Business Briefs May 8, 2017 |

Business Briefs May 8, 2017

Chris Romme

Business and Breakfast:

Social Media Micro Advertising

Attend Business and Breakfast at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library at 9 a.m. Monday, May 8, to learn how advertising in Facebook advertising works, and why a small budget is the best budget. In the optional second hour get hands-on training by opening a Facebook account and setting up some ads. This free event is presented by Trent Blizzard of BlizzardPress. For more information call the library at 970-945-5958.

Broker Chris Romme joins Integrated Mountain Properties

With more than 25 years in the Roaring Fork Valley, and first licensed as a broker in 2005, Chris Romme has joined Integrated Mountain Properties.

Romme was originally drawn to the valley for the abundant whitewater rafting. An avid outdoor enthusiast, Romme found Glenwood Springs a mecca for all his pursuits. He is a 25-year veteran rugby player and one of the founding members of the Glenwood Springs Rugby Club.

Romme can be reached at 970-379-9482 or via e-mail at

Massimo Alpian joins rygr as account manager

Massimo Alpian has joined rygr, an integrated marketing agency for active lifestyle brands, as account manager.

Alpian joined the Colorado-based agency on April 26, contributing to the team working on the KEEN Footwear and Fjällräven accounts, as well as other projects.

Prior to joining rygr as an account manager, Alpian most recently worked as marketing coordinator with Dynafit and Salewa North America, where he focused on dealer support and marketing in North America.

During an extensive international nonprofit career, Alpian focused on human rights and humanitarian work in Latin America and Africa. He holds a master’s degree in international relations from Columbia University and speaks five languages.

Rygr partners with leading active lifestyle brands to orchestrate omnichannel product and brand campaigns. Clients include Fjällräven, Keen Footwear, Salomon, Strafe Outerwear and Suunto.

Molly McMahon completes Series 65 licensing requirements

Molly McMahon of Wealth By Design has completed her Series 65 licensing requirements. This rigorous course of study and testing brings added value to our client base in her role as client relationship manager. The curriculum covers ethics, economics, investment analysis, vehicles and strategies. 

The North American Securities Administrators Association oversees the program content. The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority administers the test and qualifies candidates as both securities agents and investment adviser representatives. 

McMahon works alongside Danielle Howard CFP at Wealth By Design LLC.

Alpine Bank annual Shred Day to take place May 13 and benefit LIFT-UP

Alpine Bank invites the community to its annual on-site document shredding event from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 13, at two Colorado River Valley locations: West Glenwood and downtown Rifle. The service is free, but a donation of canned goods, nonperishables or cash to benefit LIFT-UP, the local food bank, is suggested.

Organizers encourage individuals to bring any unwanted documents that contain personal information including tax documents (seven years and older), old bank statements and medical records, canceled or blank checks, credit card statements/solicitations and personal bills. A maximum of five boxes of paper per person is encouraged; staples or paperclips do not need to be removed. All paper will be recycled.

The West Glenwood Alpine Bank is located at 50891 Highway 6 in Glenwood Springs, and the downtown Rifle branch is located at 100 E. 4th St. in Rifle.

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