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Amanda Salas completed her Teller I certification in November 2008. She has been with American National Bank since May 2007.

Christina Olivas recently fulfilled the requirements for Teller I certification in December 2008, and has been with American National Bank since July 2007.

Leslie Nevarez also completed her Teller I certification in December 2008. She has been employed with American National Bank since January 2007.

Reyna Cruz was certified Teller I in February 2008, and has been with American National Bank since May 2007.American National Bank is proud the listed tellers employed with its Glenwood Springs branch completed Teller I Certifications in 2008. Tellers must have one year of bank teller or cashier experience, and have knowledge of several banking procedures before completion of the certification.

Julian Hardaker of RE/MAX Mountain West has completed the real estate industrys most comprehensive residential construction course to earn his national certification as a Residential Construction Certified professional. With this certification he joins a group dedicated to providing the highest level of professionalism and service to anyone interested in a brand new or existing home.Julian also has the ABR, CRS and CNHS designations and is a director on the Glenwood Springs Board of Realtors, showing his true dedication to the real estate profession. If you are looking for The Above the Crowd real estate professional to work with, Julian can be reached at 309-5169.

Four of Schmueser Gordon Meyers engineers have recently earned their professional engineer licenses: Chris Lehrman, Brandyn Bair, Melinda Pennington and Michael Wieczorek. Chris Lehrman leads SGMs Municipal/District team. He works on water, wastewater and community development projects for the towns of Basalt and Carbondale, and Mid Valley Metropolitan and Roaring Fork Water and Sanitation districts.

Brandyn Bair has provided design leadership for water and wastewater plants, water distribution systems, sewer collection systems and drainage systems and roadways since 2003. He is currently the project manager for New Castles wastewater treatment facility.

Structural engineer Melinda Penningtons recent projects include a 6,900-square-foot fleet facility addition in Grand Junction; a development project in Meeker that included a child day care, assisted living facility and nine apartment buildings; and Rifle and New Castles wastewater facilities.

Michael Wieczorek has worked on a wide range of civil engineering projects in the Roaring Fork Valley since 2003. His design work includes water and sewer distribution systems, utility and site design for private development projects in downtown Aspen, water and wastewater treatment design, and transportation projects. His recent projects include site and utility design for a five-star condominium hotel at the base of Aspen Ski Mountain and design of a 3-mile raw wastewater force main system for the city of Glenwood Springs. Schmueser Gordon Meyer welcomes inquires at

Jana Dillard of Chaffin Light Real Estate – Snowmass Village has received the Graduate Realtor Institute (GRI) designation. When it comes to local real estate, Janas energy, driven work ethic and detail-oriented attitude combine to bring her clients the results they want and deserve. As a leading Realtor, she puts her passion for the Colorado lifestyle to work by sitting down with her clients to get a clear idea of their unique objectives and providing them with sound investment information.Contact Jana at 948-9731 or check out her website

Deborah Hurley as been promoted to vice president of First Choice Properties & Management Inc. with offices in Snowmass Village, Glenwood Springs, and Lake Havasu City, Ariz.

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