The Herd: New hires, departures and promotions 3.19.19

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Rob Edwards and Tom Ethington have left Pinnacle Real Estate Advisors to launch Blue West Capital as managing partners. Also joining the new firm are: Zach Wright, director of net lease investment sales; Brandon Gayeski is an associate advisor; and Melanie Williford is director of operations.


Paul Franke.

LaLonnie Gray has joined Fisher Phillips as an associate. She focuses her practice in employment law and higher education.

Doug Landin has been named chief information security officer for Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck. He is a graduate of Fort Lewis College.

Paul R. Franke III has been named first vice president of Ally Law. He is litigation chair and partner with Moye White.

Real Estate

Brandon Kaufman, Nik MacCarter and Gunnar Wilson have joined Nexus Commercial Realty. Kaufman and MacCarter are senior investment advisors. Wilson is an investment advisor.

Matt Adams.


Matt Adams has joined HPM Inc. as vice president of civil construction.


Tim Wiedeman has joined Concept3D as vice president of business development.


Robin Robison has been promoted to chief operations officer of Modern Market Eatery.

Joining Cuvée sales team:

Eric Paloma is director of strategic partnerships.

Aaron Segel is travel partner relations manager.

Frances Silva is client experience manager.

Olivia Carranza.

Stephen Edmonds.

Health Services

Olivia Carranza has been promoted to administrator of Lavender Farms. She had been health information manager.

At the Mental Health Center of Denver:

Stephen A. Edmonds has been named director of philanthropy.

John Clelland.

New members elected to the board of are: chair, Deb Demuth with the Colorado Trust;vice chair, Peggy Kozal with Gordon & Rees Scully Mansukhani; treasurer, Ryan Kirkpatrick with Colorado Impact Fund; and secretary, Hannah Schechter.


John Clelland is chief commercial officer for Rise Broadband. He is a graduate of Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario.

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