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Cottle Carr Yaw Architects expands team

Cottle Carr Yaw Architects, located in the Roaring Fork Valley, has brought on four new team members to expand its office and offer a full range of architectural services.

Rys Olsen joins CCY Architects with more than 15 years of residential and commercial interior design experience working in Vail, Denver, New York and San Francisco.

“Rys has a real passion and eye for detail and contemporary design,” said Rich Carr, CCY partner. “We’re excited to have Rys join our team, bolstering our interior architecture capabilities.”

Recent architecture graduates, Taylor Hayda (Cal Poly) and Daniel Goldstein (North Carolina State), will apply their talents to design and documentation of CCY’s residential and hospitality work.

Marketing Coordinator Kerry McCarthy was hired to oversee marketing and public-relations efforts. She joins CCY with an extensive background in this area with several companies and publications.

“We’re pleased with the number of key hires, and this really rounds out the CCY team nicely,” Carr said.

CCY Architects’ local contributions include The Little Nell, Limelight Lodge, Obermeyer Place, the Sundeck, Elk Camp on Snowmass Mountain, the new Hideout at Buttermilk and numerous residential and other projects in the Aspen and Snowmass area. CCY is also the executive architect for the Aspen Art Museum (Shigeru Ban design architect). For more information, visit

Forum Phi announces Giving Back 2015

Forum Phi, an Aspen-based architectural and design firm, has announced a yearlong campaign of community service with local nonprofit partners, Giving Back 2015.

Over the coming year, Forum Phi and its staff are partnering with a number of local nonprofit organizations to improve its operations by offering pro bono or limited-fee architectural and design services, corporate sponsoring partnerships and other community service in 2015.

“We want to be able to do our part and join the many other businesses around the globe who measure their corporate well-being on how well the rest of society is doing,” said Christopher May, Forum Phi founding partner. “While our staff is mostly under 40 years old, there is a strong sense of community, service and seeing local businesses support local nonprofits.”

Forum Phi is engaged in a number of local residential and commercial building projects utilizing the most current sustainable and energy-saving green-building techniques.

As part of the Giving Back campaign, it will:

• Partner with the Aspen Historical Society on the Aspen Historical Society Campaign, a remodel of the West End Carriage House archival headquarters to create community education and gallery space and increase access to Aspen’s historic treasures and thousands of artifacts.

• Partner with the Basalt Education Foundation by sponsoring events that enhance education in Basalt as well as support technology, literacy, hands-on science, art, music and many other relevant and enriching programs for students.

• Partner with the Aspen Center for Environmental Studies throughout 2015 to design a treehouse for its Hallam Lake headquarters, remodel bathrooms utilizing creative and sustainable building techniques and provide other community services to the local environmental nonprofit.

• Support the Aspen Valley Ski and Snowboard Club, Aspen Rotary, the United Way of Garfield County’s “Battlement to the Belles” campaign and other nonprofit programs and projects throughout 2015.

Attorneys named as 2015 Colorado SuperLawyers and Rising Star

For the ninth consecutive year, Garfield & Hecht, P.C. attorney David L. Lenyo was named a Colorado SuperLawyer. Lenyo has practiced civil litigation for approximately 30 years and has developed extensive trial experience concerning business, commercial, construction and real estate disputes.

For the seventh consecutive year, Garfield & Hecht, P.C. attorney Robert E. Kendig was named a Colorado SuperLawyer. Kendig practices family law, including complex and high-conflict marital dissolution and parental responsibility cases, and he handles issues related to marital agreements, common-law marriage, rights of unmarried cohabitants and similar subjects.

For the third consecutive year, Garfield & Hecht, P.C. attorney Chris Bryan has been named one of the Top Young Attorneys in Colorado and recognized as a Colorado SuperLawyer Rising Star. Bryan concentrates on civil and commercial litigation, with a focus on real estate law, bankruptcy practice on behalf of creditors and lenders and appellate litigation.

Garfield & Hecht, P.C. is a full-service Colorado law firm with offices in Aspen, Basalt, Glenwood Springs, Avon and Rifle. For more information visit

RMC, ‘On the Scene’ announce partnership

RMC has announced the establishment of a new co-managed National Event Management Division as part of a strategic partnership with On the Scene.

On the Scene has been creating events since 1969 and has earned a reputation for its local knowledge and expertise in each market it serves, according to a company statement. It specializes in corporate meetings and events, product launches, team-building activities and multi-day programs.

The collaborative new department, dubbed “RMC | On The Scene”, aims to provide corporate clients with unparalleled experience in national event management, and unbeatable expertise emphasizing collaboration, quality, consistency, creativity and accountability.

“Relationships are built on trust and consistency,” says Nathan Boyd, president of RMC. “Clients have continuously asked if RMC can operate their events in other major cities and it is very exciting to partner with On The Scene to give our esteemed clients this option. Now we have combined the best worlds: two world class operations with high standards of service to work together to deliver events around the world,” he adds.

“On The Scene is very excited to partner with such a well respected company as RMC. The mutual synergies of creativity and unparalleled execution will offer our clients continued consistency where ever their next meeting is being held,” says Jay Weidner, managing partner of On The Scene.

The joint venture promises the finest in service for organizations looking to memorable meetings and events in remarkable locations. More information can be found online at

Garcia promoted at Wells Fargo

Scott D. Garcia, a financial adviser with the Aspen branch of Wells Fargo Advisors, has been named assistant vice president of investments.

Garcia has served with Wells Fargo Advisors for five years and has five years of experience in the financial-services industry.

Garcia holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from Kalamazoo College. He is an 11-year member of the Basalt and Rural Fire Protection District as a lieutenant. Garcia lives in Basalt with his wife and their three children.

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