The Herd: New hires, departures and promotions 9.11.18


Alex Valdez, co-founder of EcoMark Solar, is stepping away from his day-to-day operations, to focus on his campaign for State House District 5. Jake DiRe, also a co-founder of the firm, is chief executive officer.

Glenn Miller

Real Estate / Development

Glenn Miller has joined redT Homes as business development manager. He had been with Land Title Guarantee Co. and is a graduate of Metropolitan State University of Denver.

Alexia Teichman has been promoted to community director at Zocalo Community Development’s Apex 5510 Apartments in Boulder, a. She is a graduate of Illinois State University.

Jake Gustafson

Jake Gustafson has joined Tributary Real Estate as an associate broker. He is a graduate of the University of Nebraska-Omaha.

Jessica MacNaughton has joined RETS Associates as a director. She had been with CBRE and is a graduate of the University of Denver.


At Project Sanctuary:

Amy McDermott is chief development officer. She had been with zero8hundred.

Michael Jordan is major gifts officer.

Emily Williams is director of events and volunteers.

At the Staenberg – Loup Jewish Community Center

Ron Ekstrand is chief operating officer.

Sonia Dobinsky is chief program officer. She had been with the Jewish Federation of St. Louis.

Dinah Burgess is the director of the Fitness & Wellness Center. She had been with the Non-Profit Wellness Organization in Dallas.

Joining the board of directors of History Colorado: Donna Lynne, lieutenant governor and chief operating officer of the State of Colorado; Ellen S. Roberts, an attorney in Durango; Stephen F. Sturm with Sturm Group Inc. and the Sturm Family Foundation; and, Albert C. Yates, president emeritus of Colorado State University.


Keo Frazier

Keo Frazier has founded Keos Marketing. She had been with McWhinney.


Jeff Griffith is director of brewery operations for Odyssey Beerwerks. He had been with Fate Brewing in Boulder.


Catherine Quintero has joined Ware Malcomb as director of interior architecture and design. She is a graduate of Iowa State University.

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