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 […]

Energetic effort: Financing program comes to Mesa County

Energetic effort: Financing program comes to Mesa County

Phil Castle, The Business Times Tracy Phillips has high hopes for a program offering financing for renewable energy and energy efficiency projects in Mesa County. “It’s fantastic Mesa County is among the participants,” says Phillips, director of the Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) program in Colorado. Mesa County Commissioners voted in April to opt […]

Moving effort: Firm out to change construction industry

Moving effort: Firm out to change construction industry

Phil Castle, The Business Times John Fay believes the construction industry is overdue for the kind of technological advances that have transformed other industries. His company could lead the way. Fay founded and oversees Låda Cube and an operation that’s developed demountable wall systems that can be quickly assembled and, if needed, disassembled, moved and […]

Insurer announces $30 million donation

Insurer announces $30 million donation

Phil Castle, The Business Times Rocky Mountain Health Plans will contribute $30 million to fund a variety of efforts across Western Colorado and the remainder of the state. Patrick Gordon, chief executive officer of Rocky Mountain Health Plans, announced the donation at an event outside the offices of the Grand Junction-based insurer. The contribution includes […]