Wayne Heilman

Business Reporter

  • Gerald Trigg, longtime Methodist minister in Colorado Springs, dies at age 81

    Updated: Tue, May 19, 2015

    The Rev. Dr. O. Gerald Trigg wasn't afraid to take controversial stands from the pulpit - not in his native Mississippi, where he fought against racism and segregation, and not in Colorado Springs, where he worked to improve interfaith relationships and staunchly opposed anti-gay...

  • Colorado Springs benefits from philanthropist's desire to get rid of her fortune

    Updated: Mon, May 18, 2015

    When Lyda Hill was a little girl, she would dream that she didn't have money. These days, she's trying to turn that dream into reality by giving away her $1.4 billion fortune during her lifetime. "I want the last check to bounce," Hill, 72, said last week at the Garden of the Gods...

  • Colorado Springs radio station dumps marijuana programming but will keep it online

    Updated: Sat, May 16, 2015

    Management of a month-old Colorado Springs radio station dedicated to all things marijuana said technical problems Friday forced it to substitute other types of programming. But a few hours later, KHIG-AM owner Mike Knar sent an email to say pot programming has gone up in smoke, at...

  • Colorado Springs company takes care of business at first annual meeting

    Updated: Fri, May 15, 2015

    The first annual meeting of Colorado Springs-based defense contractor Vectrus Inc. Friday came off with military-like efficiency, taking just 12 minutes to elect three directors, ratify Deloitte & Touche LLP as its accounting firm and approve two other items on executive...

  • Executive resigns from Colorado Springs-based mining company

    Published: Fri, May 15, 2015

    Gold Resource Corp. announced Wednesday that Joe Rodriguez has resigned as its chief financial officer to "pursue other career opportunities" and will be replaced on an interim basis by John Labate, who has been a consultant to the company. Rodriguez, 53, had been CFO of the Colorado...

  • Colorado Springs software company's growth leads to bigger digs

    Updated: Thu, May 14, 2015

    It's not quite as impressive as the headquarters for Apple or Google, but Cherwell Software LLC's new home in the InterQuest Corporate Campus will be a big step up for the fast-growing company. Cherwell, which been looking for more than a year for a campus to accommodate its rapid...

  • Two Colorado Springs companies best analysts' earnings forecast

    Updated: Sat, May 9, 2015

    Citing better expense control, Colorado Springs-based Century Casinos Inc. and Gold Resource Corp. on Friday reported a profitable first quarter that exceeded forecasts from stock analysts. Century more than tripled its first-quarter earnings to $1.85 million, or 8 cents a share, from...

  • Jackpot! Pay for Colorado Springs CEOs more than doubled in 2014

    Updated: Sun, May 10, 2015

    The last year was more than kind to the CEOs of the four public companies based in Colorado Springs. Compensation for the CEOs of Century Casinos Inc., Gold Resource Corp., Spectranetics Corp. and Vectrus Inc. - the only local companies with stock traded on major exchanges - more...

  • Colorado Springs hailstorm caused minor damage at library, mall - but nothing catastrophic

    Updated: Fri, May 8, 2015

    The biggest impact of Thursday's massive storm that dumped 8 inches of hail on parts of northern Colorado Springs may have been the snarled traffic. Colorado's major insurers reported Friday that the storm has not triggered many claims so far, said Carole Walker, executive director...

  • High-profile award going to Colorado Springs couple who keep to their own business(es)

    Updated: Fri, May 8, 2015

    Jon and Becky Medved have stellar records as entrepreneurs and business executives - primarily at different companies - but they'll be honored together Friday with the Lifetime Entrepreneurship Award from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs College of Business. Jon Medved...

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