Page 42 - September 7-20, 2022 Who’s News Matt Small, CLARB, SITES AP, joined RVi Planning + LA as director of landscape architecture. Small has pro- vided landscape architecture ser- vices in Colo- rado for more than 20 years. His experience includes plan- ning and designing projects including commercial, residen- tial, mixed-use, and hospital- ity real estate development, nationally and internationally. Ryan Schatzman joined the firm as director of creative strategy. Schatzman has worked with global product companies for the past 13 years and in various Colo- rado design organizations since 2017. He will focus on helping d e v e l o p e r s and build- ers across the countryworkmore closelywith local communities through col- laborative design processes based in human empathy and lifestyle understanding. Will Wagenlander joined the firm as director of planning. Wagenlander, a Colorado native, is a planner and urban designer who focuses on collaborating with public and private clients to pro- vide planning processes that identify imple- mentable and cont extua l ly responsive solutions for local communities. s Hannah Strianese joined CSHQA as administrative assistant. She has more than 10 years of expe- rience in the wellness, fine arts, education and finance i n d u s t r i e s , including cus- tomer service, social media m a r k e t i n g , vendor coor- dination and training. Strianese earned her Bachelor of Arts in literature from Pur- chase College in New York. s Kathryn Lawrie joined Trio Design as president of the newly formed sister company Bode & Well by Angela Harris, the product devel- opment arm of the Trio busi- ness. Lawrie has more than 16 years of expe- rience in product development, licensing, sales and corporate marketing. Prior to joining the organiza- tion, Lawrie was vice president of licensing and corporate mar- keting for Springs Creative; she handled multimillion-dollar budgets with Disney, Marvel, Nintendo, Microsoft/Mine- craft, Universal, Paramount, Nickelodeon and more. Expe- rienced in design, develop- ment, sourcing and procure- ment, Lawrie’s career began in the gift and home industry where she led several home textile and decorative acces- sory brands, both licensed and proprietary. s Steve Kakaty joined Stone- bridge Cos. as chief invest- ment officer. With more than 16 years of experience in the real estate indus- try, Kakaty will spearhead Stonebridge’s real estate platform. Previously, Kakaty worked at Rockwood Capital, supporting both the firm’s acquisitions and asset management efforts across its hospitality investments. Along with his experience at Rock- wood, he also was an associ- ate at Cushman & Wakefield, where he focused on appraisals in the lodging sector. He received a Bachelor of Sci- ence from Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administra- tion. s Alice Lesnic and Tierra Cox- sey joined Kairoi Residential. Lesnic will serve as the assis- tant community director at The Alcott. Coxsey will serve as the assistant community director at The Confluence. Also, Ashley Swanson was promoted to community direc- tor at Aspire. And Eddy Hendrixson was promoted to assistant service manager at The Station at Riv- erfront Park. s Karrie Simmons joined Rocky Mountain Communi- ties as vice president of finance. She will oversee all finance and accounting for Rocky Moun- tain Communities including owning annual budgets, over- seeing cash management, s t r u c t u r i n g and negotiat- ing loan and p a r t n e r s h i p d o c ume n t s , m a n a g i n g partnerships in cooperation with legal coun- sel and more. Simmons has 19 progres- sive years of accounting and finance experience. Her pri- mary functions have included preparation and variance anal- ysis of financial statements, budget preparation and com- parisons, cash flow analysis, audit preparation and coor- dination, internal rate of rev- enue calculations, defeasance calculations and 704(b) anal- ysis. She also has experience with fund accounting, private equity accounting and corpo- rate accounting. Her special- ties include fund accounting, 704(b) analysis, partnership accounting, corporate account- ing and low-income housing tax credits. Simmons earned her bach- elor’s degree at Doane College and her Master of Business Administration from Regis University. s Megan Espinosa joined Dig Studio as associate and mar- keting manager. Espinosa is a seasoned mar- keter in the architecture, engi- neering, design and construc- tion industry. She will focus on managing the marketing efforts of Dig Studio’s Den- ver and Phoe- nix offices, growing their l a n d s c a p e architecture, planning and design services. Espinosa previously was mar- keting manager at Gensler’s Denver office. Espinosa earned a Bachelor of Science in business adminis- tration from Washington Uni- versity in St. Louis. s Ben Kendall joined Broe Real Estate Group as senior vice president multifamily. In his new role, Kendall will lead expan- sion of BREG’s m u l t i f a m - ily projects, which stretch from Colora- do to Georgia and California. Kendall joins BREG follow- ing six years at Holland Partner Group, where his responsibili- ties included site identification and acquisition, due diligence, development, marketing and leasing. s Matrix Group Inc. promoted Katie Mitchell to vice presi- dent. Mitchell is responsible for overseeing the operation of the manage- ment com- pany and the per formance of Matrix’s portfolio of p r o p e r t i e s . She is dedi- cated to train- ing and sup- porting her team, implementing processes to ensure a high level of pro- ductivity and customer ser- vice, and collaborating closely with acquisitions, accounting, construction, maintenance and leasing. Previously, she man- aged historic Class A retail and office buildings for Jamestown LP and Lincoln Property Co. in San Francisco. Mitchell’s credentials include LEED GA and BOMA RPA cer- tifications, and she is a licensed broker in California and Colo- rado. s Bart Allen joined Tributary Real Estate as broker associ- ate. Allen has more than four years of experience in commercial real estate. Previously, he served in transaction and analyst roles at both JLL and CBRE. He also gained experi- ence in capi- tal sourcing and analyt- ics as part of the team at DePaul Real Estate Advisors, where he was responsible for performing cash flow analyses and under- writing transactions for acqui- sitions and dispositions of new property. Allen is a board member for the Society of Orphaned Armenian Relief, a nonprofit organization dedicated to pro- Denver Metro Build- ing Owners and Managers Association members joined together in August to reno- vate the Mile High Behav- ioral Healthcare Center in Aurora for its annual work- day program. This year, 14 businesses donated more than $50,000 in goods and labor to renovate the building and more than 45 volunteers representing 27 different BOMA organi- zations showed up to vol- unteer their time to restore the building. Renovation projects included: demolition and trash hauling; installing a food pantry and outdoor vegetable garden; recalking all windows and installing window films; full landscape overhaul including removal of intrusive shrubbery and trees; painting entire facility; electrical wiring; full deep clean; and more. “Mile High Behavioral Healthcare would not be able to rehab this much-needed Family Preservation Program without all of the amazing help and donations from the many contractors in BOMA community,” said Anna Mill- er, director of business devel- opment and public relations. The program, slated to open and begin services in late fall, will serve youth, adolescents and families throughout the community. It will provide behavioral health care and an adolescent drop-in program; and it will house the Colfax Community Network, a com- munity food pantry. Donors of goods and labor included: AVI Roofing and WeatherSure Systems, Blue Mesa Electric, Brightview Landscaping, Bristol Botani- cals, Demo Solutions, Eleva- tor Technicians, JLS Land- scape, JRB Services, Pioneer, PMG, Preferred Painting, SavATree, Solar Vision and Stellar Painting. s BOMA volunteers renovate Mile High Behavioral Healthcare Center in Aurora High Fives! BOMA volunteers renovate Mile High Behavioral Healthcare Center. Continued on Page 43 Matt Small Ryan Schatzman Will Wagenlander Hannah Strianese Kathryn Lawrie Steve Kakaty Karrie Simmons Megan Espinosa Ben Kendall Katie Mitchell Bart Allen