Business on wheels: Couple hits the road, but keeps on working »

Marc and Alowetta Terrien operate Thin Air out of a 40-foot long motorhome. The Terriens provide website design, software development and other services to more than 200 clients. The couple says the motorhome allows them to combine their passion for their business with their desires to travel and visit family. (Photo courtesy Joe Hendricks Photography)

Phil Castle, The Business Times Marc and Alowetta Terrien are like a lot of married couples who run a business together. They get up, grab some breakfast and head to work. Here’s what’s different. They measure their commute in steps, not miles, and the view…

Apr 10 2019 / Leave A Comment / Read More »

Efforts under way to support couple-preneurs »

xMarc and Alowetta Terrien lead a presentation on Married to Business, their effort to develop a community to provide support and share strategies with  couples who run businesses together. (Photo courtesy Joe Hendricks Photography)

Phil Castle, The Business Times Marc and Alowetta Terrien have worked together for 13 of their 35 years of marriage. Life as what the Terriens call couple-preneurs requires commitment to not only their business, but also their relationship, Marc says. “That’s a lot of all…

Apr 10 2019 / Leave A Comment / Read More »

Stem cell revolution: Plastic surgeon adds treatments to practice »

Phil Castle, The Business Times Dr. William Merkel uses a variety of techniques in his plastic surgery practice to achieve what for many of his patients is a single goal — restoring a full and youthful appearance in their faces. But one technique could prove…

Mar 20 2019 / 1 Comment / Read More »

“Connector” focusing on tech sector »

Phil Castle, The Business Times Mara Hardy has worked for most of her career at the intersections of different interests, pulling together people with dissimilar backgrounds, agendas and objectives for collaborative endeavors. It’s not surprising, then, Hardy describes her latest role as business development manager…

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Grow or slow? Professor and real estate executive share outlooks »

Phil Castle, The Business Times The economic growth that’s occurred in Mesa County over the past two years might slow, but likely will continue, according to a college professor who tracks regional indicators. And while the energy and construction industries remain volatile, those sectors and…

Feb 20 2019 / Comments Off / Read More »

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