Movers and shakers week ending 12.03.21


Sarajane Goodfellow Joins CBRE Denver Office

Sarajane Goodfellow

CBRE announced that Sarajane “SJ” Goodfellow has joined her Denver office as Senior Vice President. Ms. Goodfellow partners with Chris Phenicie and Allison Berry to focus on representing office owners in downtown Denver.

Ms. Goodfellow joins CBRE after serving as Director and Market Leader for Unico’s Colorado and Austin, TX portfolios comprising nearly 4.2 million square feet. In this role, Ms. Goodfellow oversaw rental efforts focused primarily on the urban core. office buildings. She has worked directly with financial partners to execute asset strategies and expand Unico’s portfolio in two of the country’s fastest growing markets.

“Sarajane is a seasoned professional with a coveted outlook, having worked on the property and brokerage side. Its ability to collaborate and deliver mutually beneficial solutions will position our clients for long term success, ”said Katie Kruger, Colorado Market Leader, CBRE.

Prior to her role at Unico, Ms. Goodfellow was vice president of the agency leasing team at JLL in Denver, where she represented approximately 3.5 million square feet. portfolio of office buildings in the Denver metro, primarily in downtown Denver.

Ms. Goodfellow is an active member of the Downtown Denver Partnership, the Junior League of Denver and the DMCAR, where she serves on the board of directors.

Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa Rentals Alexandre cerda to serve as Food and Beverage Director

Alexandre cerda

The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa Avon, Vail Valley, has welcomed Alejandro Cerda as the award-winning Colorado Resort’s new Food and Beverage Manager.

With over 18 years of hospitality experience, Cerda has spent the last 5 years at Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants, as General Manager of Food and Beverage for the Kimpton Hotel Monaco in Pittsburgh and the Kimpton Muse Hotel At New York. Other past experiences include restaurant management positions at Hyatt Regency Jersey City in New Jersey, Andaz 5th Avenue – a concept for Hyatt in New York, and for Grupo Habita hotels in Mexico City.

An avid skier and hiker, Cerda is delighted to be returning to the Vail Valley. He previously spent a ski season as a restaurant supervisor at 8100 Mountainside Bar & Grill at Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort and Spa.

Originally from Mexico and fluent in English and Spanish, Cerda graduated from the School of Tourism and Hospitality Management at Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City. He also studied commerce at Northeastern University in Boston.

“Alejandro has a proven track record of delivering measurable results and empowering his team and I have no doubts that he will bring great energy and dynamism to our dining experience,” said Brian Harrier, Managing Director of Westin Riverfront. “It arrives at our resort at the perfect time as we prepare to meet the needs of locals and visitors during another busy ski season.”

Cator, Ruma announces promotions

Michel Green

Craig perry

Cator, Ruma & Associates announced the promotion of Michael Green, PE; Craig Perry, PE; Philip Terry, PE; and Ryan Lee, PE at partner. Michael, Craig and Philip will all contribute to the direction of the electrical department, while Ryan will provide direction and management of the mechanical department.

Michael has 14 years of experience in a multitude of types of institutional projects, including K-12 facilities, higher education institutions, healthcare facilities, manufacturing, laboratories and municipal projects. He has experience in the design of a variety of building systems including controls, lighting, emergency and back-up generator systems, primary and secondary power distribution, and UPS systems. .

Craig is an electrical engineer with over 25 years of experience in various healthcare, institutional and commercial facility design projects. He has extensive experience in developing high quality creative solutions for expansion and renovation projects. He is well organized and detail oriented. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering from Kansas State University and currently holds bachelor’s degrees in seventeen states, including Wyoming and Colorado.

Philippe Terry

Ryan lee

Ryan joined Cator, Ruma in 2017 and has twelve years of mechanical design experience. He has extensive experience in roles ranging from research to design and project management. He has designed HVAC and utility systems for complex installations including laboratory, higher education and manufacturing projects. In addition, he has experience with clean rooms through Class 10,000 and ISO 7 classification and cGMP manufacturing facilities.

Philip joined Cator, Ruma & Associates in 2015. Since then he has carried out projects in many sectors, with a solid background in higher education. Philip has 9 years of experience in designing several types of electrical systems for higher education, K-12 schools, research laboratories and the aerospace industry. Philip is an excellent team player and his ability to incorporate project goals into his work is a valuable asset to any project team.

KEPHART announces two new directors

Steve martinez

Adam kantor

KEPHART has announced the promotions of Adam Kantor and Steve Martinez from Principal Principal to Principal. These promotions recognize the tremendous value that each of them brings to KEPHART.

“The evolution of the KEPHART leadership team to include Adam and Steve reflects the growth we have experienced over the past year and recognizes that our success would not have been possible without their contributions. Each brings a specific and unique set of skills to our team that has helped KEPHART thrive, ”said Bryce Hall, President of KEPHART. “We couldn’t be more thrilled to welcome Adam and Steve as Directors as we look to the next chapter of KEPHART. “

Adam kantor

An urban planner with over 15 years of experience in the design and planning of new communities, Adam
excels at creating inspiring and sustainable places where people can feel at home. His visionary skills, combined with his ability to forge collaborative and lasting partnerships with municipalities, create trust and ease around the planning and rights allocation process with KEPHART clients.

Steve martinez

During his 20 year career in residential design, Steve has developed a passion for high density projects, as well as the ability to identify potential design challenges and navigate them seamlessly. Steve is always on the lookout for innovative ways to design and build more effectively and efficiently, creating memorable spaces that people can call home.

Adam and Steve will join eight existing directors at KEPHART.

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