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Dalby, Wendland & Co., Western Slope accounting firm, announces the promotions of six professionals.Mark L. Groves, CPA, promoted to principal, began his career in public accounting in 1989. He joined Dalby, Wendland & Co in 2004. His specialties include business consulting, planning for business and corporate reorganizations; projections and forecasts; budgeting; multi-state income tax planning; and compliance and taxation of nonprofit organizations.Kevin D. Gibson, CPA, promoted to principal, has been with the firm since 1998. He prepares and reviews federal and state income tax returns for corporations, partnerships, trusts and individuals. He also has experience in the areas of federal and state income taxes, Colorado income taxes and credits, real estate development, conservation easements and service industries.Jamin Heady-Smith, CPA, promoted to manager, has been with the firm since 2006. He specializes in IRS representation work and business and individual taxation.Tracy L. Barner, E.A., promoted to manager, has been with the firm since 1989. Her expertise is in QuickBooks, with more than seven years experience in the area of corporate and individual tax returns.Kevin H. Hettler, CPA, promoted to manager, has been with the firm since 2003. His expertise is in the areas of federal and multi-state individual and small business taxation.Sara A. Lavochkin, CPA, promoted to senior, has been with the firm since 2006. Her expertise is in the areas of business, individual and nonprofit taxation.The firm is consistently ranked among the top accounting firms in Colorado and ranked No. 1 for Western Colorado. It celebrates its 60th anniversary this year.Visit for more information.

Harlan & Mastro Real Estate Inc. is pleased to announce Annie Olson has joined the company. Her education, experience and knowledge have prepared her to handle all types of residential property transactions and prides herself on helping others achieve their dream of Rocky Mountain living. Give Annie a call at 319-1927.

Irma Abril has been named U.S. Bank branch manager at its 802 Grand Ave. office in Glenwood Springs. Abril is responsible for managing all U.S. Bank retail banking activities at the branch. She has been working in the financial services industry for 14 years, and is fluent in English and Spanish.Visit U.S. Bancorp on the web at

Mr. Ts Hardware, Building Supply and Rental Center in New Castle is priviledged to welcome Robert Bob McRae to its building center team. With more than 29 years experience in the industry, Bob is leading Mr. Ts expanded outside sales and lumber division. Most of Bobs years in the business have been in the area of dealing with the special needs of building contractors. Please contact him at 984-2977 to meet with you on site or in your office.

Kent Wilson has recently graduated with honors from the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado University. The Graduate School of Banking is an American Bankers Association program held nationwide. Kent has been with Alpine Bank for 10 years and is currently a senior vice president and commercial lender at the Glenwood location on Grand Avenue.

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