On The Job
Lafayette-based Creative Alliance has promoted Kate Rubsamen to client services coordinator. She will have increased responsibility for implementing the full range of web, advertising and direct marketing tactics on behalf of the agency's clients. Rubsamen joined the agency in July as a client services assistant. She previously was a sales administrative coordinator with Z57 Internet Solutions, San Diego, and also provided client-service support through internships with three advertising agencies in Nevada and California.
Denver-based Centennial Bank hired Amanda Donovan as assistant vice president, deposit operations. Donovan has experience in treasury management as well as bank operations. She joins Centennial Bank's branch in Boulder.
John C. Hutton has joined the scientific advisory board at Boulder-based AmideBio LLC, a privately held biopharmaceutical company which has developed novel manufacturing processes for peptides and proteins. Hutton has more than 30 years of scientific expertise in academia, including his current position as director of research at the Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes and professor of cellular and structural biology at the University of Colorado-Denver. He received a bachelor's degree and doctorate from the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, and was a professor at Britain's Cambridge University for 17 years before joining the CU-Denver faculty in 1996.
Four industry executives were named to the Colorado BioScience Association's board of directors at its 2012 annual all-member meeting April 4 in Westminster. New directors are: Kerry Ingalls, vice president for Colorado operations at Amgen in Boulder and Longmont; Brent Fassett, a partner at Cooley LLP in Broomfield; James Chomas, founder and chief executive of Surefire Medical in Westminster; and Scott Deeter, president and CEO of Ventria Bioscience in Fort Collins.
Alta Vita Memory Care Center in Longmont hired Gemma Wilson as program director. The assisted-living community at 800 S. Fordham St. is scheduled to open in May and designed especially for people with memory-care needs. Wilson has a master's degree in gerontology and more than 10 years of experience working with Alzheimer's patients. Wilson was the executive director of a day-care program for people with Alzheimer's in Austin, Texas. She also served on a legislative committee that regulated assisted-living facilities in that state.
Physical therapists Roger Rettig and Brenda Evans of the Colorado Physical Therapy Institute in Broomfield completed a class on manual therapy for the upper cervical spine focusing on headaches, dizziness and pain from a neuro-othopedic perspective. The two-day class was hosted by Denver Physical Therapy and was taught by Frank Gargano, PT, DPT from Ohio.
Broomfield-based Alticast Corp., a provider of interactive TV and Blu-ray solutions, hired John Carlucci as chief technical officer, Americas. Carlucci most recently was the chief technology officer for ClearLeap. He has more than 20 years of vendor and operator experience having worked at Time Warner for many years as chief network architect and senior director of engineering. He also worked at Policypher as vice president of engineering and held positions at BigBand, Divicom/Harmonic and Sony.
Boulder-based Spyder Active Sports Inc., which manufactures ski apparel, promoted Ellen Welley to vice president for North American sales. Spyder hired Welley in 2002 as a key-account manager. She previously worked as a buyer for retailer Boulder Ski Deals and as a divisional merchandise manager for Specialty Sports Venture.
Vía, formerly Special Transit, a nonprofit mobility services provider based in Boulder County, added Forrest Fleming, Suzanne Hoover and Frank Latino Jr. to its board of directors. Fleming is the owner of Instant Imprints, a Longmont company he started six years ago after a 25-year career with IBM. Hoover has served on several nonprofit boards and has been a longtime volunteer. Latino is a certified public accountant and is president and founder of Latino & Associates, which has been in business since 1974.
The Humane Society of Boulder Valley hired Lindsey Berlin as an administrative assistant.
Ryan Good has been named vice president for leasing and sales at Etkin Johnson Group. Good will head the company's marketing efforts for its 7.5 million-square-foot commercial real estate portfolio. Etkin Johnson has acquired land holdings in Denver's Northwest Corridor, which are being offered for sale or build-to-suit facilities. Good previously served as a vice president at the Denver office of CBRE.
Steven Terrell "Terry" Clontz and retired Gen. Kevin P. Chilton were named to the board of directors of Broomfield-based Level 3 Communications Inc. The appointments bring the total number of Level 3 board members to 12. Clontz replaces Lee Theng Kiat, who had been a director since October but was named president and general counsel of Temasek Holdings on April 1. He had been a director at Global Crossing Ltd. from December 2003 until it was acquired by Level 3.Chilton retired from the U.S. Air Force after 34 years of service in February. He commanded the U.S. Strategic Command from 2007 through 2011, overseeing operations for the Department of Defense's nuclear, space and cyberspace operations. From 2006 to 2007,Chilton commanded the Air Force Space Command, where he was responsible for all Air Force space and nuclear ICBM programs. He had been a test pilot, a NASA astronaut on three space shuttle flights, and was deputy program manager for the International Space Station from 1996 to 1998.
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