January 17, 2016
Sentient Jet sponsors Light It Up Blue
Sentient Jet has been named the presenting sponsor of Light It Up Blue Aspen, taking place Feb. 13 at the Hotel Jerome for the third consecutive year, to raise awareness and money to assist families and children on the autism spectrum in western Colorado communities.
The event features alpine skier and Olympic gold medalist Bode Miller, food, cocktails, wine, dancing, live and silent auctions, Lynryrd Skynrd keyboard player Peter Keys, Fuel lead guitarist Andy Andersson, Blind Melon singer Travis Warren, and Dr. Jennifer Berman and Dr. Andrew Ordon of "The Doctors." All proceeds will benefit Roaring Fork Valley-based Ascendigo, which serves local, regional and national populations of youth and adults across the autism spectrum through experiential, community-based learning opportunities.
Rowland+Broughton adds two team members
Rowland+Broughton Architecture/Urban Design/Interior Design has announced the hiring of Will Young as senior project manager and Carrera Shea as interior designer.
Young is a licensed architect with 25 years of experience overseeing the design and construction of sustainable projects.
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Young has held positions at architecture firms in the Roaring Fork Valley for 17 years, most recently as senior project architect and lead designer at Charles Cunniffe Architects in Aspen. He previously worked in Germany at Reinhardt, Zohner and Partners and Schaudt Architekten DBA. An artist and sculptor, he has affiliations with Colorado Mountain College, Carbondale Clay Center and the Wyly Annex. He received a bachelor's degree and Master of Architecture degree from Montana State University.
Shea previously worked as principal and designer at Carrera Shea Design in Newport Beach, California.
Hotel Jerome hires sales and marketing director
The Hotel Jerome has named Dana Cooper as its new director of sales and marketing. Cooper's responsibilities will include directing the strategic public relations and marketing efforts for the hotel while also overseeing the property's entire sales team.
Cooper has worked with the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Co. for 13 years, most recently serving as the director of sales and marketing for the Ritz Carlton Westchester in New York. Cooper was previously the director of sales for the Ritz-Carlton Atlanta and the Ritz-Carlton Buckhead in Georgia. She also held positions as the director of group sales for the Ritz-Carlton Dallas and as senior sales manager for the Ritz-Carlton Bachelor Gulch in Beaver Creek. Cooper's earlier experience includes sales manager positions with Rosewood Hotels and Resorts and the Ritz-Carlton Half Moon Bay in California.
Tesoro joins Aspen Sports Medicine
Aspen Sports Medicine has announced the hiring of Scott Tesoro of Sopris Chiropractic in Willits and Carbondale. Tesoro has been practicing in the Roaring Fork Valley for more than 20 years. Call 970-925-1808 to schedule an appointment.