU system by the university’s board of governors. Frank, who will keep his role as president, had been named interim chancellor in February after Mike Martin announced his plan to step down March 1.

ENGINEERING

Brunner

John Brunner joined the structural department of JVA Inc. as a senior project manager in the structural, civil and environmental consulting engineering firm’s Boulder and Fort Collins offices. He has 24 years of structural-consulting experience in Denver and Los Angeles.

GOVERNMENT
Gov. John Hickenlooper appointed James Edward Rae of Windsor to serve a four-year-term as certified public accountant for the Advisory Committee on Governmental Accounting and Robert L. LaMarr of Loveland to a three-year term to represent collection businesses as part of the Collection Agency Board.

HEALTH CARE

Bean
Fain

Marilyn Fain was named Banner Fort Collins Medical Center’s  chief operating officer, replacing John D’Angelo, who had been appointed to the post in March 2014. Roberta Bean was named associate chief nursing officer, replacing Pat Samples. Fain has been with Banner Health since 2010, serving first as nursing director for the emergency department at North Colorado Medical Center in Greeley and, most recently, as the Northern Colorado nursing director for emergency services and trauma. She previously had been director of emergency services at the Medical Center of Aurora Centennial Medical Plaza for 2 1/2 years. Bean most recently served as Banner’s Northern Colorado nursing director for clinical care Operations, and previously held a number of leadership positions at NCMC including manager, senior house manager, nursing director and service line director. She also was interim chief nursing officer for East Morgan County Hospital in Brush.

NONPROFIT

Lurie

Neal Lurie was named president of the Boulder-based Center for Resource Conservation, which works across the Front Range to bolster Coloradans’ efforts to conserve water, energy and building materials. Lurie previously helped lead several nonprofits including the Colorado Solar Energy Industries Association, American Solar Energy Association and Boulder Chamber.

Rowe

Kathryn Rowe, a Colorado Procurement Technical Assistance Center counselor, was hired to open a permanent location in Larimer County. She retired in January as county procurement director. The new office will be located with the Larimer County Workforce Center on the fifth floor of the Larimer County Administration Office building, 200 W. Oak St., Fort Collins.

VETERINARY MEDICINE
Julie Donnelly, a doctor of veterinary medicine, joined Aspen Grove Veterinary Care in Fort Collins. She previously worked at Trilby Animal Hospital in Fort Collins. She earned a  bachelor’s degree with honors in psychology and professional writing from the University of New Mexico and a master’s degree in biomedical sciences from Colorado State University. She graduated from the veterinary school at CSU in 2013.

OTHER
Ian Hays was named vice president for training and sales at Inada Massage Chairs in Boulder, the exclusive U.S. distributor of Inada-brand massage chair products made in Osaka, Japan. Hays previously directed the sales and store operations of a regional company with retail locations throughout the Midwest.

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ARCHITECTURE, CONSTRUCTION

Brundage
Fast
Huey
Swasey

Mat Brundage, Kate Swasey, Brett Fast and Anna Huey joined the offices of Boulder and Denver-based architecture firm Arch11. Brundage has a master’s degree in architecture from the University of Colorado Denver and a bachelor’s in environmental design from CU Boulder. Swasey previously worked at Denver-based Civitas. Fast received his master’s in architecture from…

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