Movers and Shakers Week Ending 10.28.22

Norris Design Promotes Team Members in Denver

Andrew Lyons
Ben Carlson

Norris Design, a national planning, landscape architecture and branding firm, has announced the promotions of Andrew Lyons, PLA, and Ben Carlson, PLA, to senior associate in the Denver office.

Andrew is a registered landscape architect with more than 10 years of experience and a background in mixed-use design and residential design-build. His recent experience ranges from large residential developments to smaller urban planning and hardscape designs. Currently, Andrew is working on Baseline Parkside West, a high-density, pollinator-focused community in Broomfield; The Marlowe at Colfax and Elm, a multifamily development in Denver; Willow Bend, a multifamily and townhome community in Thornton; and a garden-style multifamily community in Littleton.

Ben is a registered landscape architect with more than 10 years of experience in community planning and landscape architecture. He is focused on creating balance within his designs and delivering environmentally responsible solutions. Ben is currently working on the Parklands, a large master-planned community in Aurora; Holly Village, a mixed-use development in Thornton with a mix of for-sale and for-rent housing across unique product types; Prairie Song, a large master-planned community in Windsor; and Bloom, a pollinator-centric mixed-use community in Fort Collins.


DCPS Expands Sales Team with Industry Veterans

Marcy Dunderdale
Crystal Ackerman

Denver Commercial Property Services (DCPS), the leading provider of integrated commercial property services in Colorado, has tapped three industry veterans to expand their sales efforts as demand for commercial property services increases:

Luis San Martin joins the DCPS business development team as a business development representative focusing on the hospitality market. San Martin brings 22 years of hospitality operations experience in restaurants and hotels, including chef-driven concepts and Michelin-starred restaurants, large conference hotels, and independent lifestyle properties.

Marcy Dunderdale has accepted the role of business development representative focused on multi-family properties. Dunderdale has years of extensive experience holding executive-level roles and forging long-standing relationships resulting in decades of successful business transactions.

Luis San Martin

Crystal Ackerman joins the business development team with vast experience in multiple commercial building market sectors by providing HVAC, disaster relief, and restoration services. Ackerman’s diverse background in sales, marketing, and business development enables her to bring expertise in understanding customer needs and market trends.

“Luis, Marcy, and Crystal’s combined experience working with industry-leading organizations and building vast market knowledge make all of them ideal additions to our already skilled business development team. With their diverse backgrounds, they can advise customers and forge relationships, ensuring we continue to deliver on the DCPS values – integrity, accountability, community, results-oriented, partnership, and passion,” stated Lauren Fry, sales manager for DCPS.

These industry veterans will support the local market needs with DCPS’s portfolio of seven distinct commercial property service divisions – Asphalt and Concrete, Paint and Construction, Waterproofing and Coatings, Roofing, Landscaping, Snow Management and Sweeping, and Commercial Cleaning.


Collegiate Peaks Bank Welcomes Kellen Dick to its Team of Professionals

Kellen Dick

Colorado-based Collegiate Peaks Bank, a division of Glacier Bancorp, welcomed Kellen Dick to its River North (RiNo) branch. Kellen joins the bank as a vice president.

Kellen has been in the banking industry for 11 years, all with FirstBank prior to joining Collegiate Peaks Bank. His primary focus is on the commercial real estate industry and construction lending. He also specializes in residential lending, underwriting, risk analysis and loan portfolio management. He is a proven leader and manager and is highly skilled at providing outstanding customer and client relations. He graduated from the University of Nebraska with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance. He also received executive leadership training at the University of Washington Michael G. Foster School of Business and received his master’s degree in Banking from the Pacific Coast Banking School. Kellen serves as a Board Member for Shiloh House and as a Mentor for Columbine High School’s Big Idea Project.

In recent months, Collegiate Peaks Bank’s parent company, Glacier Bank, was ranked eighth on Forbes’ list of America’s Best Banks for 2022.  Forbes’ 13th annual look at America’s Best Banks ranks the 100 largest publicly traded banks and thrifts based on their growth, credit quality and profitability (information regarding the rankings and methodology is available at

Collegiate Peaks Bank has branch locations in Denver, RiNo (River North), the Denver Tech Center, Salida and Buena Vista.

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