Business Briefs December 3, 2018 |

Business Briefs December 3, 2018

Ginger Currie

Cottle Carr Yaw Architects announces new associate and four new hires

Cottle Carr Yaw Architects has promoted to associate Gage Reese, who joined the firm in 2004. The firm also recently hired Jola Pieslak, a Colorado licensed architect, Justin Ping, a designer from New York City, and Anna Reynoso to work on residential and commercial projects. Cortney Albert Woller, a designer from Denver, joins the firm’s interiors team.

 Gage Reese has worked on an extensive number of custom residential and resort community projects in a variety of locations, including Aspen and Telluride; Squaw Valley, California; Oregon; and Montana. He recently received an Award of Excellence from AIA Colorado for Old Pond residence in the Roaring Fork Valley and has mentored and taught M.Arch students participating in the University of Colorado Denver School of Architecture and Planning Summer Design Studio.

Coldwell Banker Mason Morse spotlights

Aspen nonprofit organizations

In timing with National Philanthropy Day, celebrated each year on Nov. 15, Coldwell Banker Mason Morse Real Estate sponsored area nonprofits at the Aspen Saturday Market for the seventh consecutive year.

Since 2011, Coldwell Banker Mason Morse has provided space at the market each weekend to provide a needed platform for local philanthropic groups to raise awareness, visibility and funds for their worthy organizations that make a positive impact in the Roaring Fork Valley.

Ensuring that local charitable organizations have an engaging platform, Coldwell Banker Mason Morse has donated tent and vendor space each weekend for the past seven years at the highly visited Aspen Saturday Market. Since the inception of this effort, Coldwell Banker Mason Morse has supported a number of local organization including the Andy Zanca Youth Empowerment and KDNK, Aspen Deaf Camp, Aspen Homeless Shelter, Aspen Valley Ski & Snowboard Club, Aspen Youth Center, Challenge Aspen, Independence Pass Foundation, Mountain Rescue, Pauline Schneegas Wildlife Foundation, Pitkin County Senior Center, Theatre Aspen, Trashmasters Scholarship Fund and Wilderness Workshop.

For more information on Coldwell Banker Mason Morse, call 970-925-7000 or visit

Molly C. McMahon of Wealth By Design earns accredited CRC Retirement Counselor Certification

Molly McMahon, of Wealth By Design, in Basalt, has earned the Certified Retirement Counselor (CRC) certification conferred by the International Foundation for Retirement Education (InFRE).

Certificants must meet specific education and experience requirements. Each certificant must also adhere to the CRC Code of Ethics and commit to 15 hours of annual continuing education.

Dalby, Wendland & Co. makes Top 250 Private Colorado Companies list

ColoradoBiz recently announced its Top 250 Private Companies in Colorado with Dalby, Wendland & Co. making the list for the sixth year.

 Companies must be headquartered in Colorado and are ranked each year by gross revenues. The published list also highlights industry type, years in business, and number of employees.

 A complete list of the Top Companies can be found at:


Local realtor awarded RENE certification

Ginger “Snap” Currie with Gold Star Realty Inc. has been awarded the Real Estate Negotiation Expert (RENE) certification. The RENE is conferred by the Real Estate Business Institute (REBI) and is an official certification of the National Association of Realtors. Certificants were required to successfully complete comprehensive coursework in negotiation and subscribe to the Realtor Code of Ethics.

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