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Chawntee` Patterson now at Southern Comfort Salon

Chawntee` Patterson is no longer at Regis and has moved to Southern Comfort Salon at 315 Eighth St. in Glenwood Springs. She worked with the Cost Cutter Systems as a manager in Colorado Springs area for 8 years. There she taught classes and was a member of the National Design Team with the Cost Cutter System.

Patterson worked with the Cost Cutter Systems in the Castle Rock, Parker and Denver area for 14 years as a senior manager. She was transferred to the Regis Salon Systems in Glenwood Springs two years ago where she worked until about six weeks ago when she joined Southern Comfort Salon.

She does cuts and styles, clipper cuts, perms, color, highlights, facial waxes and wedding and prom up-do’s.

For any additional information call 970-945-5056 and ask for Melody or Chawntee`.

Sunsense Solar wins the SunPower 2013 “Intelegant Award for Excellence”

Sunsense Solar, a Colorado-based solar installer and SunPower Premier Dealer, has received the national SunPower “Intelegant Award for Excellence” for a 123-kilowatt solar photovoltaic project installed on the roof of the Wayne N. Aspinall Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse in Grand Junction in 2013.

The SunPower Intelegant Award recognizes residential and commercial dealer installations that exemplify SunPower’s commitment to excellence in aesthetics, quality, workmanship and customer satisfaction. This is an annual award open to the nearly 400 SunPower dealer partners throughout the United States. Sunsense Solar received the 2010 Residential Intelegant Award and has now been honored with the prestigious 2013 Commercial Intelegant Award.

On winning, Sunsense Solar President and Owner Scott Ely said, “We feel honored to have won this award and we are proud to have been a partner with the General Services Administration (GSA), The Beck Group and SunPower to provide a high profile project with a high quality solution.”

Mind Springs Health welcomes new chief financial officer

Mind Springs Health, the leading provider of mental health, wellness and substance abuse treatment on the Western Slope, has hired Matthew Tulin as Chief Financial Officer. He is responsible for the organization and its affiliates’ financial planning, reporting, revenue cycle management and facilities, and will report directly to president and CEO Sharon Raggio.

“We are very excited to have Matt join our team,” Raggio said. “Not only does he bring with him great CFO experience from large health care systems, he is also community-minded and has a passion for our mission. We know he will be an asset and look forward to the strengths he brings.”

Tulin, a licensed Certified Public Accountant, comes to Mind Springs Health with more than 20 years’ experience in health care finance and operations, previously serving as chief financial officer over multi-hospital health care systems in Texas, Arkansas, Tennessee and, most recently, Utah.

At Mind Springs Health Tulin is charged with overseeing all financial activity for parent organization Mind Springs Inc., 13 Mind Springs Health outpatient offices and West Springs Hospital, the only psychiatric hospital on the Western Slope. He will also serve as Chief Financial Officer for West Slope Casa, the designated managed service organization (MSO) for the Western Slope.

“I am impressed with the leadership of this organization and its strategic, long-term vision to keep their core mission statement and values intact. I am enthused about this opportunity, as well as collaborating with our health partners and community leaders,” Tulin said.

Holding a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from the University of Alaska, he looks forward to getting involved locally and enjoying the vast outdoor activities that the Western Slope offers.

W.J. Bradley Mortgage has moved

W.J. Bradley Mortgage has moved to 1319 Grand Ave. in Glenwood Springs (next to Jimmy Johns). Call (970) 456-4821 for information.

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