Biz to Biz: Feb. 19 | SummitDaily.com

Biz to Biz: Feb. 19

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BRECKENRIDGE A Breckenridge realtor has been awarded the prestigious Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) Designation by the Council of Residential Specialists, the largest non-for-profit affiliate of the National Association of Realtors. Realtors who receive the CRS Designation have completed advanced courses and have demonstrated professional expertise in the field of residential real estate. Fewer than 38,000 realtors nationwide have earned these credentials.Kristin Corsette is a sales associate with Omni Real Estate in Breckenridge. She is a member of the Summit Association of Realtors. Kristin Corsette is also a licensed GRI (Graduate of the Real Estate Institute) agent.Chamber inducts Harry Frampton into business hall of fameDENVER East West Partners Managing Partner Harry Frampton, whose vision helped grow Vail and Beaver Creek resorts into two of the worlds finest mountain resort destinations, has been inducted into the Colorado Business Hall of Fame. Frampton, served as President of Vail Associates, Inc., the creators of Vail and Beaver Creek Mountain resorts from 1982 to 1986, when Beaver Creek was in its infancy and Vail was growing into a world-class ski and summer destination. He partnered with Mark Smith to form East West Partners, which went on to develop the Hyatt Regency Beaver Creek (today Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort & Spa) and many other signature projects in Beaver Creek. Frampton was named Vail Citizen of the Year in 1987 and Beaver Creek Citizen of the Year in 2004.Frampton began his real estate career with Sea Pines Company in Hilton Head, South Carolina, and in 1976 became President and majority stockholder of The Brandermill Group in Richmond, Va. He has since served as chairman of the Board for the Vail Valley Foundation, chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Urban Land Institute, director on the board of the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Team, and in many other community leadership roles. Today, East West Partners is developing resort properties in Vail, Beaver Creek, Summit County and Denver, as well as in Lake Tahoe, Calif., and Deer Valley, Utah. Frampton also remains a principal of Vail-based Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate.MemPro Ceramics announces new fibersCOPPER MOUNTAIN MemPro Ceramics Corporation today announced a new class of ceramic fibers that will be marked under the brand nCeramicTM. The company will begin manufacturing the new product this year in Akron, Ohio.Research on the new product was conducted in partnership with the University of Akron. Ceramic nanofibers with diameters approximately one-thousandth the thickness of human hair were successfully produced in 2007 at the companys Ohio laboratory. The company said the importance of this product is that ceramic fibers can be used to filter out tiny, hazardous particles in hot, aggressive environments such as engine exhaust. Aleda S. Kresge attends financial planning symposiumFFRISCO Aleda S. Kresge, CFP, president of Affinity Wealth Management Group in Frisco, recently joined 100 other financial planners at the LPL Financial 2008 Financial Planning Symposium held in Scottsdale, Ariz. The Symposium was by invitation only and was designed for LPL Financial Advisors who are seeking to further integrate financial planning services into their individual practices. The Symposium focused on educating the attendees on current updates to the changes in wealth transfer rules, tax implications of various planning techniques as well as advanced gifting strategies. By continuing to further her education, Aleda is better able to serve her clients by staying current on all of the rules and regulations that regulate the financial planning industry. Breckenridge Resort Chamber February mixerBRECKENRIDGE The Breckenridge Resort Chamber (BRC) Ambassadors and Bank of the West are sponsoring the February Mixer at Bank of the West, 106 North French Street in Breckenridge. The mixer will be held on from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday.Suggested donation for the mixer is $5 for members and $10 for prospective members. Proceeds from admission go to the BRC Ambassador Scholarship Fund.