Meet the Sponsors
Mortgage Solutions Financial is our title sponsor and has been a sponsor for 15 years. Founded by retired Air Force Officer Roy Clennan, Mortgage Solutions Financial offers a comprehensive range of services to help families procure new homes, refinance their existing mortgages and reduce their monthly payments. Mortgage Solutions Financial’s purpose is to streamline the complexity of the loan and mortgage industry into simple choices for customers, all while working towards cultivating a culture of humility and servitude.
The Diocese of Colorado Springs has been as a sponsor for 13 years. The Diocese of Colorado Springs serves a territory that spans 10 central and eastern counties of Colorado and serves more than 173,321 Catholics in 39 parishes and missions. The diocese manages several programs and ministries such as The Colorado Catholic Herald, A Hispanic Ministry, Total Catholic Education, A Seminarian program, and many more. Catholic Charities of Central Colorado is the charitable arm of the Diocese of Colorado Springs.
Ent Credit Union has been a sponsor for 13 years. Ent is the nation’s largest Colorado-based credit union and the largest local financial institution in the Pikes Peak Region. Members are member-owners of this not-for-profit financial cooperative that offers higher dividends on savings, lower rates on loans, and lower or no fees on services.
Penrose-St. Francis Health Services has been a sponsor for 15 years. Founded by the Sisters of St. Francis and the Sisters of Charity, Penrose-St. Francis celebrates the value of each person’s life by lovingly offering care to people regardless of who they are, what they believe or where they’re from. They seek to combine finely honed medical skills with a compassionate touch to care for the whole person, body, mind and spirit. In this manner, Penrose- St. Francis strives to create healing sanctuaries that carry on the ministry of Jesus Christ.
Murphy Constructors of Colorado Springs, Inc. has been as a sponsor for 15 years. Murphy Constructors is a family owned and operated company of 40 employees. Murphy Constructors serve Colorado Springs and the Front Range with services like project management, project supervision, demolition, excavating, masonry, carpentry, site-work, painting, landscaping, and concrete.
V3Gate has been a sponsor for 2 years. V3Gate is a technology solutions provider serving the mission critical needs of the US government and commercial businesses. Founded in 2007 by Army Veteran Oscar Valdez and Tad Rzonca, V3Gate specializes in emerging technologies to help our clients simplify their infrastructure, reduce costs, and create a more flexible IT environment.
The Faricy Boys have been sponsors for 12 years. For over 75 years, The Faricy Boys has served Colorado with integrity, loyalty & love — striving to make buying a new car as enjoyable and exciting as getting a new car. The company was founded by Owen Faricy, in 1942 and now Ben & Paul Faricy are proud to serve as the third generation of Faricys leading the business.
GE Johnson Construction Company has been a sponsor for 6 years. GE Johnson specializes in complex and schedule driven projects in a variety of niches including advanced technology, cultural, education, government, healthcare, hospitality, mixed use, and office. GE Johnson Construction Company is an employee owned company made up of craftsmen, architects, engineers, financial experts, facility managers, community leaders, and entrepreneurs.
O’Brien’s Carpet One has been a sponsor for 14 years. O’Brien’s Carpet One are flooring experts offering help with carpet, hardwood, laminate, vinyl, and tile projects in the Colorado Springs region. For over 30 years, O’Brien’s Carpet One has been dedicated to fulfilling and surpassing customer’s flooring and home expectations.
The Centurion Group Inc. has been as a sponsor for 5 years. The Centurion Group Inc. (TCGI) is a service disabled veteran owned small business striving to be the service contractor of choice for quality conscious clients. The Centurion Group, Inc. offers custodial, painting, and maintenance for Colorado Springs.
5Star Bank has been a sponsor for 8 years. 5Star Bank is a local network of three branches that serves the Colorado Springs community. Offering different financial products and account management services, 5Star Bank strives to be a continually thriving and trustworthy institution for Colorado Springs locals.
The El Pomar Foundation has been a sponsor for 11 years. Founded by Spencer and Julie Penrose with an initial gift of $21 million in 1937, The El Pomar Foundation now manages $573 million in assets with $464 million in grants approved and $80 million in programs. The El Pomar Foundation is committed to giving back to Colorado communities and has provided a $1.14 billion impact to the state of Colorado.
The Phil Long Dealerships have been a sponsor for 13 years. Established in 1945, Phil Long Dealerships are a premier Colorado Springs automotive dealership group, offering an array of new and used cars, SUVs and trucks. Phil Long also offers staff knowledgeable in financing, service, and parts sales.
This is The Platinum Group’s 4th year sponsoring. When the founding members started The Platinum Group in 2005, they were already all successful professionals working hard for the community. The force behind Mike and Missy MacGuire’s successful career as real estate professionals in Colorado Springs is their passion for excellence. As a broker & co-owner of his company, Mike is completely committed to helping his clients realize their home selling and buying dreams, and provide the utmost in experience with 26 years in the industry. As lifelong Colorado Springs residents, Mike and Missy’s knowledge of the area and the local market is unsurpassed; this is clearly a decisive advantage for anyone thinking of selling, buying or relocating to the area.
Simply Kids Dental has been a sponsor for 3 years. Dr. Sean Vostatek, a board-certified pediatric dentist, is dedicated to making a child’s visit to the dentists a positive and memorable experience. Simply Kids Dental is committed to giving back to the Colorado Springs community, participating in and facilitating such programs as the Dentist for a Day Field Trip, the Halloween Candy Buy Back, and the Life Network Walk for Life.
CCHA is a two year Gala Sponsor. Founded in 2010 specifically to meet the needs of Health First Colorado members, CCHA combines the extensive resources of Anthem, Centura Health, Physician Health Partners and Primary Physician Partners to create a unique and influential model of care that integrates behavioral health and physical health under one united entity. This combination of primary care medical providers, specialists, hospital, and behavioral health services lays the foundation for the health neighborhood and allows CCHA to break down the typically siloed nature of health care and ensure members are receiving the right care, at the right time and in the right setting.
Lewis Roca Rothgerber, LLP
Michael Wolfe, CLU, ChFC, MSFS
Colorado Springs Toyota Dealer Association
Red Noland Auto Group
Ryan Glass, Inc.
Hoelting & Company, Inc.
Osborne, Parsons & Rosacker, LLP
The Patterson Group
Security Service FCU
Program: KPB Printing
Invitation: Cheetah Printing
Media: The Gazette