Among those hiring this week are ASD, Avaya, Butterfly Pavilion, Colorado Lottery, GeoEye, Kempe Foundation, Leprino Foods, Level 3 Communications, OpenArts, Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory, URS, United Health Group, DU’s Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System, American Express (Salt Lake City), Emporia State University (Emporia, Kans.), Los Alamos Monitor (Los Alamos, N.M.), New Mexico Thunderbirds (Rio Rancho, N.M.), and OGE Energy (Oklahoma City, Okla.).
ExecConnect, an exclusive group of business and community leaders launched by Andy Boian and Dovetail Solutions in 2009, has named Angela Lieurance, vice president of Development and Marketing at University of Colorado Hospital, as chairwoman. The group of local executives, community leaders and business owners has the mission “to harness the energy of the group’s valued relationships and related knowledge to further the prosperity of the Denver community.”
In its first year, ExecConnect has helped launch the Denver Bike Sharing initiative B-Cycle, held its first Distinguished Speaker event with acclaimed national author Brian Bagley, and hosted quarterly roundtables for members to dissect current events and issues.
Denver Magazine has named Gretchen Kurtz as its restaurant critic. She will write the magazine’s “First Bite” section, reviewing a different, recently opened dining establishment each month. Kurtz, who attended the Institute of Culinary Education, has previously written for The New York Times, 5280 and the Denver Post.