The Herd: New hires, departures and promotions 12.17.19


Brett M. Wendt has joined Fisher Phillips as a partner. He has degrees from the University of New Mexico and the University of Denver.

Real Estate

Alex Staneski

At NewMark Merrill Companies:

Alex Staneski is vice president of leasing and acquisitions in the Longmont. He had been with Broad Street Realty.

Danaria McCoy has been promoted to vice president of operations and marketing.

Ross Carpenter has been promoted to director of leasing.

Renatta Banning has been promoted to property and marketing manager.

Joe Serieno

At Avison Young:

Joe Serieno has been appointed principal. He had been with CBRE.

Chad Alexander is a senior associate.

Consumer Goods

Mike Keown

At Honey Stinger:

Mike Keown has been appointed chief executive officer.

Bill Gambler, former president and CEO and co-founder, will continue to serve on the board of directors.


Ingrid Johnson

Adeeb Khan

Adeeb Khan has been selected executive director of the Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation and vice president of corporate social responsibility for Delta Dental of Colorado, effective Jan. 6. He has degrees from University of Southern California and the University of Denver.

Ingrid Johnson has been promoted to president and chief executive officer for the Colorado Center for Nursing Excellence. She had been senior director of operations and policy.

Mike Kervin

Tim Gagnon


Tim Gagnon and Mike Kervin have joined the Winter Park office of Core Consultants.


Dylan Loch has joined Vesta as a project manager. He had been with Executive Construction and is a graduate of University of Illinois.

Andres Burgos

Dylan Loch

Andres Burgos has been promoted to superintendent with Taylor Kohrs. He had been assistant superintendent.


Bob Lee has joined the board of commissioners for the Denver Urban Renewal Authority.

Bob Lee

Scott Dishong

Scott Dishong has joined Make-A-Wish Colorado as chief executive office. He had been with the Mountain States region of the American Cancer Society.


Amanda Davis has joined Ruggles Mabe Studio as a design associate. She had been witbh Jamie Bush + Co. and is a graduate of the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in Los Angeles.

Sam Swensson

Amanda Davis


Sam Swensson has joined Heinrich Marketing as design director. She had been with Integer Group


Bijal Choksi has joined HuWork as a partner. She has degrees from Columbia University and the University of Pennsylvania.

Bijal Choksi


Stacey Pool has been named chief marketing officer for Noodles & Company, effective Dec. 30. She had been with Vail Resorts Inc.

At Stonebridge Companies:

Brian Leiker has been promoted to general manager the Renaissance Denver Downtown City Center.

Michael Cranor is cluster revenue manager.

Randie Mallory is general manager of the Residence Inn by Marriott – Denver/Cherry Creek.

Chris Tolbertson is general manager of the Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott – Loveland/Fort Collins.

Kate Thompson is director of sales and marketing, Renaissance Hotel – Denver Downtown City Center.


The 2020 AIA Colorado Board of Directors: president, Adam Harding with Roth Sheppard Architects; past-president, Zachary Taylor with Taylor Architecture & Design; president-elect, Rachael Johnson with SmithGroup: treasurer, Wells Squier with Anderson Hallas Architects; secretary, Kaylyn Kirby with Semple Brown Design; director, Denver, Ignacio Correa-Ortiz, with Regional Transportation District; director, North, H. Lee Hardies with Infusion Architects; director, South, Sheva Willoughby with RTA Architects; director, West, Sarah Broughton with Rowland + Broughton Architecture and Urban Design; associate director, Lauren Falcon, architectural intern withStantec; at-large director, Marc Swackhamer with the University of Colorado Denver Department of Architecture.

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