Vail Valley business briefs, March 2 |

Vail Valley business briefs, March 2

Daily Staff Reports
Vail, CO, Colorado

ARROWHEAD ” The annual RE/MAX Vail Valley Awards Celebration was held Feb. 23 at the Vista restaurant.

In the category of the most closed transactions, Cynthia Kruse and Bethany Boston-Johnson tied for first. In the category of total production, Gary Pesso took top honors.

RE/MAX Vail Valley is located in Edwards and is affiliated with RE/MAX International. For more information, call 970-766-7355.

Human Resources Plus, an Eagle-based outsourcing and consulting company, recently announced that co-owners Hollis Dempsey and Rebecca Sobek have obtained their Senior Professional Human Resource recertification from the Society of Human Resource Management, the world’s largest professional association devoted to human resource management. Of the group’s 250,000 members, only 17 percent hold the distinction of the certification of Senior Professional Human Resource.

“We have a made a long-term career commitment of being an expert in our field and bringing measurable results to our clients and customers,” Dempsey said.

“Currently the world of human resources is on the fast track of changes both at the federal and state level so it is imperative that we stay abreast of these sweeping changes,” Sobek said.

For more information, go to or call 970-328-2860.

LAS CRUCES, N.M. ” Zach Wilson, a native of Vail native Zach Wilson Colorado, was recently promoted to general manager at Sonoma Ranch Golf Course.

Wilson started in the golf industry at the age of 13, changing metal spikes to soft spikes when they became mandatory at the Vail Golf Club, where he worked for five years. During his senior year at Battle Mountain High School, Wilson was the first person in the school’s history to make it to the Colorado State Golf Tournament.

After high school Wilson enrolled at New Mexico State University but stayed close to the industry he’d come to love by working his first two summers at Cordillera. During his last two years at New Mexico State, Wilson started work at the Sonoma Ranch Golf Course as an outside service attendant.

For more information, about Sonoma Ranch, call 575-521-1818.

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