Western Vista Credit Union receives Leadership Circle Award
Genworth Financial, a leading Fortune 500 insurance holding company, has selected Western Vista Credit Union as one of only 70 out of 2,000 eligible lending institutions for the Leadership Circle Award. Western Vista is the only institution in Wyoming to receive the award.
Through the Leadership Circle, Western Vista will have access to an elite suite of benefits and services, many of which will be directly shared with its clients.
Steven Leafgreen, vice president of lending at Western Vista noted that the award "shows that we're doing the right thing when it comes to mortgage lending."
"Genworth is proud to induct Western Vista into the Leadership Circle," said Scott Edgin, Genworth financial account manager called Western Vista "a standard bearer, setting an extraordinary example for others to follow."
Western Vista's selection was based on historical loan performance, due diligence to underwriting criteria, audit results, exceptional loan performance and disciplined underwriting practices.
Cheyenne Airgas named 'Nat'l Branch of the Year' - again
CHEYENNE - Airgas Inc. announced the winners of its National Branch of the Year awards, which honor the best of its more than 875 local branches nationwide. The company named two winners in both the large and small branch categories. The winners, based on fiscal 2013 performance, were the Marinette, Wisc. branch in the North Central region and the Cheyenne, Wyo. branch in the Intermountain region among the large branches; and Murfreesboro, Tenn. in the Mid America region and Gaylord, Mich. in the Great Lakes region among the small branches.
"These branches have most successfully championed Airgas' commitment to customer service and safety while delivering outstanding financial performance," said Mike Molinini, Airgas President and CEO. "It's also important to note that Cheyenne is our first repeat Branch of the Year winner since the program began in 2005."
Hirst Applegate LLP honored
CHEYENNE - Hirst Applegate LLP is very pleased to announce that Chambers USA has again ranked the company as one of Wyoming's leading firms in the areas of labor and employment, corporate mergers and acquisitions and commercial Litigation. Additionally the 2013 edition of the Chambers USA guide individually recognized six of the firm's partners for their work. "This honor is only made possible by hard work, dedication and the sincere desire by the attorneys and staff to provide excellent service to our clients" said Rob Jarosh, managing partner of Hirst Applegate.
Individual attorneys and their practice areas that were highly ranked were: Gary Scott - Labor & Employment, General Commercial Litigation John Metzke - Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions: Tax Richard Mincer - General Litigation Dale Cottam - Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions & Bankruptcy Robert Jarosh - Labor & Employment & General Commercial Litigation Billie Addleman - "Up and Coming" - General Commercial Litigation
Holland & Hart kicks off Day of Giving
In honor of the 15th anniversary of the Holland & Hart Foundation, each of Holland & Hart's 15 offices across the Mountain West and in D.C. will focus on achieving 100 percent participation through volunteerism and/or donations in support of a designated organization. The 15th anniversary project is in addition to the typical community work of each foundation office committee. In Wyoming, the organizations selected for the 15th anniversary project are: Cheyenne Day of Giving (Cheyenne) and Community Safety Network (Jackson).