On the Job
Superior-based Key Equipment Finance, a bank-held equipment finance company and affiliate of KeyCorp (NYSE: KEY), named Doug Beebe as vice president, energy finance. Beebe will identify, develop, structure and close energy equipment finance/leasing transactions, initially focused on distributed photovoltaic solar deals.
UBS Financial Services Inc. in Boulder hired financial advisers Tricia E. Miller, Arthur Polner and Anita Polner. Miller previously was with R.W. Baird, and Arthur Polner and Anita Polner were with the Polner Group at Solomon Smith Barney.
Robert W. Baird & Co. added The Smith Norris Group to its wealth-management office in Boulder. The team includes Shawn B. Smith and Will Norris. Smith will serve as branch manager of the office in Boulder.
JVA Inc. named Jeannette M. Torrents as an associate. As a key staff member, Torrents will participate in management and leadership training and will have expanded roles in business development, human resources and operations. She is a structural project manager in JVA's office in Boulder and is an active member of the Structural Engineers Association of Colorado, having served on the board of directors and several committees. Torrents joined JVA in 2002 as a design engineer. She has focused on institutional and residential building projects with an emphasis on post-tensioned concrete design. JVA is a structural, civil, and environmental consulting engineering firm with offices in Boulder, Winter Park and Fort Collins.
Lafayette-based Right at Home, Front Range hired Marcella Barros as director of sales and marketing. The company serves the senior housing market in Boulder, Broomfield and Adams counties.
Dr. Kara Beasley has joined Boulder Neurosurgical & Spine Associates of Northern Colorado in Lafayette. Beasley is a general neurosurgeon in cranial and spinal trauma, endoscopic and open tumor surgery, Radiosurgery, complex disorders of the spine including tumor and degenerative spinal disease, epilepsy surgery and neuromodulation. She completed a dual degree in medicine with a master's degree in biomedical ethics at Midwestern University, Glendale, Arizona, and she completed a general neurosurgery residency at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Philadelphia Pennsylvania.
Boulder-based Anark Corp. promoted Chris Garcia to executive vice president of global commercial operations and business development. Garcia initially joined Anark in January of 2009 as senior vice president of business development. Anark provides automated 3-D computer-assisted design transformation and visualization services.
Boulder-based E Cube, Inc. promoted Jerry Deall to vice president. E Cube is a technical consulting firm specializing in building commissioning, energy efficiency and performance optimization.
Boulder-based Zeal Optics, maker of goggles with GPS systems and a line of bio-based sunglasses, hired David Borbon as director of sales. Borbon previously worked for O'Neill Clothing, Hurley International, NEXCOM and Hard Rock Amusement Park.
Longmont-based TerraLux Inc. hired Ray Hurt as vice president of sales for the Illumination Division, effective Feb. 1. Hurt has more than 25 years of lighting and electronics experience, including a long tenure with Philips Lighting Electronics, where he held various executive level sales and marketing positions, and most recently served as vice president of sales.
Boulder-based Leisure Trends Group, a provider of consumer research, hired Ben Lockett as director, customer relationship marketing sales. Lockett has 15 years experience in customer relationship marketing.
Eben Clark joined Johnson & Repucci LLP in Boulder as of counsel on Jan. 1 Clark's practice consists of land use, resort development, project financing, real estate and commercial litigation.
NATURAL AND ORGANIC
Naturally Boulder, an organization that helps startup natural foods companies and promotes Boulder as the epicenter of the natural products movement, added Laura Coblentz, Jacqui Detrich, Paul Raab and Nike VanArsdale to its board of directors. Coblentz is vice president of marketing and innovation for Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy, Detrich is with the University of Colorado's Deming Center for Entrepreneurship at the Leeds School of Business, Raab is a partner at Linhart Public Relations, and Nike VanArsdale is sales manager at Presence Marketing.
Dr. Lee Berg joined the staff of Foothills United Way as the vice president for resource development. A resident of Louisville, Berg has more than 30 years nonprofit and development experience.
Longmont Humane Society named Sarah Clusman as director of operations, Rhea Moriarity as training and behavior manager, and Annette Mainland as development director. Clusman has 10 years of experience at LHS beginning as a volunteer, staff person and manager of the volunteer department. Moriarity began volunteering at LHS in 2006 and became an employee in 2010. Mainland most recently was vice president of development at Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains.
Randy Kerns, senior strategist for Boulder-based Evaluator Group Inc., an IT analyst firm, was appointed chairman of the Triangle Education Foundation, an Illinois-based charitable organization that helps fund and support education and leadership programs for undergraduates studying engineering, architecture and science.
Mimi Herbert has joined the Boulder office of Metro Brokers Inc. Herbert previously was an associate broker for Re/Max and has more than 18 years of experience in real estate.
Sports and Outdoors
The Boulder-based Outdoor Industry Association hired Avery Stonich as communications manager. Stonich has nearly 20 years of communications experience, most recently in the bicycle industry. She spent four years leading marketing and communications efforts for Bikes Belong Coalition, the national group that represents bicycle suppliers and retailers in the United States.
Boulder-based Deus Rescue, a provider of products used in rescue situations in work environments, hired Jeffrey Wild as technical sales manager of the Industrial Safety and Rescue business segment. Since 1989, Wild has held various positions with the Western Area Power Administration, an agency of the U.S. Department of Energy. This experience includes eight years in utility construction, eight years in design and engineering, and the last seven years serving as occupational safety and health manager.
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