On the Job August 30, 2013
Julie Herman stepped down Aug. 23 as executive director of the Boulder-based Colorado Green Building Guild. Sandra Weeks, president of the guild’s board of directors and owner of Blue Spruce Design and Construction, said Ann Livingston will serve as interim executive director and strategic consultant while the board looks for Herman’s permanent replacement. Livingston previously was the sustainability coordinator for Boulder County and served on the guild’s board of directors.
Boulder-based investment firm Revelry Brands hired Gil Fronzaglia as chief operating officer and Seth Beers as chief financial officer. Most recently, Fronzaglia was chief operating officer at Food Should Taste Good, a natural tortilla chip company. Beers was CFO and COO at PACT Apparel. Revelry’s investments include PACT, Only Natural Pet Store, EVOL Foods and Siggi’s Dairy.
First National Bank named Polly Buster as its corporate lender for its Boulder County market, which includes branches in Boulder, Longmont and along the U.S. Highway 36 corridor. Most recently, Buster was a relationship manager for Guaranty Bank & Trust in its commercial lending department in Longmont. Previously, Buster served as the section chief of commercial real estate and department head for commercial loans for the FDIC’s office in Denver.
Boulder-based MBio Diagnostics Inc., a diagnostics and life sciences company, appointed Robert J. Silverman to its board of directors. Silverman served as the CEO of mtm Laboratories AG, an in-vitro diagnostics company that developed and commercialized a portfolio of products for early detection and diagnosis of cervical cancer. He was instrumental in raising capital and building mtm into a global commercial business.
Boulder Public Library director Valerie Maginnis will retire effective Sept. 20 after 33 years of public service. Maginnis was named library and arts director in June 2011 after serving as director of library and cultural services for the city of Mission Viejo, California. During her tenure at the Boulder Public Library, her team implemented an emerging public art program, a community-driven vision for the renovation of the Main Library and earned a national designation as a Family Place Library.
Broomfield-based Webroot Inc., a software Internet security firm, promoted John Post from vice president of finance to chief financial officer, Jeff Santelices from vice president of strategic alliances to senior vice president of worldwide field operations, and Melanie Williams from senior director of human relations to vice president of human relations. Scott Merkle was hired as vice president of enterprise sales and OEM sales. He previously was vice president of business development for BrightPoint.
Boulder-based VisionLink, a provider of software and services for nonprofits, named Lori Warrens senior director of community solutions. Warrens will guide VisionLink’s international humanitarian efforts and direct ongoing efforts to further develop industry-leading solutions for 211 and overall information and referral efforts. 211 is a national phone number, pioneered by Warrens, used by community organizations like United Way to connect people to essential human services, community programs and volunteer opportunities in areas such as training, food pantries, addiction prevention programs and affordable housing options.
Louisville-based Inovonics Wireless Corp. hired Gary Kallman as senior vice president of global sales. Kallman has experience in building and leading sales teams in a variety of business-to-business industries. Prior to Inovonics, Kallman held executive leadership positions at 3VR, Digital Monitoring Products, Radionics Inc. (now Bosch) and Fire Burglary Instruments Inc. (now Honeywell).
Attorney Judson C. Hite, special counsel at Broomfield-based Donelson Ciancio & Grant PC, was elected president of the Boulder County Bar Association. Hite has been a supporter and volunteer of the Boulder County Bar Association serving on its board of directors and business law section, and has strong ties to Boulder County Legal Services through its reduced fee and pro bono programs. Hite has 25 years of experience in real estate, civil litigation and transactional law.
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