Inside Business: On the move
ASPEN The new Limelight Lodge, which is slated to open Thanksgiving weekend, has a new general manager. Brad Wyatt comes from the Aspen Skiing Co. where he was most recently the director of hospitality, property management division, overseeing the new Snowmass Base Village. During his five years with the Skico, Wyatt also served as the general manager of the Residences at the Snowmass Club and assisted in the initial planning for the Residences at The Little Nell, a fractional property opening winter 2008. Before moving to Aspen in 2003, Wyatt was rooms division manager at the Hilton Resort on Hilton Head Island, SC., and vice president of administration at Orange Lake Resort & Country Club in Kissimmee, Fla. Early in his career, Wyatt was the controller of lodging operations at Keystone Resort, in the 1980s.Family owned for more than 50 years, the Limelight Lodge is reopening this Thanksgiving after a two-year demolition and complete reconstruction, owned by the Paas and Woolery families. The Limelight Lodge has deep roots in the Aspen community, originally opening in 1950s as a dinner theater and three-room lodge called the Ski & Spur. Renamed the Limelight Lodge after a band who called its stage home, the lodge has become an iconic hotspot in Aspen. Over the years, the Paas and Woolery families acquired the neighboring Ski-Vu Lodge, Deep Powder Lodge and Snowflake Inn. Rooms at Limelight Lodge will be $155 to $740 a night during the winter 2008-09 season.
CARBONDALE Marketing communications firm b2, inc. has moved its Roaring Fork Valley operations to Carbondale.The agency is housed in the Steeplechase Professional Building at 1340 Main St., formerly American National Bank. b2, inc. provides brand development, strategic marketing, and PR communications services for the resort, real estate, and lifestyle sports industries. With a satellite office in downtown Steamboat Springs, the company, whose principals have nearly four decades of marketing and communications experience between them, specializes in connecting with resort-driven consumers with lively lifestyles and attitudes.
BASALT Brad Bailey of the WIN Health Institute has been promoted to general manager and director of human resources. Bailey started with the WIN Health Institute in April 2006 as manager of human resources, front desk and billing. He was promoted in September. He is originally from Rapid City, SD., went to school at Oklahoma Wesleyan University, and moved to Dallas after finishing school The WIN Health Institute offers one-stop wellness from a medi-spa, chiropractic adjustment, a state-of-the-art gym, and a complete health and wellness makeover. The WIN also offers MRI, dentistry, hyperbaric oxygen therapy, thermography and more. http://www.WINHealthInstitute.com
ASPEN Jon Tollefson has returned to the Aspen location of Alpine Bank. Tollefson took a short hiatus from banking to enjoy a career in real estate development and financial consulting. Tollefson grew up in Minneapolis, and graduated from Luther College in Decorah, Iowa with a bachelors in business management. Alpine Bank is a $2.4 billion asset organization chartered in 1973 with headquarters in Glenwood Springs. With 37 western and southwestern Colorado banking offices, Alpine Bank serves more than 100,000 customers providing retail, business, trust, asset management, mortgage, and electronic banking services.
On the move is a feature of Inside Business, published Tuesdays in The Aspen Times.
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