Meet the Sponsors
Mortgage Solutions Financial has been a sponsor for 14 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 12 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, The Catholic Charities of Central Colorado, and Total Catholic Education among others.
Ent Credit Union has been a sponsor for 12 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 14 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. We seek to combine finely honed medical skills with a compassionate touch to care for the whole person, body, mind and spirit. In this manner, we strive to create healing sanctuaries that carry on the ministry of Jesus Christ.
The Centurion Group Inc. has been as a sponsor for 4 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.
GE Johnson Construction Company has been a sponsor for 5 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.
Murphy Constructors of Colorado Springs, Inc. has been as a sponsor for 14 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.
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.
This is the first year Colorado Business Bank is a sponsor of the Gala. They have locations throughout the Denver-metro area and in Vail, as well as in Colorado Springs and Ft. Collins. They are focused on the financial needs of the community and staffed with banking professionals empowered to make decisions and deliver personalized products and services.
The El Pomar Foundation has been a sponsor for 10 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.
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.
O’Brien’s Carpet One has been a sponsor for 13 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 Phil Long Dealerships have been a sponsor for 12 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.
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.
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, V3Gate specializes in emerging technologies to help our clients simplify their infrastructure, reduce costs, and create a more flexible IT environment.
Colorado Community Health Alliance
Colorado Springs Toyota Dealer Association
Hollow Brook Family Dentistry
Lewis Roca Rothgerber, LLP
The McCarty Family
Michael Wolfe, CLU, ChFC, MSFS
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