Lending support: HR firm expands services

Lending support: HR firm expands services

Phil Castle, The Business Times Ed Krey recounts the comments he’s heard from business owners to whom he’s provided human resources services. If only they’d taken advantage of those services earlier, their experiences running their ventures would have been different. It’s a response Krey says he not only appreciates but also one that goes to […]

Community Hospital to break ground on cancer center

Community Hospital to break ground on cancer center

Construction is underway on a regional cancer center and medical office building at Community Hospital in Grand Junction. The 130,000-square-foot James Pulsipher Regional Cancer Center and medical office building is set for completion in 2023 and expected to cost about $53 million. “We are extremely proud of this project,” said Chris Thomas, president and chief […]

Fast-growing insurance firm provides tools the trade

Fast-growing insurance firm provides tools the trade

Phil Castle, The Business Times Uwe Kirch sees some similarities between independent insurance agents starting their own agencies and mechanics opening their own garages. They have the expertise, but might need some tools. Kirch runs an agency network he says provides those tools, among them access to insurance carriers offering a range of products. He […]

JGMS marks 20 years in business

JGMS marks 20 years in business

Phil Castle, The Business Times As he recalls it, Jerome Gonzales said he was something of an accidental entrepreneur when he started his company in 2001. Over the 20 years since then, J.G. Management Systems has grown into an enterprise that offers a range of services to government clients and employs a total of more […]

Furnishing an educational endeavor

Furnishing an educational endeavor

Phil Castle, The Business Times Dave Huerkamp remembers the old-school ways of furnishing classrooms. Straight rows of metal and wood desks weren’t particularly comfortable, he says. Or especially conducive to collaboration among students stuck to their assigned seats. These days, schools are dynamic places in which furnishings are rearranged at a moment’s notice to accommodate […]

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