Briefcase: April 2, 2012 [Daily Camera, Boulder, Colo.]
(Daily Camera (Boulder, CO) Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) April 01--Awards & honorsColdwell Banker Residential Brokerage named broker Dave Janis, CRS, CNE to its International Sterling Society, an honor bestowed upon the top Coldwell Banker sales associates worldwide. Janis is a member of the Boulder Area Realtor Association and the Boulder Chamber. definitelydave.com.
Jordan Di Marco, owner of Dogma Catma Pet Sitting in Boulder, was named Pet Sitters International's 2011 Pet Sitter of the Year. Di Marco will serve as the public face of PSI's nearly 7,000 independently owned member businesses and represent the pet-sitting industry throughout 2012. dogma-catma.com.
Three Hutchinson Black and Cook lawyers, Bill Meyer, Baine Kerr, and Brad Peterson, have been named Colorado Super Lawyers for 2012. Additionally, Connie Tromble Eyster, a partner at the Boulder-based firm, was honored for the fourth year in a row as one of the state's up-and-coming attorneys by her selection as a Colorado Rising Star by the publishers of Colorado Super Lawyers. hbcboulder.com.
KGAStudio Architects (formerly Knudson Gloss Architects) received a Silver Award from the NAHB 50+ Housing Council for their work at Steel Ranch. The project is being built in Louisville by Boulder Creek Builders. For more information on KGA call 303-442-5882 or visit kgarch.com.
Lanza Language, of Boulder, was awarded a GSA (General Services Admin) contract with the federal government for language services. There are now 98 GSA contract holders for language services in the world. lanzalanguage.com.
Shelly D. Merritt was selected for inclusion in Colorado Super Lawyers 2012 in the Estate Planning and Probate, and Business/Corporate fields and S.D. Merritt & Associates, P.C. was recognized in the 2011-2012 U.S. News-Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms," Tier II, in the Field of Trusts and Estates. Her Boulder-based practice emphasizes estate planning, probate, trust, and small business law. sdmerrittlaw.com.
osmosis architecture recently received Gold Award for Best Architectural Design for a Custom Home from the National Sales and Marketing Council for the Iglesias residence in Boulder County. The award was presented at "The Nationals" in Orlando, Fla. osmosisarchitecture.com.
Longmont-based Parascript's AccuDetect Galileo CAD software for digital mammography showed better overall performance in detecting breast cancer in a study against a competitor. In findings from Maastricht University Medical Center departments of Radiology and Surgery, the Netherlands, AccuDetect Galileo increased true positive fraction of cancer cases compared to SecondLook. parascript.com.
Rally Software, a Boulder-based leader in Agile application lifecycle management, was recognized in the first "Best for the World" list of companies with the most positive overall social and environmental impact. The company also announced its goal of becoming "Net Positive" by 2020, meaning that its overall positive social and environmental impacts outweigh its negative impacts. rallydev.com.
Thomas L. Stover and Jennifer M. Spitz of Longmont's Stover & Spitz LLC have been named to the Colorado Super Lawyers list as two of the top attorneys in Colorado for 2012. They practice in the areas of trust and estate planning, taxation, probate, charitable planning, real estate and business law. stoverlawcolorado.com.
The Zonta Foothills Club of Boulder County selected Camera Editorial Page Editor Erika Stutzman as a 2012 Woman of Achievement. She was selected because of her "significant body of articles and editorials on women's issues" and for making "an impact on the community as the editorial page editor and as a contributor" to the Camera. dailycamera.com.
Launches & new accounts
Juan Weksler, MD, a board certified interventional cardiologist with advanced fellowship training, opened Flatirons Heart and Vascular practice in Louisville. Weksler specializes in endovascular medicine and intervention, and is skilled in cardiac catheterization and many other specialized procedures. flatironsheart.org.
J Wells Brewery leased space at 2516 49th St. in Boulder to have a craft beer packaging facility and tasting room. The brewery is a new business created by local resident Jamie Wells, who was represented by James Howser of Boulder's Gibbons-White in the lease. gibbonswhite.com.
Kyle Kendall joined the Estey Realty Group as an associate broker. Kendall has more than 10 years of residential brokerage experience and has assisted numerous families with their moves in the community. He will be based out of the brokerage's Louisville office at 1314 Main St. esteyrealtygroup.com
Human resources outsourcing service TriNet, San Leandro, Calif., will have TDA_Boulder handle its 2012 brand advertising creative, including digital and outdoor. First work, targeting CEOs, CFOs and owners of small companies, breaks in May. The incumbent was Godfrey Q & Partners, San Francisco. tdaboulder.com.
New hires & promotions
Nirvanix announced that Dave Barr, former vice president of storage systems provider LeftHand Networks in Boulder, has become vice president of cloud storage engineering at Nirvanix Inc. Nirvanix is a cloud storage service provider based in San Diego, but Barr will maintain his home in Superior.
Green Surveys Online, a Boulder-based environmental survey firm who specializes in helping existing building owners prepare for LEED certification by collecting targeted alternative transportation and workplace data, recently hired Laura Burke as sales and business development director. Burke is a veteran in the applied technology field who began her career with IBM as a large account construction industry specialist. greensurveysonline.com.
The MeNetwork, a Boulder-based mobile marketing company founded in 2009, named former Simplified executive Mike Corbisiero its chairman and chief executive officer. Corbisiero, a co-founder and initial angel investor, will guide MeNetwork's future global expansion as it continues to attract customers, investors and new distribution partners. themenetwork.net/index.html.
Crocs recently announced the addition of four new leaders in the areas of corporate communications and product management. All four employees are located at Crocs' headquarters in Niwot: Katy Lachky, who joined Crocs as vice president of communications, responsible for overseeing all of the company's global communications functions; Brooke Wolf, who will play an integral role in product strategy and global product line planning as a senior product line manager for women's footwear; Michael Gossett, who will focus on the brand's men's line as a new senior product line manager; and Thomas Alvarado, hired as a strategic accounts senior product manager, responsible for product development and merchandising. company.crocs.com.
Faegre Baker Daniels, a leading international law firm with offices in Denver and Boulder, announced that securities litigator Michael R. MacPhail joined the firm as partner. He previously was a partner at Bryan Cave HRO. MacPhail's 20 years of legal experience includes 13 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, ultimately as deputy assistant director. Additionally, Julie Berryhill joined the Boulder office as special counsel. Berryhill will represent clients in the firm's Benefits & Executive Compensation practice. faegrebd.com.
Housing Helpers Boulder hired Angela Vander Meyden as corporate housing manager. Vander Meyden will lead Housing Helpers' temporary housing division, which provides fully furnished serviced apartments to corporations in Boulder County, Broomfield and the north Denver metro area. housinghelpers.com.
Boulder-based Best Organics Inc., a provider of organic and eco-friendly gift baskets, exhibited for the first time at the Natural Products Expo West trade show, the world's largest natural and organic products trade exhibition. America's Best Organics gift collections were featured as centerpieces at the annual Expo West Meet & Greet Luncheon to benefit the Organic Farming Research Foundation. americasbestorganics.com.
Bryan Cave HRO partner Jim Sawtelle, of Boulder, was selected as a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America. The induction ceremony will take place at the LCA 2012 Spring Conference to be held May 9-11 at The Four Seasons, in Santa Barbara, Calif. Sawtelle is a trial lawyer in the firm's commercial litigation group. bryancave.com.
The Colorado Chautauqua Association, steward of the Colorado Chautauqua National Historic Landmark in Boulder, announced two staff additions: Jim Turner, director of operations, who rejoined the Chautauqua team after a one-year hiatus and Tom Hart, program development coordinator. chautauqua.com.
Diversified Asset Management, a Boulder-based wealth management firm, has partnered with Advisors Access to provide 401k solutions for small businesses. For more information, contact Robert Pyle at 303-440-2906. diversifiedassetmanagement.com.
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