Category archives for: Business People

Mesa County commissioner earns statewide recognition

Mesa County Commissioner Rose Pugliese has earned recognition from a statewide association of county governments. Pugliese was honored as Commissioner of the Year at the Colorado Counties Inc. winter conference in Colorado Springs. The award recognizes a commissioner who has worked for the good of all 64 counties in Colorado and their constituents. Pugliese is […]

President of Grand Junction firm named to work force council

Tim Fry, president of the Mountain Racing Products bicycle components manufacturer in Grand Junction, is among seven appointees to the Workforce Development Council in Colorado. Gov. John Hickenlooper appointed Fry to serve as a business representative on the council to a term expiring in 2019. Working with businesses and state agencies, the council advises the […]

Loan officer joins mortgage firm

Glen Whaley has joined Unifirst Mortage in Grand Junction as a loan officer. Whaley brings to his duties years of experience, including operating home construction and real estate development businesses. He’s also worked in the real estate title industry. Whaley joins a team of professionals that includes vice presidents Rick Hamm and Jeanie Peck as […]

Human resource group bestows member awards

Four members of the Western Colorado Human Resource Association have won awards from the group. Sandra Alexander, Ed Krey, Connie Schulties and Joanna Stortz received the 2016 Excellence in Membership Awards. Alexander, a certified Professional in Human Resources and Society for Human Resource Certified Professional, works as a human resources liaison with Hilltop Community Resources […]

Palisade artist win bluegrass festival poster contest

Gayle Madden has been selected to provide the poster for the 2017 Palisade Bluegrass & Roots Festival. Madden was among six artists who competed in a poster design contest for the annual festival. The winner was announced at the Blue Pig Gallery in Palisade after 87 people cast votes in the public competition. Madden’s design, […]

Family doctors to join Community Hospital

Drs. Stacia Baker and William Donald Hoisington of Peach Valley Family Medical Center have announced plans to join Community Hospital in January. Peach Valley Medical Center will maintain its location at  3225 Interstate 50 Business Loop, Suite A-4, in Clifton as well as its name and telephone number. Staff, including Nancy Lange, a family nurse […]

Real estate firm honors best-selling agent

Cynthia Castaneda was honored as the top performing agent for October at Weichert, Realtors-Heiden Home Realty in Grand Junction. Castaneda posted the most closed transactions, highest dollar volume of sales and most new listings for the month. She has worked as a real estate agent for eight years. Weichert, Realtors-Heiden Home Realty operates offices at […]

Manager assumes leadership role with real estate council

Michael Burkhard, sales manager at Bray Real Estate in Grand Junction, has been sworn in as first vice president of the board of directors of the Council for Certified Residential Specialists. The council trains real estate professionals and offers the CRS designation. Burkhard has served as a part of the council leadership team since 2011, […]

Chief information officer joins HopeWest

Brian Hoag has joined HopeWest based in Grand Junction as chief information officer. Hoag is responsible for using technology and information systems to improve productivity, integration and communications. He brings to his duties experience in health care and hospices, most of that in leadership roles for organizations across the United States. “Technology enables us to […]

Community Hospital names emergency department director

Dr. Grant Roper has been hired as medical director of the emergency department at Community Hospital in Grand Junction. Roper holds board certification in emergency medicine and has worked as a member of the Community Hospital emergency department provider group for more than three years. He attended the Medical College of Wisconsin and completed his […]


The Business Times Newspaper . 609 North Avenue Suite #2 . Grand Junction, CO 81501 . 970-424-5133
Log in